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Fatal accident leaves road closures

December 23, 2014

This morning’s fatal traffic accident on 123 near Clemson has left road closures, and motorists headed in the vicinity of 123 and Davis Creek Road are being encouraged by Oconee Emergency Services to avoid the area for the time being. The accident, around 6 this morning, is believed to have involved a pedestrian. There are…

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Clemson seeks volunteers

December 23, 2014

Clemson seeks volunteers to fill seats on the city’s boards and commissions. The city invites residents to apply for openings on the board of zoning appeals, the planning commission, the board of architectural review and the arts and culture commission.

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Government offices to follow holiday schedule

December 23, 2014

City and county government offices will follow a Christmas holiday schedule. Sanitation pickup normally scheduled for tomorrow and Thursday in Walhalla will take place instead on Friday. Oconee County government offices will be closed Wednesday, Thursday and Friday. All solid waste facilities are open today, but are closed on Wednesday and Thursday. The county’s public…

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Accident near Clemson

December 23, 2014

State troopers report a section of 123 on the Oconee County side of Clemson is blocked to traffic this morning. According to information received by 96.3/WGOG NEWS, a pedestrian accident has occurred not far from the traffic light intersection of 123 and Davis Creek Road.

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Teenager arrested

December 22, 2014

A teenager has been arrested and charged by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office with second degree criminal sexual conduct with a minor. The arrest of Dahryus Alexander-Noel Coward took place Friday morning. Deputies pursued the case against the 17-year old Coward after an incident December 15 on a Westminster school bus in which the teenager allegedly…

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Asphalt and roof scammers

December 22, 2014

Asphalt and roofing scammers have arrived in Oconee County. Sheriff Crenshaw was notified today that the scammers are offering very low prices on sealing or paving driveways and then, after using sub-standard materials, demanding higher prices when the work is completed. “We urge homeowners to call the Sheriff’s Office and not engage in any type…

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No equivocating about the roads

December 22, 2014

The worsening condition of South Carolina roads has begun to create a reputation that causes embarrassment to the state. Worse is the predicament faced by its motorists who have begun to treat the state’s roads and highways like obstacle courses when it comes to missing a pothole. Seneca’s Bill Sandifer and other state lawmakers are…

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Boil water advisory lifted

December 22, 2014

A boil water advisory was lifted today for residents of a Lake Hartwell home development in Oconee County. The advisory was ordered Friday for sections of Foxwood Hills, as the result of the break the day before of an 8-inch water line. Affected water customers may resume using their service as normal.

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Gas pump price dips below $2 dollars

December 22, 2014

A sign at a Greenville gas pump over the weekend read $1.99 for regular. The motor club AAA says those driving to Christmas/New Year’s destinations are encountering the lowest gas prices since 2009. South Carolinians are currently paying 79 cents less for a gallon of gas than they were a year ago. And gas prices…

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Scamming technique known as spoofing

December 22, 2014

When the phone rang at one Westminster business last week, the caller I-D displayed the name and phone number of Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw. But it was not Crenshaw calling. Instead the Sheriff’s Office believes this was a scam—a computer-generated call that offered the business a sales pitch to get leads. It’s a technique called…

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  • May 29, 2015 7:00 pmKingdom Youth Conference
  • May 29, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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