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Court begins this morning

January 28, 2013

One week of Oconee General Session Court starts this morning in Walhalla, with Judge Alex Maculay presiding. The office of 10th Circuit Solicitor has set cases for trial charging defendants with burglary, theft, and drug offenses.

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Sanctuary Pointe back on state’s agenda

January 28, 2013

A project whose progress stalled when the economy slowed is back on the agenda tomorrow of the South Carolina Budget and Control Board in Columbia. And, apparently, supporters and opponents are lining up as the five-member board decides whether to approve a 46-year lease by the state Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism to Sanctuary…

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Barker home for recovery

January 25, 2013

Bleak as the day was for its cold and freezing rain, Friday was a bright day for the recuperation of James Barker, Clemson University president. Barker reports his medical team is satisfied by his progress after five heart by-passes, and he’s now allowed to continue to rest and rehab at home. Barker wrote the university…

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Multiple burglary and theft charges

January 25, 2013

An 18-year old Oconee County man has been arrested by the Sheriff’s Department after being named suspect in thefts and burglaries in the Westminster and West Union areas. Trevor Hobbie Turner Sr. of Loop Circle, Westminster was charged with multiple offenses of larceny and burglary. The offenses included home and church burglaries in which numerous…

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State police arrested CU employee from Seneca

January 25, 2013

A Clemson University employee has been arrested and charged by the state police with breach of fraudulent intent. According to the arrest warrant affidavit, Seneca resident Lenora Odell was entrusted with monies belonging to Clemson University and converted the funds to her own use. “The amount of purchases made by Ms. Odell and converted to…

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State and county offices on same closing schedule

January 25, 2013

Governor Haley ordered all state offices and their workers to follow the same winter weather hazard decisions made by county government officials where the state office is located. For Oconee County, the public schools let out at 10, followed by county offices at 10:30, and the courthouse at 11. S-C Emergency Management Division urges drivers…

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Additional closings

January 25, 2013

The Oconee government closings include the manned convenience centers. Announcement on whether the manned convenience centers is to be made late this afternoon or by tomorrow morning. The Oconee public libraries are closed today. Branches with Saturday hours will open tomorrow on a one-hour delay.

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A Tech cancellation

January 25, 2013

Tri-County Technical College has called off the Tri-County FLL Tournament scheduled for Saturday, January 26.

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Courthouse closes at 11

January 25, 2013

Clerk of Court Beverly Whitfield is announcing that the Oconee Courthouse will close for business at 11 this morning!

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Closings

January 25, 2013

County offices in both Oconee and Pickens are closing early today. Oconee County offices are shutting down at 10:30 a-m. Pickens County offices close this morning at 11. Public schools in Oconee, Anderson, Pickens, and Greenville are closing as well. And Scott Krein, emergency services director, reports Oconee is beginning to experience  motor vehicle accidents.…

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Calendar

  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
  • December 1, 2014 6:00 pmSeneca' Christmas Parade
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