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Seneca receives audit report

March 18, 2013
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An auditor has given Seneca an unqualified opinion for its financial records covering the budget year that ended June 30 last year. City Clerk-Treasurer Joel Seavey says outside auditor Mike Stancil’s report was given last week, during city council’s regular March meeting. “Which means,” Seavey says, “there were no internal control problems or weaknesses that…

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Women beaten in Seneca and Walhalla

March 18, 2013
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The police say separate incidents in recent days have resulted in assault-type injuries of two women in both Seneca and Walhalla. The Seneca police arrested and charged 26-year old James Tyler Cannon with criminal domestic violence high and aggravated nature, in their investigation of an incident yesterday at Cannon’s home on Mill Road. The police…

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Drowning victim identified

March 18, 2013
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The coroner in Pickens County has identified Saturday’s drowning victim at Lake Jocassee. According to Coroner Kandy Kelley, the fatal victim of the kayak capsizing was Central resident Anlin Wang, a student at Clemson University. At the time, Wang wore a life vest.

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Jury qualifying begins

March 18, 2013
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At Oconee General Sessions Court, jury qualification began in the State’s case against a 41-year old man. Assistant Solicitor Lindsey Simmons called the case against Dan Lavert Temple, charged with possession of a controlled substance second degree and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine third offense. Temple is represented by Attorney Delane Rosemond. According…

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Changes affects Mountain Rest P-O

March 18, 2013
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Changes affects Mountain Rest P-O

The post office in the small Oconee mountain hamlet of Mountain Rest is affected by recent changes made by the U-S Postal Service.

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Lake Leroy: one of Mountain Rest’s jewels

March 18, 2013
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Lake Leroy:  one of Mountain Rest’s jewels

This inviting scene yesterday morning at Lake Leroy in the heart of Mountain was captured by a 96.3/WGOG snapshot.

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First Bellfest succeeds

March 18, 2013
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An estimated 400 people took part in the first event by Friends of Jocassee. Saturday’s fundraiser raised more than $2 thousand for Devil’s Fork State Park, according to Brooks Wade of Jocassee Lake Tours. Wade says Friends of Jocassee is a group dedicated not only to support the state park, but to protect and preserve…

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Red Flag lifted

March 18, 2013
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The statewide Red Flag Alert is now lifted by the S-C Forestry Commission. Fire weather conditions have abated to include rain, higher relative humidity, decreased winds, and cooler temperatures. The conditions also alleviate some of the strain on Forestry Commission equipment and personnel. Because of a major structure fire in Horry County, a burning ban…

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January jobless rate up

March 18, 2013
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Unemployment rose in both Oconee County and South Carolina in January, but more people were working than during January the year before. The Department of Employment and Workforce today reported the Oconee unemployment rate for the first month of the year reached 9.5%—-as compared with December’s 9%. Yet the number of Oconeeans on the job…

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Court opens this morning

March 18, 2013
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A week of Oconee General Sessions Court opens this morning at Walhalla, with Judge Cordell Maddox presiding.  Atop the trial docket are cases charging defendants with drug possession and grand larceny.  Two jurists, Edward Miller and Letitia Verdin, preside this week in Pickens County General Sessions Court.  There, jury qualification and selection begins this morning…

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