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Purple Heart breakfast set for Thursday
November 9, 2011 – 1:00 am
Purple Heart breakfast set for Thursday

The Oconee County Veterans Affairs Office has set this Thursday at 9 a.m. as its annual salute to all Purple Heart veterans throughout Oconee County.

SENIOR Solutions to visit Biltmore
November 9, 2011 – 1:00 am
SENIOR Solutions to visit Biltmore

SENIOR Solutions is heading to The Biltmore House on Dec. 8. The cost is $75 and includes a chartered bus ride and tickets to the Biltmore House and Gardens.

Barbershop Chorus performs
November 9, 2011 – 1:00 am
Barbershop Chorus performs

The Golden Corner Barbershop Chorus recently performed at Histroric Old Pickens Church, the only remaining structure of what was once the original Oconee and Pickens County seat.

300 new jobs!
November 9, 2011 – 1:00 am
300 new jobs!

Pickens County received its fifth and largest economic development announcement since June on Tuesday as Kongsberg Automotive announced a $7.3 million expansion that will generate 300 new jobs over the next five years.

Oakway Intermediate announces honor roll
November 9, 2011 – 1:00 am
Oakway Intermediate announces honor roll

OAKWAY — Oakway Intermediate School announces its first quarter honor roll. Grade 5 All A: Tyler Cartee, Cheyenne Collins, Ashlin Deatherage …

Reassessment policy comes under fire
November 9, 2011 – 1:00 am
Reassessment policy comes under fire

A growing number of Oconee County property owners are frustrated by local government’s rejection of 2011 real estate appraisals to make their case for having their reassessed property values adjusted.

Ex-officer under fire by defense
November 9, 2011 – 1:00 am
Ex-officer under fire by defense

A former Westminster police officer was in the hot seat during the second day of the Anthony Odom trial as the defense questioned the officer’s actions during his undercover, online sting operation.

Howl-O-Ween a success
November 9, 2011 – 1:00 am
Howl-O-Ween a success

I just returned from Howl-O-Ween on the Green to benefit the Oconee Humane Society. All I can say is “wow”! It was a great time! Very well run and for a first-time event, well attended.

Safe Harbor receives donation
November 9, 2011 – 1:00 am
Safe Harbor receives donation

The OCFCL members collected toiletries for Safe Harbor at its recent meeting at Richland Presbyterian Church. Guest speaker was retired probate judge Sandra Orr.

Killer in the shadows
November 9, 2011 – 1:00 am
Killer in the shadows

SENECA — Stroke is the third leading cause of death in the U.S. and it’s only gaining popularity. “I think most people worry more about cancer, especially women, and I think men worry more about heart attacks,” said Misty Lee.

Hospice of the Foothills fundraiser
November 9, 2011 – 1:00 am
Hospice of the Foothills fundraiser

Hospice of the Foothills is holding a special Thanksgiving and Christmas fundraiser by selling delicious Butter Braid frozen pastry. Many community members experienced these mouth-watering pastries when they were sold …

OJRSA board has new members
November 9, 2011 – 1:00 am
OJRSA board has new members

Seneca City Council appointed two new board members to the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority board after two of its other appointees recently resigned.

Sewer Authority eyes penalties at Martins Creek
November 9, 2011 – 12:59 am
Sewer Authority eyes penalties at Martins Creek

There will be a site inspection and, perhaps, a meeting of minds Monday on the status of the $6.2 million Martins Creek sewer expansion project.

Tigers view Tech loss as wakeup call
November 9, 2011 – 12:30 am
Tigers view Tech loss as wakeup call

In the weeks leading up to their game at Georgia Tech, Clemson’s players and coaches were often asked if they were concerned about having a letdown with that showdown looming on the horizon.