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Flooding closes SC Botanical Garden

July 15, 2013

No amount of preparation or planning could have spared the S.C. Botanical Garden at Clemson from the recent weeks of rain that resulted in a flood of unprecedented proportions. For the first time in its history, the garden now closed to the public. The incredible amount of rain overwhelmed the Duck Pond and flooded over…

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Mudslide damages Pickens County road

July 15, 2013

The South Carolina DOT expects that a quarter-mile section of U-S 178 in Pickens County near the North Carolina line will remain closed until early next month while repairs are made. A mudslide damaged part of that mountainous road. An approximate 30-minute detour has been posted in cooperation with the North Carolina DOT. That detour,…

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Mary Wyatt speaks in Walhalla

July 15, 2013

Walhalla Rotary Club today welcomes Mary Wyatt as its guest speaker. A retired attorney and former editor of the South Carolina Bar Association magazine, Wyatt serves as a member of the board of trustees for the John de la Howe School.

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Streetscape Discussion

July 14, 2013

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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Oconee Mother, Children, Found In Idaho

July 13, 2013

Officials with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office report a local mother and her four girls have been located in Idaho. Sheriff’s Spokesman Jimmy Watt says Idaho State Police located 44 year-old Laverne Bennett and her daughters at an interstate rest area in the town of Coeur d’Alene, near the Idaho/Washington state line. The Oconee Sheriff’s…

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Saturday Morning Storm Ravages Clemson Area

July 13, 2013
Saturday Morning Storm Ravages Clemson Area

Pendleton Road in Clemson looked like a war zone Saturday, the result of a storm that hit around 4:30 AM Saturday. Large trees fell, and several power lines were downed. Many area residents lost power. Some locals reported measuring between 6 and 8 inches in their rain gauges.

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Assault at Convenience Center

July 12, 2013

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

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
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

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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