Senecan suspect in crimes in two counties

  Law enforcement authorities have identified a Seneca man as one of their suspects in a spree of crimes that took place this week in Oconee and Anderson counties.  After turning himself over Thursday to the Seneca police, Martavious Shamon Craig was being held today by Anderson County, as one of three people charged with attempted murder and killing a […]

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“I’m ready to go to Phoenix”

To get to away games, such as tomorrow in Miami, the Clemson Tigers travel by air.  But their equipment is transported by truck.  Make that one large tractor-trailer truck which departed yesterday afternoon from Memorial Stadium for a long haul to Miami.  It’s a labor of love for the two truck drivers:  Tom Luke and Mike Brown.  They are rabid […]

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Walhalla-based “Supply SC” reports results

Walhalla-based “Supply SC” has forwarded supplies and cash donations to South Carolina areas ravaged by flooding the first weekend in October.  Last Sunday donations from 11 churches and the community filled two-thirds of a tractor-trailer truck.  Nearly $5 thousand dollars in cash donations were also collected.  More than 50 people from Welcome Wesleyan, Open Door Baptist, Golden Corner Baptist, and […]

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Rosa Clark gets boost from the private sector

Grants amounting to $7 thousand are going to help the Rosa Clark Medical Clinic dispense services to Oconeeans who otherwise would have no source for medical care.  In April, Wells Fargo presented the clinic $2 thousand to aid in providing care and prescription medication to Oconeeans with little or no insurance coverage.  This month the clinic received an additional $5 […]

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Vandals spoil bus stop amenity

Even before the doors could open, vandals damaged the new bathrooms at Seneca’s downtown bus stop.  The city was hoping to open the bathrooms on Monday, but crews need time to clean up and make repairs.  The police are investigating, but the city’s Ed Halbig says the men in blue don’t have a lot to go on.

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Oconee sewer settlement seen likely

The rift that has stretched years between Oconee County and the separate government entity Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority appears to be nearing settlement.  Scott Moulder, county administrator, confirmed today a proposal from the JRSA in which the county would make a one-time payment to the authority that would relieve the county of having to make future payments to the […]

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Oconee hires grant writer and in-house attorney

  Oconee County will welcome a grant writer and its first in-house attorney.  Scott Moulder, county administrator, said today that the attorney will be David Root.  He’s moving from Charleston to Oconee and will start work Monday in a Pine Street office adjoining Moulder’s.  Also coming to Pine Street is Oconee resident and former Florida resident Sharon DeRidder who will […]

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