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Burdette guilty of voluntary manslaughter

February 27, 2015

The Oconee trial of Adam Burdette ended with a guilty verdict to a lesser charge than murder. The jury found Burdette not guilty of murder, but guilty of voluntary manslaughter and guilty of possession of a weapon during the commission of a violent crime. Burdette is 36, and the sentence handed down by the judge…

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Proterra founder proclaims a “first in the world”

February 27, 2015

The founder of the company that makes electric-powered buses proclaimed Seneca’s all-electric bus service achievement a “first in the world.” Dale Hill was one of the headline speakers as Seneca held grand opening for its electric vehicle facility, inside the Seneca Rail Park building on…

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Jury to deliberate shortly

February 27, 2015

Right now members of the Oconee General Sessions trial jury are having lunch.  They then will start their deliberations in the case of Adam Burdette, charged with murder in the shooting death of Evan Tyner in 2013 near Westminster.  The jurors must choose among five…

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Tigers/Gamecocks renew rivalry this weekend

February 27, 2015

College baseball’s premier rivalry is this weekend as Clemson meets South Carolina for three games at three different sites. The series opens on Friday in Clemson at Doug Kingsmore Stadium…

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Upper section of South Carolina 130 to be repaved

February 27, 2015

Part of a South Carolina mountain highway will receive new coasts of asphalt paving, in a contract issued by the Department of Transportation. Josh Makison, resident construction engineer, says the…

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Tomorrow is “last chance” illegal buoy give back

February 27, 2015

A Clemson professor says an eastern migration of coyotes has landed the animals in every South Carolina county. And Greg Yarrow says those coyotes are here to stay. If you…

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  • March 1, 2015 4:00 pmLow Country Boil
  • March 2, 2015 3:00 pmBone Marrow Drive in Honor of AnnaLeigh,
  • March 2, 2015 4:00 pmDr. Seuss' Birthday Party
  • March 4, 2015 7:00 pmUnited Assembly of God Celebrate Recovery
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