Judicial candidate has business in Columbia

April 28, 2014

Walhalla resident and Seneca attorney Scott Sprouse is the only candidate for the Tenth Circuit Seat Two judgeship. And he’ll find himself in Columbia today for a hearing before the state Judicial Merit Selection Commission. The hearing will delve into Sprouse’s qualifications to succeed Alex Macaulay who is scheduled for retirement December 31.

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Hazardous Waste Collection Day

April 25, 2014

Saturday is Household Hazardous Waste Collection day for Oconee County. This event is held by Oconee County and Local Emergency Planning Commission. The collection will take place in the parking lot of Seneca High School from 10 am to 2 PM Saturday. You must be a resident of Oconee County to participate in the Waste…

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Oconee Nuclear Station Prepared

April 25, 2014

Officials with the Oconee Nuclear Station participated in a Forum Thursday night, in which officials discussed plans for flood control upgrades. The Nuclear Regulatory commission asked Oconee Nuclear Officials about plans for flood scenarios. Scott Batson, site vice-president of the Oconee Nuclear station said those scenarios fall in a range of one in half million…

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Operation Infinity new roundup

April 23, 2014

By 3 this afternoon, 10 people sought in the Oconee Sheriff’s Office latest “Operation Infinity” had been arrested. Four of those 10 were already jailed for unrelated charges. Ten other people were being sought. This drug roundup makes five since Sheriff Crenshaw took office last year. The charges being alleged are a variety from the…

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Sweep UPDATE

April 23, 2014

Oconee’s Westminster-based magistrate Will Derrick this afternooon was in the midst of holding bond hearings for defendants who’ve been swept up by “Infinity Five”–the latest drig sweep by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office. At one point, Derrick had held hearings for six defendants, with the expectation that he’ll hear bond requests for as many as 14…

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US ACOE recognized for Lake Hartwell cleanup

April 23, 2014

The Lake Hartwell project of the Army Corps of Engineers earned recognition from Georgia for the project’s efforts during the annual lake cleanup campaign. Rivers Alive, an outreach program led by the Environmental Protection Division of the Georgia Department of Natural Resources presents the Government Partner of the Year Award to recognize the government entity…

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Calendar

  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 30, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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