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Three charged with rash of Clemson crimes

April 26, 2013

Three Seneca men have been charged in a series of crimes in downtown Clemson. The Clemson police have announced the arrests of Dylan Patrick Smith, 20 years old; Michael Delvin McClure, 21; and Leroy Dalton Crooks, 20. The police say Smith, McClure, and Crooks have been implicated in a rash of auto burglaries, thefts of…

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Accident shuts down part of WN 1st

April 26, 2013

An early evening accident last night temporarily shut down parts of W. N. 1st Street in Seneca. Two cars were involved, and the police reported two people injured.

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OC teacher is Specialist of the Year

April 25, 2013

A career specialist at Seneca Middle School, Tammy Brock, has been named the Pendleton Region CTE Barbara James Career Specialist of the Year. In her position that she has occupied six years, Brock provides career awareness, discovery, and development to Seneca Middle students, faculty and parents.

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Scott’s OC stop will be his first

April 25, 2013

The next business Meet ad Greet sponsored by the Oconee Chamber of Commerce will feature South Carolina’s newest U-S senator. Billy Boylston, interim chamber director, has announced the event for 10 to 10:50 a-m Thursday, May 2 at the International Deli in Dogwood Plaza. Senator Tim Scott will be making his first Oconee County visit…

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Three in custody in school burglary

April 25, 2013

The Walhalla police say three people—one adult and two persons of juvenile age—have been taken into custody in the March 29 burglary at the James Brown Elementary School. Chief Ronald Wilbanks says computers and cameras stolen have been recovered and have already been returned to the school. The burglars made their way into the school…

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Computers stolen at Wal-Mart

April 25, 2013

You can be eligible for up to a $2 thousand cash reward for information that leads to the arrest of those responsible for a shoplifting early yesterday morning at Wal-Mart near Seneca. The Oconee Sheriff’s Department seeks the public’s help in identifying two shoplifters. The suspects entered the store shortly before 4:45 a-m and stolen…

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West Union policeman resigns

April 25, 2013

West Union Mayor Linda Oliver has confirmed this morning the resignation of one of two town police officers. After three years on the force, Ed Barnaskey turned in his resignation Saturday and is working a two-week notice. He is said to be bound for a job with the neighboring Walhalla Police Department. Oliver says she’ll…

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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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  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
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