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Conservative energy greets former House Speaker
February 1, 2010 – 10:20 am | No Comment

It’s frigid outside but inside the basketball arena, conservative activists give a warm welcome to former House of Representatives Speaker Newt Gingrich who lectures them on the importance of social media in winning elections.

Events committee planning Memorial weekend
February 1, 2010 – 10:19 am | No Comment

City officials gathered Wednesday in an events committee meeting to review plans for Seneca’s annual Meet and 3 Memorial weekend event.

Clemson City Council to consider first reading of texting ordinance
February 1, 2010 – 10:18 am | No Comment
Clemson City Council  to consider first reading of texting ordinance | Test

Clemson City Council will consider first reading of an ordinance prohibiting motorists from texting while driving in the city of Clemson when they meet at 7:30 p.m. on Monday.

Fair Play planning its future
February 1, 2010 – 10:09 am | No Comment

Forty residents of the Fair Play area have begun a process aimed at preparing the community for growth that it has deemed inevitable when sewer and water service to the area is complete.

Today’s forecast: Wintry mess
February 1, 2010 – 10:05 am | No Comment
Today’s forecast: Wintry mess | Test

Oconee and Pickens government officials were busy Friday fine-tuning their emergency preparedness plans. Road crews in both counties will be on standby over the weekend to make sure roads and streets are accessible for the rush back to work on Monday.

Cost of outsourcing reassessment still a mystery
February 1, 2010 – 9:59 am | No Comment

Oconee County officials appear to be treading on uncharted waters by moving toward having a private firm shoulder the responsibility of undertaking this year’s reassessment of property values.

Four suspects face charges in shooting
February 1, 2010 – 9:57 am | No Comment
Four suspects face charges  in shooting | Test

Seneca police arrested three Westminster residents and another from Mountain Rest late Friday afternoon and charged them in the drive-by shooting of a Seneca home last Sunday.

Local reaction to State of Union address
January 29, 2010 – 4:24 pm | No Comment
Local reaction to State of Union address | Test

Following Wednesday night’s State of the Union address given by President Barack Obama, local legislators, experts and citizens are speaking out.

Music: a powerful healing tool for Haiti
January 29, 2010 – 4:24 pm | No Comment
Music: a powerful healing tool for Haiti | Test

With more than 150,000 people dead and hundreds of thousands more people displaced, the earthquake that rocked Haiti is continuing to cause havoc.

Many hands make light work
January 29, 2010 – 4:20 pm | No Comment
Many hands make light work | Test

When I was a little girl my grandmother said, “Many hands make light work.” At the time I didn’t care for the phrase because it meant chores had to be done.

Oconee joins effort to boost horse industry
January 29, 2010 – 4:19 pm | No Comment
Oconee joins effort to boost horse industry | Test

State Agriculture Commissioner Hugh Weathers addresses equine industry supporter at event in Anderson

Oconee reassessment to go private
January 29, 2010 – 4:15 pm | No Comment

Oconee County is taking the necessary steps to hire a private firm to do this year’s reassessment of property values.

Procurement Office Director Robyn Courtright said Thursday that she is working with County Assessor Leslie Smith to try to put out a Request for Proposal (RFP) by early next week.

Shooting, threats closed game
January 29, 2010 – 4:09 pm | No Comment
Shooting, threats closed game | Test

Seneca Police Chief John Covington confirmed Thursday that a drive-by shooting in Seneca on Sunday precipitated a decision to close tonight’s basketball game between Seneca and Daniel high schools.

Connelly tries to dispel school choice misconceptions at meeting
January 29, 2010 – 4:06 pm | No Comment
Connelly tries to dispel school choice misconceptions at meeting | Test

Chad Connelly, a Clemson graduate serving as the State Director for South Carolinians for Responsible Government, addressed a gathering of the nascent Conservatives Taking America Back group Thursday night at Oconee Christian Academy.