Walhallan charged with kidnapping

August 22, 2013
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A 28-year old Walhallan sits today in an Oconee jail cell, charged with kidnapping. But the police say the accused may face further legal difficulty from the federal government. Lt. Paul Harris says Camilo Castillo Garcia, a former Walhalla restaurant worker, is charged with kidnapping a woman, to whom he was once engaged. Harris quoted…

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18 firms buy plans for GCCP sewer

August 22, 2013
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An early indication has been received as to the interest that contractors may have in undertaking the Oconee County sewer project from the Golden Corner Commerce Park to the county treatment plant. According to a report this morning, 18 companies have bought sets of plans outlining a project of two different sized pipes along SC…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks release 2014 schedule; Heyward breaks jaw; Suzuki gets 4,000th hit

August 22, 2013
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*Just one week from the start of the 2013 season, the South Carolina Gamecocks have released their 2014 football schedule. The Gamecocks and Texas A&M Aggies will open the 2014 season with a special Thursday night contest at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia. The Gamecocks and Aggies will meet on the gridiron for the first time…

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Projection “right on the money”

August 22, 2013
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After two days of the new school year, Oconee County attendance is 10,500. If that sounds like a familiar number, you have a good memory. Oconee is a county whose student enrollment remains steady. And the 10,500 count is exactly what the district projected, according to Dr. Mike Lucas, superintendent. Lucas expects that number to…

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PRT meeting today

August 22, 2013
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All applications for Accommodations Tax grants are to be reviewed today at a meeting of the Oconee Parks, Recreation and Tourism. It’s a noon hour meeting at the Oconee Heritage Center in Walhalla. The commissioners plan to vote next week on which organizations may share in money whose purpose must be to help attract tourists…

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Rotary awaits Diana Berti

August 22, 2013
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Spartanburg native Diana Berti speaks today to the Seneca Rotary Club as Director of Development at The Children’s Museum of the Upstate. The museum is the seventh largest children’s museum in the country and the 10th largest in the world.

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  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 amClearmont Baptist Church's Easter Egg Hunt
  • April 19, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
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