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Calls made to honor Pinckney through health reform

June 27th, 2015

Clergy, friends and colleagues of slain state Sen. Clementa Pinckney are advocating for a lasting memorial to the young pastor who was laid to rest Friday by reviving his call for expanded health opportunities to the poor.

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Deceased hiker identified after fall at Table Rock
June 29, 2015 – 1:44 am
Deceased hiker identified after fall at Table Rock

PICKENS COUNTY — The Pickens County Coroner’s Office Monday said a 16-year-old Simpsonville youth died as the result of falling 50-60 feet from a waterfall at Table Rock State Park.

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Man charged with assault in shooting
June 27, 2015 – 12:31 pm
Man charged with assault in shooting

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Sunday charged Jonathan Bryson with assault and battery first degree in connection with a Saturday morning shooting near Seneca.

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Oconee down to 2 sites for Tri-County Tech campus
June 27, 2015 – 12:35 am
Oconee down to 2 sites for Tri-County Tech campus

Oconee has narrowed its focus to two potential sites for a Tri-County Tech campus within its borders, though administrator Scott Moulder declined to identify those locations.

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Obama sings, eulogizes victims of SC massacre
June 27, 2015 – 12:33 am
Obama sings, eulogizes victims of SC massacre

After a string of triumphs, President Barack Obama’s eulogy for those killed in a South Carolina church massacre was supposed to bring an extraordinary week to a somber close.

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Calls made to honor Pinckney through health reform
June 27, 2015 – 12:32 am
Calls made to honor Pinckney through health reform

Clergy, friends and colleagues of slain state Sen. Clementa Pinckney are advocating for a lasting memorial to the young pastor who was laid to rest Friday by reviving his call for expanded health opportunities to the poor.

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Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage
June 27, 2015 – 12:31 am
Supreme Court declares nationwide right to same-sex marriage

Same-sex couples won the right to marry nationwide Friday as a divided Supreme Court handed a crowning victory to the gay rights movement, setting off a jubilant cascade of long-delayed weddings in states where they had been forbidden.

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$1.3 million paid to settle Oconee school sex case
June 27, 2015 – 12:30 am
$1.3 million paid to settle Oconee school sex case

A global insurance company paid out more than $1 million earlier this year to settle a school sex-abuse lawsuit against the School District of Oconee County, and could be on the hook again if another Oconee school sex case pending in court is not dismissed.

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SDOC head lice revision would not exclude students from school
June 27, 2015 – 12:30 am
SDOC head lice revision would not exclude students from school

SDOC head lice revision would not exclude students from school

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Keeping it in the family
June 27, 2015 – 12:28 am
Keeping it in the family

Family is the foundation for the bluegrass Americana group coming to Westminster tonight.

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3 arrested in Pickens County crime spree
June 27, 2015 – 12:28 am
3 arrested in Pickens County crime spree

Three Pickens County residents, two men and a woman, have been arrested and charged by the sheriff’s office in connection with a crime spree that took place from June 7-12.

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