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Scott questions NLRB chairman

May 16, 2013
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Some of the discord between South Carolina leaders and a federal agency over Boeing spilled over today during a congressional hearing. The Senate hearing was held to consider nominees to sit on the National Labor Relations Board. For his part, South Carolina Senator Tim Scott directed a question to Mark Gaston Pearce, NLRB board chairman,…

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Oconee student to be awarded at Carnegie Hall

May 16, 2013
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A Governor’s School for Art and Humanities student from Oconee County is set to receive an award during an event at the end of the month at New York City’s Carnegie Hall. The hallowed music hall is to be the venue for an awards ceremony for Walhalla’s Cina Noel and other Gold Medal Scholastic Art…

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Auto theft and its connection to home burglary

May 16, 2013
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The police in Walhalla say the capture of a suspect, they believe, will resolve two crimes—-a home burglary yesterday and an auto theft last night. That individual, Brandon Lewis Williams, 25, of Seneca was jailed at the Oconee Detention Center, charged with burglary second degree and grand larceny, according to Chief Ronald Wilbanks.  The chief…

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Thawing out cold cases

May 16, 2013
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Thawing out cold cases

True to a campaign promise, Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw begins to apply some heat to his department’s file of cold cases—cases of homicide or missing persons that have never been solved. Jimmy Watt, department spokesman, says starting this afternoon details will be available on the department website and thru its social media links on the…

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What do you think of school spending?

May 16, 2013
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Oconeeans next week get their annual chance to speak directly to the county trustees regarding what is to be spent during the next year on local public education. At their 6 p-m Monday meeting, the school board members will accept  comments and questions as part of their annual budget hearing. At last report, the board’s…

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Training completed!

May 16, 2013
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Army Pvt. Brian Hawker Jr. has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. He’s the son of Hannah Garcia of West Union and a 2012 Walhalla High graduate.

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State agency reviews PRWD’s plant project

May 16, 2013
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A state agency’s evaluation finds logic in Pioneer Water District’s intent to build its first treatment plant. As required by legislation signed into law by Governor Haley last year, Pioneer Water authorized an accountant to conduct an independent audit. In turn, as required by law, that audit was forwarded for review by the South Carolina…

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OC planning commissioner leads webinar

May 16, 2013
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An Oconee planning commissioner helps lead an education webcast arranged today by the South Carolina Association of Counties. The part played by commissioner Gwen McPhail, an Oconee agriculture businesswoman, centers on agricultural issues in land use: “All of South Carolina is developing rapidly, the population is growing, and there is no more land out there,…

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Spending matters await OCC action

May 16, 2013
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Big-ticket spending items await action during next week’s meeting of the Oconee County Council. County staff recommends the approval of a second, 5-year renewal of a deal to haul waste to a transfer station at a landfill in Homer, Georgia. The contract amount to be paid Waste Management is estimated at $1.1 million. And the…

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Oconee emergencies

May 16, 2013
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A man in a home near Salem required a medical helicopter transport last night for injuries in a crushing-type accident. Those injuries are said to have been suffered when a granite counter cover fell on the man at a home on Quarter Mile Road near north highway 11. He was flown to a Greenville hospital.…

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