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Chamber plans annual meeting
April 19, 2014 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Chamber plans annual meeting | Test

The Greater Oconee County Chamber of Commerce recently announced Spotlight Oconee, its 108th annual meeting and awards dinner to celebrate local businesses.

Annual Central Railroad Festival set for April 26
April 19, 2014 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Annual Central Railroad Festival set for April 26 | Test

As the literal “central point” between Atlanta and Charlotte, N.C., the Town of Central found itself at the center of a railroad boom in 1873, and the town will celebrate that railroad heritage when the annual Central Railroad Festival takes over Main Street.

Weekend offers variety of Easter events
April 19, 2014 – 12:51 am | Comments Off

Local churches will be gathering for services Sunday morning in celebration of Easter, but a variety of events — including Easter Egg hunts, sunrise services and more — are scheduled this weekend in the local area.

Tribble Center values all volunteers, contributors
April 19, 2014 – 12:49 am | No Comment
Tribble Center values all volunteers, contributors | Test

In South Carolina, the month of March is designated Disabilities Awareness Month by our governor and the SC Department of Disabilities and Special Needs.

Bagwell: Walhalla budget could shrink
April 19, 2014 – 12:46 am | No Comment
Bagwell: Walhalla budget could shrink | Test

A Walhalla city councilman this week thanked all of the department heads for holding the line on the budget.

Researching the ‘human factor’
April 19, 2014 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Researching the ‘human factor’ | Test

Kelly Caine likes to keep things private.

Clemson plans Earth Day event
April 19, 2014 – 12:44 am | No Comment
Clemson plans Earth Day event | Test

Clemson University will celebrate Earth Day on Tuesday, with the annual Earth Day plant sale and other events.

Seneca woman charged with food stamp fraud
April 19, 2014 – 12:43 am | No Comment
Seneca woman charged with food stamp fraud | Test

A Seneca woman was charged with four counts of food stamp fraud Thursday afternoon.

Misnomers — innocent or lies in disguise?
April 19, 2014 – 12:41 am | No Comment
Misnomers — innocent or lies in disguise? | Test

I don’t know much about other countries and their use of language, but the way we use the USA’s version of English is just ridiculous in many cases. We are inundated with misnomers, wrong or unsuitable names, to the point that people other than “word nerds” accept them as proper.

Oconee jobless rate holds steady at 5.7%
April 19, 2014 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Oconee jobless rate holds steady at 5.7% | Test

The unemployment rate dropped to 5.5 percent in South Carolina last month, but remained at 5.7 percent in Oconee County, the state Department of Employment and Workforce reported Friday.