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Seneca PD makes arrest

September 20, 2012

A 28-year old Pickens County man, released from jail in Georgia, is now being held in Oconee County to face charges in  drug cases as far back as 2001. According to Chief John Covington, Rodrickus Demale Williams, 28-year old Central resident, was being being held in the Johnson County town of Wrightsville, released there, and…

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Dexter to vote yes November 6

September 20, 2012
Dexter to vote yes November 6

On last week’s ‘Community Sound Off’, Susie Cornelius gave her reasons why she’s going to vote no on the November Oconee sewer referendum. On this week’s program, we hear the pro side from Reg Dexter. He’s the District Five county councilman but makes clear in this Sunday’s program that he is speaking as a citizen,…

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Attack on Sassafras cycling event

September 20, 2012
Attack on Sassafras cycling event

Tri-County Technical College announces an all-day event next month for cyclists to take on a challenging climb. “Attack on Sassafras” will be an all-day event Saturday, October 13 as a way to raise money for the ChildWatch Center at the Easley YMCA. Starting that morning at Tech’s Easley campus, cyclists will ride through Easley and…

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Hospice expansion

September 20, 2012

A spokesman for Oconee Medical Center confirms the hospital is in the works of Phase III for its Hospice House of the Foothills on S.C. 188. Plans call for office space, exam rooms, changes in the nurses’ station, and a shelled-in area that eventually will house additional patient rooms. Hunter Kome, vice president for OMC…

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What a colonial era fort looked like

September 20, 2012
What a colonial era fort looked like

              A precise, scale model of what a colonial era fort in Pickens County looked like is on display through Saturday, October 6 at Duke Energy’s World of Energy. The Pickens County Historical Society’s Fort Prince George exhibit was handcrafted by Marshall Williams. He was part of a team…

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Duncan’s first bill passes House

September 20, 2012

Congressman Jeff Duncan counts a major legislative victory yesterday in Washington. The S.C. Third District Republican’s bill, “Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act (HR 3783), passed with full House support. The Duncan bill addresses a growing concern that Iran, a mideast country, is increasing its sphere of influence in Latin America.

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Rotary welcomes speaker

September 20, 2012
Rotary welcomes speaker

Ashley Landess, president of the S.C. Policy Council, speaks at today’s meeting of the Seneca Rotary Club. The 1 o’clock luncheon takes place in the hospitality center next to the International Deli.

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New Habitat home to be dedicated

September 20, 2012

Oconee Habitat for Humanity dedicates its sixth home Saturday in Jaymory Community in Seneca. Two years ago, Habitat, in conjunction with the city, started to develop a six-acre property off N. Perkins Road into 12 cul-de-sac building lots. At 11:30 Saturday morning, 916 Jaymory Way will be dedicated and occupied by owners Judy Carter and…

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Progress reports today

September 20, 2012
Progress reports today

Parents and guardians at all Oconee schools are now able to see student progress through the PowerSchool Parent Portal for Parents app. The portal gives parents the option to view grades and attendance throughout the school year without waiting to receive paper progress reports or report cards. The app is a free download through the…

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Verdict is guilty

September 19, 2012

A 45-year old Oconeean was ordered to spend 40 years in prison, having been found guilty this afternoon of criminal sexual conduct with a minor first degree. Steven Gregory Frost could have been put away anywhere from 25 years to life. The victim in the case was a nine-year old girl. She was told afterward…

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  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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