Chase of Oconee suspect ends in Laurens County wreck

March 3, 2015
Chase of Oconee suspect ends in Laurens County wreck

 Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says a robbery suspect was placed in custody after a chase across Upstate counties. It was a chase that had its origins with an incident yesterday morning on Murphree Drive near West Union, in which two homeowners were robbed by a man who they had hired to do yard work. But,…

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Deer-vehicle accidents in Oconee County

March 3, 2015

State troopers report two accidents involving deer and motor vehicles in Oconee County since last night. The latest such accident occurred shortly before 3:30 this morning at U-S 123 and South Carolina 11. Earlier there was a deer-vehicle accident at Coneross Creek and Friendship roads.

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Meth danger on the highways

March 2, 2015

Family members picking up trash this weekend near Westminster found suspicious items on the Cleveland Pike Road. Narcotics agents secured the broken batteries and empty packages of Sudafed. No official determination yet on whether they, along with piles of syringes and bottles of a white powder substance, amount to methamphetamine debris. But, as winter gives…

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Tech revamps, renames program

March 2, 2015

The engineering and industrial technology division of Tri-County Technical College has renamed and revamped its manufacturing management program. The program underwent a title change last month and is now called Manufacturing Management and Leadership. According to Stan Compton, program coordinator, to better reflect the skills of a first-line manager in today’s manufacturing facilities.

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Deputy’s suspicion pays off

March 2, 2015

The suspicions of an Oconee deputy sheriff paid off in the early morning hours Saturday with the capture of three suspected thieves. At 1:40 Saturday morning, Deputy Clay Sheriff saw a vehicle circle through the parking lot of Tri-Star Imports, Wells Highway. The deputy stopped the car nearby. The investigation that followed resulted in the…

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Chainsaw applied to last of the Bradford Pear trees

March 2, 2015

Walhalla’s love-hate relationship with its downtown Bradford Pear trees is no more. Crews under the supervision of James Moore, public works director, applied chainsaws and activated a wood chipper to the last of the Bradford Pear trees still standing. Their downfall is a pre-runner to the Streetscape project and their eventual replacement with others kinds…

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  • 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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