Archive For August 2007

Lions’ practice cranks up to full force

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Daniel High School opened football practice last Friday, like most teams in the state. But for all intents and purposes, those first three days were more like workouts, football practice truly started Tuesday – the first day teams are allowed to gear up in full pads.

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CU to roll with Earnhardt

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CLEMSON — Ten years ago, NASCAR and academia would have been unlikely bedfellows. The times have changed.

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County employee, husband caught cheating

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WALHALLA — An employee with the Oconee County vehicle maintenance facility and her husband were arrested Tuesday for buying gasoline to fuel their personal vehicles using county credit cards.

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Penny for your thoughts

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SENECA — If at first you don’t succeed … may very well be the mantra chanted today when the Oconee County Infrastructure Committee meets in special session.

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PC School Board announces purchase of new Daniel, Pickens, Easley high sites

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EASLEY — Pickens County School Board members have taken the next step in the district’s $315 million school facilities improvement plan by reaching agreements to purchase property for construction of the new Daniel, Easley and Pickens high schools.

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Monthly publication Skirt speads out to new cities and a new projects

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What’s in style this fall? Skirt!

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Friends celebrate Pendleton woman’s return from Iraq

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In the last week and a half, Rebecca Gimenez’ life has undergone a metamorphosis.

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Judge finds Nifong in contempt, orders him to jail for one day

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Mike Nifong, the disgraced former Durham County district attorney, was held in criminal contempt of court Friday for lying to a judge when pursuing rape charges against three falsely accused Duke University lacrosse players.

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Romney stresses halting illegal immigration

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Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney focused Friday on stopping illegal immigration and keeping Washington out of increased health care coverage as he wrapped up a two-day swing through South Carolina.

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John Warner decides not to seek sixth term

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Republican Sen. John Warner of Virginia, one of the most authoritative voices in Congress on the military and a key figure in the debate over Iraq, said Friday he will not seek a sixth term in 2008.

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