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Where’s the scooter operator?

May 2, 2013
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Two days later, the Westminster police are still on the lookout for the operator of a motor scooter who ditched his vehicle and ran off into the woods. Police Chief Dean Awalt said a city K-9 officer attempted to stop the scooter and its driver on the suspicion of speeding and failing to signal Tuesday…

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National Day of Prayer rally

May 2, 2013
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National Day of Prayer will be marked in Seneca with a rally at 6 o’clock downtown in the Norton-Thompson Park. Special speaker will be Dan Scott, radio announcer and the voice of Furman University athletics. Scott has started a foundation to help children who have been sexually, physically and mentally abused. Mayor Dan Alexander will…

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Co-winners of Citizen of the Year

May 2, 2013
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An educator and a manufacturer are sharing this year’s Citizen of the Year Award, given by the Westminster Rotary Club. At Tuesday’s awards banquet, Mary Newby and Ken Collins tied for the award. Collins is a Westminster area manufacturing company owner; Newby of West-Oak High teaches P-E and coordinates the Interact Club.

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OC to assume municipal building regs

May 2, 2013
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At its next meeting, Oconee County Council will consider absorbing building code duties in four of the county’s five municipalities. County Council Tuesday night is scheduled to consider in title only ordinances that would delegate municipal building code regulation in Walhalla, West Union, Salem, and Westminster to its building codes personnel. In recent times, the…

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Rotary prepares for today’s crowd

May 2, 2013
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A crowd between 150 and 200 is expected for the annual Seneca Rotary Club scholarship meeting today in the gymnasium at the St. Mark Methodist Church.

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Attorney: OSD “not involved in any way”

May 2, 2013
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A defense attorney has filed court papers asserting the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department played no part in the arrest of a man who was later found not guilty of all charges in a 2004 murder case. The man, Lexington County resident Lloyd Lash, has since filed a damage lawsuit. The case in the General Sessions…

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OC fire fighter awarded at state meet

May 2, 2013
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OC fire fighter awarded at state meet

An Oconee volunteer fire fighter, T-J Harlos, last weekend received the 2013 Scotty Taylor Achievement Award during the Southeastern Fire and Life Safety Education Conference at Myrtle Beach. Harlos is a member of the Picket Post-Camp Oak department where he serves as the volunteer coordinator for the safety and fire education team. Oconee Fire Chief…

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Thieves go on Wells Highway rampage

May 2, 2013
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The Oconee Sheriff’s Office seeks the public’s help to solve thefts last weekend near Seneca on the Wells Highway. Information provided that helps solve the cases could mean a cash reward. The crimes occurred between Saturday and Monday. At 1974 Wells Highway, someone removed a gate from a driveway and took a green E-Z-Go golf…

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Teacher of the Year

May 1, 2013
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The suspense ends at 5:30 this afternoon with the announcement in Columbia of South Carolina’s new Teacher of the Year. A first grade teacher at Pickens Elementary School, Darlene Sutton, is one of the five finalists. The winner gets a cash reward and the use of a BMX3 for a year.

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Caution to thieves!

May 1, 2013
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Caution to thieves!

This is a message you can typically spot along Oconee roadways where crews are burying fiber optic for the high-speed Internet access project.

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