Jury hears testimony in traffic offense trial

March 24, 2015

A Chickasaw Point man went on trial today in the Oconee General Sessions Court, charged with traffic offenses that arose from an accident 14 months ago near Westminster. Russell Alan Tupper is charged with driving under the influence, driving under suspension, and habitual traffic offender. According to assistant solicitor Beth Blundy, Tupper was charged by…

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Seneca girls shutout BHP

March 24, 2015

In high school sports Monday, the Seneca girls soccer team defeated Belton Honea-Path 4-0. The Lady Cats are now 3-1 in Western AAA. They host West-Oak on Thursdsay. Seneca’s boys team downed BHP 10-2. Samuel Thompson scored three goals in the contest. West-Oak’s boys were 5-2 winners over Palmetto. Joseph Ramey netted four goals in…

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Keowee Key man recognized by AARP

March 24, 2015

Keowee Key resident Harry Wertheimer has been recognized by the American Association of Retired Persons for teaching safe driver classes that attracted the highest, average number of participants in South Carolina. Wertheimer recently instructed two classes at Keowee Key and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute in Clemson that attracted more than 30 students. The new…

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Crooks and Chavez are new deputy sheriffs

March 24, 2015
Crooks and Chavez are new deputy sheriffs

 Two new deputy sheriffs have joined the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office. Rashad Crooks and Geraldo Chavez recently completed department training and look forward to serving the citizens of Oconee County. Crooks is a graduate of Seneca High School and Tri-County Technical College, where he majored in Criminal Justice. He began his career as an animal…

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Police chase ends in Walhalla driveway

March 24, 2015

A chase by the Walhalla police ended in the driveway of a S. Katherine Street home and the arrest of the driver they were pursuing. The police say the arrest of Tamassee resident Joshua Paul Price took place around 2 o’clock Saturday morning after Price’s vehicle hit a parked car in the driveway. The chase…

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Library Board once again tries to re-group

March 24, 2015

At their meeting, Oconee library trustees focused again on how they re-group in the aftermath of the defeat of last year’s 1-cent capital projects referendum. Last night they wondered aloud if county workers can build a new office building at the South Cove Park, can those same workers build new library facilities?

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Calendar

  • 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
  • July 12, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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