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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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Military Appreciation Day at Clemson

October 20, 2012

Saturday is Military Appreciation day atClemsonUniversity.  During Saturday’s Clemson-Virginia Tech football game, the college’s Athletic Department will pay tribute to veterans, fallen soldiers and those now serving in the armed forces.  A special tribute will be made to Major Rudolf Anderson, who was the only victim of enemy fire during the Cuban Missile Crisis.  Major…

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Public Workshops focus on Water Management

October 20, 2012

The US Army Corps of engineers is planning two public workshops focusing on water management and the current drought.  The first meetings will be Wednesday & Thursday, October 24 & 25 from 4:30 to 8 at Westside High School in Anderson.  The workshops will include discussions on lake level predictions, water conservation management, hydropower production…

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Cause of Death Determined in House Fire

October 19, 2012

Autopsies have been performed on the couple who died in an early morning house fire in Seneca.  Oconee Coroner Karl Addis says both Edgar Blake Smith and his wife Patsy Hughes Smith died of carbon monoxide poisoning due to smoke inhalation.  Both Mr & Mrs Smith were 73.  Emergency units responded to Friday morning 911…

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Radon Awareness

October 19, 2012

The Surgeon General has proclaimed this week as Federal Radon Action week.  Health agencies throughout the United States are joining forces to promote awareness of the leading cause of lung cancer for non-smokers.  Radon is a naturally occurring invisible odorless radioactive gas.  One in 15 American homes contains a high level of the gas.  A…

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Seneca Fire Claims Couple

October 19, 2012

Authorities are investigating the cause of a fire that claimed two lives in Seneca.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says 73 year old Edgar Blake Smith and his wife, 73 year old Patsy Hughes Smith died in an early morning house fire.  The Coroner says a 911 call was received around 2:30 this morning reporting a house fire…

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