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Rotary to see Cryovac

March 28, 2013

Seneca Rotarians today learn about the manufacture of plastic packaging film. For their meeting this afternoon, the Rotarians have scheduled a tour of the Sealed Air Cryovac plant near Seneca.

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Community rally for Walhalla girl

March 27, 2013

The community is being asked to rally for a Walhalla seventh grader in need of a liver transplant. Band parents and members of three churches are planning a hot dog sale for Haleigh McAlister Saturday, April 13 from 10 a-m to 2 p-m at Keowee-Ebenezer Fire Department. Haleigh has been diagnosed with the liver disease…

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Georgia man remains in Oconee jail

March 27, 2013
Georgia man remains in Oconee jail

A 43-year old Hartwell, Georgia man remained in Oconee County jail this afternoon, the result of his arrest yesterday at the end of a police chase from Georgia to South Carolina. According to one law enforcement source, the chase ended in a wreck on the northbound side of I-85, one mile inside the South Carolina…

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Parris: possibilities in Moulder request

March 27, 2013

Walhalla’s Scott Parris, chairman of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority, can see possibilities in a request from Scott Moulder, the Oconee County administrator. Moulder is pursuing a change in an inter-government agreement, as a way to free up hundreds of thousands of dollars a year which the county could use to pay for sewer…

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OSD begins traffic checkpoints

March 27, 2013
OSD begins traffic checkpoints

To combat crime and traffic violations, Oconee Sheriff’s Department has begun license checkpoints in various parts of the county. They began last Friday, and Chief Deputy Kevin Davis predicts these checkpoints will set up about two or three times a month. The Sheriff’s office, aware that 23 traffic fatalities occurred in 2012, is interested in…

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Fair Play man charged in burglary investigation

March 27, 2013

A 34-year old Fair Play man has been arrested by the Oconee Sheriff’s Department and charged with burglary second degree and petty larceny. Sheriff’s officers yesterday morning arrested Matthew Flint Patterson, as part of an investigation of an area resident’s complaint that his home was broken into during a two-week period between January 15 and…

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Sanctuary Pointe economic impact

March 27, 2013

Construction jobs, permanent jobs, large tax payments. That’s what the lead spokesman for Sanctuary Pointe says Oconeeans and South Carolinians can expect from their 325-acre planned development on an I-85 peninsula leaded by the Army Corps of Engineers to the South Carolina PRT—and then subleased to Sanctuary Pointe LLC. At the end of last night’s…

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Sanctuary Pointe to seek “rustic elegance”

March 27, 2013

Nearly 250 people squeezed into the South Union Baptist Church for the first public meeting on the Sanctuary Pointe project in southern Oconee County. Developer Elmon Henry, identified as one of the five principals in the project, explained his group’s master plan during a 90-minute meeting, the last part of which was devoted to a…

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Hospital I-T switch Monday

March 26, 2013

In a few days, Oconee Medical Center implements a new information technology system for medical records. Hunter Kome, vice president for OMC operations, says the switch to Paragon takes place Monday, with practice the rest of the week. The new system will make OMC eligible for federal stimulus funds to help offset the costs to…

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School bus-garbage truck accident

March 26, 2013

In the parking lot of a Seneca apartment complex this morning, a sanitation truck hit a parked Oconee school bus, according to a school district official. This morning’s accident at Seneca Gardens Apartments at Hillcrest Drive and Fairfield Road was described by Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent for school district operations. No one reported injured.…

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