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Oconeeans plan Charlotte trip

September 4, 2012
Oconeeans plan Charlotte trip

Groups of Democratic Party faithful from Oconee intend to be spectators at the national party convention this week in Charlotte. Rosellen Aleguire, county party chairwoman, says no one from the county party is serving as a delegate to the convention, but she described several groups of county residents who want to be present Thursday night…

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The taxman tonight

September 4, 2012

Expect Oconee County Council to pay close attention tonight to one of the county’s elected officials. Auditor Ken Nix is to announce the levy to be required to fund council’s approved budgets for 2012-13. Depending on the effect of an anticipated lower payment from number one taxpayer, Duke Energy, the council might have to do…

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Friday is parade day

September 4, 2012

9/4/12 0630   Everyone likes a parade. Especially this time of year in both Westminster and Clemson. The annual South Carolina Apple Festival parade through Westminster will take place Friday afternoon. Spectators are asked to choose a spot by 4:30 between First Baptist Church and First Citizens Bank. Clemson University’s annual First Friday parade to…

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SLED gets Crenshaw letter complaint

August 31, 2012
SLED gets Crenshaw letter complaint

A complaint filed by Mike Crenshaw alleging the Oconee Sheriff’s candidate was the target of five letters that make allegations about both his personal and professional lives is being turned over for  investigation to the state police. Sheriff James Singleton, who terminated Crenshaw from his sheriff’s department job last year, said today he asked for…

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Grant for CU coastal project

August 31, 2012

An Economic Development Administration grant will help Clemson University help build a new graduate center at North Charleston. The announcement by acting U-S Commerce Secretary Rbecca Blank said the grant amounts to $2 million and is to support students and create jobs at Clemson’s planned university restoration institute. When it opens, Clemson’s new graduate center…

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Seneca intersection accident

August 31, 2012

A late morning accident in Seneca injured one person and prompted the investigating officers to write citations. Police Chief John Covington said the accident was a rear-end collision at 123 and Lindsay Road. One was person was transported by EMS for what are believed to have been minor injuries, according to Covington.

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Fatal shootings in Pickens County

August 31, 2012
Fatal shootings in Pickens County

Pickens County Sheriff’s Department reports a 61-year old man is its suspect in a double homicide late last night at an address on the Saluda Dam Road. The victims in the shootings were Sandy Lee Smith, 42 years old, and Daniel Gabriel Smith, 15. According to the sheriff’s department, suspect William D. Thomas is the…

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Stolen Jeep case leads to Anderson

August 31, 2012

A 31-year old Anderson man has been jailed in Oconee, charged by the Seneca police with stealing a vehicle from Leader Ford. The theft of a Jeep Wrangler from the dealership was reported August 14 and a follow up investigation by the Anderson police found the Jeep parked behind the Anderson County Courthouse. Charged with…

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For Seneca, a deal practically done

August 31, 2012

All papers required for Seneca to become the new owner of a 475 thousand square foot building were signed yesterday. And Joel Seavey says final details are being taken care of today. The Seneca financial officer serves as an officer on the newly-created Seneca Facilities Corporation. The corporation will manage the building that city leaders…

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Veterans have used van to sell

August 31, 2012
Veterans have used van to sell

Now that Oconee veterans have a new medical transport van, they have a used one to sell. The Veterans Council is accepting bids for its 2004 Ford Windstar (right), 7-passenger van, with about what are described as “90,000 easy miles on it.” If you are interested, send a sealed bid, with your minimum offer of…

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