Shoplifters run risk in judge’s court

January 27, 2014
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A proceeding held during the Christmas shopping season to spotlight the problem of shoplifting in Oconee County was not just for show, according to the jurist who presided. Magistrate Blake Norton admits that the problem of shoplifting worsens at Christmas time, but it’s a continual problem that frustrates law enforcement officers and makes store owners…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers go to 0-57 in Chapel Hill

January 27, 2014
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Clemson scored just one field goal over a stretch of over 17 minutes Sunday and North Carolina capitalized in a big way, leading to an 80-61 Tar Heel victory over the Tigers at the Dean Smith Center. North Carolina improved to 12-7 on the season and 2-4 in the ACC, while the Tigers fell to…

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129 WWII vets ID’d in Oconee

January 27, 2014
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County Veterans Affairs Director Jerry Dyar says his office has “struck gold” when it comes to identifying 129 veterans of the Second World War living in Oconee County. Nine of those identified are women, who took part in various functions during the war. Dyar credits exhaustive efforts in identifying the number and says it has…

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Basic training completed

January 27, 2014
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Air Force Airman 1st Class Adam Holbrooks graduated from basic training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland in San Antonio, Texas. He’s the son of Teresa and David Holbrooks of Fair Play. Airman Holbrook is a 2010 graduate of West-Oak High School.

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Mountain Rest fire

January 27, 2014
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A Friday afternoon fire in Mountain Rest heavily damaged a home at 276 Bauknight Road. We have a report that the fire required the attention of 30 fire fighters for two hours. According to Charlie King, county fire chief, the fire started accidentally when the home owner tried to heat a frozen pipe. The pipe…

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What the libraries are up to

January 27, 2014
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A regular bi-monthly meeting of the Oconee Library Board of Trustees takes place 5:30 this evening at the Westminster Branch, 112 W. North Avenue. Everyone is invited.

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Calendar

  • April 14, 2014 2:00 pmSpring into the Library at the OCPL’s Westminster Branch
  • April 17, 2014 9:00 amBlue Ridge Bank Bake Sale to Benefit The March of Dimes
  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
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