School buses on the road!

January 6, 2014
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The Christmas break has finally ended for Oconee public schools. Classes open for the last half of the academic year at regular time this morning. And that means those yellow school buses are back on the roads today. Dr. Mike Lucas, superintendent, says, “….it appears we’ve dodged the possibility of snow for today.  The Arctic…

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BREAKING: Jason Mark Carter captured in Tennessee

January 3, 2014
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From OCSD Spokesman Jimmy Watt: Jason Mark Carter, who was found not guilty by reason of insanity in the 2006 murder of his mother and stepfather and committed, has been captured in Williamson County, TN according to information the Sheriff’s Office received from the State Law Enforcement Division.  The Sheriff’s Office was notified early yesterday…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Tigers take field tonight

January 3, 2014
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It’s gameday for Clemson Tiger football. Dabo Swinney’s Tigers take on Urban Meyer and the Ohio State Buckeyes in the Discover Orange Bowl from Miami Gardens Friday at 8:30 PM. It’s the first meeting between between the two teams since the 1978 Gator Bowl. Ohio State is a 3 point favorite in the latest line…

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UPDATE: Arrests made in Utica homicide

January 2, 2014
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Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says two teenagers are behind bars, charged with murder in the death of a Washington State man. Arrested and charged are 18 year-old James William Toward of 23 Ames Street, Seneca, and 16 year-old Donte Robert Bacon of 2309 Ashton Street in Seneca. Both have been charged with Murder, First Degree…

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UPDATE: Seneca homicide victim was Washington State man

January 2, 2014
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Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says the victim of a Thursday morning homicide in Seneca was a Washington State man. Addis says 32 year-old Scott Andrew Johnston, of Pullman, Washington, died from gunshot injuries sustained in the apparent home invasion which occurred Thursday morning at 24 Ames Street in the Utica Mill Village. Officials say…

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Committed Oconeean escapes mental health facility

January 2, 2014
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Committed Oconeean escapes mental health facility

Police in Oconee County have been notified of the escape of a man who was committed to a mental health facility after being found incompetent to stand trial in the 2006 murder of his mother and stepfather. Law Enforcement throughout the state are on the lookout for 39 year-old Jason Mark Carter. He is described…

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  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 amClearmont Baptist Church's Easter Egg Hunt
  • April 19, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
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