Student charged with punching policeman

A 19-year old Clemson student from the Charleston area was arrested over the weekend after being accused of punching a campus policeman several times. According to the university, that policeman was in the process of arresting David Michael Sass, 19-year old Hanahan resident, when the assault allegedly occurred. The police say they were called to Lightsey Bridge apartments just after […]

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One-on-one with the Governor!

Governor Nikki Haley holds constituent meetings this week at the State House, and South Carolinians are invited to discuss any issue with the state’s chief executive. The meetings are held on a one-on-one basis and take place at 4 o’clock Wednesday afternoon. Appointments with the governor are offered first-come, first-served. To schedule an appointment, call 803/734-1999 between 9 and 9:30 […]

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Annual inspection completed at ONS

The government’s annual inspection of Oconee Nuclear’s emergency preparedness program has been completed, and a Nuclear Regulatory Commission letter closing out the inspection report has been sent to Scott Batson, site vice president at the nuclear plant. The NRC also announced in a letter to Duke’ Scott Batson that seven reactor operator and five senior reactor operator applicants passed both […]

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Hazardous material cleanup required

During the investigation of a home burglary near West Union, law enforcement officers decided a cleanup of hazardous materials was required. They were called Saturday afternoon to the Alexander Road, near Old Station Road. Law enforcement reports show a 34-year old man, Bryan Ashley Evans of Chauga Valley Road, Westminster, was charged with escape, burglary, larceny, and three drug offenses, […]

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Oconeean arrested in case of burglary and assault

A late night home burglary near Seneca has landed a 28-year old Oconeean in jail, charged with multiple offenses. Sheriff’s Office reports show Robert Scott Sosebee of Timberlake Drive, Seneca was charged with burglary first degree and assault and battery third degree at Tyson Circle near the W. Sizemore Road. The burglary occurred shortly before midnight Thursday night. Two occupants […]

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Corbeil seeks, second 4-year term

The Oconee County councilman serving District One wants to make it a second, four-year term in the 2014 elections. Paul Corbeil today announced his intent to seek re-election. Corbeil has been serving since August 2009. The Keowee Key resident expresses his desire to move the county forward. And, in a prepared statement, he said this, “Together, Council, staff, our many […]

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Tech staff member in line for recognition

A Tri-County Technical College staff member from Seneca is one of three educators of the year at her college. And the honor for Stephanie Winkler will include recognition next month at a meeting of the South Carolina Technical Education Association. Working as Disabilities Coordinator since 2011, Winkler spends much of her time on the telephone or in student meetings, educating […]

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Fatality identified

Coroner Karl Addis has now identified the fatality in yesterday’s crash near Seneca as Sidney Michael Allagood, 64-year old resident of Miller Farm Road, Westminster. Addis said Allagood died in the emergency department at Greenville Memorial Hospital at 11:52 a-m of multiple trauma.

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Fatality’s identity to be made known today

At the request of the family, Oconee Coroner Karl Addis is waiting until today to publicly identify the man killed in the crash of a motorcycle and a tractor-trailer accident. Yesterday’s accident at 10:15 a-m on highway 76 at the truck entrance to Cryovac Industries proved fatal to the motorcycle operator—identified so far as a 64-year old Westminster man. Highway […]

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