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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Frontier encampment

February 3, 2015
Frontier encampment

 If you are looking for an unusual way of treating your loved one on Valentine’s Day, the South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism hopes you will consider a visit to one of Oconee County’s most historic plots of land. A frontier encampment takes place Saturday, February 14 at the Oconee Station State Historic…

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All road patrol officers wear body cameras

February 3, 2015

During the year 2014, every deputy in the road patrol division of the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, along with two officers from the warrants division, were equipped with body cameras. It was May 2013 when the Sheriff’s Office began equipping deputies with the TASER AXON Flex body cameras. They can be clipped to the officers’ clothing…

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Calendar

  • July 28, 2015 3:00 pmCrossgate Church Bible Boot Camp
  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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