Do you know anything about these burglaries?

 Oconee Sheriff’s Office turns to the public for information that could help solve three burglaries. The first was Sunday at 14016 Cherokee Path Drive near Seneca. A television and an I-POD docking station were taken. The other burglaries were Saturday. At 543 Tokeena Road, a T-V was stolen. A homeowner at 240 Deer Knoll Road encountered a brazen intruder who […]

Read more

An idea for countywide Sunday alcohol sales

Seneca passed a 2012 referendum to allow Sunday alcohol sales within its corporate limits. The question 96.3/WGOG NEWS is getting this morning is whether the voters across Oconee County would look favorably on such a proposition. Dick Cottingham, as representative of the Oconee Chamber of Commerce Task Force for Sunday Sales, is on the agenda to make a presentation next […]

Read more

Jobs for the asking?

Senior Solutions holds a job fair today at the Marketplace Cinema Senior Center in Anderson, at 3420 Clemson Boulevard. Positions available in both Oconee and Anderson counties include drivers, home care aides, customer service representative, day care aides, and a part-time registered nurse. Today’s job fair will run 9 a-m to 1 p-m. Everyone applying for work at today’s job […]

Read more

Burglary suspect jailed

A 22-year old Seneca man identified by the police as their suspect in a case of burglary was placed yesterday in law enforcement custody. Late Tuesday afternoon the police swarmed an area along Allen Street south of the railroad tracks in their search for Austin Tyrell Cousins. This morning’s booking report from the Oconee Detention Center lists charges against Cousins […]

Read more

Missing Westminster area man

 Oconee Sheriff’s Office requests your help in the search for a 61-year old Westminster area man, last seen on the 29th of December. He is Richard Alan Marszalek reported to have been seen for the last time walking down the W. Spearman Road sometime before the New Year. His last address was 141 W. Spearman Road—a home which since has […]

Read more

Salem adopts a logo!

Salem has adopted a logo, to be displayed on the elevated Stamp Creek Road water tower. The mayor and the council members last night got some suggestions from the eight scouts in attendance at the council’s regular January meeting as to which of four logos to adopt. The choice in the end resembles Salem’s welcome to town sign which depicts […]

Read more

Passing muster with the NRC

Duke Energy learned this week that 12 employees have passed their federally-administered tests to work as operators at the Oconee Nuclear Station. It’s an important job for which the required training includes simulators that mimic what control room operators encounter. In this instance, according to spokesman Roger Hannah of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, all 12 who took the test passed. […]

Read more

Burglary arrests made by Oconee Sheriff’s Office

Two men, one carrying a shovel, emerging from woods in West Union have been implicated by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office in a case of burglary. The deputy’s suspicions were heightened yesterday by the discovery of a truck parked on Williams Drive—-in an area plagued by thefts. Today’s booking report from the Oconee Detention Center shows two men—Jason Kyle White, 33-year […]

Read more

Nine Times Forest to be protected

A special South Carolina place is being placed under protection. The environmental group Naturaland Trust, has announced that it and Upstate Forever have succeeded in protecting the 1,648-acre Nine Times Forest in Pickens County. Naturaland Trust describes Nine Times Forest as an ecological jewel, containing three mountains of granite outer-croppings with streams, creeks, and stands of hardwoods. It’s located near […]

Read more

Throwing a committee at the request

A sub-committee is being formed to study whether the water and sewer authority in Hart County, Georgia should allow Oconee County-based Pioneer Rural Water District to draw water from Lake Hartwell, using Hart County’s easement. Pioneer wants to build a treatment plant, but lacks a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers to draw raw water from the lake. On […]

Read more
1 381 382 383 384 385 724