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No Child Left Behind rankings announced

October 21, 2014

Oconee public schools show improvement in newly-released report card ratings for the Elementary and Secondary Education Act—commonly known as No Child Left Behind. The Oconee district saw its rating improve, from 48th in the state last year to 33rd this year. Oconee’s elementary school rating increased. But both the ratings for the middle and high…

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Ambulances collide in Walhalla

October 21, 2014

As the result of an accident yesterday in Walhalla, one of two Oconee Memorial Hospital ambulances involved in the accident was disabled. The accident yesterday morning on W. S. Broad Street involved two ambulances on their way to a call. Hunter Kome, president of the…

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Oconeean arrested on attempted murder charge

October 20, 2014

An incident during the early morning hours last Friday at an apartment complex led the Westminster police to arrest a 30-year old Oconee County man on the charge of attempted murder. The police say the individual charged was Dennis James Duncan of Duncan Valley Road,…

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Westminster accident involved three vehicles

October 20, 2014

The police say an accident this morning at a Westminster intersection involved three vehicles and sent two people to the hospital. The police say the accident shortly after 7:30 began…

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Macaulay to lead Veterans Day parade

October 20, 2014

A man regarded as one of Oconee’s highly regarded citizens will lead this year’s Veterans Day Parade in OconeeCounty.  The selection of Alex Macaulay of West Union, who retires in…

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Trailer stolen near Seneca

October 20, 2014

Oconee sheriff’s officers are investigating a theft from a Seneca area business. Someone last Thursday night cut a cable across the entranceway to Blue Ridge Machine on the Wells Highway…

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Calendar

  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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