So far, 15 arrested!

April 8, 2015

By 1 this afternoon, 15 of 41 people targeted in Oconee’s ninth “Operation Infinity” had been arrested. Officers across the county and inside the five towns are serving warrants charging a variety of drug offenses. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said, “We are working to make Oconee County a safe place for our citizens to live, work…

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Seneca gets a new head football coach

April 8, 2015

Seneca High School looked within to find its next varsity football coach, with the selection of Brett Turner, defensive coordinator for the Bobcats. Turner succeeds Gene Cathcart, who resigned. The school also chose K. Yon Radford as assistant athletic director.

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Unified effort against drug dealers

April 8, 2015

Oconee Sheriff’s Office and the county’s five police departments are working together today to try to sweep the streets clear of drug offenders. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw calls it a unified law enforcement effort. Crenshaw said, “We are most effective when we work together and share our resources toward our continued efforts to get the drug…

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ITECH South expands in Oconee

April 8, 2015

The official announcement that an Oconee manufacturer is expanding arrived today from the offices of the Governor and the Department of Commerce. The announcement follows an Oconee County Council meeting last night when the county tied ribbons to a financial package for the company and its promise over the next five years to make a…

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High school sports

April 8, 2015

In high school baseball on Tuesday, Oconee Christian Academy defeated Tamassee-Salem 8-6. OCA is now 5-0 on the season. T-S is now 0-6. Elsewhere, Daniel Singleton of West-Oak set a record for his school with 16 strikeouts in the Warriors 6-1 win over Pickens. Wren defeated Seneca 5-4. In girls soccer, Walhalla blanked West-Oak 4—0.…

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Senator calls video “horrific” and “troubling”

April 8, 2015

U-S Senator Tim Scott, a Charleston native and resident, calls the video that has surfaced in the shooting death of a black motorist in nearby N. Charleston as “horrific” and “deeply troubling.” A white policeman has been charged with murder. In a statement, Scott said, “It is clear the killing of Walter Scott was unnecessary…

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Calendar

  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 7:00 pmConservation Theory in Concert
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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