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Twenty-four child sex charges

September 28, 2012

Oconee sheriff’s officers have arrested a 39-year old Kershaw, South Carolina man on 24 charges alleging child sex crimes. Law enforcement records identify the man arrested as Richard Onley Gardner III. According to today’s booking report from the Oconee Detention Center, Gardner is accused in 13 cases alleging committing or attempting lewd act on a…

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Seneca’s largest meth seizure

September 28, 2012
Seneca’s largest meth seizure

A late night raid at a Seneca home led to two arrests, and what the police say were the seizures of illegal drugs, firearms, stolen property, and U-S currency. Chief John Covington says two residents at 308 Pine Street were arrested. According to Covington, five warrants were served on Millard Jerome Strickland and four on…

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Committee to take to the highway

September 27, 2012
Committee to take to the highway

Members of Oconee’s Scenic Highway Committee will make a road trip Tuesday to assess the looks of S.C. 11 in the county, whether they meet or fail to meet the standards that an official scenic highway should embrace. Dave LaVere, committee chairman, admits there is concern that Scenic 11 could lose its status as the…

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Go Blue Monday

September 27, 2012
Go Blue Monday

The first Monday in October is known as the start of new U-S Supreme Court terms. But it’s taking on another meaning in Oconee and in public schools across the country. October is National Bullying Prevention Awareness Month. To signify the importance, all Oconee youngsters and adults are asked to wear a blue shirt to…

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Patrick Square major change

September 27, 2012
Patrick Square major change

City of Clemson has announced meetings at which officials are to devote attention to a major change at the home development Patrick Square. A planning commission workshop at 6 Tuesday night at City Hall will address the matter, so will  an informal public meeting at 5 o’clock Monday, October 8. All members of the public…

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CU President invited to Washington

September 27, 2012
CU President invited to Washington

James Barker, Clemson president, has accepted an invitation to be part of a panel discussion Monday in Washington, D.C. During a Department of Commerce event, Barker is to show how education and research initiatives at I-CAR, the Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research, and the Clemson Restoration Institute in N. Charleston have helped drive…

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One month of hydrant flushings

September 27, 2012

The city of Walhalla on Monday will embark on one month of hydrant testing. Across the water district, the hydrants will be flushed from October 1 though November 2. For a short time, this may cause some discoloration with the water. According to the city, the water will be safe to drink, but it’s advisable…

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Flu vaccine available

September 27, 2012

  Now is the time to get vaccinated to protect yourself and your family against influenza. Inoculations administered by the county health department begin Monday, October 8 at the Seneca Health Department at 609 N. Townville Street. They are available by appointment only on selected days in October through the 30th. For an appointment, call…

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Author visits Walhalla Middle School

September 27, 2012
Author visits Walhalla Middle School

Author Pauline Cannon recently visited Walhalla Middle School. In Maxine Vissage’s 6th grade language arts classes, Cannon encouraged students in their writing and told them they will never be too young or too old to start. The author has written of her experience growing up as the daughter of sharecroppers and about her high school…

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Hammer attack victim hospitalized

September 27, 2012

The victim of a hammer attack in Oconee County is in the hospital. A second man has been arrested in what the sheriff’s department described as a dispute over the use of a driveway at a home near Halfway Branch. Sheriff’s officers took a statement from a 59-year old man who claimed he was attacked…

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