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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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A Tech cancellation

January 25, 2013

Tri-County Technical College has called off the Tri-County FLL Tournament scheduled for Saturday, January 26.

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Rescue Squad Member of the Year

January 18, 2013

A member of the Mountain Rest Rescue Squad, Lynn Wilbanks, was named Oconee County Emergency Services “Rescue Squad Member of the Year” for 2012. The award was presented during a banquet at Seneca’s Gignilliat Gym. Wilbanks has been a member of his community’s volunteer fire department since 1998, the rescue squad since 1991, and rescue…

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Crack the books again today

January 9, 2013

Students are back! The spring semester starts today at Clemson University.

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  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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