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Upstate law officers honored at banquet
Mon, 21 Apr 2014 19:10:00 -0700

Sgt. Jacob Bowland of the Anderson County Sheriff's Office was honored for being willing to go into a dangerous situation alongside deputies he supervises.

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.

Lawmakers examine statewide texting-while-driving ban
Sun, 20 Apr 2014 17:46:36 -0700

A bill that would outlaw texting while driving in South Carolina is moving through the state Legislature.

Press Release
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.

Residents asked to collect dead birds to track West Nile virus
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 12:34:00 -0700

Birds play an important role in spreading the virus, which tends to flare up in North America each summer and fall.

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.

DNR: 'Severed hand' actually animal remains
Wed, 02 Apr 2014 09:16:48 -0700

The Oconee County coroner says after a call about the discovery of a hand found along an Upstate road, it turned out to be part of a dismembered animal. Oconee dispatchers received a call just before 10 a.m. Wednesday morning from someone who said he saw what he thought was a human hand on the roadway while walking near the road.  The incident was first brought to News 4’s attention by a WYFF ...

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, …

Deadline to Apply for SBA Economic Injury Disaster Loans in South Carolina is Fast Approaching
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 08:34:00 -0700

ATLANTA, April 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The U.S. Small Business Administration is reminding small businesses, small agricultural cooperatives, small businesses engaged in aquaculture and most private non-profit organizations of all sizes that May 19 is the application deadline for federal economic injury disaster loans available in Cherokee, Dillon, Greenville, Horry, Oconee, Pickens ...

Sunday alcohol sales
Fri, 18 Apr 2014 05:12:54 -0700

Referendum may bring new alcohol laws to Clemson. Seneca may not be the only city selling alcohol on Sundays anymore. Clemson residents may have the opportunity to permit Sunday alcohol sales in their area as restaurant owners petition for the chance to change practices.