Two deputies pick up their diplomas

March 10, 2015
Two deputies pick up their diplomas

 Oconee County deputy sheriffs Colby Mize and Jordei Jameson are the seventh and eighth graduates of a basic law enforcement program, since Mike Crenshaw became Sheriff in 2013. Mize and Jameson graduated Friday from the basic law enforcement program of the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy. Mize was hired by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office in…

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Four causes to benefit from golf tourney

March 10, 2015
Four causes to benefit from golf tourney

Money has poured in as the result of last year’s golf classic, sponsored by the Oconee Memorial Hospital Foundation. Each of the following causes received checks for $25,500: Safe Kids Upstate, Lifeline Services, the Mountain Lakes AccessHealth Dental Clinic, and equipment needs at Oconee Memorial Hospital. The committee also announced plans for its golf ball…

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Renovation plans for Fair-Oak Elementary

March 10, 2015

Plans to renovate Oconee’s Fair-Oak Elementary School were detailed last night to the county school trustees. In a presentation by members of the Columbia architect firm Jumper Carter Sease, the trustees were told they can expect new classrooms, a cafeteria, and a gymnasium to be among the improvements undertaken by Trehel Corporation, the district’s construction…

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School make-up days “up in the air”

March 10, 2015

Still “up in the air” is the issue of the extent to which Oconee public schools will be required to make-up for class days lost to this winter’s severe weather. During a meeting of county trustees last night, Superintendent Dr. Michael Thorsland relayed a message from Senator Thomas Alexander in which the Oconee-Pickens lawmaker indicated…

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Busy Monday for Seneca High Athletics

March 9, 2015

The Seneca Bobcat men’s soccer program is hosting the Walhalla Razorbacks in a double header Monday starting at 5:30 PM. The Bobcat baseball team will host a double header against Walhalla starting Monday at 4:30 PM. The Bobcat track program will host Pickens, Pendleton, and Daniel on Monday at 5:00 PM. The Seneca C-Team Softball…

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Power Restored By Blue Ridge Crew

March 9, 2015

Crews with Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative worked early Sunday afternoon to restore power to a number of residents in NorthernOconeeCounty. Officials say four stations in the Walhalla area went offline due to a problem with a Duke Energy transmission line. The cause of the problem is being investigated.

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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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