Hipps’ attorney takes issue with Solicitor

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  The attorney for Tucker Hipps’ parents took issue this afternoon with the conclusions drawn by the circuit solicitor of the credibility of a man who came forward to offer information that might pertain to the Clemson student’s death.  Attorney Jennifer Spragins Burnett said, “We could not disagree more with Ms. Adams’ opinions regarding the credibility of the new witness […]

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Be alert, allow for delays as schools start

Any time schools go back into session it’s good advice to stay alert around school zones and allow for delays.  The opening of Oconee public schools on Tuesday carries special attention for a section of n. highway 11, the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway, where a new $54 million dollar Walhalla High School will open its doors.  For the first time […]

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First community meeting held, more to follow

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The first in the series of Oconee County community meetings for the public to sound off on the county’s comprehensive plan took place last night in Fair Play and went well, according to one of the county employees who helped stage the meeting.  County planner Matthew Anspach said there was sufficient interest among Fair Play residents last night for the […]

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Trustees approach a vote

  Oconee’s school trustees appear to be on board with the idea of moving the district’s career center inside an Oconee County industrial park.  At their retreat meeting this week, Board Chairman Andy Inabinet says, the trustees looked favorably on endorsing and supporting moving the Fred Hamilton Career Center from Bountyland to the county’s Industry and Technology Park on South […]

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Police chase on SC 130

  The police in Seneca say a crime suspect drove his vehicle into a pair of squad cars early last evening as the police investigated a car break-in in the parking lot of a motel.  Chief John Covington says the incident started around 6 o’clock at the Best Way Inn on the By-Pass.  That led to a pursuit on nearby […]

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Food for the brain!

The key to what a Clemson professor said this afternoon in Seneca is whether her audience could remember it.  For those of advanced age and even the young, Dr. Cheryl Dye gave tips on how to avoid the devastating disease of the mind, Alzheimer’s.  As the director of the Clemson University Institute for Engaged Aging, Dye spoke as a professional.  […]

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Fraternity member’s lawyer disputes report

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The attorney for a Clemson fraternity member says media reports are not true that his client shined a flashlight into the dark waters of Lake Hartwell, looking for Tucker Hipps but no one tried to make a rescue.  Attorney Larry Brandt issued a brief on the record statement today to 101.7/WGOG on behalf of his client, Thomas Carter King, who […]

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