OC 10% unemployment

September 21, 2012

The state reports improvement in the Oconee County job picture between July and August. The percentage of Oconeeans who were out of work but who are attempting to get back to work fell from 10.4% in July to 10% in August. The state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate was essentially unchanged at 9.6% in August. At 10%,…

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Nationals, Reds clinch post-season spots

September 21, 2012
Nationals, Reds clinch post-season spots

The Washington Nationals and the Cincinnati Reds Thursday became the first Major League Baseball teams to clinch playoff spots. The Nationals assured themselves of at least a wild card berth with a 4-1 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers Thursday night, while the Reds assured theirs by beating the Chicago Cubs 5-3 earlier in the…

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Women shortchanged

September 21, 2012
Women shortchanged

New data reveal that South Carolina women are paid less than men in every part of the state. The National Partnership for Women and Families says the Census Bureau data released yesterday make for an unprecedented analysis showing that the gender-based wage gap affects women in every corner of the state. It’s the first time…

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Open house at TSMHS

September 21, 2012
Open house at TSMHS

From the comments heard, Tamassee-Salem parents and others like the additions to the middle and high school campus. Open house last night spotlighted the new band, art, and chorus rooms. And Candace Brucke, assistant principal, says don’t underestimate what a new coat of paint will add to the environment. Bricks and mortar aren’t all that’s…

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Giants roll over Panthers 36-7

September 21, 2012
Giants roll over Panthers 36-7

The New York Giants rolled over the Carolina Panthers 36-7 Thursday night in North Carolina. Giants quarterback Eli Manning went 27 of 35 for 288 yards with one touchdown and no interceptions. For the Panthers, QB Cam Newton was 16 of 30 for 242 yards with three interceptions.

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Salem bus spur discussed

September 21, 2012

Salem leaders told consultants for the county there is interest in their rural area in bus passenger service, similar to what is available in Seneca and Clemson. The Columbia firm URS Consultants has begun an update of a four-year old study that looked at the potential of expanding “CAT” service to other parts of Oconee…

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  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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