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Tennesseean killed and Salem residents hurt

March 20, 2013

More is known this hour about yesterday’s fatal car accident in Rabun County, Georgia. Sky 104 Radio in Clayton now reports a resident of Murfreesboro, Tennessee, the driver of a 2012 Chevy Impala, died. The decedent’s name is being withheld until family members are notified. The driver and the passenger of the other vehicle, a…

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Home fire near Seneca

March 20, 2013

Seneca fire fighters are at the scene of a home fire near the Wells Highway. The location is a home on Loba Court in the Dalton Bend subdivision. No injuries reported.

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Fatal crash in Rabun County, Georgia

March 20, 2013

A fatal wreck has been reported inside the Georgia state line on highway 76, in the vicinity of Kingwood Country Club. Sky 104 Radio at Clayton quotes sources as saying that around 1:30 yeserday afternoon, a two car collision occurred on Highway 76 East, with one vehicle clearing an embankment. Two helicopters flew in to…

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Official: no Scenic designation

March 20, 2013

Relaxing and picturesque as it might be to traverse, the new Sheep Farm Road will carry no designation as a scenic by-way that would entail rules impairing development. The extended rural highway near Seneca built without grass medians will not be pursued as scenic, in accord with last night’s vote by the Oconee County Council.…

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OCC to be briefed on “Project W”

March 20, 2013

Oconee County Council apparently had a lot to talk about last night—-behind closed doors. Before adjourning to closed session, County Administrator Scott Moulder outlined some of the matters to be discussed privately. They included an economic development matter referred to as “Project W.” Last week Richard Blackwell, the county’s economic development director, said of Project…

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Walhalla offered exclusive sponsorship

March 20, 2013

The executive director of Walhalla Civic Auditorium left City Hall last night with a promise that, at the April 16 meeting, city council will vote on whether to commit public funds to sponsor a pair of big-name country music concerts to recognize the auditorium’s 20-year history. The WCA’s Bill Chiusano offered the city exclusive sponsorship…

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Land deal for a ‘Y’/Wellness facility

March 20, 2013

The concept of a land transfer to allow for a full-service YMCA serving Oconee County is A-OK with the County Council. On legal advice from its attorney, Oconee County Council last night approved the concept of a land transfer in which about 20 acres of undeveloped property on Oconee Medical Center grounds would be dealt…

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Former CU worker arrested

March 19, 2013

A former bookstore employee at Clemson University has been arrested. A university announcement states David Reed Graham, 37 years old, was arrested and charged with breach of trust. According to campus police, return refunds were allegedly deposited into Graham’s personal bank account. The police say seven deposits totaling more than $2,100 were made to Graham’s…

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Choestoea Road accident

March 19, 2013

State troopers reported an accident shortly after 3:30 this afternoon has left Choestoea Road at the Dr. John’s Road near Westminster blocked to passing traffic. Injuries are reported in that accident.

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Trial recesses until tomorrow

March 19, 2013

The judge has sent the jury and all other parties home for the night in S.C. v. Temple. The Oconee General Sessions trial is to resume at 10 in the morning.

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