Public comment invited

September 30, 2014

U-S Forest Service officials are asking for comments on an environmental analysis released yesterday on designating boater access trails on the upper segment of the Chattooga Wild and Scenic River. The analysis covered five proposed trails on national forests in Georgia and the Carolinas. The proposal is linked to decisions made in 2012 to allow…

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Plaintiff rests

September 30, 2014

The plaintiff has officially rested in an Oconee County trial alleging medical malpractice at a nursing home. And yesterday afternoon, the defense began calling witnesses in the case of Reynolds versus Sava Senior Care, also known as Seneca Health and Rehabilitation. Testifying first was a nurse, Linda Hopkins. An eight-year employee at the nursing home,…

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No garbage pickups today in West Union

September 30, 2014

No garbage pickups today in West Union. The town announces that garbage will be picked up instead on Thursday.

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Sheriff’s Office issues scam alert

September 30, 2014

Oconee Sheriff’s Office reports a scam that involved the IRS…and later Sheriff Mike Crenshaw. The Sheriff’s Office quotes a West Union woman as saying she received a call from someone with a foreign accent claiming to be from the IRS and telling the woman that she owed $4,500. The woman later received a second call—this…

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Operation Infinity Nabs Three More

September 29, 2014

The Oconee County Sheriff’s office “Operation Infinity” continues as a total of 19 people have been taken into custody since the operation began last Thursday. Three of those were placed into custody since Thursday afternoon. According to Sheriff’s department spokesman Jimmy Watt, authorities apprehended Jason Lee Trammel of Trammel drive in Seneca on charges of…

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Washington State Man Taken into Custody

September 29, 2014

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Washington state man on a Fugitive from Justice Warrant for a violation of Community Custody. The man, 24 year old Zachary Joseph Hirst of 4202 Quail Drive in Lacey, WA was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center Saturday.  Hirst received a $25,000 surety bond during a…

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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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