Georgia man charged with Seneca bank crimes

January 20, 2015

The police in Seneca have arrested a 25-year old man and charged him with bank fraud crimes. Chief John Covington says it’s a case that is still under investigation and expected to see more charges. Decatur, Georgia resident Cortez Ramon Anderson is charged with financial transaction card fraud and crimes against a federally chartered and…

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Special Needs “wait list” shrinks

January 20, 2015

In last week’s meeting with Oconee County Council, State Senator Thomas Alexander used mental health and special needs as examples of two agencies that took a big hit in recent years when state government found its revenues falling. Jerry Mize, director of the Tribble Activity Center near Seneca, acknowledges the plight faced by his agency,…

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‘Coffee with a Cop’ next week

January 20, 2015

The next ‘Coffee with a Cop’ in Oconee County may take on more importance in light of incidents across the country in which policemen have been shot and, at times, policemen have been accused of shooting unarmed individuals. All community members and the public are invited to attend at 8 o’clock Wednesday morning, January 28…

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Club offers communication and leadership skills

January 19, 2015

Joining a local Toastmaster club can help you improve yours skills in communications and leadership. Toastmaster District 58, area 61, which covers the tri-counties of Oconee, Anderson, and Pickens, will hold open house this month, and everyone is invited. The event will be 6:30 to 8 o’clock Thursday night, January 29 at the Clemson Presbyterian…

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Tech names new vice president

January 19, 2015

Linda Jameison joined Tri-County Technical College this month in a leadership role, as vice president for student support and engagement. She is leading the college’s student engagement and support efforts and serves as the chief student services officer. Jameison provides leadership to student development, community campuses, student records, tutoring services and the library. She came…

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Leadership Class at work at “We Care”

January 19, 2015

On this Day of Service on the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, members of Leadership Oconee are pitching in to make better a valuable part of the Westminster community’s efforts to help the needy. Leadership President Brandy Taylor and other class members are helping renovate the old building that is used by We Care, the…

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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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