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Man in ladies lingerie arrested

November 8, 2012

A 41-year old Pickens man is under arrest, accused of indecent exposure in his home county in incidents that allegedly began last summer. The Pickens County Sheriff’s Department this afternoon announced the arrest of Douglas Dean Evans who, it said, was seen in and around the Easley and Liberty post offices wearing ladies lingerie only,…

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Three write-in winners Tuesday

November 8, 2012

The office of Oconee Elections announced this afternoon three men won office on write-in efforts during this week’s countywide elections. L-J Jones won a seat on the Soil and Water Conservation Board, while Steve and William Hunt won seats on the Beaverdam Creek Watershed Board. Apparently lots of people received write-in votes for all sorts…

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Graham “heartbroken” over the numbers

November 8, 2012
Graham “heartbroken” over the numbers

Senator Lindsey Graham at Seneca today said Republican conservatism has a stronger appeal than that which it attracts in followers, and the Republican from Oconee said his party must begin to appeal to Latinos and African-Americans if it is to thrive. At the Rotary Club, Graham used the issue of illegal immigration as an issue…

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Graham offers a compromise

November 8, 2012

At Seneca this afternoon, Senator Lindsey Graham, a Walhalla Rotary Club member, said the federal government would be a lot better off if it applied the 4-way test motto of the service organization. Two days after his party lost a second straight try for the Presidency gave the Seneca Rotary Club his views on how…

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Minimizing the security breach

November 8, 2012
Minimizing the security breach

The security breach at one South Carolina state agency has prompted another to offer information to help protect taxpayers potentially affected. According to State Senator Thomas Alexander, the South Carolina Department of Consumer Affairs has a direct role to play and is doing that by offering information about the availability of fraud alerts on credit…

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Wife accused of firing shot at husband

November 8, 2012

A 43-year old woman has been jailed in Oconee County on the accusation that she fired a gun shot at her husband, as he was walking away from a domestic fuss at their Tamassee home. The incident is alleged to have occurred late Tuesday night. Investigating officers quoted William Darrell Trull as saying he heard…

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“Same President, Same House, Same Senate”

November 8, 2012

A South Carolinian first, a Republican second is how a political analyst at an Oconee County meeting today described his bent as he Monday morning quarterbacked what happened Tuesday across the country. Chip Felkel runs a computer and consultant company and serves as a political analyst for a Greenville TV station. Before the Oconee Alliance,…

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Swear ‘em in!

November 8, 2012

The public is invited to Walhalla for the swearing-in of three re-elected Oconee School Board members. Rosemary Bailes in District Two, Denise McCormick in District Four, and Buddy Herring in District Five all ran as unopposed ballot candidates in Tuesday’s elections. The trustees take the oath of office at 6 Monday night at the district…

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Retreating to Asheville’s Crowne Plaza

November 8, 2012

All members of the Tri-County Technical College Commission are are asked to assemble this weekend at Asheville, North Carolina’s Crowne Plaza for a commission retreat weekend of meetings. Sandwiched around dining spots, such as the Pro’s Table and Carmel’s Restaurant, the Tech commissioners are to be busy hearing a report from Dr. Ronnie Booth, college…

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Salem town business tonight

November 8, 2012

The official business for the town of Salem is to be transacted at 6 tonight at Town Hall, as the mayor and the council hold their November meeting. Among the matters on the agenda is the November 13 special election to fill a council seat. Brad Norton, town attorney, has requested part of tonight’s meeting…

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