Hinton hearing in day two

February 10, 2015

A young man convicted in Oconee County four years ago and sent to prison for homicide by child abuse returned to the county today in prison garb. And this time, Matthew Hinton has a new lawyer. That lawyer, Robbie Childs, is arguing in a third-floor courtroom that Hinton deserves post-conviction relief. At the age of…

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West Union to consider rate increase

February 10, 2015

At its meeting tonight, West Union leaders will once again take up the idea of raising municipal garbage pickup rates. A garbage rate increase is on the agenda for tonight’s meeting of the town council, under new business. The mayor and the council will meet at Town Hall at 6 o’clock.

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Accident has part of SC 183 blocked

February 10, 2015

An accident shortly after 10:15 this morning resulted in injuries on S.C. 183 in front of the Oconee Nuclear Plant.  The state patrol reported the highway blocked to thru traffic.  An hour after the accident the road apparently remained blocked, according to one motorist who said he has been sitting in traffic in front of…

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Seneca/West-Oak battle on the hardwood tonight

February 10, 2015

The Seneca Bobcats varsity basketball teams will host the West-Oak Warriors in Region 1-3A play Tuesday night. It will be Senior Night at Seneca. The varsity cheerleaders will perform at halftime of the girls game and the Bobcats Winter Guard Team will perform at halftime of the boys game. All students, both high school and…

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Three choices for a future school calendar

February 10, 2015

Oconee school trustees are already looking ahead at a calendar two years away. As is their practice, trustees set school calendars years in advance. For instance, the calendar is already in place for the next school year—2015-16. But, at their meeting next week, the trustees will be asked to choose among three suggested calendars for…

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School leaders talk budget with county officials

February 10, 2015

Apparently some ground work has been laid between Oconee County leaders and the school district as to the size of the next budget for the public schools. Dr. Michael Thorsland, county superintendent, announced last night that district officials have held “informal meetings” with some members of the new Oconee County Council that took office January…

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Calendar

  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 7:00 pmConservation Theory in Concert
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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