Clemson announces 2013 Hall of Fame Class

A 10-person class that features five All-Americans, two National Champions, three ACC 50-Year Anniversary team members, a two-time ACC Coach of the Year, and one of the school’s best two-sport athletes will be inducted into the Clemson Athletic Hall of Fame October 11-12.  Bill D’Andrea, executive director of the Tiger Letterwinner’s Association, made the announcement on Tuesday. The class will […]

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Class of ‘63 gives to Bridge to Clemson Program

Clemson University’s Class of 1963 will celebrate its golden anniversary by presenting a $744,000 gift to the university for its Bridge to Clemson program at 9:30am Friday on the bridge in front of R.M. Cooper Library. The class also will present a check of $6.6 million, representing the total amount class members have given since their graduation. The anniversary gift […]

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CU and GHS create Healthcare Research Powerhouse

Clemson University and Greenville Health System will establish a healthcare research powerhouse that will fuel growth in medical research and break­throughs, create opportunities for faculty, physicians and students and accelerate the flow of research funding into the Upstate, boosting the region’s economy. The collaboration will lead to job-creating start-up businesses in the Upstate’s growing medical and bioengineering hub. Under the […]

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Sekido expands operations in Anderson

Sekido Technology Corporation, a maker of metal components, has expanded its existing operations in Anderson County. The $3.7 million investment is generating six new jobs. Sekido uses cold forming technology to make metal components for the automotive and tool industries. The company has added space and equipment to its existing facility, located on Hampton Road in Williamston.

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SHS Ag Program receives Lowe’s Grant

The Seneca Agricultural Education Program has been selected to receive a 2013 Lowe’s Toolbox for Education Grant in the amount of $5,000 for the Ag Students at Work project from the Lowe’s Charitable and Educational Foundation.  This project consists of landscaping several areas around different athletic fields at Seneca High School.  Agricultural education students will be responsible for the design […]

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Duke Energy announces Normal Conditions

The Keowee-Toxaway Basin is now officially out of any drought designation, as rainfall has improved storage in Duke Energy’s reservoirs and met other conditions outlined in the regional drought response plan. The basin includes the Duke Energy reservoirs at Bad Creek, Lake Jocassee and Lake Keowee. Because the Duke Energy reservoirs are upstream of U.S. Army Corps of Engineers reservoirs, […]

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Anderson Man indicted for Possession of Child Porn

A Federal Grand Jury in Columbia has indicted an Anderson man for possessing child pornography.  United States Attorney Bill Nettles states that 54-year-old Kenneth Olbon Dew was charged in a one-count indictment with possession of child pornography. The maximum penalty Dew could receive is twenty years imprisonment. The case was investigated by agents of the Federal Bureau of Investigation and […]

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OC Sheriff’s Deputies seize Wanted Suspect

Deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office seized a wanted suspect on Tuesday.  Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt talks about the arrest of 34-year-old Ronnie Joe Patterson, Jr. on multiple charges.  “According to investigators, deputies acting on an anonymous tip responded to a house at 120 Curtis Drive off Keowee School Road at around 2:31pm.  After […]

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Support Red Cross National Disaster Relief Fund

In recent weeks, tornadoes have cut a path of destruction across the United States.  The American Red Cross is on the scene assisting these devastated areas.  Kath Rogers, executive director of the Oconee County Chapter of the American Red Cross tells how you can assist in the recovery efforts.  “We’ve just had a string of tornadoes, not only did it […]

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Guns used more in Suicides than Homicides in SC

Statistics show almost two-thirds of all gun deaths in South Carolina are suicides. Information from health officials obtained by The State newspaper show in 2011 that 421 people committed suicide with a gun, while 251 people shot and killed someone else. University of South Carolina Suicide Prevention Services Coordinator Jennifer Myers says people sometimes overlook how often guns are used […]

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