“On bended knee” if needed, Crenshaw says

August 16, 2013
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The Oconee Sheriff has given Walhalla the county’s official request for the city to make a zoning exception that would allow a new jail—just to the north side of the existing detention center. At City Hall this morning, Sheriff Mike Crenshaw gave City Administrator Nancy Goehle five pages of completed forms to start a process…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Seneca wins scrimmage; Clowney ESPN Heisman favorite; Haley signs concussion bill

August 16, 2013
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*In high school jamboree action on Thursday, Seneca defeated Rosman, NC 35-8 at the Green Wave Jamboree at Easley. The Bobcats are in action again Friday night againt Liberty, part of the Blue Flame Jamboree at Pickens. Walhalla will play the host team. West-Oak goes to Greenville where they will face Carolina Academy at Sirrine Stadium. *South…

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“Bi-lateral vocal chord paralysis”

August 16, 2013
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The defendant took the stand this morning in the Oconee Common Pleas Court and started to answer questions from his attorney, in defense of the medical malpractice allegations against him. Dr. Frank Rao gave an explanation of the complications in the 2009 thyroidectomy to remove a cancerous gland from patient Cassie Sweenor. Rao told the…

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Old St. John’s addition to be re-bid

August 16, 2013
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The one bid received to build bathrooms at Walhalla’s Old St. John’s Meeting House project came in too high. The city is now re-opening the work. Interested contractors should get in touch with Scott Parris at the City Hall. In the meantime, according to an announcement by Old St John’s supporters Maxie Duke and Frank…

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Copper thieves strike Oconee County

August 16, 2013
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Thieves in search of copper to re-sell have struck once again in Oconee County. The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft this week of 500 pounds of bare bright copper from HHH Recycling near Westminster. The stolen copper has an estimated value of $1,550. The thieves are also suspected of inflicting $5 thousand worth of…

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Trial moves into day five

August 16, 2013
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A civil trial alleging medical malpractice moves into day five today in the Oconee Common Pleas Court. For the defense, more doctors yesterday testified in favor of Dr. Frank Rao, saying the Oconee surgeon, in their review of the medical records, rendered proper care and made correct decisions in treating a 26-year old woman who…

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