Student’s death top priority for Sheriff’s Office

Oconee sheriff’s officers are indicating there is a balancing act underway to determine what happened to Clemson student Tucker Hipps and to release information to the media and public anxious to know what happened. Captain Greg Reed of the Sheriff’s Office said, “However, finding out what happened to Tucker for his family and preserving the integrity of our investigation has […]

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Youth Theatre to be organized next week

Oconee Community Theatre will turn its attention this summer to a production of The Wizard of Oz and the formation of its first Youth Theatre. To get things started, there will be an organization meeting of interested parents and children. This meeting will be 7 o’clock Tuesday night at the theatre in Utica. Herschel Harper of the board of directors […]

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Plastics firm to locate near I-85 in Anderson

State officials are announcing today that a subsidiary of a German-based company will open a plastics manufacturing operation off I-85 in the Alliance Industrial Park in Anderson County. The first U-S facility for the EuWe (OY-vay) Group plans an $11 million investment and, by full scale production, will offer 49 jobs. Those interested in applying for work should visit the […]

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Multiple charges arise from late night incident

Multiple charges have been placed by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office as the result of a late Tuesday night incident on Bessie Lee Drive near Walhalla.  According to the Sheriff’s Office announcement, three charges were placed against Thomas Gregory Lockridge Jr:  kidnapping, assault and battery first degree, and criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated nature.  The 28-year old Lockridge […]

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Bat potentially exposes one person to rabies

South Carolina DHEC has referred one person to a private health care provider to talk about post-exposure treatment after being potentially exposed to a rabid bat in the Clemson area of Pickens County. The bat was found dead in a room where the person was sleeping. But there was no obvious evidence that the victim was bitten or scratched. The […]

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Get plugged into information event

Dan Alexander, representing the South Carolina Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, reminds everyone of tonight’s important information meeting in Seneca. From 6 to 7:30 at the Gignilliat Community Center, you can learn about resources available to the Oconee County community. Several agencies that provides services to the public will be represented. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Seneca plant wins statewide honor

Seneca’s Borg Warner TorqTransfer Systems took home the 2015 Silver Crescent Award during this week’s South Carolina Manufacturing Excellence Awards held at Greenville’s TD Convention Center. According to Richard Blackwell of Oconee Economic Alliance, the awards Tuesday were judged by a panel of experts from the Association for Manufacturing Excellence and based on demonstrated performance in citizenship, employee engagement, customer […]

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Car crash at the Bountyland intersection

No serious injuries are believed to have resulted from a three-vehicle accident reported around 2:30 yesterday afternoon at the highway 28 traffic light intersection at Bountyland. One of the vehicles was an unmarked sheriff’s vehicle. Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said he was told that, at the time of the accident, his office vehicle was stationary at the traffic light. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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