Selling Oconee County

Ask any Oconee County resident and they will tell you this is a great place to live, work and play.  However selling Oconee County to prospective businesses is more difficult.  Oconee County Economic Development Commission executive director Richard Blackwell gives the selling points of the Golden Corner.  “The selling points are all location, location, location.  We are on the I85 […]

Read more

SC Tax Refunds could be Delayed

Some South Carolina tax refunds could be delayed this year. According to the South Carolina Department of Revenue, new security measures may delay refunds, but they will protect against fraud. State income tax returns filed in 2013 will be processed by means of a new security safeguard to ensure fraudulent activity does not take place. For tax returns that are […]

Read more

Seneca Half Marathon and 5K attracting Tourists

Over 150 people have already signed up to run in the City of Seneca’s 3rd Annual Half Marathon and 5K on March 16.  Seneca Events Coordinator Riley Johnson says they are building off last year’s success to make this year even bigger and better.  “Upstate Medical Associates, Dr. Henry and all the folks over there making this race possible.  They […]

Read more

Folic Acid associated with Lower Risk of Autism

It is generally recommended that women who are planning to become pregnant take a daily folic acid supplement. Taking folic acid has been associated with a reduced risk of neurodevelopmental disorders in children. A new study examined whether there was an association between a mother’s taking folic acid before and after becoming pregnant and a child’s risk of developing autism. […]

Read more

US Gas Prices expected to be lower in 2013

Despite the recent uptick in gasoline prices, the U.S. Energy Information Administration expects falling crude oil prices will lead to a small decline in average motor fuel costs this year compared with last year.  Jonathan Cogan, spokesperson for the U.S. Energy Information Administration gives details. “The price for regular gasoline is expected to average $3.55 a gallon in 2013 and […]

Read more

CU competes in 2013 RecycleMania Tournament

Clemson University is working to be a little more green as it competes with more than 500 other colleges in the 2013 RecycleMania Tournament to see which can reduce, reuse and recycle the most waste in an eight-week period. Clemson will enter data on paper, cardboard, cans and bottles, food waste and general trash generated each week until March 30. The […]

Read more

CU celebrates birthday of Anna Calhoun Clemson

Most Clemson University students and alumni are familiar with the name Thomas Green Clemson, the man who bequeathed his land to the state of South Carolina to establish an agricultural college. However, behind every great man there is a great woman, so the saying goes, and the great woman in Thomas Green Clemson’s life was his wife, Anna Calhoun Clemson. […]

Read more

Jury rules for Plaintiff

Sister station WGOG reports that an Oconee County jury ruled in favor of the plaintiff and awarded her nearly $6,800 in damages from a man who wrecked the vehicle they were traveling in. On Tuesday, the Common Pleas jury ruled in favor of Melissa Seals about one hour after asking to see copies of Seals’ medical bills from hospital visits […]

Read more

Clemson Student arrested on Firearms Charge

Clemson University police arrested a student Monday on a charge of carrying or displaying firearms in public buildings or adjacent areas.  Police arrested 18-year-old Brandon Lee Bechtler of Edgemoor just before midnight on the felony charge because of a handgun that was in the glove compartment of his truck on campus.  According to the warrant, he told the officer about […]

Read more

Seneca Man indicted for possessing Child Pornography

A Seneca man has been indicted for possessing child pornography.  United States Attorney Bill Nettles announces that a Federal Grand Jury in Greenville returned an indictment against 41-year-old Hollis Gray, Jr. of Seneca.  He was charged in a single-count indictment with possessing child pornography.  The maximum penalty Gray could receive is 10 years imprisonment.  The case is assigned to Assistant […]

Read more
1 2,627 2,628 2,629 2,630 2,631 2,673