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News in Oconee County, South Carolina
OCPL to close April 18-20
Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:17:00 -0700
The Oconee County Public Library will be closed on April 18 for system-wide staff training, and closed on April 19-20 for Easter. The board of trustees of the library system provides for four dates a year on which the libraries close to the public for staff training.
Oconee Medical Center Adopts PeraHealth’s PeraTrend to Drive Excellence in Healthcare Quality
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:00:00 -0700
PeraHealth is pleased to announce that Oconee Medical Center will join a community of the nation’s most progressive health systems by adopting PeraTrend™ to serve as their real-time clinical decision support tool.
Marijuana legalization far off in South Carolina
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 18:19:00 -0700
The trend that has led to an easing of marijuana laws in dozens of states has gained a toehold in South Carolina
Thu, 27 Mar 2014 07:10:58 -0700
PeraHealth Inc. Posted on: 27 Mar 14 PeraHealth is pleased to announce that Oconee Medical Center will join a community of the nation’s most progressive health systems by adopting PeraTrend™ to serve as their real-time clinical decision support tool.
Report: Mom in crash that killed 2 children was drunk, speeding
Sun, 06 Apr 2014 05:00:29 -0700
A report released Friday in connection to the death of two children killed when their mother's car crashed on New Year's Day shows that the woman's blood alcohol level was twice the legal limit at the time of the wreck, and she was going 32 mph over the speed limit.
Campaign notes: Some candidates stockpiling cash
Sat, 12 Apr 2014 15:32:00 -0700
State Rep. Brian White has the largest campaign fund of any South Carolina House of Representatives candidate in the Independent Mail’s circulation area, according to an analysis of financial reports
Principal Calls 6-Year-Old ‘Honey Boo Boo’ on Facebook, Resigns Amid Outrage
Wed, 09 Apr 2014 11:50:54 -0700
Most people would be better off if they were just a little bit more careful with what they posted on Facebook. This goes double for anyone in the public eye, especially if it’s your job to look after children. Actually, …
Showdowns abound for baseball, soccer, golf and tennis this week
Sun, 23 Mar 2014 20:10:44 -0700
It's hard to believe, but we're already to the last week of March -- and that means there is little margin left for error for area sports programs. Baseball and soccer are well into their region campaigns and playoff races are taking shape.
SC assistant principal resigns following cyberbullying accusations
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 17:20:16 -0700
An South Carolina assistant principal has resigned after being accused of cyberbullying a 6-year-old girl.
S.C. assistant principal under fire for calling 6-year-old girl 'Honey Boo Boo'
Tue, 01 Apr 2014 15:16:13 -0700
An assistant principal in South Carolina has been accused of cyberbullying after he posted a photo of a 6-year-old girl on Facebook with the words "Honey Boo Boo at Walmart." Hundreds have signed a petition asking for Charles Fowler's termination after he snapped a photo of the little girl with ...