AASHRM presents Award

Earlier this month, the Anderson Area Society for Human Resource Management recognized Larry Kraemer with the 2012 Human Resource Professional of the Year Award. The award is presented annually in recognition of outstanding service and dedication to the Human Resource profession.  Kraemer served as the Anderson Area chapter president in 2012. Under his leadership the chapter held monthly meetings and hosted […]

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Clemson’s Lee III wins National Architecture Award

Lee III, the 55,000-square-foot addition to Clemson’s Lee Hall, has won a national award for design achievement from the American Institute of Architects. The award, one of only 11 given this year, was announced Friday in the American Institute of Architects’ Architect magazine.  Lee III, “the building that teaches”, was dedicated in April 2012. Designed to be zero-energy ready, the […]

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Clemson Trustees delegate responsibilities to Provost

Clemson University trustees Friday delegated powers to Provost Doris Helms to operate as chief executive of the university while President James Barker is on medical leave, effective immediately. Barker had heart surgery at Greenville Memorial Hospital Friday for a triple bypass to treat blockages discovered during a heart catheterization Thursday. It is expected he will be in the hospital, with […]

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SLED warns of Scams

The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division is warning residents about another scam.  Authorities warn to be wary of a caller saying you’ve won a prize, an inheritance, or mail with an authentic looking check.  SLED Chief Mark Keel says recently, an elderly woman received a call from a person claiming to be a medicare representative.  The caller tried to get […]

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Award Nominees sought

For the 20th year, the State Department of Natural Resources is asking for nominations for the South Carolina Environmental Awareness Award.  The award acknowledges outstanding contributions made toward the protection, conservation, and improvement of South Carolina’s natural resources.  The General Assembly established the SC Environmental Awareness Award during the 1992 legislative session. Each year the public is invited to submit […]

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OHC Pageant

The Oconee Heritage Center is proud to announce that on February 23, there will be a Little Miss Oconee Heritage Scholarship Pageant. Entry fee is $75 and includes ages 2-15. This is a community service fundraiser for scholarship money. Applications can be picked up at Merle Norman in Seneca or you can email [email protected]. You can also call (864) 882-3336 for […]

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OC excited about Economic Development

A top priority of the Oconee County Council in the New Year is to create more jobs and attract more companies and industries here, announces Oconee County Administrator Scott Moulder. “We have committed ourselves to economic development and we have committed ourselves to providing investment in job growth.” The Oconee County Council has worked hard over the last few years […]

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CDC reports Harsh Flu Season so far

It has been a harsh flu season and there is more to come, says Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Dr. Tom Frieden.  “The bottom line is that the flu season continues, we are in the middle of flu season about halfway through and it is shaping up to be a worse than average season and bad season particularly […]

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Clemson Sewer overflows Again

Massive amounts of rainfall this week in Clemson has caused another sewer to overflow and this time the sewage reached a local lake. The Utilities Department for the City of Clemson reports the No. 9 pump station off Mountain View Lane overflowed between 2:15pm and 5:30pm yesterday.  The overflow was approximately 500 gallons. The sewage did reach Lake Hartwell near […]

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