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Bail denied for murder defendant

December 16, 2013

It’s back to jail for an Oconee murder defendant. Judge Alex Macaulay this afternoon ruled Joshua Randall Ferguson a potential danger to the community and refused to set bail. Ferguson is accused of shooting Charles Benson Cantrell in the back on a Friday night last month near Seneca. Kelli Cantrell, Ferguson’s fiancé, described the defendant…

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Five arrests in larceny and gun case

December 16, 2013

Oconee sheriff’s officers, so far, have made five arrests in crime investigations that began with burglary cases in the Seneca and Westminster areas. In each instance, guns were among the items stolen. Among the five arrested are a man and his mother. The man, Andrew Lane Carver, was charged with grand larceny and first degree…

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Lottery tickets stolen near Salem

December 16, 2013

Nearly $7 thousand worth of lottery tickets were taken in a weekend burglary at a store near Salem. The burglary at Little River General Store on highway 11 was discovered early Sunday morning when a passerby noticed an open front door and broken glass. Oconee sheriff’s officers appear to be on hot on the trail…

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Bookmobile on the road this afternoon!

December 16, 2013

The Oconee Public Library bookmobile is en route this afternoon to Long Creek.

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Westminster to take up member cities resolution

December 16, 2013

Seneca and Walhalla have already had a lot to say about Joint Regional Sewer Authority resolution 2013-22. Now it’s going to be Westminster’s chance. City Administrator David Smith says he will lay out the two-and-a-half-page document for the consideration of his city’s elected leaders during tomorrow night’s December meeting of the Westminster City Council. By…

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Accident in Seneca intersection

December 16, 2013

An accident shortly before 8 o’clock this morning involved two cars at a Seneca intersection. No one was reported hurt at 123 and Old Salem Road. The police say one driver was issued a citation charging uninsured vehicle.

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Bus shadowing today on “CAT” routes

December 16, 2013

Bus-shadowing begins today on the Seneca routes of “CAT”–Clemson Area Transit. Don’t be surprised to see Seneca’s diesel-gas buses in tandem with the city’s new electric-powered buses. Ed Halbig calls it shadowing. The planning and community development director says the purpose is for the drivers and the four electric buses to start to acclimate to…

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First day event at Devil’s Fork State Park

December 16, 2013

Christmas is a week away, but those who make up Friends of Jocassee are thinking ahead to the start of 2014. The Lake Jocassee group is announcing plans for a First Day celebration at Devil’s Fork State Park on Lake Jocassee. They are planning a 5K run, guided ranger hikes, and a loon plunge in…

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Tea Party meeting to focus on Senate race

December 16, 2013

A meeting this week of the Seneca Tea Party focuses on next year’s race for the U-S Senate in South Carolina. The meeting takes place 6:30 to 8:30 Thursday night in the Seneca Gignilliat Community Center, and the public is invited.

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DHEC re-structuring closes Oconee office

December 16, 2013

The state health agency’s decision to regionalize means no more Oconee County office for copies of birth and death certificates. But the Oconee coroner’s office has advice on where and how to obtain a birth or death certificate which may be required to obtain a driver’s license, passport, documentation for employment, or life insurance benefits.…

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