Attorney to declare for office

January 30, 2014

An attorney in Seneca makes an announcement tomorrow that he’ll be a candidate for this year’s special election to fill a vacancy on the Oconee County Council. Paul Cain plans to make his announcement of candidacy at his office tomorrow morning. He’ll seek to succeed the late Archie Barron, who represented District Three.

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Most roads are dry

January 30, 2014

Most South Carolina roads are dry this morning, but the DOT cautions the driving public that secondary roads are still covered with snow or ice, as temperatures fell below freezing for the entire state. Travel on secondary roads is liable to be treacherous in sections and is not recommended unless absolutely necessary. Charleston’s Ravenel Bridge…

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Getting back to normal, sort of

January 30, 2014

Oconee County public schools are closed for a second full day. Dr. Mike Lucas, superintendent, says, “Because of conditions in the more rural areas/elevations of the district, schools will remain closed on Thursday, January 30 in Oconee County.” Oconee County offices and services, including the convenience centers, will open at 10:30 this morning. That’s the…

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Black ice still a major concern

January 29, 2014

Patchy black ice is still possible on area roads into early Thursday, according to the National Weather Service office at the Greenville/Spartanburg Airport. In fact, the condition of area roads Thursday could be as bad or worse than what was seen Wednesday morning. Partly to mostly sunny skies should lead to warming pavement temperatures Wednesday,…

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Fire fighter’s condition improves

January 29, 2014

An Oconee volunteer fire fighter is an intensive care patient at a Greenville hospital with injuries from a late night accident on a snowy road. But David Wagers’ condition is improving, according to a report received by Walter Lee, assistant chief of the Friendship Fire Department. At the time, the car left the Martin Creek…

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Areas to avoid!

January 29, 2014

State troopers are busy trying to handle Oconee County traffic accidents on an icy morning. Among the mishaps: 505 Shiloh Road at Brentwood Drive; Martin Creek Road at Meldau; and Seed Farm Road. Injuries were reported in an accident on the West-Oak Highway and Greenfield Road.

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Calendar

  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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