THURSDAY SPORTS: Shaw to start Saturday; Furman looks for third win; HS volleyball

October 3, 2013

*South Carolina senior Connor Shaw will be the Gamecocks’ starting quarterback Saturday night, head coach Steve Spurrier announced after practice on Wednesday afternoon. The No. 13/12 Gamecocks are continuing their preparations for Saturday’s SEC Eastern Division matchup in Columbia with the Kentucky Wildcats. The game is set for 7:38 p.m. *Coming off a 24-17 road…

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N. Carolinian who fought extradition in OC custody

October 3, 2013

A 25-year old North Carolina man who fought extradition is now in Oconee County custody, where he’ll stand trial on charges from a summer time home burglary near Salem. The Oconee Sheriff’s Office has confirmed that Hendersonville resident Joshua Dale Estes is being held in the county detention center. Estes is charged with burglary first…

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OCC to go lakeside Monday

October 3, 2013

Oconee County councilmen will go lakeside during a tour next week of boat landings belonging to the Army Corps of Engineers. To save money, the federal agency seeks to close some of the landings in Oconee County. And the county council may have interest in the landings to be abandoned. “The purpose of this tour…

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Explorers are farm team for Walhalla FD

October 3, 2013

In young people, the Walhalla fire chief sees fire fighting’s future. That’s why Chief Doug Kelley these days is enthusiastic about his department’s explorers post. A recent school visit produced 32 applicants for the Walhalla Fire Department’s Explorers Post. And, if just six of those youngsters actually follow through, Kelley will be pleased. He told…

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“Spirit of Safe Harbor” tonight in Seneca

October 3, 2013

Where do you get to see all five Oconee County mayors together at one time? The answer is tonight’s Jazz on the Alley in Seneca. The titular heads for the county’s municipalities are gathering on Ramcat Alley for the signing of a proclamation. Their proclamation sets October as “The Spirit of Safe Harbor.” It’s domestic…

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Long Creek woman appointed to library board

October 3, 2013

The Oconee Library Board of Trustees gets a new member. County Council this week appointed Maria Jacobson. She’s a Long Creek resident and media specialist at West-Oak High School.

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