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Event Planner an idea whose time has come?

April 24, 2013
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Seneca has one. And now might be the right time for Walhalla to consider an event planner for its city. Budget chairman Tjay Bagwell introduced the idea last night at City Hall. His idea was music to the ears of Councilwoman Jennifer Woodward Crawford. “When we did the grant for the Depot Park, I threw…

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Walhalla looks to balance new budget

April 24, 2013
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Walhalla’s elected leaders have their eyes on potential new sources of revenue to balance their next budget and create new sources of funds to apply to their vision to make the city better. Mayor Danny Edwards and four city council members held a budget work session last night at City Hall. Tjay Bagwell, mayor pro-tem…

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More drug arrests

April 23, 2013
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More drug arrests

 Oconee sheriff’s officers made drug arrests—-today and last night. The Sheriff’s Department announcement states Bobby Jay Eugene Shead, 41-years old, has been charged with making meth and possessing chemicals and cooking equipment used at his home, 430 Village Creek Circle. According to deputies, two tips were phoned in—-complaints of a smell of methamphetamine and a…

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Six prescribed burns in 2013

April 23, 2013
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An especially wet winter and spring this year curtailed the usual number of prescribed burns on U-S forest land in Oconee County. In 2013, one half dozen burns were conducted, including the sixth and final one Monday near Salem. Mike Crane, District Ranger, said, “We usually hope to burn more than that (4,000-5,000 acres) each…

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Children Stay Safe Week

April 23, 2013
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Oconee Sheriff’s Office joins in this week in the recognition of SC Internet Crimes Against Children “Stay Safe Online” week. Governor Haley issued a proclamation that states more than 375 arrests and 246 convictions have resulted from the work of the Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. The Oconee Sheriff’s Office has been a part…

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School phones out!

April 23, 2013
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Some kind of problem has interrupted telephone service to all Oconee public schools and the district offices. At this point, Superintendent Mike Lucas says, emails seem to be working OK. But if it is a phone message you wish to make to the schools, be patient, at least for the time being.

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OSB road show tomorrow and Thursday

April 23, 2013
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Oconee school trustees this week are going to try to keep up with the Jones’s when it comes to what’s fair and feasible for athletic facility expenses, as part of the plans for the new Walhalla High School. Chairman Andy Inabinet and other members of the board plan two days of visits to Seneca and…

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Pickens and Anderson prison sentences

April 23, 2013
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Judges have sent defendants to prison for multiple-year terms in both Pickens and Anderson counties. The office of 13th Circuit Solicitor, Walter Wilkins, announced a 23-year prison term was handed down to 25-year old Ricky Lee Smith of Norris for first degree burglary at seven Pickens County homes. In three of those instances, victims were…

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OC robotics team to compete nationally

April 23, 2013
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The National 4-H Council in Chevy Chase, Maryland announced today that 16 4-H robotics teams, including one from Oconee County, have advanced to the national championship. The Oconee County 4-H First Noble Team (Team 4452 from Seneca) and the others are set to compete Thursday through Saturday at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis,…

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Graham decries Obama decision

April 23, 2013
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South Carolina’s senior U-S senator has decried the decision of the Obama administration against classifying the surviving Boston bombing suspect an enemy combatant. And Lindsey Graham so said during a Washington news conference, excerpts of which are being carried today on 96.3/WGOG NEWS.

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