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“Municipal Corporation of Clemson University”

April 25, 2013

Oconee Planning Commission received a legal opinion this week as it went about sorting through what properties may be included in a public recreational lands district. It’s a proposed ordinance on which County Council has asked its planning commissioners for a recommendation. The commissioners were told Monday night by Tom Martin, County Attorney, that in…

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Murder defendant in court tomorrow

April 25, 2013

A Pickens County woman, charged with killing four members of her family, makes a court appearance tomorrow afternoon. Susan Hendricks was arrested in October 2011 and charged with the murders of her two sons, their father, and her stepmother. Judge Letitia Verdin is to preside during Hendricks’ appearance at 2 o’clock tomorrow afternoon in Pickens.…

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Old St. John’s receives donations

April 25, 2013

Walhalla Methodist churches have donated furnishings for the Old St. John’s Meeting House project. Chicopee United Methodist donated an altar and three chairs. St. Luke United Methodist donated a re-upholstered settee that survived the fire at its church in 2009.

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War widens against illegal drugs

April 25, 2013
War widens against illegal drugs

  A search warrant executed yesterday afternoon on the West-Oak Highway led to the arrest of two people and the confiscation of drugs, guns, and vehicles. The scene was the GB Automotive Shop. Narcotics agents with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department, with the help of the Seneca police, report arrests of Steven Gregory Brock, 46-year old…

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Missing teenager found

April 25, 2013

A teenager missing for nearly two months has been found near Salem and, according to the Oconee Sheriff’s Department, has been turned over to Department of Social Services’ custody. Meanwhile, the circumstances of the disappearance of 16-year old Katherine Lidey continue to be looked into by the Sheriff’s Department. Investigators say Katherine was found yesterday…

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Hard work and dedication went into Impact Oconee

April 24, 2013

This year’s class of Leadership Oconee believes six completed community projects during this month’s one-day Oconee Impact succeeded to make the county a better place. The class is thanking all the volunteers, donors, hard work and dedication that went into the day. Completed projects were a yard sale that raised $1,760 for Oconee Safe House;…

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McPhail to help lead education webcast

April 24, 2013

To shine a light on land use issues, the South Carolina Association of Counties is looking to an Oconee County agriculturist. And Tom Martin, the Oconee County Attorney, says the selection of Gwen McPhail as a participant in next month’s educational webcast planned by the Association of Counties is an important recognition of both McPhail…

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Apparent tax office imposters

April 24, 2013

The police in Walhalla investigated a complaint that two people, posing as representatives of a tax office, knocked on the door of a W. Main Street home, then left once they were asked to show official identification. Chief Ronald Wilbanks said a check with the Oconee County tax offices revealed none of its representatives should…

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Two cars collide near school

April 24, 2013

Two small cars collided at an intersection near Seneca Middle School. Yesterday afternoon’s four o’clock hour accident occurred after school dismissal. According to Police Lt. Robert Tribble, the accident occurred when one car left E. Perkins Creek Road to make a turn onto W. S. 4th Street. Two people were taken to the Oconee Medical…

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Mountain Lakes Classic returns to Cross Creek

April 24, 2013

April always sees its fair share of golfing at Seneca’s Cross Creek Plantation—-but especially this week. For a second year, the Mountain Lakes Classic returns to Cross Creek, a field of 160 young golfers on the National Golf Association circuit. Mark Ernst says you can never tell. One of this week s budding pros could…

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Calendar

  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
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