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Historic win for Haley
November 3, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Historic win for Haley | Test

Oconee and Pickens County voters did their part to help State Rep. Nikki Haley make election history Tuesday, overwhelmingly supporting her successful bid to become South Carolina’s first female governor. Haley’s battle with Democrat Vincent Sheheen was among the last to be decided late Tuesday night.

Outgoing board members reminisce
November 3, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Outgoing board members reminisce | Test

Outgoing Pickens County School Board members Shirley Jones, Oscar Thorsland and Kevin Kay will no longer have to sit through lengthy meetings, make difficult budget decisions or field phone calls from irate citizens.

Six-term probate judge ousted
November 3, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Six-term probate judge ousted | Test

After almost a quarter century, change is coming to the Oconee County Probate Judge office.

Duncan bests Dyer
November 3, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Duncan bests Dyer | Test

Republican Jeff Duncan is moving from the South Carolina Statehouse to the U.S. House. Duncan beat Democrat Jane Dyer on Tuesday for the 3rd District seat left open when U.S. Rep. Gresham Barrett unsuccessfully ran for the GOP’s nomination for governor.

Sewer Authority flush, auditor says
November 3, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Sewer Authority flush, auditor says | Test

When it comes to finances, the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority is about as healthy as it could hope to be.

Life’s a carnival for midway operator
November 3, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Life’s a carnival for midway operator | Test

Instead of being in a Blacksburg, Cherokee County classroom, siblings Abby, Gabby and John Sanlin accompanied their parents to the Golden Corner Commerce Park and Fairgrounds.

Martin wins Pickens Council seat
November 3, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Martin wins Pickens Council seat | Test

Jeff Martin overcame an early deficit to win the Pickens County Council District I seat, while Roy C. Gillespie and Ben Trotter will join the Pickens County School Board later this month.

Seneca man faces drug charges
November 3, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Seneca man faces drug charges | Test

A 27-year-old Seneca man was in jail Tuesday after being formally charged with drug distribution offenses dating back to this summer.

Central mulls one-way street
November 3, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Central mulls one-way street | Test

Central officials, in an effort to improve parking and traffic flow in downtown, have proposed turning Broad Street into a one-way street and adding 37 parking spaces.

NAACP chapter to hold election
November 3, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
NAACP chapter to hold election | Test

The Oconee County chapter of the NAACP will elect its executive committee and officers on Thursday.