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To Be Continued….

September 2, 2013
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Today is Labor Day and a day of recess for the James Bartee trial. Likely, though, lawyers will polish their closing statements to be delivered tomorrow to the Jury. At the same time tomorrow, you can expect the start of jury deliberations.

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Holiday Fatalites

September 2, 2013
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A Travelers Rest Man is one of five people who were killed on South Carolina roadways during the Labor Day Holiday Weekend. Officials with the SC highway patrol say a man died Sunday night in a motorcycle accident in Greenville. Officials says 23 year old Justin Lee Martin of Travelers Rest died when a van…

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Streetscape Discussion

July 14, 2013
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The City of Walhalla will host merchants and the public to discuss the proposed streetscape project for downtown Walhalla, Tuesday, July 16, 6:30 at the Walhalla Depot.  This is a change of venue from council chambers originally planned.  The Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce encourages interested members and all merchants to attend.  City Council will…

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Assault at Convenience Center

July 12, 2013
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The Oconee Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s assistance in finding an individual who committed an assault and battery at the Metromont Manned Convenience Center in Seneca Tuesday afternoon. Investigators say a deputy responded to a call to U-Storit Drive just off Old Clemson Highway Tuesday afternoon. The victim told deputies the suspect brought…

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Funeral Services for Victim

July 12, 2013
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Funeral services have been planned for James Evan Tyner, the Westminster man who was shot and killed Tuesday morning on Mount Pleasant Road in Westminster. The funeral for the 21 year old will be Saturday afternoon at 2 pm at Sandifer Funeral home.  Visitation will be between 1 and 2 at the funeral home. Oconee…

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NC Infant Dies of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

July 12, 2013
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NC Infant Dies of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Federal health officials have confirmed a child in Asheville, NC died last month of Rocky Mountain Spotted fever. Officials with the Department of Health and Human Services said this is the first confirmed death of Rocky Mountain Spotted fever in North Carolina since 2009. The disease is transmitted by the American Dog Tick, Rocky Mountain…

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Missing Hiker Located

July 12, 2013
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Officials with the Oconee County have located a missing hiker. Oconee County Emergency Services began a search yesterday when the man failed to show up at an appointed time. He had been hiking in the northern part of the county and was separated from his hiking party. Officials say he showed up at the appointed…

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New Fee Structure for Public Lottery Hunts

July 12, 2013
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In an effort to become more efficient and provide better customer service, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has decided to charge a non-refundable participation fee for the drawing hunts.  These fees are less than the refundable fees charged in the past years.  The fees are based upon the last three years of application…

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NTSB Investigation Continues

July 12, 2013
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The NTSB says a stalled engine may have been the cause of a plane crash Sunday which killed two Greenville families.  NTSB board member Earl Weener says stalling can happen when an aircraft’s airspeed drops too low or if the slope of the plane becomes too extreme to maintain lift. He said the plane’s position…

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Hiker Missing in Northern Oconee

July 12, 2013
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Oconee County Emergency Services is participating in the search for a 45 year old hiker who is reported missing in the Salem area.  Oconee County Responders searched searched trails, access roads and old logging roads in the Mustard Grounds  Area with in Oconee County.  Oconee County Emergency Services in conjunction with Pickens County until nightfall…

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