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Virginian hurt in Seneca accident

October 5, 2012

John Covington, Seneca police chief, said he was attempting to learn the condition of a 64-year old Virginia man injured in a parking lot accident Thursday afternoon on By-Pass 123. The police investigation determined that, from a parked position, a pickup truck rolled backward, knocking owner Lester Wayne Earley to the pavement. Earley apparently had…

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DAV reps at Patriot’s Hall

October 5, 2012

Disabled American Veterans in Oconee who are in need of help are invited to meet tomorrow with national service officers. Joe Jones, senior vice-commander of Oconee Chapter 41 of the DAV, says these national service officers are extremely knowledgeable about the Veterans Administration and will be available from 10 a-m to 3 p-m in a…

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Walhalla accident

October 5, 2012

Two cars collided around 1 p-m at the Walhalla intersection of W. Main and N. Church streets. Car damage appears to have been heavy. One car wound up in the grass median. The police, EMS, and other responders arrived quickly.

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Kickoff fundraiser is Tuesday

October 5, 2012

Walhalla hopes for a swell evening for its kickoff event at 5 p-m Tuesday to raise as much as $30 thousand toward the swimming pool restoration project. Councilmen Deek Biemann and Tjay Bagwell and others are asking the weatherman for a pleasant autumnal evening and that the spirit of partnership will prevail, as attendees enjoy…

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Award for SHS teacher

October 5, 2012
Award for SHS teacher

A social studies teacher at Seneca High School has achieved a statewide distinction. Cynthia Carlisle has been awarded the 2012 Palmetto Award for Social Studies Teachers of Distinction.

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GOP event Monday

October 5, 2012

Oconee Auditor Ken Nix is asking the voters to consider the candidates’ backgrounds and experience when making the choice November 6 as to who should hold office.  While there may be no debate or forum between Nix and his petition candidate opponent Betsy Redmond, the two of them have been invited to a drop-in event…

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Candidates call a news conference

October 5, 2012

Three Oconee political incumbents are explaining why they have turned down The Journal’s request to sign a transparency pledge. Joel Thrift, Reg Dexter, and Ken Nix say the oath they took when elected to office four years ago is adequate and all that’s needed for them to carry out their duties. Thrift and Dexter are…

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Parking lot accident

October 5, 2012

The police in Seneca believe a gear shifted in a pickup truck causing injury to the driver who apparently got out of his truck to check what was wrong. The truck wound up at an angle wedged between Joe’s Pizza and Mullen’s Irish Pub on By-Pass 123 and the driver was placed on a stretcher…

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Californian jailed on attempted murder charge

October 5, 2012

A 38-year old man has been jailed in Oconee County on the charge of attempted murder and four other charges. According to this morning’s booking report, Stockton, California resident Lamarcus Sharen Brawner is charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, burglary, grand larceny, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.  Oconee County Sheriff’s Department last…

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CU students partner with NASCAR driver

October 4, 2012
CU students partner with NASCAR driver

Clemson marketing students are helping NASCAR driver Mike Wallace find a sponsor for his car. The students also hope to raise enough money for Clemson to sponsor Wallace’s car for one race. The driver will be on campus Saturday, with an orange and white car, to promote his partnership with the marketing student team.

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  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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