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Westminster Man Faces Drug Charges

August 28, 2014

A Westminster man is facing drug charges following an investigation by the OconeeCounty Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office arrested 44 year old Andrew Casere Fant of Debroah’s Way, Westminster on two outstanding warrants, one of which was for a drug charge. According to Sheriff’s Department Spokesman Jimmy Watt, on August 12, a deputy responded to…

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No Charges are “appropriate”

August 28, 2014

A prosecutor says that after reviewing the results of a state police investigation, her office has decided against pursuing criminal charges against as many as four people who were suspected of having voted illegally in this year’s Seneca election. Assistant Solicitor Lindsey Simmons spoke to 96.3 WGOG News on behalf of Chrissy Adams, the circuit…

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Lynn Marcengill

August 27, 2014

Westminster – Lynn Mize Marcengill, 59, wife of Phil Aaron Marcengill, 1650 E. Main Street, passed away Tuesday, August 26, 2014 at the Cottingham Hospice House. A memorial service will be held 3 pm Saturday, August 30, 2014 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.

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Jonathan “BO” McClure

August 27, 2014

Greenwood – Jonathan Bryson McClure, 34, husband of Christina “Christie” Hedman McClure, 108 Woodlawn Road, passed away Sunday, August 24, 2014 A funeral service will be held 3 pm, Thursday, August 28, 2014 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Oconee Memorial Park

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William “Bill” Albert Hines, Jr.

August 27, 2014

Salem, SC – Mr. Willian “Bill” Albert Hines , Jr. , 72, husband of Judy Cathleen Childress Hines, of 261 Sunset Drive, Salem, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014 at his residence Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 pm, Thursday, August 28, 2014 at the Davenport Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from…

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Charles Robert White

August 27, 2014

Charles Robert White, 79, husband of Shirley Ann Murphy White, of 360 Briar Creek Road, Walhalla, SC, passed away Monday, August 25, 2014, at Lila Doyle Nursing Facility. Graveside services will be held Thursday, August 28, 2014 at 11:00 AM at EvergreenMemorialGardens. The family will receive friends from 9:30-10:30 AMThursday, August 28, 2014 at Davenport…

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Clemson Professor Elected to Environmental Engineering Board

August 1, 2014

A professor who has researched PCB contamination in Hartwell Lake’s tributaries soon will begin a leadership role that is expected to shine a light on Clemson University’s environmental engineering and Earth sciences program. Cindy Lee has won election to the board of directors for the Association of Environmental Engineering and Science Professors. She begins her three-year…

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Gas Prices Down in SC

August 1, 2014

Motorists in South Carolina are paying the lowest price at the pump in over a month and in July began paying less per gallon than a year ago. The downward trend is expected to continue, according to AAA Carolinas. Gas prices in South Carolina average $3.24 per gallon, compared to $3.38 a month ago. North…

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Oconee Nuclear Leak Focus of NRC Meeting

August 1, 2014

Officials with Duke Energy met with officials from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission Thursday morning in a meeting to discuss a November 2013 leak.  During the nearly four and a half hour meeting, officials with Duke Energy acknowledged that operators at the Oconee Nuclear Station had fallen short of taking all precautions in preventing the development…

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Greenville Man Honored Heroic Deed

July 31, 2014
Greenville Man Honored Heroic Deed

A Greenville man is being recognized for his efforts to help a burn victim. Charles Garretson has been awarded the Greenville City Fire Department’s Exceptional Citizen Service Award. Fire Chief Steve Kovalcik says Garretson was recognized for his actions on May 7 following a gas tank explosion at The Vinings at Laurel Creek Apartment complex.…

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