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Keep schools and communities gun-safe

October 17, 2013

Students at two Oconee elementary schools have joined thousands of students across the state to sign pledges to keep their schools and communities safe as participants in the SC 12th Annual Student Pledge Against Gun Violence. The students at Fair-Oak and Tamassee-Salem elementary schools made a commitment that pledges them that if they see a…

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Power outage affects part of CU campus

October 17, 2013

An apparent electric power outage affects several buildings on the Clemson University campus. Those affected lost service around 9:15 this morning and, according to a university spokesman, the outage is being attended to. We have an unconfirmed report that the power outage stranded some people in elevators.

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Burt takes to the friendly skies!

October 17, 2013
Burt takes to the friendly skies!

Burt Reynolds has apparently completed his part in Elbow Grease and, according to the Seneca events coordinator, was scheduled to fly home this morning to Jupiter, Florida. It means that Reynolds will not be taking Mayor Alexander up on an invitation to be part of tonight’s Jazz on the Alley. (By 9 this morning Jazz…

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The strange case of Adan Delgado Villa

October 17, 2013

The Georgia man whose body was found in the trunk of a car abandoned in a bank parking lot near Seneca 10 years ago likely was not killed there, but he was killed by somewhere. And today the Oconee Sheriff’s Office works to find and arrest his killer or killers. On a warm July day…

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Senators explain their “yes” and “no” votes

October 17, 2013

South Carolina’s U-S senators are explaining their votes in the process to re-open the government and avoid a financial default. Senator Lindsey Graham says he voted to support the Senate agreement, considering it as a stop to the bleeding and a chance to re-group. “To say we as Republicans left a lot on the table…

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Paving project delayed by wet weather

October 17, 2013

The paving of the Walhalla Library parking lot has been called off because of the wet weather. A further announcement will be made as to when the project is re-scheduled.

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Where is the fishing vest?

October 17, 2013
Where is the fishing vest?

Phil Shirley is telling quite a story about that fishing vest worn by Burt Reynolds this week at Oconee’s High Falls Park. The famed Hollywood actor was supposed to be wearing a fishing vest as part of his wardrobe for the “Elbow Grease” filming at the Lake Keowee park. But when it came time for…

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Investigator McMahan back on the stage

October 17, 2013

A sheriff’s officer gave testimony to implicate a Walhalla area man in the case of multiple crimes that occurred early last year at a home near highway 11. And when the trial resumes at 9 this morning at the Oconee Courthouse, investigator David McMahan will returns to the stand. The state has opened trial in…

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Tree-cutting accident fatal

October 16, 2013

This morning’s tree-cutting accident near downtown Seneca turned fatal for a 49-year old man who worked for a heating and air conditioning business. Coroner Karl Addis says Tyrome Harris of 205 N. Oak Street died late this morning at the hospital of injuries during a fall while cutting a tree limb. The incident occurred at…

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Creepy-crawlies look for warm winter homes

October 16, 2013

Shorter, cooler days send a signal to many insects that it’s time to look for warm winter home—perhaps your home! Clemson has researchers devoted to “six-legged science” and some specialize in exploring ways to keep pests and people apart. The bugs that bother us are cockroaches, fleas, ticks, ants, termites and wasps. And the list…

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