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Head over heels for Hostas
April 9, 2010 – 7:00 pm
Head over heels for Hostas

Local couple devotes life to gardening. As a retired English teacher, Betty Cruickshank found that gardening was the perfect stress reliever. Not because her days were strenuous and gloomy, but because she had a bit more freedom to act as she pleased.

March brings out the ‘terrific’ in Keowee’s kids
April 9, 2010 – 7:00 pm
March brings out the ‘terrific’ in Keowee’s kids

Keowee Elementary School announces its Terrific Kids for March

Salem Lions and Keowee firefighters plan 9/11 memorial
April 9, 2010 – 7:00 pm
Salem Lions and Keowee firefighters plan 9/11 memorial

Salem Lions Club President Mike Chengrian, left, and Keowee Fire Department Chief Richie Caudill sign a joint proposal to the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey requesting pieces of steel recovered from the World Trade Center disaster.

Business briefs, 4-9
April 9, 2010 – 1:08 am
Business briefs, 4-9

Take a quick look at what’s going on in businesses in the community and around the world

Oconee Federal achieves highest rating
April 9, 2010 – 1:06 am
Oconee Federal achieves highest rating

Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association has been presented with BauerFinancial’s 5-Star Superior rating.
This marks the 87th consecutive quarter that Oconee Federal Savings & Loan Association has earned this distinction. Only 1 percent of the nation’s banks can claim that.

Duke company wants to use trees as power plant fuel
April 9, 2010 – 1:02 am
Duke company wants to use trees as power plant fuel

As Duke Energy turns to cleaner-burning wood to help fuel some of its coal-fired power plants in North and South Carolina, some environmentalists worry that growing demand could damage local forests.

Retailers report fourth month of gains
April 9, 2010 – 1:00 am
Retailers report fourth month of gains

Warmer weather and an earlier Easter enticed shoppers into stores for spring merchandise in March, helping retailers post strong sales gains for the month.

Jenkins playing ‘for all the marbles’
April 9, 2010 – 12:15 am
Jenkins playing ‘for all the marbles’

Jarvis Jenkins watches “Path to the Draft.” He’s well aware how coveted elite defensive tackles are in the NFL these days.

Littlejohn set for gymnastics spotlight
April 9, 2010 – 12:14 am
Littlejohn set for gymnastics spotlight

For the next three days, Littlejohn Coliseum will play host to the most important gymnastics meet in the Southeast, and the town of Clemson is more than ready to step up to the plate.

Wings of Hope to raise cancer research funds
April 8, 2010 – 7:46 pm
Wings of Hope to raise cancer research funds

Wings of Hope for Heather is a 5K run/walk to be held April 17 in honor of the extraordinary life of Heather Grove Wood, who died last year of ovarian cancer at the age of 40, after a 13-year battle with the disease.