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For now, Bonelli back to jail

March 22, 2013

An 86-year old Oconeean brought to court in a wheelchair has been certified by a state doctor as  incompetent to stand trial on two murder charges. But Circuit Judge Cordell Maddox decided yesterday that, for the time being, he is going to hold up a process that could lead to defendant Nicholas Bonelli being institutionalized.…

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Man and truck take dip in lake

March 22, 2013

A man and his truck took an unexpected turn into Lake Hartwell late yesterday afternoon. Robert Robbs of Seneca managed to free himself and get out of the water, but his pick-up remained in water for about three hours before a heavy duty wrecker was able to remove it. Yesterday afternoon’s accident  occurred on Martin…

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142 times so far this year

March 21, 2013

Oconee’s number one educator is not someone to sit behind a desk. Dr. Mike Lucas frequently sits in classrooms to check the quality of teaching and learning. So far this year, he has visited 142 classrooms.

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Combating the invasive Cogongrass

March 21, 2013
Combating the invasive Cogongrass

A workshop takes place today near Columbia to allow Clemson University and the Nature Conservancy to wage battle against a nasty and noxious weed more prevalent than kudzu. According to Steve Compton, the war is on against the plant Cogongrass. “We need as many eyeballs as we can get to help us locate it so…

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Hearing in Oconee murder case

March 21, 2013

A hearing is set this afternoon in Anderson in a case of double homicide last year in a rural part of Oconee County. The case is titled, State versus Nicholas Bonelli. The 86-year old defendant is charged with murder in the deaths of 82-year old Clarine Smith, with whom Bonelli shared a home on the…

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One sent to hospital from fire

March 21, 2013

Fire fighters in Seneca now say one of three persons inside the home that caught fire yesterday morning required medical assistance. One person with smoke inhalation and a broken wrist from a fall while getting out of the house was sent to the hospital. Yesterday’s fire on Loba Court in the Dalton Bend subdivision is…

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Good week to be Joel Davis!

March 21, 2013

This is a good week to be Joel Davis. The contractor’s company was awarded a $53,719.16 contract to replace the roof on the Walhalla City Gym. And yesterday Davis was selected by Oconee customers of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative to run in May for re-election to the Blue Ridge board.

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Jury sent home for the night

March 20, 2013

The judge in Oconee General Sessions Court has sent the jury home for the night, with instructions to return in the morning and a second day of deliberations. Jurors late this afternoon sent out a paper containing four questions which they would like answered, as they decide the fate of Dan Lavert Temple. The 41-year…

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New owner for old Courier building

March 20, 2013
New owner for old Courier building

There’s a new owner for one of the oldest newspaper buildings around! Attorney Keith Denny confirmed reports this week that he has acquired the former Keowee Courier building at 50 Short Street, Walhalla. Denny does not have immediate plans for the building. In an interview, he explained that first priority will be to engage a…

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Two bids offered to renovate Depot

March 20, 2013

Walhalla opened two bids today for the job to renovate the city’s Depot building at S. College and Mauldin streets. The bidders were Convergence By Design ($29,700) and Joel Davis Construction ($45,307.) City Council will decide which bid, if any, to accept.  

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