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Phase Three “Operation Infinity”

December 6, 2013

The war on drugs in Oconee County has picked up with phase three of the Sheriff’s Office “Operation Infinity.” County officers are getting help from the police in four of the municipalities to roundup 22 individuals. By yesterday afternoon, 10 of the 22 had been served with warrants. Officers had only to go a short…

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Itron is Tech’s Philanthropist of the Year

December 6, 2013

The Tri-County Technical College Foundation has named Itron Incorporated the 2013 recipient of its Philanthropist of the Year award. The global technology company for the utility industry operates a plant at West Union. The award is the Tech foundation’s highest and most prestigious and is reserved for individuals, foundations, companies, trusts, organizations and others who’ve…

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CU student arrested

December 5, 2013

Campus police at Clemson say a student broke a sink and caused minor flooding in a residence hall. And that student, Paul O’Donnell Jr. of Wayne, New Jersey has been charged with causing malicious injury to real property and misdemeanor disorderly conduct. The police went to Donaldson Hall at 3:18 this morning because water, leaking…

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Prisoner charged with assaulting fellow inmate

December 5, 2013

Walhalla Police Chief Ronald Wilbanks has announced an Oconee jail inmate has been charged with attempted murder in the assault this week of a second inmate. Wilbanks says a warrant signed by police officer Paul Harris and issued by Judge Scott Sprouse was served on Millard Jerome Strickland Jr. today at the detention center in…

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Oconee to be served by nurse-family partners

December 5, 2013

Oconee County will become the 20th South Carolina county to be served by a nurse family partnership. The announcement came during a news conference today at the United Way in Seneca and was made by Marie Dunnam, executive director of Oconee First Steps. The partnership will send specially-trained nurses into the homes of pregnant women…

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Open house on, in spite of bad weather

December 5, 2013

Rain or shine, this evening’s open house at the Westminster Fire Station will be held–even with tonight’s parade called off. You’re invited to meet city and county emergency workers and bring the kids so Santa Claus can check his list a second time.

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Part of Seneca road blocked

December 5, 2013

Part of Seneca’s Radio Station Road was closed today after two utility poles broke and the lines fell onto a semi-truck about to make a delivery to the business Print It.  This morning’s accident forced Seneca’s WSNW off the air.  The radio station hopes to be back broadcasting this afternoon.

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Utility line falls on large truck

December 5, 2013

The police are on the scene in Seneca, where a utility line has fallen on a large truck on the Radio Station Road in front of Print It and next door to Mauldin’s Apothecary. No one appears to have been injured.

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Parade is a rain out!

December 5, 2013

Tonight’s Westminster parade has been called off. Sandra Powell of the Chamber of Commerce has announced the make-up date will be 4:30 p-m Friday, December 13.

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Woman seen running near home burglary

December 5, 2013

A wildlife officer saw a woman last summer running behind a home near Westminster. It turned out that a burglary had occurred at that Edgewater Drive home near the Cobb Bridge Road. Late last night sheriff’s officers brought burglary and larceny charges against Ashley Brooke Sanders of Forest Drive, Seneca. Sheriff’s reports identify the 31-year…

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Calendar

  • March 4, 2015 3:00 pmBone Marrow Drive in Honor of AnnaLeigh
  • March 4, 2015 7:00 pmUnited Assembly of God Celebrate Recovery
  • March 6, 2015Silver Dollar Concert
  • March 6, 2015 8:00 pmAndy Cooney’s Irish Cabaret at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium
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