Suspect remains jailed

March 18, 2014

A 32-year old woman who now faces charges from two Walhalla area crimes this winter remained in jail today, with bond set at $70 thousand surety. According to the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, the latest charges against April Michelle Norton arise from the following theft, as outlined by Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jimmy Watt. According to Watt,…

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No yapping on Yik Yak!

March 18, 2014

Oconee Sheriff’s Office and Oconee School District are calling the public’s attention to a new app, potentially dangerous for its capability to transmit slander and libel. As a result, the school district has blocked access through its internet servers. But that doesn’t stop students who bring their personal cell phones to school from accessing Yik…

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School make-up days ahead

March 18, 2014

This year’s calendar for Oconee public schools has been adjusted for make-up snow days—without interfering with spring break next month or this year’s graduation schedule. Dr. Mike Lucas, superintendent, announces that children will be expected for classes to cover two additional make-up days—-this Friday, March 21 and Friday, March 28.  

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Sales Tax Commission makes list

March 18, 2014

Oconee’s sales tax commissioners now have a list of capital projects to send to the County Council. It took two hours of discussion and votes last night before the commissioners settled on about seven separate projects. They’ll now await a meeting April 10 when Scott Moulder, county administrator, presents the nuts and bolts as to…

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Corbeil-Cammick contest for Seat One

March 18, 2014

The first full day of filing for this year’s primaries guaranteed a contest for Seat One, Oconee County Council. Paul Corbeil qualified to run for re-election. Corbeil later was joined by a challenger. That challenger is Edda Cammick, another Republican. Corbeil and Cammick were part of a process yesterday that the State Election Commission called…

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Access Health project marks two years

March 17, 2014

This month marks the second-year anniversary of a program that helps local and area low income, under-insured adults improve their health and lives. Mountain Lakes Access Health serves residents of Oconee County and parts of Pickens County, in Clemson, Central and Six Mile. Heather Goss, executive director, says the program has helped more than 325…

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  • July 27, 2014 7:00 pmStumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
  • August 1, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 2, 2014Ole Country Church Singing
  • August 2, 2014 8:00 amSt. Andrew Catholic Church's Huge Yard Sale
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