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Traffic temporarily blocked!

March 25, 2013

Traffic has been blocked temporarily near Walhalla because of an accident on SC 183/Westminster Highway at Duck Pond Road. At first report, no injuries in the accident at 3:03 p-m.

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Bannister arrested

March 25, 2013

Law enforcement and Westminster sources are confirming the arrest of the former Westminster Police Chief Scott Bannister. Warrants served on Johnny Scott Bannister at the Oconee Law Enforcement Center charge Bannister with three offenses: forgery, embezzlement of public funds, and misconduct in office. Bannister served as chief until his resignation last summer. The affidavit attached…

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Duke unveils new logo

March 25, 2013
Duke unveils new logo

A new look arrived today for the country’s largest electric utility. Customers of Duke energy starting today can see a new logo – - with a complete change out over the next few months. Developed internally, the logo gives the company a new identity, on the heels of Duke Energy and Progress Energy combining in…

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Car break-ins

March 25, 2013

The police in Clemson say break-ins occurred this morning to vehicles parked in the deck on Keith Street. Items belonging to the owners of those vehicles were stolen, and the police are asking for the public to help them identify persons shown in a video appearing on the police page of the city’s website. The…

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Lottery winner shares prize

March 25, 2013

An Anderson restaurant manager won $200 thousand playing the South Carolina Education Lottery. And Derek Ward is giving 10 thousand dollars to an employee he asked to buy lottery tickets for him last Thursday at the Quick Stop FoodMart on Clemson Boulevard. Shortly before 11 this morning, three top prizes of $200 thousand remained in…

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Sanctuary Pointe—what will it be?

March 25, 2013

A hotel, a golf course, a restaurant retail shops—-just exactly what’s in the cards for the ballyhooed Sanctuary Pointe project along a Lake Hartwell peninsula off I-85? Some of the answers are expected to be given during a public information meeting, sponsored by Sanctuary Pointe developers and the  State PRT at 6:30 tomorrow night at…

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Special Seneca meeting

March 25, 2013

Three items make up the agenda for a special meeting of Seneca City Council. Tomorrow night’s 6 o’clock City Hall meeting will deal with a Red Cross request, an agreement with Anderson-Oconee Behavioral Services, and Councilman Ernest Riley on a re-direction of Light and Water money.      

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Church vandals likely were teenagers

March 25, 2013

An act of vandalism in Utica near Seneca was cut short Saturday when a village resident spotted what was going on and warned the perpetrators he was calling the Oconee Sheriff’s Department. The case of spray painting at the House of Judah on Goddard Avenue remains open today, but officers have a description of the…

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Easter weekend schedule for the libraries

March 25, 2013

All branches of the Oconee Public Library will be closed Saturday for Easter weekend. The Walhalla main branch will close also on Sunday. All branches re-open at their normal times, Monday, April 1.

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Schools recognized for achievement

March 25, 2013

The SC Department of Education announces the recipients of the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for the current school year. More than 650 schools and career centers, including 12 Oconee schools, were recognized for general performance, closing the achievement gap, or qualifying in both categories. The following Oconee schools received gold awards for general performance:…

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  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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