Governor candidate to campaign in Walhalla

August 29, 2014

Republican Independent Tom Ervin brings his campaign for South Carolina Governor to Oconee County next week. Ervin plans to speak to the public about his intentions at the Palmetto Sweets restaurant from 7:30 to 9 Tuesday morning in Walhalla. His campaign spokeswoman says the Walhalla visit is one of 23 town hall meetings the candidate…

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Environmental steward David Cohen

August 29, 2014

A 27-year old Georgia native is spending his work summer alone in the wilds of the national forest in Oconee. That’s where David Cohen is camping and serving as a steward in the vicinity of the Chattooga River and one of Oconee County and South Carolina’s landmarks—Ellicott’s Rock. Cohen is there as part of a…

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Clemson Hosts Commissioner’s School

August 28, 2014

As many high school students around the nation were dreading the returning to the classroom, 37 high-achieving students got a jump start on the future by participating in the South Carolina Commissioner’s School of Agriculture at Clemson University.   The Commissioner’s School is a summer program that challenges rising juniors and seniors to consider academic programs…

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West Union Man Faces Charges

August 28, 2014
West Union Man Faces Charges

  The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a West Union man yesterday morning on multiple charges after a pursuit when the subject failed to pull over for blue lights. Twenty-Two year old Brandon Kyle Stancil of 305 Rose Drive was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 7:57am on charges of Possession of a…

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Clemson & UGA Team Up

August 28, 2014

Clemson University & the University of Georgia may be rivals on the football field, but researchers from the two institutions will continue working together to develop low-cost technology that can detect and isolate cancer cells. Researchers discovered a new method to separate mixtures of particles with different magnetic properties, and they say this new technology…

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Westminster Woman Faces Neglect Charges

August 28, 2014
Westminster Woman Faces Neglect Charges

A Westminster woman is being held at the Oconee County Detention center on charges of child neglect. Sheriff’s department spokesman Jimmy Watt says 36 year old Bridgette Delanea McCall of 1906 Clearmont Road was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center around 6 pm Wednesday.      According to the warrant, McCall is accused of exposing the…

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Calendar

  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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