“High risk” drug bust near Salem

October 3, 2013
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Three people have been arrested near Salem in what Oconee Sheriff’s Office refers to as a high-risk drug bust. Besides the arrests, the operation carried out by SWAT, vice and narcotics officers late Wednesday afternoon netted the seizure of guns and what the Sheriff’s Office says a tool box that contained meth, marijuana and prescription…

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Plea agreement settles tax evasion case

October 3, 2013
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A Pickens County man walked into an Oconee courtroom charged with failing to pay state taxes for five years. He walked out of that courtroom, having admitted his guilt. But he was not sent to jail. A plea agreement Thursday settled the state’s case against Central resident Valentino Oglesby, 62 years old. While working for…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Shaw to start Saturday; Furman looks for third win; HS volleyball

October 3, 2013
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*South Carolina senior Connor Shaw will be the Gamecocks’ starting quarterback Saturday night, head coach Steve Spurrier announced after practice on Wednesday afternoon. The No. 13/12 Gamecocks are continuing their preparations for Saturday’s SEC Eastern Division matchup in Columbia with the Kentucky Wildcats. The game is set for 7:38 p.m. *Coming off a 24-17 road…

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N. Carolinian who fought extradition in OC custody

October 3, 2013
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A 25-year old North Carolina man who fought extradition is now in Oconee County custody, where he’ll stand trial on charges from a summer time home burglary near Salem. The Oconee Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that Hendersonville resident Joshua Dale Estes is being held in the county detention center. Estes is charged with burglary first…

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OCC to go lakeside Monday

October 3, 2013
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Oconee County councilmen will go lakeside during a tour next week of boat landings belonging to the Army Corps of Engineers. To save money, the federal agency seeks to close some of the landings in Oconee County. And the county council may have interest in the landings to be abandoned. “The purpose of this tour…

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Explorers are farm team for Walhalla FD

October 3, 2013
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In young people, the Walhalla fire chief sees fire fighting’s future. That’s why Chief Doug Kelley these days is enthusiastic about his department’s explorers post. A recent school visit produced 32 applicants for the Walhalla Fire Department’s Explorers Post. And, if just six of those youngsters actually follow through, Kelley will be pleased. He told…

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