Athlete with local ties commits to LSU

March 30, 2015

Jonathan Gettys, a junior left-hander with the Gainesville, GA Red Elephants baseball team and most valuable pitcher in the Pan American Games last summer, committed to collegiate baseball powerhouse Louisiana State University (LSU)  March 28. The 6’4″ 230 lb. athlete has attracted the attention of MLB scouts with his 95 mph fastball and batting performance of…

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Three house fires this morning

March 30, 2015

On a rainy, thundering morning Oconee fire fighters are attending to three home fires. They are reported on Durham Brown Road near Seneca, the Greenfield Road near Westminster, and Jocassee Ridge Way near Salem. Charlie King, Oconee fire chief, says the worst fire appears to be on the Greenfield Road where fire fighters from as…

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Week of the Young Child Event in Oconee

March 30, 2015

Two groups are collaborating to hold an Oconee County event during National Week of the Young Child. Oconee First Steps and Nurse-Family Partnership are planning an Oconee Community Baby Shower—a one stop shop for health information 10 a-m to 2 p-m Saturday, April 18 at Seneca’s Shaver Recreation Center. The goal for the baby shower…

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Oconee hails its Vietnam era veterans

March 28, 2015

Sustained applause greeted Oconee County Vietnam era veterans today as they received an escort into the gymnasium of Seneca’s Gignilliat Community Center. The event was the first of several during the next three years to call attention to a 10-year war that cost the U-S nearly 60 thousand of its service members. Part of today’s…

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No criminal charges

March 27, 2015

The Walhalla police have decided there will be no criminal charges in the hazing incident on a bus carrying Razorback soccer players home from a game in Pickens. Chief Ronald Wilbanks said his department has accepted a recommendation from the 10th Circuit Solicitor’s Office that, based on the statements gathered in the investigation, criminal charges…

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High School Sports

March 27, 2015

In  high school sports on Thursday, Seneca’s softball team defeated Daniel 9-5. Seneca will host West-Oak Friday night, while Daniel heads to Walhalla. In boys soccer, Daniel shutout Walhalla 4-0. Walhalla’s girls were 3-1 winners over the Lions. Seneca’s girls blanked West-Oak 7-0. Seneca’s boys were also shutout winners over the Warriors, 3-0. Samuel Thompson…

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Calendar

  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 6, 2015 6:00 pmAudtions for Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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