Head-on crash near the twin bridges

An Anderson County accident that involved a car and a truck sent one driver to the hospital. State troopers say yesterday afternoon’s accident on highway 24 near the twin bridges was a head-on crash that injured truck driver Harley Dylan Suttles, 19-year old Anderson resident. Suttles required a medical flight to AnMed Health Center. According to Lance Corp. Bill Rhyne […]

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Drug suspect arrested while sitting in barber’s chair

Seneca police officers arrested a 49-year old man as he sat yesterday in a chair inside a W. N. 1st Street barber’s shop. Fountain Inn resident Antron Dendorick Earle was charged with distribution of crack cocaine on both January 23 and 30. In each instance, the arrest affidavits allege that Earle distributed crack cocaine to undercover operatives working on behalf […]

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Rising 7th graders must have Tdap

All students entering the seventh grade must receive or have already received a dose of Tdap vaccine to protect them from pertussis (whooping cough.) A spokeswoman for Oconee public schools says if students received their shot after the age of 7, they then need to submit records to verify that. Schools require a South Carolina certificate of immunization and those […]

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Scott Sprouse report available for public viewing

The state’s Judicial Merit Selection Commission report on the qualifications of Seneca attorney Scott Sprouse to ascend to a 10th Circuit judgeship is now posted on the commission’s website and is available for viewing. The report covers eight pages and includes Sprouse’s listing of what he considers to have been his five most significant litigated matters in a law career […]

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Federal bank leader to speak here

The president/CEO of the Federal Home Loan Bank in Atlanta will speak this month in Oconee County, and it hasn’t been a great stretch to arrange Wesley McMullan’s talk here. McMullan is an Oconee County resident. He’ll be introduced by Rotarian Curt Evatt, president of Oconee Federal Financial Corporation, at the May 22 Seneca Rotary meeting. “The Federal Home Loan […]

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Research projects turned in!

A week ago, 24 PLTW Bio-medical Innovations students from Oconee’s Hamilton Career Center presented their final independent research projects. This was the first year the students had the chance to partner with the Clemson University Bio-engineering Department and the Greenville Health System. They learned a lot of techniques. Perhaps most important they learned the process of research in the field […]

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A tribute to moms on Mother’s Day

As a treat for all moms on Mother’s Day, mothers may enjoy free admission Sunday to the Greenville Zoo. The only proviso is that mom must be accompanied by one or more children who pay full-price admission. For children, 3 to 15 the Greenville Zoo admission is $5.50. Tomorrow the zoo pays tribute to its resident orangutan mother, Chelsea. A […]

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Adams part of alliance protecting drug-endangered kids

Chrissy Adams, the 10th Circuit Solicitor serving Oconee and Anderson counties, is among 22 federal, state and local leaders who have aligned to identify and protect drug-endangered children in South Carolina. In her role as president of the SC Solicitors’ Association, Adams has joined fellow professionals to strive for ways to identify and protect those children removed from drug environments, […]

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State and county holiday today!

Confederate Memorial Day today is a state and county holiday—meaning Oconee government offices are closed, except the vital services. On this Confederate Memorial Day the musical group Confederate Attitude will perform southern rock music during a block party in Walhalla that begins at 5 o’clock. It’s the start of a two-day Mayfest spring festival in Walhalla with arts, crafts and […]

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Clemson paving job starts Monday

Thrift Development Corporation of Seneca has announced paving will begin Monday at a major Clemson intersection. The work is planned to start at 8 o’clock Monday night at U-S 123 and South Carolina 133. The paving will continue every night the week of May 12-16—each night from 8 o’clock until 6 in the morning. Drivers should be alert for construction […]

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