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Woman airlifted after fall
September 20, 2014 – 6:53 pm | No Comment
Woman airlifted after fall | Test

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Central partially funds Bluesfest request
September 20, 2014 – 12:57 am | No Comment
Central partially funds Bluesfest request | Test

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.

‘Truck Stop Shirley’ headed to the stage
September 20, 2014 – 12:54 am | No Comment
‘Truck Stop Shirley’ headed to the stage | Test

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.

Washington: Pot still gateway drug
September 20, 2014 – 12:50 am | No Comment
Washington: Pot still gateway drug | Test

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.

Blackwell looks beyond ‘discouraging’ jobless numbers
September 20, 2014 – 12:48 am | No Comment
Blackwell looks beyond ‘discouraging’ jobless numbers | Test

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.

Mixed signals
September 20, 2014 – 12:45 am | No Comment
Mixed signals | Test

More than 300 new positions announced so far this year

Clemson holds event, vigil for POW/MIA Remembrance Day
September 20, 2014 – 12:41 am | No Comment
Clemson holds event, vigil for  POW/MIA Remembrance Day | Test

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

Haney becomes flight paramedic
September 20, 2014 – 12:36 am | No Comment
Haney becomes flight paramedic | Test

Oconee County deputy fire chief Grahl “Buck” Haney recently joined AnMed Health as a part-time flight paramedic for LifeFlight, AnMed’s helicopter ambulance service.

UW of Pickens County presents awards during kickoff campaign
September 20, 2014 – 12:29 am | No Comment
UW of Pickens County presents awards during kickoff campaign | Test

The United Way of Pickens County recently held its annual kickoff campaign for 2014-15 and, prior to embarking on another fundraising effort, recognized several organizations for their contributions during the previous year.

‘Medical condition’ leads to one-car accident in Westminster
September 19, 2014 – 12:56 am | No Comment
‘Medical condition’ leads to one-car accident in Westminster | Test

As West Union resident Derrick Phillips was driving along U.S. Highway 76/123 from Seneca toward Westminster on Thursday, he saw what he suspected to be a drunk driver in front of him. Phillips followed and called law enforcement.