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Nothing imminent on new home for OC EDC

January 29, 2013

The possibility of a building inside the Golden Corner Commerce Park housing a library and new county economic development headquarters was raised during a meeting last night in Seneca of the Oconee Library Board of Trustees. Library trustee John Adams indicated that the library system’s goal toward its first branch serving southern Oconee County could…

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OMC felt the effects of the bug

January 29, 2013

December was a month for widespread flu, which brought many suffering people to the emergency department at Oconee Medical Center. And from there, many of those emergency visitors went straight to patient rooms in the hospital. The financial reports supplied to the OMC board of directors last night showed a positive bottom line of nearly…

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Day: Time for the talk to end

January 29, 2013

Chairman Danny Day of the Oconee Library Board of Trustees declared in Seneca last night the time is fast approaching to stop the talking and the studying and to make a final decision on where to build that city’s replacement library. At the board’s first 2013 meeting, Day addressed the library board and welcomed four…

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Libraries to take social media leap

January 29, 2013

Keen to the latest craze in technology, Oconee public libraries are set to advance from Facebook to Twitter. After a presentation last night by Leah Price, the Westminster librarian, the county board of library trustees authorized the opening of a Twitter account, as a way to better communicate with its patrons and the world with…

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Second burglary suspect arrested

January 29, 2013

The police in Walhalla have arrested a second suspect in their investigation of a burglary last fall at a unit in Standpointe Vista Apartments. Chief Ronald Wilbanks says Jeffrey Wayne Wood, 33-year old resident of Boom Dock Drive, Walhalla was arrested Sunday and charged with burglary first degree. Wood is the second man arrested and…

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CU student charged with assaulting police

January 29, 2013

A Clemson student was arrested early Saturday and charged with assaulting two police officers. According to the university announcement, Jordan Philip Parker of Nashville, Tennessee was charged with a felony count of “resisting/assault, beat or wound police officer serving process or while resisting arrest” after a 3:45 a-m incident outside the student residence building Sanders…

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The Journal late today!

January 29, 2013

Today’s street edition of The Journal is late. According to publisher Jerry Edwards, mechanical and technical problems have caused the delay. Edwards says look for the paper to hit the streets later today.

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Jury picked for OGS trial

January 28, 2013

An Oconee jury is in place to hear the State’s case against a 20-year old man charged with burglary first degree and petty larceny. That jury was instructed by Judge Alex Macaulay to return to an Oconee courtroom at 1 p-m tomorrow for the start of the trial of Austin Ryan Epperson. Among a list…

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Double-barrel action at Seneca

January 28, 2013

For Mayor Dan Alexander and the Seneca City Council, a doubleheader takes place tomorrow night at City Hall. The evening begins with a 6 o’clock work session, followed by a special meeting. Among the matters for consideration: emergency funds investment, annexation at S. 4th and Wells Highway, and the Black History Luncheon Tuesday, February 7.

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Robber strikes Anderson store

January 28, 2013

A robber held up an Anderson store this morning. The Anderson police say at 8 o’clock a robber wearing a ski mask presented a handgun and robbed the clerk on-duty at the Family Dollar on E. River Street. The robber left the area, possibly, in a white SUV. The police describe him as a black…

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