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Three arrests in CU student’s murder

December 11, 2012
Three arrests in CU student’s murder

Sheriff’s investigators in Pickens County arrested three men in the investigation of the home invasion, robbery and murder that occurred Saturday at the Chimney Ridge subdivision in Central. A fourth man is being sought. A 23-year old Clemson student, Steven Gregory Grich, was victim to a fatal gun shot. Charged with murder, armed robbery, burglary…

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Two students hurt in bus wreck

December 11, 2012

A bus carrying 15 students turned over off the road in an after-school accident near Walhalla. Authorities say two students suffered apparent minor injuries on Pond Road near Poor Farm Lake. At the time, the road was slick from yesterday’s rain. Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent of Oconee public schools, says the district will follow…

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Quake “barely detectable”

December 10, 2012

An earthquake, centered on the Pickens County side of Lake Keowee, was “barely detectable,” according to Scott Krein, director of Oconee Emergency Services. The quake was felt at 5 a-m Saturday, Krein said, eight miles east-north-east of Salem.

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Sheriff-elect to introduce command officers

December 10, 2012

At tonight’s meeting of the Voice of Southern Oconee, Sheriff-elect Mike Crenshaw has invited four individuals whom he has chosen to serve as part of his command staff. Speaking to the Walhalla Rotary Club this afternoon, Crenshaw declined to name the four, saying it’s his intent for them to accompany him tonight to the South…

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“Clandestine” drug lab in Seneca

December 10, 2012

The police in Seneca have taken down what they called a clandestine meth lab in a residential area. The police say they arrested two people at 214 Hopkins Road and dismantled a methamphetamine lab inside a storage building . The police say they acted Friday afternoon on a complaint. Hours later, nearby, they arrested the…

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Duncan on debt crisis

December 10, 2012
Duncan on debt crisis

Congressman Jeff Duncan says President Obama fails to see the seriousness of the debt crisis. In an article prepared for a newspaper’s op-ed, the Third District Republican said, “President Barack Obama wants to raise taxes, Republicans do not. But with all the sound bites floating around about why this approach is good or bad for…

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Seneca books Charlie Daniels Band

December 10, 2012
Seneca books Charlie Daniels Band

Officially the announcement came today. On 96.3/WGOG Seneca’s Riley Johnson announced that the city’s featured act for this year’s Memorial Day Weekend Fest will be the legendary singer Charlie Daniel and band. Johnson says the Charlie Daniels Band will take to the stage at Gignilliat Field Saturday night, May 25. Tickets will be $5 dollars…

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15-foot maple donated

December 10, 2012

Walhalla Garden Club members celebrated Arbor Day this month by donating a 15-foot maple tree for the front of Old St. John’s Meeting House. James Moore, Walhalla public works director, directed his crew to dig the hole and plant the yellow maple to help shade the century old building.

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Fiscal showdown event

December 10, 2012

Democrats worried about the approaching fiscal cliff are organizing a fiscal showdown event this afternoon in Anderson, in front of the office of Republican Congressman Jeff Duncan. As one Democrat put it in an email over the weekend, “Please consider joining us to help assure that OUR ELECTED MEMBER of Congress understands the need for…

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Boil water advisory lifted

December 10, 2012

City of Clemson has repealed the boil water advisory, implemented late last week when the main water line from Anderson required repairs. Clemson water customers no longer need to vigorously boil their water before cooking or drinking. According to the city, water samples from the line repair on Clemson Boulevard in Anderson County were analyzed…

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  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 30, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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