Three meth labs found, one “cooking”

The Seneca police say a man had something up his sleeve–a cooking meth lab. The police say they found a man walking along W-S 4th Street around 3 o’clock yesterday morning.  That man was eventually arrested and charged with manufacturing methamphetamine second offense.  According to police, suspect David Allen Berry, 24-year old Seneca resident, carried backpack in which the police […]

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Workplace mishaps at two s. highway 11 locations

A fire at a manufacturing plant and a construction accident kept Oconee County public safety responders on the go late this morning.  The fire occurred at Lift Tek manufacturing; the workplace accident at J-Davis Construction.  Fire broke out around 10 am in a machine section of fork lift accessory maker Lift Tek.  Charlie King, Oconee Fire Chief, said fire fighters […]

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Final Four is set!

The South Carolina Gamecocks will make their first ever appearance in the college basketball Final Four when they face Gonzaga on Saturday in Arizona. The other Final Four matchup is between North Carolina and Oregon. The winners advance to the championship game on Monday, April 3.

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United Way seeks volunteer help this summer

The United Way of Oconee seeks the public to volunteer for its summer food program.  There are opportunities to pick up, deliver, and serve food.  For more information, contact the United Way’s Alyssa Bush or come to a meeting from 5 to 5:45 pm Wednesday, April 5 at the United Way Center in Seneca.  By sparing one hour out of […]

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State police to probe for Seneca fire cause

Seneca Fire Department now looks to the state police to pinpoint why an antique business burned at mid-day yesterday on E-N 1st Street.  After evaluating what the fire department learned, Chief Jan Oliver said the decision was made to ask agents of the state Law Enforcement Division to go into the building to determine the cause.  But Oliver says, for […]

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Stories abounded Sarturday in Walhalla

Stories abounded Saturday during a fish fry at Walhalla Middle School.  The event is an annual get together of men who grew up in Walhalla and carry vivid memories of school life in the Oconee County seat of government.  About 170 men attended this year’s event. Some of them drove from their homes in places such as Atlanta, Pawley’s Island, […]

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Bomb threat investigated at middle school

The police and others are investigating a bomb threat left during the night at the West-Oak Middle School.  Steve Hanvey of the Oconee School District says a bomb-sniffing dog is involved in the investigation, but there is no evidence that there is a bomb and the expectation is that the school day will begin shortly at the West-Oak Middle School.

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Man arrested after Seneca apartment incident

The police in Seneca have identified a Westminster area man as having been arrested and charged after an incident late Friday night at an apartment in Seneca.  Chief John Covington announced the arrest of Codie Alan Guthrie, 26 years old, on charges of first degree burglary and the possession of a firearm during the commission of a violent crime.  Around […]

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Gladys Ginn

Greenville – Gladys Irene Long Ginn, 95, widow of the late Manson R. Ginn, 11 Lamont Lane, passed away Thursday, March 23, 2017 at her residence.  A graveside service will be held 11:30 am, Saturday, March 25, 2017 at Oconee Memorial Park.  The family will receive friends from 10-11 am, prior to the service at Sandifer Funeral Home. The family […]

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