More trouble at Howard’s Rock

February 25, 2015

Early today at Clemson University, an unknown individual vandalized the case protecting Howard’s Rock, and the campus police are investigating.  The damage was reported by construction crew members working on renovations to the suite and club levels of the football stadium.  Damage was limited to the glass case protecting the storied rock–one of the security…

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Trial recessed until Friday

February 25, 2015

Not long after the case switched from the prosecution to the defense, the judge announced a recess in the Adam Burdette trial at the Oconee Courthouse. The Hon. Cordell Maddox ordered the trial adjourned until 11 o’clock Friday morning. The last witness to be heard today was the first defense witness, Dr. Keith Lyle of…

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Greenville man arrested by Oconee Sheriff’s Office

February 25, 2015

A Greenville man has been arrested by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office on the charge of possessing a stolen vehicle. Arrest affidavits accuse Billy Joe Durham Jr. of possessing a Dodge Dakota pickup that he knew to have been stolen. According to the Sheriff’s Office, a deputy located the truck January 20 in the parking lot…

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South Carolina prepares further for storm

February 25, 2015

Governor Haley has declared a State of Emergency to mobilize additional resources should they be needed. Among the requests being made of the public by the South Carolina Emergency Management Division is to check on anyone who may need extra help during the winter weather.  Call 911 for life-threatening emergencies only and remember to keep…

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Oconee prioritizes projects

February 25, 2015

Staffing the new jail and creating the position of grants writer surfaced today as the top priorities for four of Oconee County’s five council members. After their brainstorming session in their retreat meeting, Chairman Wayne McCall and the council’s newest member, Edda Cammick, both listed staff for the new jail as their top project to…

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Puiling the ($) plug on Broadband

February 25, 2015

  A decision, perhaps, is close on whether Oconee County will pour any more money into the project designed to give its residents access to high-speed internet. During the annual retreat meeting today of Oconee County Council, Chairman Wayne McCall called the Broadband/FOCUS project “a big dead skunk” to which the county has splashed perfume…

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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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