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Police say man arrested driving stolen golf cart

November 5, 2013

Campus police at Clemson say they have arrested an 18-year old man who they say was driving a stolen golf cart. Grant Harris Henning of Little Silver, New Jersey was arrested around 2:30 Saturday morning after the campus police say they stopped a golf cart that was being driven with no lights on Cherry Road.…

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Pedestrian arrested at West Union

November 4, 2013

A man seen walking late at night in the middle of a West Union street was stopped by a county deputy and later arrested on three charges. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the deputy approached the man to learn his identity and find out why he was walking in the middle of Railroad Street—in the…

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Civil trial enters week two

November 4, 2013

After a one-day break Friday, the trial over the quality of work at a complex of Lake Keowee townhouses resumed today in the Oconee Common Pleas Court. In the first half of today, plaintiff’s witness Derek Hodgin completed his testimony. Hodgin was employed on behalf of Stoneledge homeowners to assess what needs to be done…

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Three OC police chiefs attend statewide meet

November 4, 2013

Three municipal chiefs of police from Oconee County were in Myrtle Beach over the weekend for a conference meeting of the South Carolina Police Chiefs Association. Westminster Chief Dean Awalt said one of the conference speakers, the assistant police chief in Newtown, Connecticut imparted valuable information about how small town police departments can cope with…

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Protesters say site clearing called off temporarily

November 4, 2013

At least for the time being, a protest has succeeded in stopping the clearing of a former school property for a Seneca utilities complex. And the protesters, homeowners in the Adams subdivision, have been promised a meeting later today with Bob Faires, city utilities superintendent. Sandra Gray and others who have signed a petition campaign…

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Susan Pickett not too proud to beg

November 4, 2013

Oconeeans have been answering a need to donate to build their county’s first shelter to protect the the community’s victims of domestic violence. Especially, as the holidays approach, Susan Pickett would like county residents to consider the plight of another shelter, already in operation, that has begun to fall on some hard times of its…

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“I’ve been looking forward to this day”

November 4, 2013

Dr. Mike Lucas is back on the job today as Oconee County Superintendent of Education. Lucas underwent a heart valve procedure and has adopted a regimen to stay fit and keep healthy. He has been walking a little more than five miles a day and climbing a minimum of ten floors of stairs. Lucas says…

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Bosch president to keynote luncheon

November 4, 2013

The president of Robert Bosch Corporation will be in the Upstate this week to deliver the keynote speech at Tri-County Tech’s Annual Report luncheon. That luncheon takes place at 11:30 tomorrow morning at the college’s Pendleton campus. And Mike Mansuetti, the Bosch president, can anticipate an audience of about 250 community, business, industrial, government and…

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Work resumes on Clemson project

November 4, 2013

SC Department of Transportation has resumed work on the 133-123 intersection project at Clemson. Construction was delayed last year to allow for the design of what the DOT called unforeseen construction items related to the railroad detour track and permanent track alignment to construct a new bridge without impeding railroad operations. According to the DOT’s…

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Wishing it were not so in the Adams subdivision

November 4, 2013

Contractors for Seneca start breaking ground today on a new use for a former school building. Some neighborhood residents wish the project to convert the former Kellett Elementary School into the new Seneca Light and Water complex were not to be. Angela and Harry Hamilton and some of their neighbors in the Adams subdivision are…

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  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
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