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Blue Ridge holds annual meeting

May 13, 2014

A crowd estimated at five thousand took in last night’s annual membership meeting in Pickens of the Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative. Blue Ridge reported that the crowd for the 74th yearly gathering numbered 2,734 members. Westminster resident Dick Martin left the occasion the winner of the evening’s grand prize—a 2007 Ford F-150 pickup truck. During…

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Potential prospect pays a visit!

May 13, 2014

A potential prospect for Oconee’s Golden Corner Commerce Park paid a one-hour visit yesterday. County Administrator Scott Moulder said the prospect had a look at the county’s industrial park property on highway 59, but no commitments were made.  

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Tractor-trailer leaks hazardous chemical

May 12, 2014

Anderson County HAZMAT responders and other emergency responders were mitigating what was described as a small leak of hydrogen chloride this morning from a tractor-trailer truck. The mishap scene is I-85 northbound at the nine-mile marker. Capt. Matthew Littleton of the Anderson Sheriff’s Office says it became necessary to order an evacuation within a 300-foot…

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Political forum tonight in Seneca

May 12, 2014

A political forum tonight in Seneca will draw candidates for Oconee Probate Judge and two seats on the Oconee County Council (Districts 1 and 3.) The forum is sponsored by the Oconee Republican Party and will take place at 6 at the Gignilliat Community Center. Everyone is invited.

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West Union leaders meet

May 12, 2014

At their meeting tomorrow night, West Union leaders will talk about a turn signal for Main Street and the South Carolina 11 intersection. West Union Town Council meets at 6 tomorrow night at Town Hall.

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Fair-Oak Youth Center board meets tonight

May 12, 2014

The public has an invitation to attend a meeting tonight of the board for the Fair-Oak Youth Center. There will be discussion of the proposed Golden Corner Community Center—a project that’ll depend on whether Oconee voters approve this fall’s one-cent sales tax referendum. Tonight’s meeting takes place at the Fair-Oak Youth Center and begins at…

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Tech honor student graduates debt-free

May 12, 2014

A Tri-County Tech student from Seneca may follow a hectic schedule, but he managed to graduate as an honors student, debt-free, with a degree in automotive technology. And Jeremy Davies is not finished learning. He’s headed to Ferris State University for a bachelor’s degree. At Tech, Davies attended classes during the day and then moved…

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DOT crews worked to restore traffic signals

May 12, 2014

DOT crews worked yesterday to restore traffic signals at U-S 123 and South Carolina 93 near Clemson. A spokesman for the Oconee Sheriff’s Office said officers were investigating the circumstances of an accident, in which a car hit the traffic control box for that highway juncture.

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Saturday’s victim was Sandra Faye Dickson

May 12, 2014

The victim in Saturday night’s pedestrian and vehicle accident in Oakway was Sandra Faye Dickson. Coroner Karl Addis identified the 63-year old Dickson as the woman killed by an SUV headed west on South Carolina 24. According to the highway patrol the vehicle involved, a 2012 GMC, was driven by Westminster resident Joshua Allen Cox.…

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Motorcycle wreck proves fatal

May 12, 2014

A Sunday evening motorcycle accident near Seneca proved fatal to its operator—a 38-year old man. Coroner Karl Addis said the victim, Martinze Oneal Buchanan, went into cardiac arrest and died in the emergency room at the hospital an hour later. The 9-1-1 system was activated at 6:17 last night for the accident near 335 Rochester…

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Calendar

  • December 20, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
  • December 20, 2014 7:00 pm35th Old Fashion Christmas Pageant
  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
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