Helicopter flew ill patient

December 23, 2013

On Friday Fair Play Fire Department members assisted Oconee Medical Center paramedics and a flight crew to load a patient onto a medical helicopter. The highway 182 landing zone near Feltman Road was chosen because of the proximity to the patient’s home. For sick and injured patients, this is often the fastest way to transport…

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Home fire displaces family of five

December 20, 2013

An Oconee family of two adults and three children must start the task of rebuilding their lives as the result of yesterday’s fire that gutted their home near Westminster. The fire heavily damaged their mobile home on Sandy Lane in the Clearmont Community. Tim and Trista Littleton and their young children have been receiving replacement…

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Christian Ministry offering toys for struggling familes

December 20, 2013

If your family, or a family you know, struggles financially to provide Christmas toys Hosanna Christian Ministry wants to help. The Ministry will be offering toys, with no price tags attached, Saturday from 9:00 AM until 12:00 PM at the indoor location of Oconee Aluminum Products, 1797 Blue Ridge Boulevard in Bountyland. The toys, which have…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Walhalla hoops teams lose; Warriors win county wrestling title; Clemson falls at Auburn

December 20, 2013

In high school basketball on Thursday, the Walhalla boys fell to Rabun County 76-68. The Lady Razors also fell to Rabun County by a score of 66-56.The Walhalla teams will head to Seneca Friday night. ______________________________________________________________________________ West-Oak claimed the Oconee County wrestling championship after wins Thursday over both Walhalla and Seneca. Walhalla won the other match over Seneca…

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Cell Tower Ok’d Near Westminster

December 20, 2013

The Oconee County Board of Zoning appeals has granted a special exception for a new cell tower in Westminster. The new 180 foot tower will be located on Oakmont Road. Attorney Gary Pennington of Columbia says the applicants have addressed concerns regarding the possibility of the property containing Indian gravesites. The tower will initially be…

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Long Creek Woman Facing Drug Charges

December 20, 2013

A Long Creek woman faces drug charges following an early Thursday morning arrest. Sheriff’s department spokesman Jimmy Watt says deputies responded to a call late Wednesday to reports of suspicious vehicle in the are of Damascus Church Road in Long Creek. Watt says deputies found a subject outside of the vehicle and two people in…

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