From outer space to I-85

October 11, 2012
From outer space to I-85

A man who sees the world differently from most of us spoke to a meeting this morning near Seneca. Astronaut Patrick Forrester now works to spread the word about science, technology, engineering, and mathematics to students in Oconee, Anderson, and Pickens counties. Forrester’s purpose in speaking to the Oconee Alliance was not just what it’s…

Read more »

Major League baseball playoffs

October 11, 2012

The New York Yankees downed the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Wednesday night in New York to take a 2-1 lead in their best-of-five American League Division Series. The game’s hero for the Yankees was Raul Ibanez, who pinch-hit for slumping star Alex Rodriguez in the bottom of the 9th inning and hit a home run to…

Read more »

Paladins Open Men’s Basketball Practice On Friday

October 11, 2012
Paladins Open Men’s Basketball Practice On Friday

The 2012-13 Furman men’s basketball team will begin preseason practice with a 5 p.m. workout at Timmons Arena on Friday.  Seventh-year head coach Jeff Jackson returns five players who started 10 or more games a year ago and nine total letterwinners from a 2011-12 squad that fashioned a 15-16 overall record and an 8-10 league…

Read more »

Gamecocks get Georgia D-lineman

October 11, 2012

DL Kelsey Griffin (6-2 290) of Hoschton, GA Wednesday announced a commitment to play football at South Carolina. Griffin is considered to be one of the top defensive line prospects in the country. Last season Griffin had 98 tackles with 24 tackles for loss. He is the 21st commitment for the Gamecocks’ 2013 class.  

Read more »

County zoning hearings tonight

October 11, 2012

Two hearings are scheduled tonight by the Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals. A special exception hearing takes place for a campground inside the Lake Residential District on Jefferson Road near West Union. And an appeal hearing of the staff decision on a Cane Creek Landing Road development will resume tonight. The board meets at 6…

Read more »

Court OKs SC voter ID law for 2013

October 11, 2012
Court OKs SC voter ID law for 2013

The U-S District Court for the District of Columbia gave its approval yesterday to a new law requiring South Carolina voters to present a government-issued identification card with a photo in order to vote. Under the order, the law goes into effect for elections held on or after January 1, 2013. According to the state…

Read more »

Weather

Calendar

  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • December 1, 2014 6:00 pmSeneca' Christmas Parade
AEC v1.0.4