9-11 memorial volunteers disappointed

March 18, 2014

  The chairman of a volunteer group to build a permanent 9-11 memorial in Oconee expressed disappointment today with the Capital Project Sales Tax Commission’s decision not to include memorial funding in a ballot question this fall. Disappointed, but not deterred is the way to describe Brandon Shirley. The assistant chief at the Keowee Fire…

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CU worker charged in theft

March 18, 2014

Campus police say a temporary employee deposited $3,195 in checks intended for the South Carolina Botanical Garden into her personal checking account. The university announces that Meganne Alyisha Evans, 28-year old Pendleton resident, was charged yesterday with grand larceny. According to the warrant, Evans worked at the Fran Hanson Discovery Center between 2013 and this…

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He filed today!

March 18, 2014

Paul Cain today officially filed to run in the June Oconee Republican primary for Seat Three, Oconee County Council. It means the attorney is not only running for the full, four-year term, he’s running for what remains of Archie Barron’s unexpired term. For that, he faces a special primary April 1 and a fellow Republican…

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Tigers, Gamecocks head south for baseball

March 18, 2014

Top-ranked South Carolina (18-1) hits the road for a Tuesday non-conference tilt at The Citadel (8-12). First pitch is scheduled for 7 p.m. at Joseph P. Riley Jr. Park in Charleston. The Clemson Tigers travel to Statesboro, Ga. for the first time since 1995 to take on high-powered Georgia Southern in a two-game, midweek series. First pitch…

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Suspect remains jailed

March 18, 2014

A 32-year old woman who now faces charges from two Walhalla area crimes this winter remained in jail today, with bond set at $70 thousand surety. According to the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, the latest charges against April Michelle Norton arise from the following theft, as outlined by Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jimmy Watt. According to Watt,…

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No yapping on Yik Yak!

March 18, 2014

Oconee Sheriff’s Office and Oconee School District are calling the public’s attention to a new app, potentially dangerous for its capability to transmit slander and libel. As a result, the school district has blocked access through its internet servers. But that doesn’t stop students who bring their personal cell phones to school from accessing Yik…

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Calendar

  • 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
  • October 26, 2014 4:30 pmCheohee Baptist Church Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmCollege Street Baptist Church's Fall Celebration
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