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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Greenville beats OC to a distracted driver’s law

March 31, 2014

If it were a race to see who’s first, the city of Greenville is beating the county of Oconee to having a law forbidding distracted driving. Greenville’s distracted driving ordinance goes into effect tomorrow. It bans the use of all handheld devices while operating a vehicle. The Greenville ordinance covers not only while the vehicle…

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Turkey hunters beware!

March 31, 2014

U-S Forest Service land covered by leaves and invasive saplings is to be burned tomorrow in a prescribed burn on April 1. And that’s no April’s Fool, according to Mike Hastings of the USFS. Hastings says hunters on the first day of turkey season will be wise to avoid an area north of the Cassidy…

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Democrats to vie to U-S Congress

March 31, 2014

By the deadline over the weekend, two local and area residents had filed to run to be the Democratic nominee this year for SC Congressional District Three. The seat is now held by Republican Jeff Duncan, who is seeking re-election. The Democrats who have their vision set on Washington are Hosea Cleveland of Seneca and…

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GOP Senate hopefuls get an OC invite

March 31, 2014

South Carolina Republican voters this year have choices to make in the June primary as to their nominees to run for U-S Senate seats. And the Oconee GOP is taking the position it wants to hear from as many as the new candidates as possible to evaluate how they stand up to the Senate incumbents:…

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Vehicle of interest seen in OC

March 31, 2014
Vehicle of interest seen in OC

The police in Toccoa, Georgia say they have a picture of a car which they consider a vehicle of interest in the homicide of a 28-year old man. The police believe that car was captured in a photograph as traveling on 123 through Westminster on the morning of March 18—some time after the death of…

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Calendar

  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
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