WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Walhalla wins thriller

January 15, 2014

In high school basketball Tuesday, the Walhalla boys defeated Wren in a thrilling 62-61 game. Matt Rowland scored the winning bucket for the Razorbacks with 11 seconds left on the clock. The Walhalla girls fell to Wren 64-45. Elsewhere, Seneca’s boys were winners over BHP 66-52. Wesley Grant led the way with 17 points. Couple that with…

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Burglary arrests made by Oconee Sheriff’s Office

January 15, 2014

Two men, one carrying a shovel, emerging from woods in West Union have been implicated by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office in a case of burglary. The deputy’s suspicions were heightened yesterday by the discovery of a truck parked on Williams Drive—-in an area plagued by thefts. Today’s booking report from the Oconee Detention Center shows…

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Nine Times Forest to be protected

January 15, 2014

A special South Carolina place is being placed under protection. The environmental group Naturaland Trust, has announced that it and Upstate Forever have succeeded in protecting the 1,648-acre Nine Times Forest in Pickens County. Naturaland Trust describes Nine Times Forest as an ecological jewel, containing three mountains of granite outer-croppings with streams, creeks, and stands…

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Throwing a committee at the request

January 15, 2014

A sub-committee is being formed to study whether the water and sewer authority in Hart County, Georgia should allow Oconee County-based Pioneer Rural Water District to draw water from Lake Hartwell, using Hart County’s easement. Pioneer wants to build a treatment plant, but lacks a permit from the Army Corps of Engineers to draw raw…

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Malnourished horses required immediate care

January 15, 2014

Five malnourished horses requiring immediate care have been sent by the Oconee Animal Shelter to a veterinarian for treatment. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says those horses were presented yesterday to the shelter by an individual who said he could no longer care for them. Crenshaw said, “Our staff conducts what is known as a body score…

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Release agreement to be signed for “Elbow Grease”

January 15, 2014

The makers of the movie “Elbow Grease” have come and gone. But, in their path, some damage was left to Seneca property. But all is being made right, according to the Seneca city administrator. Greg Dietterick last night received city council approval for him or for Mayor Dan Alexander to sign a release agreement that…

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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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