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Contents of package under investigation

June 18, 2013

A package that Georgia’s bomb unit took apart late last week near Tiger, Georgia remains under investigation. Rabun sheriff’s officers Friday afternoon brought a K-9 to highway 441 south near the Tiger city limits and found a homemade device. Sky 104 Radio at Clayton reports the K-9 gave a positive alert for explosives inside the…

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SPD charges in armed robbery

May 23, 2013

The Seneca police have announced charges against four men in last night’s holdup at the Marathon convenience store on By-Pass 123. One of those men, Teryn LeShane Robinson, 19 years old, is charged with armed robbery with a deadly weapon and possession of a weapon while in the commission of a crime. Others charged: Justin…

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National Day of Prayer rally

May 2, 2013

National Day of Prayer will be marked in Seneca with a rally at 6 o’clock downtown in the Norton-Thompson Park. Special speaker will be Dan Scott, radio announcer and the voice of Furman University athletics. Scott has started a foundation to help children who have been sexually, physically and mentally abused. Mayor Dan Alexander will…

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Randy Lee Moore

April 24, 2013

Westminster – Randy Lee Moore, 54, of 214 Antler Drive, passed away Tuesday, April 23, 2013 at Oconee Medical Center. A funeral service will be held 11 AM, Friday, April 26, 2013 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Thursday,…

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Clemson, USC host spring football games on Saturday

April 12, 2013

Both Clemson amd South Carolina wrap up spring football on Saturday by hosting annual spring games. At Clemson, the Tigers’ Orange & White game will commence at 4:00 PM in Memorial Stadium. Earlier in the afternoon, South Carolina will host its Garnet & Black game at Williams-Brice Stadium at 1:00 PM. Admission is free to…

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Charles “Chuck” William Mauldin, Jr.

April 4, 2013

Westminster – Charles “Chuck” William Mauldin, Jr., 53, husband of Pamela Elaine Freeman Mauldin, of 641 Poplar Springs Road, passed away Tuesday, April 2, 2013 at Duke University Hospital. A funeral service will be held 2 PM, Saturday, April 6, 2013 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Oconee Memorial Park.…

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Good week to be Joel Davis

March 20, 2013

This is a good week to be Joel Davis. The contractor’s company was awarded a $53,719.16 contract to replace the roof on the Walhalla City Gym. And Davis was selected by Oconee customers of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative to be a candidate for re-election to the Blue Ridge board of directors.  

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OCC to be briefed on “Project W”

March 20, 2013

Oconee County Council apparently had a lot to talk about last night—-behind closed doors. Before adjourning to closed session, County Administrator Scott Moulder outlined some of the matters to be discussed privately. They included an economic development matter referred to as “Project W.” Last week Richard Blackwell, the county’s economic development director, said of Project…

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Kathleen Grace Garrett Williams

March 19, 2013

Kathleen Grace Garrett Williams, 93, wife of the late William Roy Williams, of 151 Winstead Road, West Union, SC, died Monday, March 18, 2013 at Cottingham Hospice House in Seneca, SC. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from the College Street Baptist Church with burial to follow at Evergreen…

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Oconeeans arrested in Georgia

March 13, 2013

Three Oconee County residents have been arrested in Georgia on charges that they allegedly dragged a machine weighing approximately 1500 pounds down the roadway from North Carolina into Georgia.On March 2nd, deputies with the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office noticed drag marks on the pavement behind vehicle with a flat tire on Highway 28 just south…

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