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Jobless rate jumps in Oconee, Pickens
July 21, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Jobless rate jumps in Oconee, Pickens | Test

The jobless rate spiked in Oconee and Pickens counties according to state labor market data released Tuesday, but workforce officials in both counties attributed the climb to summer non-teaching personnel layoffs …

Intern helps center with Hispanic clients
July 21, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Intern helps center with Hispanic clients | Test

Hannah Sheets is attending a Church of God seminary in Guatemala with plans to become a midwife in that country one day. Foothills Pregnancy Care Center was seeking an individual to serve as a translator for Hispanic clients.

Another train jumps tracks
July 21, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Another train jumps tracks | Test

A Norfolk Southern boxcar derailed from a train early Tuesday morning near the former J.P. Stevens plant in Clemson.

Romanian dancers enjoying Clemson
July 21, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Romanian dancers enjoying Clemson | Test

Members of the Romanian dance team Floris have performed all over Europe, doing routines including the waltz, tango, rumba and even the jive.

Party-goer found alive
July 21, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Party-goer found alive | Test

A would-be drowning had a happy ending early Tuesday for everyone except a young man with a bad headache.

Moulder: Tax software data corrupt
July 21, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Moulder: Tax software data corrupt | Test

Oconee County’s ongoing problems with a tax software system that is spewing corrupt data are going to cost taxpayers an additional $90,000 to process this year’s countywide reassessment.

Clemson hears request for carriage service
July 21, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Clemson hears request for carriage service | Test

Clemson City Council, whose members nixed a request for a Pedicab operation in the city last fall, appear to be more open to the idea of a horse and carriage service in certain portions of the downtown area.

Fate of old Harper’s building unknown
July 21, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Fate of old Harper’s building unknown | Test

The condemned building once known as Harper’s Five and Dime remains unchanged more than a month after heavy rains caused its roof to collapse.

Oconee Tourism Action Plan unveiled
July 21, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Oconee Tourism Action Plan unveiled | Test

Going forward, it would cost Oconee County at least $268,000 annually, or 68 percent more than is currently budgeted, to adequately operate its Mountain Lakes Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB).

Shopping scam surfaces in Seneca
July 21, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Shopping scam surfaces in Seneca | Test

Yet another mail scam variation of the “secret shopper” promotion has surfaced in the area.