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Operation Infinity Nabs Three More

September 29, 2014

The Oconee County Sheriff’s office “Operation Infinity” continues as a total of 19 people have been taken into custody since the operation began last Thursday. Three of those were placed into custody since Thursday afternoon. According to Sheriff’s department spokesman Jimmy Watt, authorities apprehended Jason Lee Trammel of Trammel drive in Seneca on charges of…

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Washington State Man Taken into Custody

September 29, 2014

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Washington state man on a Fugitive from Justice Warrant for a violation of Community Custody. The man, 24 year old Zachary Joseph Hirst of 4202 Quail Drive in Lacey, WA was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center Saturday.  Hirst received a $25,000 surety bond during a…

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Two Arrested in South Carolina-Georgia Manhunt

September 29, 2014

A manhunt at the South Carolina-Georgia border has landed two people in jail. WSGC Radio’s David Stephens reports a man, described only as a shirtless white male with tattoos, was taken into custody at approximately 8:30pm Sunday evening by authorities in Elbert County, Georgia. Another suspect, a female, was also arrested as a result of…

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Clemson University Student Body Found

September 22, 2014

Sheriff Mike Crenshaw has confirmed the death of a Clemson University student whose body was found near the Y beach late this afternoon. The student became missing this morning. Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

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Larry James Howe

August 29, 2014

West Union – Larry James Howe, 55 Husband of Sheilah Dianne Morgan Howe of 135 Fernwood Drive, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at Georgia Regents Medical Center. Funeral Services will be held Monday, September 1, 2014 at 2:00 pm at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park. The family…

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John Robert “Bobby” Land

August 28, 2014

Seneca – John Robert “Bobby” Land, 63,  husband of Rhonda Lynn Miller Land, 361 Old Grove Road, passed away Wednesday, August 27, 2014 at Oconee Medical Center. Funeral services will be held 1 pm Saturday, August 30, 2014 from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home ,With burial to follow in the family home cemetary. Visitation…

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Michelle Hammond

August 28, 2014

Liberty – Michelle Lee Hammond, 42 of Liberty passed away August 24, 2014 at her residence. Funeral service will be held 4 pm, Sunday, August 31, 2014 from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home, Westminster.  The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 pm, Friday, August 29 and from 6 to 8 pm on…

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Clemson Hosts Commissioner’s School

August 28, 2014

As many high school students around the nation were dreading the returning to the classroom, 37 high-achieving students got a jump start on the future by participating in the South Carolina Commissioner’s School of Agriculture at Clemson University.   The Commissioner’s School is a summer program that challenges rising juniors and seniors to consider academic programs…

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West Union Man Faces Charges

August 28, 2014
West Union Man Faces Charges

  The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a West Union man yesterday morning on multiple charges after a pursuit when the subject failed to pull over for blue lights. Twenty-Two year old Brandon Kyle Stancil of 305 Rose Drive was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 7:57am on charges of Possession of a…

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Clemson & UGA Team Up

August 28, 2014

Clemson University & the University of Georgia may be rivals on the football field, but researchers from the two institutions will continue working together to develop low-cost technology that can detect and isolate cancer cells. Researchers discovered a new method to separate mixtures of particles with different magnetic properties, and they say this new technology…

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  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 5, 2014 11:00 amHarvey, Foster, Smith Broome Reunion
  • October 11, 2014Oakway High School Classes of 1964 & 1965 Reunion
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