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At Rotary today

January 31, 2013

At their meeting today, Seneca Rotarians will hear about the project to build a YMCA.

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Missing woman

January 31, 2013
Missing woman

Authorities are asking for public help to find a missing northeast Georgia woman. Bonny Anne Cooner of Canon has been missing since Monday. Late Wednesday night the Franklin County Sheriff’s office issued a lookout for the white female, about 5’5″ tall, 160-170 lbs., with blue eyes and shoulder length brown hair. Cooner also has a…

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Epperson found guilty

January 30, 2013

An Oconee jury this afternoon found Austin Ryan Epperson guilty of petty larceny and burglary first degree. And for the crimes that occurred in 2010 at a small farm home in Tamassee, the 20-year old Epperson will be required to serve 15 years in prison followed by five years probation, in line with the sentence…

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NRC-Duke meeting draws large crowd

January 30, 2013

On a day when the local area was under a tornado warning, Duke Energy pledged to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission it will diligently pursue the completion of projects to enhance the safety of the Oconee Nuclear Station. At a well-attended meeting at the World of Energy, Eric Leeds, director of the NRC’s Office of Nuclear…

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Keowee Elementary turns 100!

January 30, 2013

A centennial cake is to be served at lunch today to the students at Keowee Elementary School. Weather forced the pilot to cancel a flyover and an old time capsule could not be located. Other than that, today’s official centennial celebration went well, according to Libby Imbody, chairperson of the centennial committee. A real sense…

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Accident at bridge ties up SC 188

January 30, 2013

An accident on the second bridge from Bountyland has tied up traffic at this hour on S.C. 188/the Keowee School Road. The state patrol reports the investigation is in progress. From the scene, we have a report that the accident involved a Seneca driver who apparently lost control of a pickup truck pulling a trailer.

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CU researchers to collect data

January 30, 2013
CU researchers to collect data

A federal agency has turned to Clemson’s South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit to collect data that will help assess the environmental impact of oil and natural gas operations on the marine and coastal environments of the northern Gulf of Mexico’s outer continental shelf. Specifically, the data are to fill holes on the…

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Bus survey deadline tomorrow

January 30, 2013

Tomorrow is a deadline for the Oconee County project to gauge public opinion on whether bus passenger service should be extended beyond Seneca to other parts of Oconee County. On the question of whether you’d like to see “CAT” buses run routes to Walhalla, you can fill out an online survey offered through the website…

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Trial moves to defense side

January 30, 2013

In an Oconee courtroom trial continuing from yesterday, the defense of Austin Ryan Epperson is expected to begin today. The 20-year old Epperson is charged with burglary first degree and petty larceny at a Pine Mountain Road, Tamassee address in 2010.

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Accident near Walhalla

January 30, 2013

State troopers report injuries are included this morning in an accident near Walhalla. The crash was reported at 8:10 on Foster Farm Road and Bear Swamp Road.

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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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