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Lake Hartwell Incident Ends Tragically

July 5, 2015

The late Saturday incident on Lake Hartwell has had a tragic ending. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says the 21 year old man who was pulled from the water late Saturday has died at GreenvilleMemorialHospital. Addis identified the man as 21 year old Odell Gaither of Lugoff, SC. The incident occurred around 7:20 PM Saturday…

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Near Drowning on Lake Hartwell

July 5, 2015

Units from around the Golden Corner responded to a near-drowning incident on Lake Hartwell Saturday evening. Fire chief Charlie King of Oconee Emergency Services says Oconee 911 received several calls Saturday evening, with callers reporting a male had jumped off the end of a dock into the lake and had not resurfaced. King says Firefighters…

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Flea Market June 30, 2015

June 30, 2015

Tuesday, June 30, 2015 FOR SALE -Baby bed /mattress $30.00/ Graco pack n play $30.00/ Highchair $30.00- PHONE:  247-5806 -Pickled oak dining table with leaf, $195/Pickled oak headboard & dresser, $165/2 matching living room chairs, $57 PHONE: 784-2092 -Tame male mini pygmy goats, adults and babies.  Also one tame sweet female pygmy/nubian.   $ 150…

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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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  • July 28, 2015 3:00 pmCrossgate Church Bible Boot Camp
  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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