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Going out!
August 11, 2016 – 10:25 pm | No Comment

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Phil Cheney Minstrels return to the WCA on Saturday
August 11, 2016 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Phil Cheney Minstrels return to the WCA on Saturday | Test

When English folklorists Cecil Sharp and Maud Karpeles collected songs in the southern Appalachians in the early 1900s, they had no modern amenities such as tape recorders. Rather, Sharp wrote the tunes on paper in staff notation and preserved them for generations to come.

Helping children heal
August 10, 2016 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Helping children heal | Test

Every child deserves a solid start and a bright future. That’s why Tamassee DAR School exists.

Walhalla teen shows support for law enforcement officers with free bracelets
August 6, 2016 – 12:20 am | No Comment
Walhalla teen shows support for law enforcement officers with free bracelets | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office recently recognized Tyler Orr for making paracord bracelets for law enforcement officers.

A little reward and recognition in Westminster
August 5, 2016 – 9:57 pm | No Comment
A little reward and recognition in Westminster | Test

The Westminster Recreation Department has three girls’ softball teams — ages 8 and under, 10 and under and 12 and under — who deserve a little reward and recognition.

Sheriff’s office Explorers take top honors at competition
August 5, 2016 – 9:50 pm | No Comment
Sheriff’s office Explorers take top honors at competition | Test

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Explorers Post 138 recently won the 2016 Explorer Post of the Year and first place overall at the South Carolina Association of Law Enforcement Explorers competition.

Financial adviser focuses on personal service
August 5, 2016 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Financial adviser focuses on personal service | Test

What causes a father of four to give up a stable job at a pharmaceutical company after eight years? In Mark Akridge’s case, a desire to help people through financial planning.

Going out!
August 4, 2016 – 6:51 pm | No Comment

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‘Using your senses to explore the natural world’
August 4, 2016 – 12:25 am | No Comment
‘Using your senses to explore the natural world’ | Test

This week at the South Carolina Botanical Garden, children tuned in to the natural world through the use of their five senses at Super Senses Mini-Camp, a half-day program for ages 5-10.

Program offers a break for caregivers
August 3, 2016 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Program offers a break for caregivers | Test

What began as a practicum for a Clemson University professor has grown into a respite program for caregivers.

OCT play puts new spin on classics
August 2, 2016 – 12:30 am | No Comment
OCT play puts new spin on classics | Test

Oconee Community Theatre will put a spin on a classic children’s story this week.

Clemson grad earns prestigious fellowship
August 2, 2016 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Clemson grad earns prestigious fellowship | Test

The three pillars of Kirin Khan’s identity today — her diverse immigrant background, her personal Islamic faith and her pride in her gender — were what she most wanted to mask as a child.

Bryson celebrates 58 years at Blue Ridge Bank
July 29, 2016 – 11:53 pm | No Comment
Bryson celebrates 58 years at Blue Ridge Bank | Test

A few blocks down the street, a young woman by the name of JoAnn Robins, now known as JoAnn Bryson, worked as the bookkeeper and secretary for a local department store.

Rebuilding … one brick at a time
July 29, 2016 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Rebuilding … one brick at a time | Test

David Goff returned to Central a few weeks ago, but his heart is still in Nepal.