Third man charged with murder

January 27, 2014
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A third man has been charged with murder in Oconee County, and the Sheriff’s Office investigation into the death of Richard Alan Marszalek continues. The latest to be charged and jailed is Zack Daniel Patterson, a 23-year old resident of W. Pine Grove Road. Investigators believe 61-year old Marszalek was killed during an altercation sometime…

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Fire damages Westminster home

January 27, 2014
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Fire late yesterday morning damaged a home in Westminster. Chief Chris Smith says the fire damaged a corner of the home at 110 Cornelia Avenue. Smith classified what happened as an accidental fire. No one hurt.

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Red Flag lifted statewide

January 27, 2014
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The Red Flag Fire Alert, in force since Saturday morning, is now lifted by the South Carolina Forestry Commission. Fire managers ended the alert based on improving weather conditions. Calmer winds and higher relative humidity means fire is less likely to spread. But the Southeast is in the midst of wildfire season and care should…

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Andrew Brown wins a variance to zoning law

January 24, 2014
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A Seneca regulatory board granted a variance last night to the city’s zoning law that allows Andrew Brown to place a manufactured home on vacant property at 1104 E. S. 2nd Street. No one spoke in opposition during a City Hall hearing conducted by the board of zoning appeals, according to Tamy Sanford, city planner.…

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Heritage Fair offers know-how and financial aid

January 24, 2014
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A necessary component of the food supply is the agricultural practice of beekeeping. And the South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair in Oconee seeks to help. The fair board of directors offers a beekeeping class and a scholarship to entice youngsters to get interested. Board member Jeff Blackwell says most beekeepers are aging, and new energy…

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A case of rape under investigation

January 24, 2014
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The spokesman for the Oconee Sheriff’s Office has confirmed an investigation is in progress of a report of rape. But Jimmy Watt, the spokesman, says, “…due to the fact that it is an active and ongoing investigation, and to preserve the integrity of the investigation, we are not able to release any information at this…

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  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 amClearmont Baptist Church's Easter Egg Hunt
  • April 19, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
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