Car strikes building supports

April 1, 2014

A car left SC 183/the Walhalla Road in Westminster last night and struck the supports for a brick building at the 123 traffic light intersection. The police say the driver was taken to the hospital with what they say are non-life threatening injuries. Chief Dean Awalt said once the car hit the building supports, the…

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“A personnel matter that is being addressed….”

April 1, 2014

A complaint of cyber bullying against a Walhalla High administrator is being investigated by district officials. Dr. Mike Lucas, county superintendent, told 96.3/WGOG NEWS that while the investigation is being made the administrator, Walhalla High assistant principal Charlie Fowler, has been placed on leave. In response to reports about a petition seeking Fowler’s dismissal because…

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Officials investigate allegations against Assistant Principal

March 31, 2014

Oconee County School Superintendent Dr. Mike Lucas says the district is investigating a complaint that Assistant Principal Charlie Fowler of Walhalla High School posted an “inappropriate comment” on the web. Lucas says Fowler has been placed on leave and the matter will be resolved this week.

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Manslaughter defendant returned to jail

March 31, 2014

A 17-year old manslaughter defendant has been returned to an Oconee jail cell, with no change in a bond.  Octavis Jamal Robinson of Central is charged with involuntary manslaughter in the shooting death last winter of former Pendleton resident Rashean Parker II.  At the time his body was found on W. Cherry Road near J-P…

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Car passenger charged with carrying pipe bomb

March 31, 2014

A backseat car passenger has been arrested and charged with possessing a pipe bomb inside a car that an Oconee deputy stopped Saturday near Seneca. That pipe bomb, a PVC pipe with an electric fuse, was processed by a bomb squad and deemed safe. But Steven Matthew Neal, 24-year old resident of Levi Lane, was…

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Accident in Seneca

March 31, 2014

Two cars collided a few minutes ago at the Seneca intersection of S. Oak and 3rd streets near Rosa Clark Medical Clinic. The police say the driver of one of the cars, a Volvo, was placed in an ambulance for trip to the hospital. Heavy damage was reported to the second vehicle, a Ford Mustang.

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  • August 22, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
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