Duncan opposed to Plan B Fiscal Cliff Measure

South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan issued the following statement on opposing the ‘Plan B’ fiscal cliff measure: “I came to Washington to fight for all taxpayers – not to give into the politics of division and envy. Conservatives were elected to cut spending and shrink the size and scope of government, not to give politicians more money to spend when […]

Read more

Clemson awards Degrees and honors Astronaut

Clemson University awarded 1,200 degrees Thursday, including the nation’s first Ph.D. in automotive engineering earned by a woman and an honorary degree to a former astronaut. Ala Qattawi made history when she walked across the stage to receive her doctorate in automotive engineering. Retired General Charles Duke Jr., a former NASA astronaut who was the 10th man to walk on the […]

Read more

Easley Woman pleads Guilty in Oxycodone Conspiracy

United States Attorney Bill Nettles announces that 27-year old Shelley Nicole Dillard of Easley pled guilty in federal court in Anderson, to conspiracy to distribute oxycodone.  Senior United States District Judge Ross Anderson, Jr.  accepted the plea and will impose sentence after he has reviewed the presentence report. Evidence presented at the change of plea hearing established that law enforcement […]

Read more

OMC Employees donate to Head Start Children

The Christmas wish lists of some 35 children at Head Start were fulfilled this year by Oconee Medical Center employees. Staff members from Head Start came to Oconee Medical Center with a small bus to pick up the gifts which filled all but one seat and the aisle. Oconee Medical Center employees are active volunteers in many organizations throughout the community, […]

Read more

Arrest made in Burglary Investigation

Sister station WGOG reports that a 42-year old Oconee County woman has been arrested as part of the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department’s five-month investigation of a home burglary on Coffee Road. The burglary, reported during a two-week period in May, netted thieves a variety of households goods, clothes, and tools.  On Wednesday, deputies with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department arrested […]

Read more

CU President closes Fall Semester with Highlights

The fall semester came to a close Wednesday on the campus of Clemson University giving President James F. Barker an opportunity to reflect on some highlights from the first half of the academic year and look ahead to 2013. Barker spoke at the December general faculty meeting. Among the accomplishments in the semester, Barker noted that: Work was completed on […]

Read more

CU and ArborGen team for Biofuel Research

Researchers at Clemson University are teaming with a commercial forestry company to determine what variety of poplars are best to make biofuels. ArborGen planted four species of poplars last year at Clemson’s Pee Dee Research and Education Center. Scientists from the company and the university plan to monitor the 3,000 trees with the goal to find a tree that can […]

Read more

Car Crash Tests

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety has released the results of its crash tests for a group of 18 mid-size family cars. Insurance Institute for Highway Safety President Adrian Lund says the Honda Accord, the Ford Fusion and the Nissan Ultima did very well. “Even though they are priced much lower they have done better in this test as a […]

Read more

Reading Communities Survey

It winds up Americans’ reading habits are slightly different, depending on where they live. A new survey from the Pew Research Center’s Internet and American Life Project finds urban and suburban Americans are slightly more likely to have read a book in the last year than those in rural areas. “People in different kinds of communities have different relationships to […]

Read more
1 2,030 2,031 2,032 2,033 2,034 2,045