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NRC holds informal “open house”

May 10, 2013

Overall, in the federal government’s view, the Oconee Nuclear Station’s three units operated safely during the year 2012. The lack of inspection findings or performance indicators that would cause the NRC to raise its oversight and inspection reflected into the informal atmosphere in which last night’s annual assessment meeting was carried out at Duke’s World…

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Today’s a holiday!

May 10, 2013

Today is Confederate Memorial Day in South Carolina. All county offices are closed.

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New home for Westminster voting

May 10, 2013

For any and all future elections, those who cast ballots in Westminster precincts one and two have a new home. The Oconee Election Commission has announced Westminster voters will now cast ballots at the fire station at 116 Emergency Lane—in place of the traditional Legion Hut location on Lucky Street. The move is designed to…

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SPD chases leads in car break-ins

May 10, 2013

Thieves took cash and electronics in a series of Wednesday night car break-ins at Seneca. By yesterday afternoon, the police were following leads to solve four car break-ins—one at a South Townville Street apartment and three in the area of the Laing Court apartments. Police Chief John Covington says one vehicle had been left unlocked.…

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20 new charges against Ivester

May 10, 2013

An Oconee County inmate was served yesterday with an additional 20 arrest warrants. According to the Sheriff’s Department, the new warrants naming Robert Scott Ivester cover each of Oconee’s public schools—charging him with disturbing schools. The warrants allege Ivester threatened to harm himself and others between April 29 and May 3 at a college campus.…

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OSD qualifies for exception to the rule

May 9, 2013

Oconee School District administration recommends raising student breakfast and lunch prices for the next year. But, if the trustees are looking for an out, there’s one available. Recommended are five-cent a meal increases for student breakfasts, for elementary lunches, and secondary school lunches. Currently, prices are $1.20 for breakfast, $1.85 for elementary lunch, and $2.05…

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Shooting UPDATE

May 9, 2013

A spokesman for Oconee Sheriff’s Department has confirmed this afternoon the apprehension of a 31-year old man wanted as part of an investigation of an incident last evening near Westminster. Jimmy Watt, OSD spokesman, says officers placed Bradley Scott Cantrell into custody today in the vicinity of where he was wounded around 6 p-m on…

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Territory 3 nominees invited

May 9, 2013

Friday night is still considered a date night. And the joke going around at this week’s meeting of the board of directors of the Pioneer Rural Water District followed this line. If you need a place to take your date this Friday night, consider a meeting at the water district headquarters in Oakway. To meet…

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Looking for a wounded man

May 9, 2013
Looking for a wounded man

The Oconee Sheriff’s Office is searching for a man wounded in a shooting near Westminster. According to investigators, Bradley Scott Cantrell is believed to have sustained a gun shot wound to the leg, possibly upper thigh, during a domestic incident around 6 p-m yesterday at 1445 Greenfield Road. Authorities say Cantrell fled the scene and…

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Backpack gets $500 donation

May 9, 2013
Backpack gets $500 donation

The coffers of the BackPack Program that provides food for students in need over the weekends has been infused with a $500 dollar donation from the Oconee Education Association. Sherry More, OCEA president, presented the check to the Oconee Education Foundation. The foundation this summer will continue to raise funds for the food program. The…

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