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Washington: Pot still gateway drug


September 20th, 2014

By NORMAN CANNADA THE JOURNAL WALHALLA — Despite gaining more acceptance with legalization in some form in 21 states and the District of Columbia,

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Central partially funds Bluesfest request
September 20, 2014 – 12:57 am
Central partially funds Bluesfest request

Although he wished town council could have granted Clemson Blues Festival organizer Vince Jackson’s request for $5,000, Central mayor Mac Martin said the town could only afford to provide $3,000 to fund its portion of next year’s event.

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‘Truck Stop Shirley’ headed to the stage
September 20, 2014 – 12:54 am
‘Truck Stop Shirley’ headed to the stage

A live musical dramatization of the life of Shirley Estrich, also known as “Truck Stop Shirley,” will be held at the Clemson African-American Museum at 3:30 p.m. Sunday as part of its regular Third Sunday event.

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Hopefully we can all eventually find some middle ground
September 20, 2014 – 12:53 am
Hopefully we can all eventually find some middle ground

Traveling by the hospital where the ambulances come out to go on the rescue runs, the intersection across from the old Winn Dixie has no light there.

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Bulldogs fall inches short against Chesnee
September 20, 2014 – 12:51 am
Bulldogs fall inches short against Chesnee

The idea of football being a game of inches was never so real as it was Friday night for quarterback Gibson Black and the Pendleton High football team.

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BRAC is back
September 20, 2014 – 12:51 am
BRAC is back

The Blue Ridge Arts Center (BRAC) is back and is celebrating its reopening with a exhibit of 53 regional artists, which includes painters, sculptors, photographers and quilters.

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Washington: Pot still gateway drug
September 20, 2014 – 12:50 am
Washington: Pot still gateway drug

Despite gaining more acceptance with legalization in some form in 21 states and the District of Columbia, a veteran drug enforcement officer says marijuana remains a “gateway drug” that often leads to other drug use.

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Blackwell looks beyond ‘discouraging’ jobless numbers
September 20, 2014 – 12:48 am
Blackwell looks beyond ‘discouraging’ jobless numbers

The county’s top economic development official is confident Oconee is well positioned for job growth and is optimistic about the future despite disappointing labor statistics released Friday.

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Mixed signals
September 20, 2014 – 12:45 am
Mixed signals

More than 300 new positions announced so far this year

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Clemson holds event, vigil for POW/MIA Remembrance Day
September 20, 2014 – 12:41 am
Clemson holds event, vigil for  POW/MIA Remembrance Day

Every third Thursday in September, the country takes time to remember troops who are missing in action or prisoners of war.

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Prime pickin’
September 20, 2014 – 12:39 am
Prime pickin’

Oconee apple growers welcome fall business

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