Car passenger charged with carrying pipe bomb

March 31, 2014

A backseat car passenger has been arrested and charged with possessing a pipe bomb inside a car that an Oconee deputy stopped Saturday near Seneca. That pipe bomb, a PVC pipe with an electric fuse, was processed by a bomb squad and deemed safe. But Steven Matthew Neal, 24-year old resident of Levi Lane, was…

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Accident in Seneca

March 31, 2014

Two cars collided a few minutes ago at the Seneca intersection of S. Oak and 3rd streets near Rosa Clark Medical Clinic. The police say the driver of one of the cars, a Volvo, was placed in an ambulance for trip to the hospital. Heavy damage was reported to the second vehicle, a Ford Mustang.

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Greenville beats OC to a distracted driver’s law

March 31, 2014

If it were a race to see who’s first, the city of Greenville is beating the county of Oconee to having a law forbidding distracted driving. Greenville’s distracted driving ordinance goes into effect tomorrow. It bans the use of all handheld devices while operating a vehicle. The Greenville ordinance covers not only while the vehicle…

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Turkey hunters beware!

March 31, 2014

U-S Forest Service land covered by leaves and invasive saplings is to be burned tomorrow in a prescribed burn on April 1. And that’s no April’s Fool, according to Mike Hastings of the USFS. Hastings says hunters on the first day of turkey season will be wise to avoid an area north of the Cassidy…

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Democrats to vie to U-S Congress

March 31, 2014

By the deadline over the weekend, two local and area residents had filed to run to be the Democratic nominee this year for SC Congressional District Three. The seat is now held by Republican Jeff Duncan, who is seeking re-election. The Democrats who have their vision set on Washington are Hosea Cleveland of Seneca and…

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GOP Senate hopefuls get an OC invite

March 31, 2014

South Carolina Republican voters this year have choices to make in the June primary as to their nominees to run for U-S Senate seats. And the Oconee GOP is taking the position it wants to hear from as many as the new candidates as possible to evaluate how they stand up to the Senate incumbents:…

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Calendar

  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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