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Oconee nabs fugitive
January 28, 2012 – 1:00 am
Oconee nabs fugitive

Oconee County sheriff’s deputies nabbed a fugitive in Salem on Thursday.

‘Ninjas’ head to state LEGO challenge
January 28, 2012 – 1:00 am
‘Ninjas’ head to state LEGO challenge

SALEM — The Tamassee Robotics Team 8518 “Food Ninja Girls” will travel to the FIRST Lego League State Competition in Columbia on Feb. 25 to compete against 80 other schools statewide. The team, consisting of Samantha Moody, Kimberly Underwood, Courtney King, Heavenly Adkins and Victoria Mize, won the “Judges Award,” which was one of six …

Church calendar
January 28, 2012 – 1:00 am
Church calendar

Today: The Watkins Family and the Sonshine Trio perform at Zion Restaurant, Coffee Road (Walhalla), at 7 p.m. Fundraising event for Watkins family mission trip to Romania. (864) 723-7481; Seneca Presbyterian Church free community pancake breakfast, 8:30-11 a.m. For reservations, (864) 882-2505.

Tri-County Technical College is 50
January 28, 2012 – 1:00 am
Tri-County Technical College is 50

At a community celebration to kick off Tri-County Technical College’s golden anniversary, Sen. Thomas Alexander, R-Walhalla, quoted the late Sen. Marshall Parker, one of the college’s founding fathers, in an excerpt from a 1991 speech the Seneca senator gave to Tri-County graduates. “Education and economic development are inseparable. Education without job opportunity is folly; a good job without education is impossible,” he read.

Brown resigns finance post
January 28, 2012 – 1:00 am
Brown resigns finance post

Kendra Brown is out as Oconee County’s Assistant Administrator for Administrative Services and Finance.

‘Gaming’ put to good use
January 28, 2012 – 1:00 am
‘Gaming’ put to good use

SENECA — The most popular use of computers by children is to play computer games. Kim Daniel, a computer technology teacher at Seneca Middle School, recently put a new twist on computer “gaming” to help her students review for a test.

SDOC alumni look back
January 28, 2012 – 1:00 am
SDOC alumni look back

Hindsight is said to be 20/20 and, looking back, many Oconee high school graduates agree that schools need to become academically tougher.

Clemson trustee candidates to be screened
January 28, 2012 – 1:00 am
Clemson trustee candidates to be screened

A joint legislative committee to screen candidates for boards of trustees of state colleges and universities has slated a public hearing to screen four candidates for three at-large seats on the Clemson University board of trustees.

Cocaine suspects walk
January 28, 2012 – 1:00 am
Cocaine suspects walk

Two Westminster men set to appear in court earlier this week in separate drug-related cases are now free after evidence in each case was not provided by the Westminster Police Department.

Troubled Keowee properties on the block
January 28, 2012 – 1:00 am
Troubled Keowee properties on the block

Seven properties in a financially strapped Lake Keowee subdivision will be sold Feb. 6 to the highest bidder to satisfy a $6.9 million debt.