2nd person arrested in store incident near Clemson

The woman who ran across a four-lane highway to avoid Oconee deputies has apparently turned herself over to authorities in her home North Carolina county. And she’s now in the custody of Oconee County authorities in Walhalla. The Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Keri Ann Gibson Messick of Lowell, North Carolina on four charges: resisting arrest, disorderly conduct, unlawful […]

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Hearing for Clemson rental property owner

A show cause hearing is planned Monday at 6:30 p-m, before  the start of the Clemson City Council meeting for a rental property owner. According to city documents, it’ll be a chance for John Liu to demonstrate why the city should not suspend his right to rent property at 130 College Heights Boulevard for one year. Last month Liu pleaded […]

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Mailboxes destroyed on Ebenezer Road

Oconee sheriff’s officers late last night were investigating mailbox destruction on the Ebenezer Road near West Union. Four mailboxes were destroyed there, and the suspect culprit is believed to be a car or truck that ran off the side of the road. The Sheriff’s Office believes the vehicle has front-end damage. Several pieces of that vehicle were left behind.

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Swimming safety tips

With the start of the July 4 weekend and a summer recreation season ahead, Duke Energy wants to turn the focus on swimming safety for those who visit Lakes Keowee and Jocassee. “The number of drownings, especially children and teenagers, is tracking way ahead of the typical number for this time of year,” said Scott Jolley, public safety and recreation […]

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July 4 events in Oconee

You can catch July 4 fireworks in Seneca. But if you can’t wait for tomorrow night, there will be a fireworks display during Walhalla’s Independence Eve celebration starting at 9 tonight at soccer field—a block off Main Street. Here are some July 4 activities: Gates open at 4 tomorrow afternoon atSeneca’s Gignilliat Field. The Tams will perform and fireworks begin around […]

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I-85 accident

 A car overturned on I-85 this morning at Fair Play. Responders say there were two adults and four children inside a Grand Prix that wound up in the woods—just south of the highway 59 exit. No injuries reported to 96.3/WGOG NEWS. State troopers logged this morning’s accident at 6:10.

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Civil judgment tacked onto criminal sentence

A circuit judge has entered a civil judgment and lien against a Westminster woman who took campaign and personal money belonging to U-S Senator Lindsey Graham. In a ruling last week in the case of Mary Jennifer Adams, a former office worker for the senator, Judge Alex Macaulay said, “After hearing the evidence, I find that no cause was shown […]

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Chance for Clemson residents to run for City Council

Residents of Clemson have the chance this year to run for their city council. The Pickens County Registration and Elections Commission will hold the City of Clemson Municipal Election November 4, 2014, and three non-partisan seats on city council are available. Those who wish to file as candidates may do so between noon Friday, July 18 and noon Friday, August […]

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11-year old warrants served on drug suspect

A check with the National Crime Information Center enabled sheriff’s officers to serve arrest warrants on a 40-year old OconeeCounty man.  Those arrest warrants naming Chad Tyron Lee of the Campbell Bridge Road date back to the year 2003.  According to the arrest announcement, Lee had gone to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office to change his address—a requirement of those […]

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