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Oconeean arrested in case of burglary and assault

January 13, 2014

A late night home burglary near Seneca has landed a 28-year old Oconeean in jail, charged with multiple offenses. Sheriff’s Office reports show Robert Scott Sosebee of Timberlake Drive, Seneca was charged with burglary first degree and assault and battery third degree at Tyson Circle near the W. Sizemore Road. The burglary occurred shortly before…

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Corbeil seeks, second 4-year term

January 13, 2014

The Oconee County councilman serving District One wants to make it a second, four-year term in the 2014 elections. Paul Corbeil today announced his intent to seek re-election. Corbeil has been serving since August 2009. The Keowee Key resident expresses his desire to move the county forward. And, in a prepared statement, he said this,…

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Tech staff member in line for recognition

January 13, 2014

A Tri-County Technical College staff member from Seneca is one of three educators of the year at her college. And the honor for Stephanie Winkler will include recognition next month at a meeting of the South Carolina Technical Education Association. Working as Disabilities Coordinator since 2011, Winkler spends much of her time on the telephone…

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Fatality identified

January 13, 2014

Coroner Karl Addis has now identified the fatality in yesterday’s crash near Seneca as Sidney Michael Allagood, 64-year old resident of Miller Farm Road, Westminster. Addis said Allagood died in the emergency department at Greenville Memorial Hospital at 11:52 a-m of multiple trauma.

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Senate hopeful speaks in Seneca

January 13, 2014

A hopeful this year for the U-S Senate from South Carolina speaks Wednesday in Seneca. Republican Richard Cash speaks during the 7:30 Wednesday morning meeting at the Seneca Family Restaurant of the Golden Corner Rotary Club.

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Fatality’s identity to be made known today

January 13, 2014

At the request of the family, Oconee Coroner Karl Addis is waiting until today to publicly identify the man killed in the crash of a motorcycle and a tractor-trailer accident. Yesterday’s accident at 10:15 a-m on highway 76 at the truck entrance to Cryovac Industries proved fatal to the motorcycle operator—identified so far as a…

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Pipes burst at Animal Rescue

January 10, 2014

The cold of last Monday and Tuesday did a number on the pipes at an animal home in the Tamassee community of Oconee County. The water pipes burst there ruining walls and other materials. As a result, Sundance Mountain Animal Rescue could use some donated materials. If you can spare insulation, wall covering, and even…

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Bank takes precautions in case of card fraud

January 10, 2014

Customers of an Oconee-based bank have been notified that they may have been at potential risk in a case of debit car fraud. Community First’s Fred Sheppard says when his bank was notified by its credit-card processors that debit cards of some of the bank’s customers are likely to have been compromised. Sheppard says his…

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Suspected kidnapping case ends near state line

January 10, 2014

A case of suspected kidnapping and other crime that started at a manufacturing plant near Seneca ended later in the day yesterday at the Georgia-South Carolina line. And Oconee Sheriff’s Office has announced three charges against 58-year old Westminster area resident Douglas Ray Holden. A third-party telephone call alerted the Sheriff’s Office dispatchers to an…

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Fire was arson, Sheriff reports

January 10, 2014

A fire that occurred at a trailer home that had been the scene of a murder-suicide a year ago has been judged a case of arson, and Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says his office is investigating, though no arrests just yet. The fire occurred near Seneca on the Steve Nix Road. And the woman who…

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