Data breach consumer aert!

February 6, 2015

A national insurance company that writes coverage in South Carolina experienced a cyber-security attack in which the personal information of policyholders—including names, birthdays, addresses and other personally-identifiable information—has been exposed. Anthem Insurance offers insurance services through the following three companies: Anthem Life Insurance Company, Unicare Life and Health Insurance Company and Greater Georgia Life Insurance…

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Attempted burglary near Walhalla

February 6, 2015

Not far from the corporate limits of Walhalla someone apparently tried to break into a home on the 300 block of South Boundary Street. It’s a crime being investigated by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office. After someone tried to kick in the door to the home, a male subject was seen running on nearby S. Spring…

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Death takes commission leader

February 6, 2015

Members of the Pendleton District Commission, serving the tri-county area, are learning of the death of their chairman, Dr. Bill Steirer. He died yesterday, leaving his wife, Ada Lou, two children, and their families. For more than 20 years, William Steirer Jr. served as a commissioner representing Pickens County on the Pendleton District Historical, Recreational,…

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Man arrested at scene of apparent burglary

February 6, 2015

A 33-year old man was arrested yesterday afternoon at the scene of what the Oconee Sheriff’s Office described as a burglary in progress near Seneca. At 29 Sirrine Street, Utica, two deputies placed Robert William Thompson of Boggs Drive, Seneca into custody and eventually charged Thompson with possession of drug paraphernalia. At the Sirrine Street…

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Lottery winner keeps it a secret

February 6, 2015

In the tight knit Anderson County town of Belton, one its residents is keeping quiet about a $200 thousand secret. A Beltonian, who declined to release his name, cashed in a top prize winning ticket for Saturday’s Palmetto Cash 5 drawing. He picked all five winning numbers and said, “I’m putting the money in the…

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An ‘A thru Z’ on immigration law

February 6, 2015

Everyone is invited to a meeting at Clemson this month to hear David Dreher speak on changes in immigration law. Dreher’s background includes 25 years in the U-S foreign service and teacher of immigration issues at Clemson’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. The presentation, sponsored by the Clemson Area League of Women Voters, takes place 7:30…

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Calendar

  • July 1, 2015 7:00 pmMountain Heart Free Concert
  • July 1, 2015 7:00 pmVBS at Church of Christ, Lavonia
  • July 3, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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