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September 1, 2006 RSS feed / Government / Neighborhood

State representative tours Syncrude Oil Sands

Representative Joan Brady joined Vermont Gov. Jim Douglas and Colorado Lt. Governor Jane Norton as part of a trade group that met with Canadian officials and members of Parliament to discuss US/ Canada trade policy and alternate fuel sources. More...

Cayce City Council Meeting August 29, 2006 + 5:30 pm

By John Murray

Getting started Cayce Mayor Avery B. Wilkerson Jr. called the meeting to order shortly after 5:30 pm. All members of council, Mayor Wilkerson, Mayor Pro-tem Richard Myers, James Jenkins, Kenneth Jumper, and Robert Malpass, were present. More...

U.S. Sen. John McCain visits Columbia

In the back Rick Quinn, Jack Van Loan, and Temple Ligon visit with U. S. Sen. John McCain during his visit to Columbia August 17, 2006. More...