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I-85 fatality ID’d as Alabaman

December 7, 2012

Lake Hartwell Radio WLHR in Lavonia, Georgia reports that Franklin County authorities have identified the man killed late last week in a fiery truck crash on I-85. “The driver’s name is Mitchell Ray Faulkner,” said Sheriff Stevie Thomas. “He is from Glencoe, Alabama. The company he was driving for is Dairyman Supply, Inc. out of…

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Clemson returns to normal

December 7, 2012

Clemson University classes and offices are back on normal schedule. Water service has been restored to campus but, until further notice, the boil water advisory remains in effect. For now, city of Clemson advises residents to vigorously boil their water for at least one full minute before drinking or cooking. Any ice made from water…

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Friendship fire takes deadly toll

December 7, 2012
Friendship fire takes deadly toll

Fire late yesterday afternoon in the Friendship Community near Seneca left one person dead and a second person injured. The fatality was identified by the coroner as Charles Oglesby, 55 years old. Oglesby was found on the floor next to a burned mattress. Coroner Karl Addis said Linda Kay Christian, 46 years old, was airlifted…

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Oconee’s 5-year school plan

December 6, 2012

While Oconee School District proceeds with construction of a new Walhalla High School, the question raised is what other project might the county trustees commit to in the future? Apparently there are plenty to choose among. According to information released today by the district, future projects to be considered are a new Seneca middle school,…

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Agenda set for OSB meeting

December 6, 2012

The annual financial report, approval of a bond sale, and future building plan are on the agenda for Monday night’s meeting of the Oconee County school trustees. The 6 o’clock meeting at district headquarters in Walhalla will serve as the board’s only scheduled meeting in December.

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Money to be banked by OC Conservation

December 6, 2012

The one-year old Oconee Conservation Bank received its first donation today, a gift from the group Oconee Forever. Board chairman Shea Airey and his colleagues thanked Oconee Forever’s Alice Wald during a ceremony at this morning’s conservation bank board meeting. The check amounts to $1,200 and is to be deposited into the board’s first bank…

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DeMint resigns

December 6, 2012
DeMint resigns

South Carolina’s junior U-S senator is calling it quits. Jim DeMint says he’ll become the next president of the conservative think tank the Heritage Foundation. “It’s been an honor to serve the people of South Carolina in United States Senate for the past eight years, but now it’s time to pass the torch to someone…

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Line break closes CU campus

December 6, 2012

At 10:45 this morning, Clemson University closed offices and canceled classes because of low or no water pressure in many campus buildings. A break occurred this morning in the line from Anderson to campus. Residence and dining halls remain open for students, but conservation is ordered, with limited use of toilets and no showers or…

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Multiple charges against Walhallan

December 6, 2012

The discovery of a woman in disheveled condition north of Walhalla led to charges of kidnapping and assault and battery first degree against a second person. A sheriff’s deputy helped arrange medical treatment for the victim, who told the officer she had been beaten and held at an address for 24 hours. At one point,…

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Trial ends with jury award

December 6, 2012

A civil court trial in Walhalla ended yesterday with a jury awarding $2,500 to settle a dispute between neighbors. According to a court officer, the jury award went to plaintiff Mitchell Hammond. The plaintiff had brought suit against Paul Demetres, in a dispute involving water run-off, in a subdivision off the Keowee School Road.

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