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Second burglary suspect arrested

January 29, 2013

The police in Walhalla have arrested a second suspect in their investigation of a burglary last fall at a unit in Standpointe Vista Apartments. Chief Ronald Wilbanks says Jeffrey Wayne Wood, 33-year old resident of Boom Dock Drive, Walhalla was arrested Sunday and charged with burglary first degree. Wood is the second man arrested and…

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CU student charged with assaulting police

January 29, 2013

A Clemson student was arrested early Saturday and charged with assaulting two police officers. According to the university announcement, Jordan Philip Parker of Nashville, Tennessee was charged with a felony count of “resisting/assault, beat or wound police officer serving process or while resisting arrest” after a 3:45 a-m incident outside the student residence building Sanders…

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The Journal late today!

January 29, 2013

Today’s street edition of The Journal is late. According to publisher Jerry Edwards, mechanical and technical problems have caused the delay. Edwards says look for the paper to hit the streets later today.

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Jury picked for OGS trial

January 28, 2013

An Oconee jury is in place to hear the State’s case against a 20-year old man charged with burglary first degree and petty larceny. That jury was instructed by Judge Alex Macaulay to return to an Oconee courtroom at 1 p-m tomorrow for the start of the trial of Austin Ryan Epperson. Among a list…

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Double-barrel action at Seneca

January 28, 2013

For Mayor Dan Alexander and the Seneca City Council, a doubleheader takes place tomorrow night at City Hall. The evening begins with a 6 o’clock work session, followed by a special meeting. Among the matters for consideration: emergency funds investment, annexation at S. 4th and Wells Highway, and the Black History Luncheon Tuesday, February 7.

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Robber strikes Anderson store

January 28, 2013

A robber held up an Anderson store this morning. The Anderson police say at 8 o’clock a robber wearing a ski mask presented a handgun and robbed the clerk on-duty at the Family Dollar on E. River Street. The robber left the area, possibly, in a white SUV. The police describe him as a black…

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OSD offers school choice

January 28, 2013

School Choice for the 2013-14 school year in Oconee County will opens today and remains open until March 8. If you would like your child to attend a school outside of your attendance area, completing a school choice form is required. County district policy requires transportation the responsbility of the parent or guardian. No bus…

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Ice melted but salt and sand remain

January 28, 2013

Friday’s brush with “Ole Man Winter” created an ice storm, now becoming a memory only. By late in the afternoon Friday, the S.C. Department of Transportation deployed the following resources statewide: 329 maintenance employees actively involved in road operations; 896 tons of salt, 443 tons of sand; 259 thousand gallons of salt brine; and 144…

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Carjacking arrests

January 28, 2013

Two men from Charlotte, North Carolina are being extradited to Franklin County, Georgia to face charges of carjacking. Lake Hartwell Radio WLHR in Lavonia reports the crime occurred last Tuesday in Carnesville, at the Carnesville Car Wash on highway 59. Authorities quoted the victim as saying two males, armed with guns, approached him and demanded…

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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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