Clemson & UGA Team Up

August 28, 2014

Clemson University & the University of Georgia may be rivals on the football field, but researchers from the two institutions will continue working together to develop low-cost technology that can detect and isolate cancer cells. Researchers discovered a new method to separate mixtures of particles with different magnetic properties, and they say this new technology…

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Westminster Woman Faces Neglect Charges

August 28, 2014
Westminster Woman Faces Neglect Charges

A Westminster woman is being held at the Oconee County Detention center on charges of child neglect. Sheriff’s department spokesman Jimmy Watt says 36 year old Bridgette Delanea McCall of 1906 Clearmont Road was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 6 pm Wednesday.      According to the warrant, McCall is accused of exposing the…

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Westminster Man Faces Drug Charges

August 28, 2014

A Westminster man is facing drug charges following an investigation by the OconeeCounty Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office arrested 44 year old Andrew Casere Fant of Debroah’s Way, Westminster on two outstanding warrants, one of which was for a drug charge. According to Sheriff’s Department Spokesman Jimmy Watt, on August 12, a deputy responded to…

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No Charges are “appropriate”

August 28, 2014

A prosecutor says that after reviewing the results of a state police investigation, her office has decided against pursuing criminal charges against as many as four people who were suspected of having voted illegally in this year’s Seneca election. Assistant Solicitor Lindsey Simmons spoke to 96.3 WGOG News on behalf of Chrissy Adams, the circuit…

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Georgia wreck victim now jailed in Oconee

August 27, 2014

A Georgia man injured in a motorcycle accident in his home state and flown to a Tennessee hospital is now in the Oconee County jail, where he faces charges dating back nine years. The Oconee Sheriff’s Office identifies the arrested man as Gregory Wendell Rutledge, a 53-year old resident of Chatsworth, Georgia. Oconee deputies went…

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Walhalla meeting termed “productive”

August 27, 2014

The chairwoman of a special Walhalla committee calls last night’s meeting productive and says her committee will present a recommendation next week to the city council. At the request of Mayor Edwards, Councilwoman Jennifer Crawford convened a meeting of interested parties to resolve questions and concerns over Oktoberfest changes proposed by the chamber of commerce.…

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Calendar

  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
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