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Copper thief strikes church

May 2, 2014

Copper thieves have targeted church property near Seneca. The crime was reported yesterday at the Oconee Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church on the Rochester Highway. Pastor Robert Anderson told investigating deputy Beddingfield that someone cut the copper out of the air conditioning units. The loss was estimated at $1,500.      

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Free home fire inspection

May 2, 2014

Oconee County’s four municipal fire departments are offering free home inspections to those within their fire districts. It’s a collaborative effort to spread awareness of the potential fire dangers in the home and to enhance everyone’s safety. To schedule an appointment for a free inspection, call your department: Westminster Fire Department at 647-3206, Walhalla Fire…

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Arrest in one month old theft case

May 2, 2014

The charge of grand larceny has been placed against a 19-year old Oconee County man arrested in a one-month old investigation. The man arrested, Michael Andrew Poole Jr., of Owens Road, Seneca, was lodged in the Oconee Detention Center yesterday. Since March 31, sheriff’s officers have been investigating the theft of a pickup truck and…

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Legal troubles mount for New Year’s motorist

May 2, 2014

Legal troubles are mounting against a young Seneca woman whose two small children were killed at night January 1 in a one-car accident. The highway patrol charged Melissa Cassandra Patton with driving under suspension and felony driving under the influence, death results. Yesterday a Columbia attorney, on behalf of Utica Baptist Church, filed a civil…

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Incident threat response was an EXERCISE

May 2, 2014

While much of South Carolina slept during the night, the FBI and others simulated a response to a make-believe terrorist attack in a public venue. The scene for last night’s exercise was Columbia’s Columbiana Mall, and the mall was closed for the night.  

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Philanthropic mission at Lakeview Assisted Living

May 2, 2014

Volunteers from a philanthropic mission organized by St. John’s Lutheran Church will devote tomorrow to the Lakeview Assisted Living facility on Camp Road near Walhalla. Several activities are planned to engage the Lakeview residents—all of them leading up to the completion of a gazebo. Operation INASMUCH is a one-day blitz by church members. According to…

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Clemson boil water advisory

May 2, 2014

A boil water advisory is in effect for several neighborhoods in Clemson. The advisory has been issued as a precaution because of low water pressure caused by a line tie-in on Downs Loop. It covers Downs Boulevard, Downs Loop, Hickory Way, Birch Place, Keystone Lane, Evergreen Drive, Hill Pine Court, and Berkeley Court. Residents in…

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Placing those electric lines underground

May 2, 2014

“I think it went well.” That is how Walhalla’s Scott Parris described a meeting this week to plan for the city’s Streetscape project. In this meeting Parris, along with a representative of the city’s contract landscape engineering company, talked with Duke Energy officials about the long-talked about project to bury electric power lines in a…

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Three contractors bid on Walhalla utilities work

May 1, 2014

A Pickens contractor appears to be the low bidder for the job of phase two of the Chicopee Mill Hill water line replacement project. Scott Parris, city utilities director, says Inflow Utilities bid a little more than $431 thousand, 500 dollars. Engineers must now pore over the bids submitted at today’s deadline by three companies…

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Corbeil-Cammick invited for candidate forums

May 1, 2014

The two contestants for Seat One, Oconee County Council are being invited for as many as three separate candidate forums in advance of their Republican primary showdown June 10. The candidates are the incumbent, Paul Corbeil, and the challenger, Edda Cammick. 96.3/WGOG NEWS has learned that three forums have been scheduled May 12, May 15,…

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  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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