Fire in Seneca home

A late afternoon home fire in Seneca’s Thomas Heights subdivision. Fire Chief Jan Oliver said fire was found inside the bathroom of the home at 209 Thomas Heights Circl, not far from Lindsay Road. There appeared to be no one hurt and at least one of two people who live in the home is said to have made it outside […]

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Hospital security guard arrested

A 36-year old man who worked as a security guard at the Oconee Medical Center was arrested today and charged with stealing money at the hospital. According to the Sheriff’s Office, William Zachariah Poole was charged with grand larceny in the theft of $2,900 dollars. A deputy quoted a hospital worker as saying that a patient lost $2,900 in $100 […]

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Arrests made charging unlawful neglect

Since the Labor Day weekend, Oconee sheriff’s officers report four arrests—charging unlawful neglect of children. Two of those arrested, Eva Karey Hudson and Christopher Warren Vissage, turned themselves in this morning at the Oconee Law Enforcement Center. Two other county residents, Steven A. Broach and Lisa Renee Reynolds, were also booked into jail last Friday and Sunday. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Opposition emerges to November vote

Ahead of this November’s countywide vote on raising the sales tax opposition has begun to emerge. It arose this morning at 96.3/WGOG in the form of a Tamassee community resident who plans to vote no to the 1-cent sales tax question and hopes enough other voters also vote no. He’s Ward Fetrow, and he can be heard during Sunday’s ‘Community […]

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Lights of Hope announces charities

This holiday season there will be another drive-thru light show in Anderson that offers views of creative displays and decorative lighting. And today the Lights of Hope announces this year’s charities who are being selected to benefit from proceeds in exchange for a commitment to put in volunteer hours in setting up and taking down the displays. Among the non-profit […]

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Scott Parris to make presentation

Surveys and water samples are being made at Lake Keowee, as the early part of a project for a new Walhalla water treatment plant. And Scott Parris, the city utilities director, is headed to Greenville later this month to speak about the project. Parris will talk about his city’s plans for a new water source during a meeting of the […]

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Fire near Walhalla

Fire took a heavy toll this morning to what apparently was an un-occupied mobile home near Walhalla.  From the scene, Chief Doug Kelley of the Walhalla Fire Department gave the location as 816 Adam Sullivan Road.  He says an investigation will started to determine what caused that rural mobile home to burn. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Goats to chew down unwanted vegetation

Clemson researchers and campus facilities managers have teamed up to rid a section of unwanted vegetation along a creek near the Lightsey Bridge apartments. They are employing goats which are being fenced in along a section of Hunnicutt Creek to feed on the invasive weeds along the creek bank and upland area—clearing the way for native plants. The goats will […]

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A businessman’s success story

At the annual Westminster Rotary Club luncheonm tomorrow, organizer will present an examploe of a successful agri-tourism business, and everyone is invited to hear Ed Land’s story of his Chattooga Belle Farm.  Tickets are still available by calling the Westminster Chamber of Commerce at 647-5316.  The luncheon takes place at 1 o’clock in the social hall of the Westminster Baptist […]

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Scrap plastics recycler bound for Oconee

A realtor says a scrap plastics recycler intends to move to Oconee County. Realtor Justin Mann says the planned move by the company was an agenda item this week for the Oconee County Council. There’s speculation the company will move from Anderson to a warehouse building on highway 123—west of the South Carolina 11 interchange and employ 25 people. Mann […]

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