A “tool” for annexation

March 16, 2015

Westminster will consider a tool used by other South Carolina municipalities to make it easier to grow its city limits—thru annexation. At their meeting tomorrow evening, the mayor and council are scheduled to consider first reading of an ordinance that places a deed restriction on the property of those outside municipal limits requiring them to…

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Walhalla woman dies in Saturday evening crash

March 15, 2015

An 18 year-old Walhalla woman died Saturday night in a single vehicle wreck near Westminster. The Highway Patrol says the crash occurred at 8:25 PM on South Highway 11 near the intersection of Mountain and Critter Roads. The Chrysler Sebring, driven by a 17 year-old male from Walhalla, and containing two female passengers, went down an embankment. Oconee…

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Suspect arrested in Sonny’s Bar and Grill shootings

March 14, 2015

  An arrest has occurred of a suspect in the investigation of homicide and shootings last weekend at a bar near Seneca. According to Oconee Sheriff’s Office, Reginald Tywan Bland was placed in custody Thursday night in Greenwood County and has since been moved to the Oconee Detention Center. Authorities say they believe Bland, a…

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Partial settlement in “John Doe” case

March 13, 2015

A partial settlement has been reported in the case of a man who claims he was abused by a teacher while he was a student in Oconee public schools. A mediator, Karl Folkens of Florence, signed an order that settles the case of “John Doe” as it applies to the Oconee School District. The terms…

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Speedway racing called off

March 13, 2015

Inclement weather has forced the postponement of the season opener at the Anderson Motor Speedway.  Showers,  increased wind, and lower temperatures forecast today and, combined, they do not make good racing weather.  Anderson Speedway management made the call early to try to head off the racing teams that travel to Anderson from Georgia and North…

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Fraud risk for ex-WestPoint Stevens workers

March 13, 2015

Individuals who worked for the former WestPoint Stevens plant at Seneca are being advised to check their credit reports and report any fraudulent activity to the Oconee Sheriff’s Office. Investigators are working a case of identity fraud and have determined there’s a chance that personnel files from the West Point Seneca plant may have been…

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Calendar

  • July 28, 2015 3:00 pmCrossgate Church Bible Boot Camp
  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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