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UPDATE-Seneca Bank Robbery-PHOTO

May 19, 2015
UPDATE-Seneca Bank Robbery-PHOTO

The Oconee Sheriff’s Department has released a photo of the suspect in the Tuesday afternoon bank robbery at the Community First Bank office located at the intersection of Sheep Farm Road and Sandifer Blvd in Seneca. According to information from the Oconee Sheriff’s Department, surveillance cameras indicate the suspect was a white male wearing a…

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Seneca Bank Scene of Robbery

May 19, 2015

Oconee Sheriff’s Deputies were scouring the area near the intersection of Sheep Farm Road and Sandifer Blvd Tuesday afternoon, in search of a person who robbed a bank. Community First Bank in Seneca was the scene of a robbery Tuesday afternoon. No one was hurt during the incident. According to reports, the robbery occurred around…

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Power Outage to Affect Seneca L&W Customers

May 3, 2015

Part of Seneca Power customers will be affected by a scheduled power outage from Midnight Sunday night to approximately 3 AM Monday morning. Most of those affected will generally be those located north of the railroad tracks and along the 123 By-pass.

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Anderson Man Wanted in Oconee

April 30, 2015
Anderson Man Wanted in Oconee

            The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in trying to locate an Anderson man wanted on charges of Strong Armed Robbery.  The sheriff’s office is searching for 38 year old Orin Jerel Simpson Kemp. Warrants list his residence as West Maudin Street, Anderson.          …

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Seneca Man Faces Multiple Charges

April 29, 2015
Seneca Man Faces Multiple Charges

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Seneca man yesterday evening on multiple charges with drug and weapons warrants among them.  Casmiro Diaz, 42,  of Hidden Drive, Seneca was booked into the OconeeCountyDetentionCenter around 9:05pm Tuesday.  A deputy with Uniform Patrol Division responded to the Hidden Hill Drive address of Diaz around 7:40pm Tuesday in regards…

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Indecent Exposure Charges Against Seneca Man

April 28, 2015
Indecent Exposure Charges Against Seneca Man

A Seneca man is facing indecent exposure charges.  Jimmy Watt, spokesman for the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, says 45 year old Shawn Christopher Wilmarth of Yellow Jasmine Drive, Seneca, was arrested and booked into the Oconee County Detention Center this past Saturday. Watt says a deputy with the Uniform Patrol Division responded to a retail…

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State Traffic Fatalities Up So Far

April 28, 2015

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces a preliminary number of three persons killed on South Carolina roadways from Friday, April 24, at 6 p.m. until Sunday, April 26, at midnight.  All of those weekend fatalities occurred in the lower part of the state. Two fatalities were in BerkleyCounty, and one in Jasper. As…

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Shuttle Service Offered for Hikers

April 28, 2015

Hikers and visitors to the Lake Jocassee area can now take advantage of a new shuttle service to reach the Horsepasture River, Mill Creek Falls and Laurel Fork Falls. Officials with the Jocassee Tours say the shuttle service will be available every Wednesday and Saturday, year round. The shuttle service departs at 9 am and…

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SHS Hosts Booster Club Golf

April 28, 2015

Seneca High School is hosting the Core Financial Resources 8th Annual Bobcat Booster Club Golf outing, Monday May 4 at Cross Creek Plantation. Registration for the event will start at 10:30 am with shot-gun start at noon. Snacks from Domino’s will be provided to begin the round, and a full Cross Creek Plantation taco bar…

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Robert Earl Gibson

April 28, 2015

Robert Earl “Shorty” Gibson, 73, of 505 W. King Street, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery in Seneca. The family will receive friends from…

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Calendar

  • May 17, 2015Stumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
  • May 22, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • May 23, 2015 3:00 pmCrossroads Baptist Church No. 2 Youth Fish Fry
  • May 24, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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