West Union Man Faces Larceny Charges

Steven Ray Nabors

A West Union man is facing charges in connection with the theft of a jet ski. Oconee County Sheriff’s department spokesman Jimmy Watt says 29 year old Steven Ray Nabors of Chelsea Drive, West Union, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center Monday. Warrants were issued for Grand Larceny and Malicious Injury to Personal Property. Watt says a deputy […]

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Two Injured in Fall at White Water Falls


Two people were hospitalized following a fall at White Water Falls. Scott Krein, of Oconee Emergency Services says Oconee Emergency Personnel were called to White Water Falls around 3:30 Tuesday afternoon. Oconee Emergency personnel assisted Glenville & Cashiers rescue with operations. Two people were located at the base of the falls and were treated for neck and back injuries. A […]

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Identity Sought in Larceny Suspect

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The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help in solving a July 26th larceny case and identifying a person in relation to the case.  A deputy with the Uniform Patrol Division spoke with a complainant on the morning of July 26th regarding a larceny in which a wallet containing a driver’s license and ATM cards was taken from […]

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Boating Safety Meeting Coming to Clemson

If you’re a boater on SC lakes, rivers or coastline, you’re encouraged to attend one of the boating safety public meetings being conducted by the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources. The DNR has several meetings scheduled around the state, the first which will be held Thursday in Conway, South Carolina. The DNR has a meeting scheduled at the DNR […]

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August 4-Streetscape Update

The Streetscape project in Downtown Walhalla is progressing. Yesterday, crews were able to get 15 electrical and phone conduits across Main Street to the north side of the street. Concrete sidewalk and driveway work will take place today at Tugaloo and Main Streets. Curb work has stopped for a period of time while work is done on the grades. It […]

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Graduates of TCTC Program Celebrated

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Tri-County Tech’s South Carolina Manufacturing Certification program or SCMC is a training program that has been called an answer to the serious workforce skills gap that has left businesses and industries without a pipeline of the skilled workers needed in today’s rapidly changing economy. Since 2013, 126 people have enrolled in the program. Corporate and Community Education Division Manager Richard […]

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Timken Purchases Belt Manufacturer


The Timken Company has announced that it has reached an agreement with American Industrial Partners to acquire the Carlstar Belts Business, a leading North American manufacturer of belts used in industrial, commerical and consumer applications. The expansion will allow the Timken Company to offer a more diverse product line according to Richard G. Kyle, the president and CEO of Timken. […]

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Three Arrested in Camper Theft

Three people have been arrested by the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office in connection with the theft of a camper from a business in Oconee County. Those arrested were 50 year old Charles Leroy Pulliam, Jr. of Thornwood Drive in Williamston, 36 year old Sandy Dawn McKinney and 39 year old Willie William Ables, both of Highway 14 in Simpsonville.  According […]

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Grant Awarded to Assist Local Vets


Walhalla American Legion Post #124 has been endowed with a $9,000 dollar grant, which will be  used to establish a fund to assist local veterans from the Walhalla-West Union-Mountain Rest areas.  Legion spokesman Jerry Dyar said  Lem  Chastain of  Mountain Rest reached out to his organization with the idea.   PFC Lemuel Christopher Chastain from Oconee County died during World War II. […]

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Betty Diane Taylor

Betty Diane Nicholson Taylor, 54, wife of Terry Taylor, of 250 Chattooga Lake Rd., passed away Saturday, August 1, 2015 at the Oconee Memorial Hospital. A graveside service will be held at 2 pm, Tuesday, August 4, 2015 at the Double Springs Methodist Church Cemetery.   The family is at the residence. Memorials in her memory may be made to […]

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