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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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Viral outbreak in ‘B’ cell

March 12, 2013

A viral-type outbreak, suggesting stomach bug or possible flu, broke out within the last 24 to 36 hours in an open dorm section at the Oconee Detention Center. As many as eight of 20 male inmates housed there have been affected, according to Captain Steve Pruitt, jail director. Pruitt says the ill inmates have the…

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Meth lab found at motel

March 4, 2013

At this hour, the police in Seneca are involved in what their chief calls an active and in-progress investigation of a meth lab at the Town ‘n Country Motel on By-Pass 123. Chief John Covington said, “At this point, officers are still on scene with several individuals detained.” The city police are awaiting the arrival…

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Farm equipment stolen south of Seneca

March 1, 2013

Heavy pieces of farm equipment have been stolen in the Return-Oakway area, from a location on Shirleys Farm Road. The crime is under investigation this week by the Oconee Sheriff’s Department. The victim told officers Wednesday that stolen were an orange 1955 Gravely tractor and a John Deere turning plow attachment. The farm pieces are…

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Tech opens the doors

March 1, 2013

Visiting a college open house and exploring its programs and services is a good way to discover what’s out there. Today’s open house at Tri-County Technical College can help you find the right fit for an individual career and academic goals, learning style and personal interests. The open house, from 2 to 6 o’clock, is…

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Hit-run fatality

February 26, 2013

State troopers are reporting a hit-run traffic fatality in Anderson County, at 511 Sharon Church Road the Liberty area.

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James Thomas “Tomy” Cox, Jr.

February 7, 2013

Westminster – James Thomas “Tomy” Cox, Jr., 70, husband of Macie Norris Cox, of 588 Hope Street, passed away Tuesday, February 5, 2013 at Oconee Medical Center. A funeral service will be held 4 PM, Friday, February 8, 2013 from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 2-4 PM, prior…

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Mountain Rest PO to get new Officer-in-Charge

February 1, 2013

Starting tomorrow there’ll be a new Officer-in-Charge at the Mountain Rest Post Office. Vonda Beatty, a Walhalla Post Office employee for about the last eight years, is transferring to succeed the interim postmaster in the mountain hamlet. Beatty’s appointment was announced yesterday.  

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