Fallen power line starts brush fire

April 10, 2014

A power line fell to the ground on Apple Orchard Road in Mountain Rest and started a brush fire. The community volunteer fire department responded with one engine and a brush truck, and Oconee Fire Chief Charlie King says they managed to stop the fire before major damage.  

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Afternoon highlights from Rice trial in Florida

April 10, 2014

For the defense, a clinical psychologist says it is “unmistakable” that an Oconee County resident on trial this week suffers from psychotic disorders. The trial of Michael Rice is in its third day in Sarasota County, Florida. It’s there that Rice, a former Oconee fire fighter, is accused of murder of Phillipe Nahon near a…

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Day three of Oconeean’s Florida trial

April 10, 2014

In Sarasota County, Florida, the defense planned to call to the stand today mental health experts as part of their effort to show temporary insanity to explain why an Oconee County man shot to death another man within a few feet of a tiki bar at a Gulf Coast hotel. Michael Rice, a former fire…

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Chase suspected arrested

April 10, 2014

Around noon today, Oconee Sheriff’s Office arrested a Townville man in their search for the driver of a car reported stolen near West Union. A chase of a 1996 Chevy Geo Tracker ended in an accident before sunrise today near Seneca, on the Dave Nix Road. And it was within a mile of the accident…

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Suspect arrested UPDATE

April 10, 2014

Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says the 27-year old suspect in the investigation of a stolen car last night near West Union is incustody. According to Crenshaw, Curtis Justin Bearden was found walking down a road this morning and he was placed into custody without incident Bearden faces what Crenshaw described as multiple charges, as the…

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$10 thousand verdict returned

April 10, 2014

A jury at Walhalla returned a verdict of $10 thousand dollars in favor of the plaintiff in a civil suit alleging breach of contract. The Common Pleas jury award this week goes to Scott Anderson. Defendant in the case was John Kaderabek.  

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  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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