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Jury rules for the plaintiff

February 13, 2013

An Oconee jury ruled yesterday in favor of the plaintiff and awarded her nearly $6,800 in damages from a man who wrecked the vehicle they were traveling in. The Common Pleas jury ruled in favor of Melissa Seals about one hour after asking to see copies of Seals’ medical bills from hospital visits during August…

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CU student charged with firearms offense

February 13, 2013

Clemson campus police arrested a student Monday on a charge of carrying or displaying firearms in public buildings or adjacent areas. A university announcement states Brandon Lee Bechtler, 18, of Edgemoor, S-C, was arrested just before midnight on the felony charge because of a handgun in the glove compartment of his truck on campus. According…

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Seneca man indicted

February 13, 2013

The government has announced an indictment against a 41-year old Seneca man. An announcement from U-S Attorney Bill Nettles states that a federal grand jury in Greenville returned an indictment charging Hollis F. Gray Jr. with possessing child pornography. If Gray is found guilty, he could receive 10 years in prison. The case was investigated…

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Next ONS fire protection meeting next month

February 12, 2013

The meeting requested by Duke Energy ahead of what could be civil penalty over measures to protect Oconee Nuclear from fire takes place in three weeks near Washington, D-C. It’s to be a 1 to 3 o’clock meeting Tuesday, March 5 at NRC headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. According to an announcement by John Boska of…

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Civil case headed to the jury room

February 12, 2013

The case of an Oconee County auto accident that injured a passenger was one step away from jury deliberations. All that was left this afternoon was for the judge to instruct the jury on the law, before deliberations to decide whether Troy Stargel was negligent in the injury suffered by Melissa Sears. The plaintiff seeks…

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Walhalla meeting tonight Cancelled

February 12, 2013

An important meeting of the Friends of the Walhalla Pool set for tonight has been cancelled. The meeting was set to be held at the Depot to discuss ways to apply for outside grants to help re-open the pool. No word on when the meeting might be re-scheduled.

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Walhalla appoints James Ashton

February 12, 2013

Walhalla has expanded the duties of fire fighter James Ashton. In addition to Ashton’s responsibilities for enforcing property codes, Ashton will also serve as the point man for zoning applications. In that capacity, he’ll serve as an advisor to the city’s board of zoning appeals which considers variances to the zoning ordinance.    

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Seals v. Stargel

February 12, 2013

In the civil trial of a car accident lawsuit, the plaintiff rested late this morning at the Oconee Courthouse. The defense responded with the announcement that its only defense offering will be a 20-page deposition. At that point, Judge Macaulay sent the jury out of the courtroom while the deposition was being prepared to be…

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OSD re-stocking advisory committee

February 12, 2013

Oconee School District is forming a new advisory committee to assist the board of trustees in the selection of components and materials covering sex education. In line with the Comprehensive Health Education law, the following 13 people are recommended: parents Jeff McCall and Nicole Nalley; clergy George Sloan, Brian Buckner, and Dr. Ryan Wilson; health…

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Easley resident charged

February 12, 2013

The U-S Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that Judge G-Ross Anderson entered an emergency order freezing and preserving the remaining pool participant assets under the control of Easley resident Robert Stanley Harrison. The order also forbids Harrison from destroying books and records and allows the Commodity Futures Trading Commission immediate access to those records.…

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  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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