If a doctor were to hand you an orange, followed by a large and intimidating needle, what would your reaction be? Believe it or not, when patients were diagnosed with diabetes mid-century, they would practice administering insulin shots into an orange, so they could master the procedure on their own bodies later on.
Wondering what to do with a mouse? The Oconee County Public Library (OCPL) can help. Computer classes for beginners will be offered at the Seneca Library in August. The classes are open to those with little or no experience in using a computer and are free.
This summer Santee Cooper provided hands-on experience in critical fields of the energy industry — such as power generation and the development and use of renewable energy — to two Oconee County educators as part of the 25th annual Energy Educators Institute series at the Wampee Conference Center in Pinopolis, S.C.