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Thanksgiving message from the Heritage Center

November 26, 2014

A seasonal message today from the folks who operate the Oconee Heritage Center in Walhalla. They wish for everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving. The museums will be closed tomorrow, but everyone is invited to bring families and friends on Friday and Saturday. The museum in Walhalla will operate 12 to 6 Friday and 10…

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Citizens of South Oconee forming

November 25, 2014

In the aftermath of Voice of Southern Oconee, Citizens of South Oconee Alliance is forming. After the defeat of the one-cent capital project referendum, Voice of Southern Oconee announced plans to disband. But the group issued a statement today saying it is heartened that others have stepped forward. Some long-time area residents are forming the…

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Jeep stolen near Clemson

November 25, 2014
Jeep stolen near Clemson

  Oconee County investigators believe someone broke through a locked fence to steal a red Jeep. In the weekend crime, a pickup-style 1991 Jeep Comanche with silver striping, was stolen from highway 123 near the Wells Highway. The rear glass contains lettering that reads Clemson 4×4 club. The vehicle tag is H-N-T-1-3-4. If you have…

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Tips for staying safe at holiday time

November 25, 2014

The busiest travel day and the day that is still regarded the busiest for holiday shopping are sufficient reasons for everyone to exercise caution this week. And the Oconee Sheriff’s Office is out with some tips to make the experience the easiest and safest it can be. The motor club AAA predicts more than 46…

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Things get too hot at the Huddle House

November 25, 2014

A kitchen fire forced the evacuation last night of Seneca’s Huddle House Restaurant.  Chris Cartee of the fire department says the By-Pass 123 restaurant remains closed pending an investigation of what happened.  The fire occurred during the midnight hour last night, forcing an evacuation of the building.

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Senator issues statement on grand jury decision

November 25, 2014

Senator Tim Scott, South Carolina Republican, says a Missouri’s grand jury decision not to issue an indictment in the shooting death of 18-year old Michael Brown last summer is only one of a number of federal and state investigations.  And Scott said, “As federal and state officials continue to examine all the facts surrounding this…

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Wellness and culinary delight at Oconee Memorial

November 25, 2014

For a second year, judges have applauded Oconee Memorial Hospital for its culinary talents as they relate to wellness. At last night’s board meeting, OMH Campus President Hunter Kome said hospital chefs and food preparers were the winners during a recent cooking well invitational in Charleston. The team of food preparers from OMH impressed the…

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OMH board makeup changing

November 25, 2014

The makeup of the board that sets policy for the Oconee Memorial Hospital at the local level is changing. An announcement is expected today of the board’s selection of a new member. At last night’s meeting, with gratitude for jobs well done, Regional President Jeanne Ward and Board Chairman Rick Phillips bid farewell to Thelma…

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Westminster man arrested in theft investigation

November 25, 2014

Oconee sheriff’s officers arrested a Westminster man at his Highland Avenue home Friday on theft charges from an investigation two weeks earlier on the Greenfield Road near the city limit. According to authorities, Tony Mitchell Mulkey was also charged with breaking into a motor vehicle at a home at the crime scene. Deputies began investigating…

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House fire near Seneca

November 25, 2014

A house fire last night near Seneca kept fire fighters busy for several hours. The house fire call on Goddard Avenue near Shiloh Road was sounded first at 7:45 and the Seneca fire fighters and others remained at the fire scene until 12:45 this morning.  No one was home at the time, but the damage…

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Calendar

  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • 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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