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Oconee’s 2012 campaign winds down

October 26, 2012

Competing with the World Series and a televised Clemson game made for a small audience at last night’s League of Women Voters’ forum in Seneca. However, Oconee political observers are telling 96.3/WGOG NEWS that attendance at this fall’s forums has dropped, and they’ve failed to duplicate the drama that last spring’s forums featured when James…

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Backhoe rodeo winners

October 26, 2012

A city of Clemson employee, David Chastain, won first place yesterday in the Larry Brooks Memorial Backhoe Rodeo. Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority employee Johnny Ellenburg placed second. Doug Sterling of Seneca Light and Water finished third. The tournament, held at the Kellett complex in Seneca, was named for Larry Brooks, a Seneca Light and…

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Three men charged in campus theft

October 25, 2012

Clemson University police arrested three Liberty men in the theft of a safe from a campus dining hall. According to a university announcement, charged with grand larceny more than $2 thousand and criminal conspiracy to commit grand larceny are 20-year old Jacob Matthew Fulmer, 23-year old Robert Matthew Fulmer, and 31-year old James Richard Smith.…

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Sc 28 blocked!

October 25, 2012

Part of two-lane S.C. 28 north of Walhalla is blocked, as responders deal with an accident in the vicinity of Stumphouse Tunnel Road. State troopers report injuries in the accident at 11:10 a-m.

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Forged prescription arrest

October 25, 2012

A suspicion of whether a prescription had been altered has led to the arrest in Westminster of a 32-year old man who told police that he was seeking relief from pain. The police have charged William Gentry Watkins of Westminster with obtaining prescription by fraud. Watkins was arrested yesterday after Westminster police officers Ashe and…

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Clemson leaf pick ups

October 25, 2012

Leaves are now being picked up by the city of Clemson Department of Public Works. The leaf vacuum truck will be in service until the end of February, or as determined by the supervisor. Many Clemson residents use the city’s “pulverized leaf material” for mulch/ground cover around trees, flower beds and garden areas. Clemson residents…

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U-S 76 accident

October 25, 2012

State troopers are reporting an accident with injuries this morning on U-S 76/the Long Creek Highway. The accident was reported at 10:16 a-m.

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2062 students to enjoy blast from the past

October 25, 2012

To celebrate 50 years, Tri-County Technical College buried a time capsule that’ll give future students and administrators a glimpse of the college and its important events of 2012. The time capsule is small, hermetically-sealed cube containing symbolic items, It was buried yesterday by President Ronnie Booth and student leaders during a ceremony outside the Student…

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Change smoke detector batteries

October 25, 2012

Sunday, November 4 is the day to fall back one hour, to keep up with the time change. The time change is also a good time to remember to change the batteries in smoke detectors. According to Walhalla Fire Department, a smoke detector properly installed and tested with a fresh battery is one of the…

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First case of fungal meningitis

October 25, 2012

South Carolina health officials are reporting the first probable case of fungal meningitis in a state resident related to the investigation of steroid injections from a potentially contaminated product called methylprednisolone acetate. “The patient is being treated with antifungal medications based on treatment guidelines recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,” said…

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  • August 22, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
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