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Escaped prisoner captured

November 21, 2012

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Department has announced that one of two escaped prisoners is back in custody today. Detention Center inmate Jonathan Dean Moody was apprehend around noon today in a wooded area, just north of U-S 178, less than one mile from the detention center. A second inmate, Rickylee Smith, remained at large.

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Seneca pedestrian accident

November 21, 2012

A Seneca man has been taken to the hospital after being hit by a car at the Miracle Circle intersection. By the 1 o’clock hour today, the police said, the injuries suffered by Christopher Lathaniel Cunningham were unknown. Captain Jeremy Rothell said the accident occurred as Cunningham was attempting to cross U-S 123 between Miracle…

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Lack of bathroom threatens Old St John’s work

November 21, 2012

Maxie Duke is worried whether the project will succeed to restore a former church as an historic treasure and future development for Walhalla. Duke is expressing disappointment today that a resolution left with a city committee was not forwarded for action at last night’s meeting of the full council. She seeks an agreement to do…

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Drinking problem

November 21, 2012

In the opinion of a Walhalla city councilman, the city has an underage drinking problem. At last night’s council meeting, James Powell announced that, to curb the problem, the city police have asked for help from the Oconee Sheriff’s Department and the S.C. Law Enforcement Division.

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Moore separates himself from decision

November 21, 2012

If you are disappointed by Walhalla’s decision to change its outdoor Christmas light display, don’t blame James Moore at the Public Works Department. The 22-year department head says the decision to no longer drape the Bradford pear trees with lights along the Main Street sidewalks, as well as no longer wrap lights around the tree…

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Itron makes appointment official

November 21, 2012

The Washington state-based parent company of West Union’s Itron manufacturing plant has welcomed a new president/chief executive officer. The elevation up the ladder of Itron’s Philip Mezey was announced during November 19 in a conference call. Mezey played a large role in a program the previous month when Itron leaders came to West Union to…

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Duke went to help, received much in return

November 21, 2012

At this time of Thanksgiving, Duke Energy is remembering all who were affected by superstorm Sandy for their patience, understanding, kindness and generosity. To help the recovery, Duke sent crews to the affected area. But what the utility workers experienced were heartfelt emotions. They found notes on their trucks, email on local media websites, hundreds…

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Food experts will take your call

November 21, 2012

Any last minute glitch a cook might face in making that Thanksgiving meal turn out just right can be overcome by a toll-free call to experts at the U-S Department of Agriculture. They’ll be manning a hotline from 8-am and 2 p-m EST tomorrow. The number to call is 1/888-MPHOTLINE.

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Holiday closings

November 21, 2012
Holiday closings

Tri-County Technical College is closed two days for the Thanksgiving holiday. The college will be closed tomorrow and Friday and reopen Monday. Oconee public school and Clemson University students are on a Thanksgiving break. All university offices are closed today and tomorrow. Oconee County convenience centers are open today and Saturday, but closed Thursday and…

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Western OC accident

November 21, 2012

State troopers are reporting a motor vehicle accident, shortly after 6 this morning, at 4167 Toccoa Highway between Westminster and the Georgia line.

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