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OSD schools to let out at 10

January 25, 2013

Increasing reports of frozen precipitation have led Oconee public schools to let out this morning at 10. At 10, the buses will run, so parents are being asked to ensure that someone will be home to meet the children. St. John’s Pre-School dismisses at 9:30.

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Airman 1st Class graduates

January 25, 2013

Air Force Airman First Class Corey Carver graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas. Carver is the son of Kim Miller of Westminster.

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Community bands against domestic violence

January 25, 2013

Oconeeans and others brought their hearts and minds to a Seneca meeting last night to take on the problem violence in the home place. About 80 people gathered in the United Way conference room for an audience participatory meeting that ran nearly two hours. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw and Safe Harbor Executive Director Becky Callaham started…

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Winter weather road conditons

January 25, 2013

The S.C. Department of Transportation has activated its online site for winter weather road conditions. A winter storm is predicted to impact South Carolina beginning today. But forecasts for severity and accumulation vary widely, as well as the counties that will be affected. In Anderson County, SCDOT crews are pre-treating roads with salt brine. DOT…

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Attorney’s license suspended

January 24, 2013

By order of the South Carolina Chief Justice, an Oconee County attorney’s license to practice has been placed on interim suspension. The order in the matter of Scott Christen Allmon, signed by Chief Justice Jean Toal, gives no reason for the interim suspension. Toal’s order states, “IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that respondent is hereby enjoined…

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Home burglary in broad daylight

January 24, 2013

Someone kicked open a door at a home near Westminster, and a youngster inside jumped out of a window to escape the burglars who were twisting the knob to her locked bedroom door. The burglary occurred during the noon hour yesterday on the Seed Farm Road. The girl made good her escape by running across…

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Michelin investment at Starr

January 24, 2013

Michelin North America announced a $200 million expansion today at its Starr manufacturing plant in Anderson County. The expansion is being pursued to increase Michelin’s output of rubber compound material used to build tires in North America. And the company expects to create more than 100 new jobs. Construction has begun on the Starr plant…

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Keowee Elementary to turn 100!

January 24, 2013

Keowee Elementary School celebrates its 100th year during an assembly at 9 o’clock Wednesday morning, January 30. At that time, an old time capsule will be emptied and a new one filled. Former teachers, students and staff are invited. At 10 o’clock, all students gather on the athletic field to form the shape of the…

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Honor for Seneca policewoman

January 24, 2013

Seneca patrol officer Amber Justice has been recognized as Officer of the Month for January. Justice joined the Seneca police in September 2011, and Chief John Covington says, “She has since served with distinction and has represented the department with great professionalism.” An example of that was a recent incident in a case of alleged…

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A PIO for the OSD

January 24, 2013

A new position is being created in the Oconee County Sheriff’s Department. It’s the job of public information officer. Promising good benefits and a salary of nearly $33 thousand, the job was posted yesterday. Among the requirements: “This position serves as media liaison by handling media inquiries, writing news releases, being pro-active in social media…

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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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