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Contestants wanted for Mayberry pageant
February 23, 2012 – 1:00 am
Contestants wanted for Mayberry pageant

WESTMINSTER — In conjunction with the 2nd Annual Mayberry Comes to Westminster festival a Miss & Mrs. Mayberry Pageant will be held March 24. Miss Mayberry contestants must be between the ages of 14 and 18.

Work begins on The Pier
February 23, 2012 – 1:00 am
Work begins on The Pier

Construction has begun on the first phase of The Pier ­— a cluster of student cottages slated to open in time for the fall semester at Clemson University.

3 teens charged with lynching other teen
February 23, 2012 – 1:00 am
3 teens charged with lynching other teen

Three teenage girls are charged with lynching after they allegedly entered a Townville home and beat another teen.

Settlement sought on airport lawsuit
February 23, 2012 – 1:00 am
Settlement sought on airport lawsuit

Oconee County took a stab at settling a nearly $2 million civil lawsuit filed by the general contractor that worked on the runway extension project at the local airport.

Clemson to host Dixie Youth 12 and under baseball tourney in 2013
February 23, 2012 – 1:00 am
Clemson to host Dixie Youth 12 and under baseball tourney in 2013

Nettles Park will again serve as the site for a Dixie Youth baseball tournament, but not until next summer.

Everyone has an opinion
February 23, 2012 – 1:00 am
Everyone has an opinion

In your Feb. 15 column, a reader responded to complaints about deputies hanging out at various establishments while on duty. The reader suggested leaving the deputies alone and concentrating instead on electing a new sheriff with this advice …

Oconee attorney addresses invoices
February 23, 2012 – 1:00 am
Oconee attorney addresses invoices

Oconee County Attorney Tom Martin acknowledged being interviewed by a state Law Enforcement Division (SLED) agent, but denies any wrongdoing in billing the county for emails or phone calls exchanged with private individuals.

Y looks for new home
February 23, 2012 – 1:00 am
Y looks for new home

Although a specific location to build the Foothills Area Family YMCA’s permanent facility has yet to be officially determined, board members are favoring the Bountyland area.

Some counties weather downturns better
February 23, 2012 – 1:00 am
Some counties weather downturns better

A detailed economic study of the Palmetto State between 2000 and 2008 shows clearly that certain counties and regions have fared better than others in their efforts to weather two recessions since the new millennium.

Center changes paying off
February 23, 2012 – 1:00 am
Center changes paying off

After a month-long closure of the Oconee Heritage Center, visitors are now finding it easier to browse through history.