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Drought at Lake Hartwell
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June 14, 2019 - 1:51 pm
The recent rains we had brought the Upstate some good news. The S .C. Drought Response Committee has removed drought declarations for three Upstate counties. It also downgraded drought status for 35 others. The drought declaration was removed for Anderson, Pickens and Oconee counties. Greenville,...
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Evan Smith
November 26, 2018 - 4:24 pm
It’s now official: hemp is here. The quiet legalization of industrial hemp last year undid decades of legal precedent, dating back to the Maruhuana Tax Act of 1937 (yes, that’s marihuana, spelled with an “h”), which effectively made possession of hemp illegal under federal law. This autumn, South...
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