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Deputies take tourniquet training

November 7, 2013
Deputies take tourniquet training

 Oconee County deputy sheriffs have completed tourniquet training with the kits that all certified deputies now carry. Those kits contain a tourniquet, bandages and other materials that can be used to treat wounds—whether it is their wounds, fellow deputies’ wounds or other individuals. During training sessions by Tactical Medical Solutions of Anderson, the Oconee deputies…

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CU concept car displayed at trade show

November 7, 2013
CU concept car displayed at trade show

  A six-seat sports car, engineered by Clemson students, is on display this week at an automotive trade show. The engineering work is that of students at the Clemson International Center for Automotive Research. Called Deep Orange 3, the car features a hybrid powertrain that automatically chooses front-, rear- or all-wheel-drive. It was unveiled at the…

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Defense presents witness

November 7, 2013

In trial week number two, the plaintiffs’ side rested and the defense gets to make its case. Yesterday afternoon Richard Moore of Moore-Hackney Associates testified on his plan for repairing town homes at Stoneledge on Lake Keowee. The trial is taking place in the Oconee Common Pleas Court at Walhalla.  

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Musicians choose unusual travel mode

November 6, 2013

An unusual sight this afternoon at Clemson. A man and a woman, riding a pony and a bicycle, are creating talk among those they meet because of the unusual mode of transportation they’ve chosen to make a cross-country trip. The two people—Hannah and Harvey—are musicians who made Clemson a stop on their trip from Asheville,…

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Texting can wait, Governor Haley says

November 6, 2013

Governor Haley wants college students to pledge that they will not text and drive. Haley joined the university presidents at both Clemson and South Carolina and others today to announce Texting Can Wait – Pledge Day and encourage students to take part in the awareness campaign. Students can do that by collecting fellow student pledges…

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Wanted man arrested this morning

November 6, 2013

A 21-year old Seneca area man, the subject of a public alert from the Sheriff’s Office, is in custody. According to the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, Keith Antwane Jackson was arrested this morning at the Probation Office and sent to the county Detention Center. The Sheriff’s Office listed charges against Jackson as breaking into automobiles and…

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Federal budget woes to impact Lake Hartwell

November 6, 2013

Declining federal money will impact visitor services next year at two lakes managed by the Army Corps of Engineers. Projected budget cuts for 2014 are being termed significant, and the Corps reacted today with an announcement that it will close one campground and five-day use areas at Lake Hartwell and four campgrounds at Lake Thurmond.…

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Walhalla requests the county’s help

November 6, 2013

Oconee County Council referred for more study last night a request from Walhalla to help the city fire department install hydrants outside the city’s corporate limits. At issue is Walhalla’s request for the county to provide up to $37,100 to assist in installing seven hydrants. In response to a question from Chairman Joel Thrift, County…

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Seneca’s FFA at national meet

November 6, 2013
Seneca’s FFA at national meet

  Nine Seneca High students and their adviser have returned from last week’s national FFA convention in Louisville, Kentucky. Seneca agriculture teacher Christina Alexander says she could not be more proud of the students and the work they put in to compete in the national agri-science fair.

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Kellett protest meeting tomorrow

November 6, 2013

Homeowners opposed to Seneca building a utilities complex in the vicinity of where they live plan a rally tomorrow night. It’s to be a 6:30 meeting at the nearby Trinity Baptist Church, according to the mother of one of the nearby neighbors. Apparently there had been hope that Mayor Alexander or other city officials would…

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