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Flying to new heights
July 9, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment
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It’s quite the feat for a small regional airport to gain international accolades, but that’s exactly what the Oconee County Regional Airport is doing.

Voter ID bill plays to mixed reviews
July 9, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Voter ID bill plays to mixed reviews | Test

Some say South Carolina’s new voter identification law is an absolute necessity. Others think it represents a downright disregard of American’s rights.

Telecom giants threaten broadband
July 9, 2011 – 1:00 am | 2 Comments
Telecom giants threaten broadband | Test

Officials in Oconee and Orangeburg counties are breathing a little easier now that an AT&T-backed bill that could have stymied their broadband projects appears to be dead.

Oconee dual office question resolved
July 9, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Oconee dual office question resolved | Test

Oconee County school board member Rosemary Bailes can sit on a new tourism board and not be in violation of the state’s dual office holding law.

‘Controversial’ rezoning request awaits action
July 9, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment
‘Controversial’ rezoning request awaits action | Test

The second leg of a rezoning petition covering approximately 2,400 acres on or near Lake Keowee in the North Cane Creek area is still waiting in the wings.

OMC undaunted by bond payments
July 9, 2011 – 1:00 am | No Comment
OMC undaunted by bond payments | Test

Despite an already challenging financial environment for local hospitals and looming Medicare and Medicaid cuts, Oconee Medical Center officials are unfazed by the first principal payments, due to begin later this year, on bonds sold to build the new Patient Tower.

Clemson police welcome Tonka
July 9, 2011 – 1:00 am | One Comment
Clemson police welcome Tonka | Test

Tonka, a 2 ½-year-old Belgian Malamute recently acquired from a Pennsylvania kennel, has officially joined the Clemson Police Department.

Ellington return at RB key for Tigers
July 9, 2011 – 12:17 am | No Comment
Ellington return at RB key for Tigers | Test

It would be difficult for anyone to find a bright side in losing your team’s best player to injury, dropping four of your final six games in the ensuing tailspin and finishing with your program’s first losing record in a dozen years.

Post 124’s season a good one
July 9, 2011 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Post 124’s season a good one | Test

You have to hand it to head coach Nick Groomes of the Walhalla Post 124 baseball squad. A night after suffering a heartbreaking 5-3 defeat at the hands of Gaffney Post 109 — courtesy of a grand slam in the bottom of the eighth inning — that knocked his squad out of the American Legion playoffs, he still couldn’t say enough about his group of ballplayers.

Steven Bradley: Golf forced to endure another Tiger-less major
July 9, 2011 – 12:13 am | No Comment
Steven Bradley: Golf forced to endure another Tiger-less major | Test

Another major championship has come and gone without Tiger Woods winning it — and this one hasn’t even teed off yet.