Schneider gains superior energy performance

October 2, 2014

Five Schneider Electric plants have been certified in the U-S Energy Department’s Superior Energy Performance program. Schneider’s Seneca, South Carolina and Smyrna, Tennessee’s plants improved their energy performance by 15%. To qualify, all five Schneider Electric plants were required to set up a robust energy management system, improve their performance, and submit the results for…

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Order grants summary judgement to defendants

October 2, 2014

An order filed last week in the Oconee Commons Pleas Court is an official end to a lawsuit filed by a Columbia area man who was tried for the murder of a Seneca taxi driver and found not guilty. After being exonerated in criminal court, Lloyd Lash pursued a civil claim against the Seneca police…

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Night time work for the jury

October 2, 2014

The jury at the Common Pleas Court has been instructed to report back for duty at noon today at the Oconee Courthouse. Until about 8 last night, the jurors heard defense witnesses in the medical malpractice trial of Roberts versus Sava Senior Care. Yesterday’s witnesses were a physician and a former licensed practical nurse. The…

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Cold case gumshoe at national conference

October 2, 2014

Oconee’s new cold case investigator has gone to a conference where he’s to brush up on investigative techniques. Dean Brown is attending the conference in Murphreesboro, Tennessee. And Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says Brown will be able to benefit there from the teachings of nationally-recognized pathologists, as well as veteran investigators from across the country. Brown…

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West-Oak versus BHP moved to Thursday night

October 2, 2014

The West-Oak Warriors face the BHP Bears a day earlier than expected, after the threat of severe weather on Friday resulted in several high school games around the Upstate being moved to Thursday night.  The Warriors face the Bears in Honea Path at 7:30 tonight. Games involving Walhalla, Seneca, Daniel, and Pendleton are still slated…

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Leaf change could be early

October 2, 2014

A forest ecologist at Clemson says a rare summer cool snap may mean that fall colors in the Southern Appalachians could peak a few days sooner than normal. Donald Hagan says, “The polar vortex that visited our region in July created conditions for a slightly earlier leaf looking season. Peak colors at the upper elevations…

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Calendar

  • May 17, 2015Stumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
  • May 22, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • May 23, 2015 3:00 pmCrossroads Baptist Church No. 2 Youth Fish Fry
  • May 24, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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