Anderson attorney pleads guilt to obstruction

An attorney in Anderson pleaded guilty to obstruction. Anne Tompkins, U-S Attorney for the Western District of North Carolina, announced the plea of guilt from Charles Anderson, an Anderson, South Carolina attorney, came in front of U-S District Judge Michelle Childs in Greenville. The government announcement quotes government documents as saying the 44-year old Anderson pleaded guilty to making materially […]

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Getting re-started after the holidays

The holidays forced a slow down in the work done by a committee in Seneca to figure out a future use for former school property. But now that the Christmas and New Year’s holidays have passed the work of the Kellett Project Committee resumes. A representative of that committee of neighborhood and city leaders says a new meeting has been […]

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Special meeting tonight

A called meeting of the Pickens County School Board takes place tonight at 6 o’clock. One of the items for discussion is what Phillip Bowers calls “millage stabilization.” Bowers, chairman of the Pickens GOP and a board critic, calls millage stabilization a back-door tax increase.

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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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