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Dems’ convention message: ‘Bring people together’
March 23, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Dems’ convention message: ‘Bring people together’ | Test

Elected to a two-year term as chair of the Oconee Democratic Party, Paulette Keffas-Chassin sounded more like someone running for office than an organizer when she addressed Democrats at their party’s convention over the weekend.

2 council seats set for primary elections
March 22, 2016 – 12:30 am | No Comment
2 council seats set for primary elections | Test

It appears at least two of the seats on Oconee County Council will be among the races contested in this summer’s state primaries.

Dem congressional candidate: ‘I can win’
March 22, 2016 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Dem congressional candidate: ‘I can win’ | Test

A young attorney from Spartanburg who recently announced his plans to challenge the District 4 seat held by popular Republican Congressman Trey Gowdy showed up to speak at the Oconee Democratic Party Convention over the weekend, thereby dispelling the notion Democrats are hurting for new blood.

Clary to again have challenger for House seat
March 22, 2016 – 12:21 am | No Comment
Clary to again have challenger for House seat | Test

State Rep. Gary Clary, seeking a second term in the South Carolina House of Representatives, will again have opposition in the form of Libertarian Party candidate Travis McCurry.

GOP signaling support for Ted Cruz
March 19, 2016 – 12:29 am | No Comment
GOP signaling support for Ted Cruz | Test

The recent pledge of support by two very high-profile South Carolina Republicans on behalf of GOP presidential hopeful Ted Cruz appears to be signaling a surprising shift of allegiance toward the Texas senator by the party’s so-called establishment.

Dems to target youth at party convention
March 18, 2016 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Dems to target youth at party convention | Test

Three young Democrats who represent the future of the party in South Carolina will be the featured speakers at the Oconee Democratic Party Convention on Saturday.

More Americans expected to vote ‘other’ for president
March 17, 2016 – 12:29 am | No Comment
More Americans expected to vote ‘other’ for president | Test

More than 2 million Americans checked the presidential ballot box for a candidate other than a Democrat or Republican in 2012, and that number is expected to spike this year given the growing angst over how this unpredictable political season will play out.

Election filing starts, 6 turn in paperwork
March 17, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Election filing starts, 6 turn in paperwork | Test

Oconee County treasurer Greg Nowell joined five other candidates Thursday who turned in their paperwork at the start of the official election filing period.

Crenshaw to seek second term as Oconee sheriff
March 17, 2016 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Crenshaw to seek second term as Oconee sheriff | Test

Now in his fourth year in office after winning a vigorous three-man race in 2012, popular Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says he will seek a second term.

Sandifer announces plans to seek re-election
March 17, 2016 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Sandifer announces plans to seek re-election | Test

Bill Sandifer plans to seek a 12th term representing Oconee County in the state House of Representatives.