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Parasite Warning for South Carolinians

October 22, 2012

South Carolina’s Department of Natural resources is warning residents of a potential parasite, previously believed linked only with venison. Charles Ruth, the Statewide Deer/Turkey project supervisor for the Wildlife Section of the state DNR says many people have called the department asking about the likelihood of being exposed to toxoplasmosis. He says although the disease…

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Job Hope for those with Criminal Records

October 22, 2012

With the job market very tight and competitive, Upstate residents with criminal records may have difficulty finding work.  Individuals with criminal records are urged to attend  a workshop Monday October 29 to learn about expungements and pardons.  The workshop will be held Oct 29 at 10 am at Tri-County Technical College.  The workshop is open…

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Lloyd Clempson Holbrooks

October 22, 2012

Lloyd Clempson Holbrooks, 80, husband of Edna Dickerson Holbrooks, of 930 Seed Farm Road, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2012 at the residence. uneral services will be 2 PM, Tuesday, October 23, 2012 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Heritage Memorial Gardens.  The family will receive friends 6 –…

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Patsy Geraldine Smith

October 22, 2012

Patsy Geraldine Hughes Smith, 73, wife of the late Edgar Blake Smith, of 102 Sunnyview Drive, passed away on Friday, October 19, 2012. Memorial services will be 3 PM, Saturday, October 27, 2012 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends prior to the service 1- 3 PM, Saturday, October 27,…

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Edgar Blake Smith

October 22, 2012

Edgar Blake Smith, 73, husband of the late Patsy Hughes Smith, of 102 Sunnyview Drive, passed away Friday, October 19, 2012. Memorial services will be 3 PM, Saturday, October 27, 2012 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends prior to the service 1- 3 PM, Saturday, October 27, 2012 at…

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Douglas “Doug” Bailey Glenn, Sr.

October 22, 2012

Douglas “Doug” Bailey Glenn, Sr., 72, husband of Nancy Elizabeth Wallace Glenn, of 275 Champion Rd., passed away, Saturday, October 20, 2012 at the home. Funeral services will be 2 PM, Monday, October 22, 2012 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow at South Union Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive…

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Traffic Fatality Claims Clemson Student

October 22, 2012

A Sunday afternoon traffic accident claimed the life of of a 20 year old Clemson student.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says Kohleigh Michelle Hunt died Sunday afternoon when her car was hit by two other cars on Highway 24 at the intersection of Hunt Road and Coneross Creek Road in Westminster.   Authorities say…

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Funeral Services Planned for Seneca Couple

October 22, 2012

Funeral services have been planned for a Seneca couple who died in a house fire early Friday.  Edgar Blake Smith and his wife, Patsy Geraldine Hughes Smith, both 73, died early Friday morning in a house fire.  Oconee Coroner Karl Addis says both Mr. and Mrs. Smith died of smoke inhalation in the early morning…

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Explosives Amnesty Week Begins

October 22, 2012

Oconee County along with four other upstate counties is participating in “Explosives Amnesty” this week.  Monday October 22 through Friday October 26, residents of Oconee, Pickens, Anderson, Abbeville and Greenville counties can contact their local sheriff’s department to have any explosives, ammunition, weapons, bomb materials or military ordnance removed from their property.  Authorities will request…

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Willkommen! The 34th Oktoberfest Under Way

October 20, 2012
Willkommen!  The 34th Oktoberfest Under Way

The 34th Annual Oktoberfest is in full swing this weekend!  Admission is $5 for adults, $3 for children 3 to 10, and children under 3 are admitted for free.  Saturday’s events include crafts and food booths from 9 am to Midnight.  Carnival rides begin at 10 am.  The Oktoberfest Dancers will put on a show…

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  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
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