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Attempted murder suspect arrested

September 15, 2014

Arrest made in the investigation of a one-month old shooting in Seneca. The police today said they have arrested and charged Marcus Oneal Craig, 26-year old resident of Evelyn Drive, with attempted murder and other offenses. The police declared Craig a suspect in the August 22 wounding of a female at Hare’s Trailer Park. The…

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Woman’s death during cross-country return to Seneca

September 15, 2014

Word has been received of the death of a woman on a cross-country trip in which she was returning to Seneca to take up residence. Friends and acquaintances say Rachel Blanton died Friday after a fall while riding a horse in the small town of Guffey, Colorado, where she was visiting a friend. According to…

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Manufacturing operations to move to Oconee

September 15, 2014

Thermoplastics processor and recycler ACI Plastics is expanding its manufacturing operations to Oconee County. The company’s $4.1 million investment is expected to create 25 new jobs. Flint, Michigan-based ACI Plastics is known for its separation technologies for paint removal, instrument panels, electrostatic and optical separation. As first reported by 96.3/WGOG NEWS, ACI Plastics has purchased…

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Lions Club names new officers

September 15, 2014

Vic Holley has risen to the presidency of the Seneca Lions Club.  On the remaining slate of the club’s new officers are Bobbie Smith, first vice president; Jim Atkinson, second vice president; and Mark Davidson, third vice president.  The club also numbers a secretary, a treasurer, Lion Tamer, Tail Twister, and four directors.

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Flags to fly halfway today

September 15, 2014

At the request of South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley, flags are flying half way today in memory of a late CharlestonCounty deputy sheriff, Joseph Matuskovic.

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Old St. John’s doors open this weekend

September 15, 2014
Old St. John’s doors open this weekend

 Vanessa Penton says Saturday morning will make for an exciting time in Walhalla.  The executive director of the Greater Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce says everyone is invited at 10:45 for the ribbon-cutting and dedication for Old St. John’s Meeting House on the grounds of the Depot.  Penton calls Old St. John’s another historic building…

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Pardon and expungement workshop

September 15, 2014

If you have a criminal conviction on your record, there’s a chance next week for you to have it removed through a legal process. The 10th Circuit Solicitor’s Office and Oconee Probation and Parole are facilitating a free workshop to offer information regarding provisions in state law to expunge an arrest record or acquire a…

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Saturday night traffic death in Oconee County

September 15, 2014

A weekend traffic accident in Oconee County took the life of a 58-year old woman. Coroner Karl Addis says the fatality was Hilda Parker of Julius Street, Seneca. According to the highway patrol, Parker was at the wheel of a small car that collided with a Jeep Wrangler shortly after 8 o’clock Saturday night at…

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Woman charged with making meth

September 13, 2014

Authorities placed a 41-year old Oconee County woman under arrest on charges of manufacturing methamphetamine. According to Oconee Sheriff’s Office, the arrest of Lisa Renee Reynolds took place Thursday afternoon at her Padgett Street address in Utica. There, authorities say, a minor child found asleep in the home was turned over to the Department of…

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Cousins arrested in burglary probe

September 13, 2014

Two men were arrested Friday in the investigation of a home burglary September 2 on Timber Ridge Lane near Airport Road.  The Oconee Sheriff’s spokesman says the men are cousins.  One was arrested in OconeeCounty, the other in RichlandCounty.  Law enforcement reports identify the accused as 22-year old Brandon James Hunter and Alexander O’Neil “Metro”…

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  • September 20, 2014"I AM FOR THE CHILD" Kickoff Event
  • September 20, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 20, 2014John W. Gibson Reunion
  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale Fundraiser
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