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Bartee seeks parole

July 2, 2015

Inmate James Bartee could gain early release next month—provided the state Probation and Parole Board agrees.  A spokesman today said Bartee, the one-time candidate for Oconee Sheriff, will go before the board of Probation, Parole and Pardon Services Wednesday, August 5 in Columbia to request parole.  Bartee began serving a five-year term in September 2013,…

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“Let’s fly away….”

July 2, 2015

A new, not-for-proft flying club in OconeeCounty says it can offer the novice lessons for as much as 40% less than what it would cost to enroll in a school for profit.  The Golden Corner Flying Club, stationed at the OconeeRegionalAirport, has formed based on…

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Another summer storm!

July 2, 2015

For a second day, Oconee is being pelted by a summer storm.  This one, nearly 24 hours after the first one.

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Accident blocks roadway

July 2, 2015

 At this hour, state troopers say an accident in Oconee County has blocked the roadway.  The accident scene is Old Grove Road at SC 24, the West-Oak Highway.

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It may be the cost of living, but people don’t like it

July 2, 2015

Walhalla utility customers are making known their displeasure this week after opening their water bills.  The city, effective yesterday, raised charges for customers inside and outside the city.  Those increased…

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James Moore’s replacement next week

July 2, 2015

At a special meeting next week, Walhalla intends to name a new public works director, to replace James Moore, who retired this week after 25 years.  The city council is…

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Calendar

  • July 3, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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