The Legion names Office of the Year

February 3, 2015

An Oconee sheriff’s officer has been named the 2015 American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. The award, for Corp. Charles Mulwee, was presented last night during the annual Jake Robinson Law Enforcement Dinner in Seneca. Mulwee serves as resource officer for Oconee’s elementary schools. He acts as a mentor and focuses on drug…

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Scott to chair banking and housing subcommittee

February 3, 2015

U-S Senator Tim Scott, serving his first, full six-year term, has been named chairman of the banking, housing and urban affairs subcommittee on Housing, Transportation and Community Development. The Charleston Republican made this statement on his appointment: “I truly believe housing is a key component of the American Dream, and I look forward to our…

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Accused Oconee burglar arrested in Abbeville

February 3, 2015

The investigation of a home burglary in Oconee’s Wolfstake community has led county deputies to Abbeville, where their suspect was taken into custody. According to the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, 29-year old Walhalla resident Nathan Lee Sloan was since lodged in the Oconee Detention Center. Arrest affidavits accuse Sloan of larceny and burglary first degree January…

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Upstate breathing cleaner air, however….

February 3, 2015

An official of South Carolina DHEC says Upstate residents are breathing significantly cleaner air than three years ago, but there is still a chance the region will face EPA restrictions once new emission standards are announced later this year. The comments by DHEC’s Brian Barnes were made last week to the Upstate Air Quality Advisory…

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Gamecocks head to Arkansas tonight

February 3, 2015

The South Carolina men’s basketball team travels to Arkansas on Tuesday in the first of two road matchups this week. The Gamecocks and Razorbacks met twice last season, with Arkansas posting a 71-64 victory on its homecourt in mid-February, and Carolina earning a 71-69 win over the Razorbacks in the second round of the 2014…

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Clemson’s Roper earns ACC honor

February 3, 2015

Clemson junior guard Jordan Roper was named ACC Co-Player of the Week on Monday, along with Louisville guard Terry Rozier. Duke freshman Jahlil Okafor took home ACC Rookie of the Week honors.

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  • 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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