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Never drink and drive!

December 30, 2014

Walhalla police will stage safety checkpoints at various locations tomorrow on New Year’s Eve. Officer Holcombe and his colleagues at the police station remind everyone that New Year’s is a time to celebrate in a way safe to yourself and everyone else. The city police will utilize additional officers tomorrow night to patrol for impaired…

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Holiday closings

December 30, 2014

Oconee Solid Waste has announced the closing of all facilities for New Year’s Day on Thursday.  The closing of the convenience centers and other facilities will allow the employees to spend the holiday with their friends and families.

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Arrest made as part of “Operation Infinity”

December 23, 2014

The criminal offense alleging neglect of a child is the reason that a 24-year old man with no fixed address has been removed from the roads and streets of Oconee County and given a place in jail. It’s there, at least for the time being, that Kenneth Daniel Jones will remain pending a court date.…

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Tracking Santa’s route to your home!

December 23, 2014

Many children across the globe will be watching and waiting tomorrow night for Santa to arrive with much anticipated toys and gifts. And that means most children will be too excited to go to sleep.Parents can help their kids track Santa as he travels across the skies tomorrow night by going on line to the…

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“Significant hole” on bridge deck

December 23, 2014

South Carolina Department of Transportation says there is an emergency lane closure today on Interstate-95 at mile marker 175. What the DOT terms “a significant hole in the bridge deck” over the Big Pee Dee River will require repairs that are expected to be completed today. For more information, the public may contact District Engineering…

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Guard trips return from overseas

December 23, 2014

Troops from the National Guard unit based out of Toccoa, Georgia are returning home. Toccoa’s WNEG reports that a return ceremony for troops from the 876th Engineering Company is scheduled for this evening.876th Engineering Company Family Readiness Group Chair Amanda Isreal says that the ceremony, where the soldiers will be re-united with their families is…

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Stegall and Davis awarded during Christmas party

December 23, 2014

Special awards were handed out during this year’s Christmas party for the Westminster Fire Department.  Fire fighter Leslie “Junior” Stegall received “Firefighter of the Year.”  Voted on by all department members, this award is reserved for the one who shows leadership, dedication, heroism, integrity, time and service to both the department and the community.  Stegall’s…

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76-year old was pedestrian fatality

December 23, 2014

An elderly Seneca man, on the way to a medical appointment, was the victim this morning of a truck-pedestrian accident on 123—the main highway artery between Seneca and Clemson. Coroner Karl Addis said the accident that took the life of pedestrian Franklin G. Hester occurred in the west bound lanes of the highway. Hester was…

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Fatal accident leaves road closures

December 23, 2014

This morning’s fatal traffic accident on 123 near Clemson has left road closures, and motorists headed in the vicinity of 123 and Davis Creek Road are being encouraged by Oconee Emergency Services to avoid the area for the time being. The accident, around 6 this morning, is believed to have involved a pedestrian. There are…

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Clemson seeks volunteers

December 23, 2014

Clemson seeks volunteers to fill seats on the city’s boards and commissions. The city invites residents to apply for openings on the board of zoning appeals, the planning commission, the board of architectural review and the arts and culture commission.

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Calendar

  • July 1, 2015 7:00 pmMountain Heart Free Concert
  • July 1, 2015 7:00 pmVBS at Church of Christ, Lavonia
  • July 3, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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