Marker honors fallen officer

February 6, 2015

Outside Oconee Law Enforcement Center now stands a marker in memory of a fallen officer. A solemn ceremony remembered the service of Bill Schuck, who died alone while on duty in an accident involving his squad car during the night in a rural part of the county. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said the tragedy occurred five…

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The Scott Sprouse investiture

February 6, 2015

Walhalla resident Scott Sprouse became a 10th Circuit judge last month, but the formal recognition of that achievement is taking place during the 4 o’clock hour this afternoon at the Oconee Courthouse.  The event is an investiture ceremony.

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Wal-Mart worker arrested in theft investigation

February 6, 2015

A Wal-Mart worker at Seneca has been arrested on the charge of breach of trust. An announcement by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office states that Cathy Dial, 50 years old, was arrested yesterday at her Goddard Avenue address near Seneca, as the result of an investigation that began early Wednesday after the Wal-Mart manager spoke to…

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Observation platform in the works for Sassafras

February 6, 2015

A $350 thousand gift from Duke Energy will soon allow visitors access to South Carolina’s highest peak—Pickens County’s Sassafras Mountain. The funds will allow construction of an observation platform to begin. The donation was formally presented at today’s meeting of the South Carolina Natural Resources Board in Columbia. Funding was committed as part of the…

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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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Calendar

  • July 3, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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