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Absentee ballots confirm county board split

Rep. Kathleen Clark, the incumbent Republican chair of the Otsego County Board of Representatives; and Danny Lapin, Democratic challenger in District 13; held their leads in their respective races after elections officials counted absentee ballots Nov. 13. Although the final vote tallies are not cer

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-16 18:09:52

Chamber toasts realty firm, Springbrook

A night of awards and recognition of service in the community lit up the Otesaga Resort Hotel in Cooperstown on Thursday night as the Otsego County Chamber of Commerce held its 18th annual small business dinner. The first honor of the night went to Springbrook and its new Family Engagement Center, w

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-17 03:53:11

Residents fume over gas-truck traffic at forum

Tensions ran high as concerned residents of Otsego County gathered at Milford Central School on Thursday night for a community forum on natural gas trucks driving on county roads. Boston-based gas trucking company Xpress Natural Gas, or XNG, carries compressed natural gas from Pennsylvania fracking

DAILY STAR - 2017-11-17 03:56:43

XNG reps to speak about gas trucks

At 6 p.m. tonight in the school auditorium at 42 W. Main St., Milford Central School will host a forum on gas trucks driving through Otsego County. The two-hour forum was set up by Otsego County officials. Representatives from Boston-based gas trucking company Xpress Natural Gas, known as XNG, will

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-16 11:00:00

Adorn-a-Door Wreath Festival set at CAA

If you are looking for a wreath for the holidays, head over to Cooperstown Art Association next weekend. The CAA Adorn-a-Door Wreath Festival will be from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 25, in the upstairs ballroom gallery at 22 Main St. in the Village Hall. Adorn-a-Door will feature more than

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-16 11:00:00

Editor Notes: Journalism is making me a luddite

About a month ago, I walked onto the soccer fields at the Wright National Soccer Campus and made a discovery that at first horrified me: the internet on my iPad was not working. I was there to cover the two Tri-Valley League soccer championship games, which had a great storyline. Two teams from Lau

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-16 11:00:00

Otsego Herald by Hugh MacDougall: Skeletons at Pompeii

Otsego Herald for Thursday, Nov. 20, 1817, compiled with comments. Week of disaster "A great rich town, that, after lying 18 centuries in a deep grave, is again shone on by the sun, and stands amidst other cities, as much a stranger as any one of its former inhabitants would be among his posterity o

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-16 11:00:00

Lansing finishes run 10th in state

Cooperstown sophomore Ryan Lansing finished 10th in Class D in the state cross country championship race on Nov. 11 at Wayne Central School in Ontario. "I try to stay grounded, but my head is in the sky right now," Lansing said. "The race itself went great for me," he continued. "Sectionals were p

COOPERCRIER.COM - 2017-11-16 11:00:00

Lake City man charged with attempted armed robbery, another wanted

LAKE CITY, S.C. - Elijah Wilson, 18, of Lake City was arrested and charged with one count of attempted armed robbery Tuesday, Nov. 14 and investigators with the Lake City Police Department have outstanding arrest warrants for one other man. According to a news release from the Lake City Police Depar

SCNOW - 2017-11-16 16:59:00

Chamber hosts ribbon cutting for Lake City Medical Associates

LAKE CITY, S.C. - The Greater Lake City Chamber of Commerce welcomed Lake City Medical Associates to the community Thursday evening with a ribbon cutting. Dr. David Rodriguez, nurse practitioner Jessica Grimsley and the staff started seeing patients at the South Acline Street location in September.

SCNOW - 2017-11-17 01:55:00

Disabilities Foundation elects new board members

LAKE CITY, S.C. - The Florence County Disabilities Foundation elected several new members to its board at its July meeting. Members include Ashley Campbell Perry of Florence, Scotty Campbell of Lake City, Scott Collins of Florence, Aaron Robinson of Lake City and Tricia Streett of Florence. The offi

SCNOW - 2017-11-15 09:15:00

Lake City Cemetery Corporation will meet Tuesday

LAKE CITY, S.C. - The Lake City Cemetery Corporation will hold its annual meeting at 6 p.m. Tuesday at the Whitehead Infirmary Museum in Lake City. Included in the business meeting will be the election of officers, directors and trustees for 2018, the financial report and the operation of the cemete

SCNOW - 2017-11-15 09:00:00

McCall Farms expanding Florence County operations

COLUMBIA, S.C. - McCall Farms, the South Carolina-based manufacturers of Margaret Holmes, Glory Foods, Peanut Patch Boiled Peanuts and Bruce's Yams, is investing $35 million to expand its existing Florence County operations. This investment is expected to bring 150 new jobs to Florence County. Hirin

SCNOW - 2017-11-15 21:11:00

MIZ McKAY: Camping out in the house

I have told you before that my children and my daddy moved from Effingham to the James old homeplace in 1969 to be near the Thunderbird Restaurant (at I-95 & U.S. 52), so when they opened I would have my "Southern Vittles" in it. The health department had closed my Miz McKay's Country Kitchen becaus

SCNOW - 2017-11-15 00:06:00

Active shooter drill today in Berkeley Co.

On Thursday, law enforcement, fire fighters and emergency medical personnel will conduct a simulation of an active-shooter scenario at Cross Elementary School. The exercise will include personnel from the Berkeley County Sheriff's Office, Berkeley County Emergency Preparedness Department, and the Cr

COUNTON2.COM - 2017-11-16 10:49:08

Crisis simulation scheduled at Berkeley Co. elementary school

There will be an increased number of emergency vehicles at Cross Elementary School in Berkeley County on Thursday as students and staff participate in a crisis simulation. The Berkeley County School District conducts crisis simulations twice a year. The drill will help law enforcement, emergency per

LIVE5NEWS.COM - 2017-11-16 10:42:21

Cadillac woman has UDAA charge dismissed

CADILLAC - A 25-year-old Cadillac woman who was facing up to five years in prison after she was arrested and arraigned in August on a driving offense in 84th District Court had the case against her dismissed. A motion known as a nolle prosequi was filed by the Wexford County Prosecutor's Office in

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-11-17 05:00:00

Cadillac man charged with felony drunken driving

James Thomas Houghton, 26, of Cadillac is facing several charges including felony drunken driving after he was arraigned recently in 84th District Court.Wexford County Jail CADILLAC - A 26-year-old Cadillac man is facing several charges including felony drunken driving after he was arraigned recentl

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-11-15 05:00:00

The Shepard's Table In Cadillac In Need Of More Volunteers For Thanksgiving Dinner

Next Thursday the Shepherd's Table in Cadillac will be serving up Thanksgiving meals to those in need, but they need your help to make that happen. Each year, people in Cadillac can go to the Shepherd's Table at the first Baptist church of Cadillac for a free, warm Thanksgiving meal. But right now t

9&10 NEWS - 2017-11-15 21:51:03

Second time's the charm for Cadillac hunter

MCBAIN - Cliff Nicholas of Cadillac shot this beautiful 8-point buck around 9 a.m. on Nov. 10 in the McBain area of Missaukee County. He said it would have been a 9-point but one of the spikes broke. He also said he felt lucky to have a second chance to harvest the buck as he had the opportunity a f

CADILLAC NEWS - 2017-11-15 05:00:00