Moms denounce S. 308

February 11, 2014

Governor Haley signs a bill today allowing loaded, concealed guns in South Carolina establishments that serve alcohol. The state chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense in America denounces the bill and vows to ensure that businesses in the state are “fully educated about their right to prohibit firearms.” The group says South Carolina…

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Georgia-South Carolina storm targets

February 11, 2014

Once that snows starts to stick and pile up, you’re likely to find yourself looking out the window. And it’s not just the wintry scene that’ll be on your mind. You are likely to wonder when the man with the plow on his truck will visit your neighborhood. In times such as these, here’s the…

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Multiple sex charges

February 11, 2014

Multiple sex changes have been placed against a 35-year old Oconee man. The Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest Sunday of Casey Demario Gaines of the John Smith Road, Westminster. Gaines has been charged with one count of criminal sexual conduct with a minor with the victim being 11 to 14 years old and two counts…

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What’s next after the new Walhalla High?

February 11, 2014

In a work session last night, the Oconee School Board of Trustees accepted as information a facilities plan, as presented by Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent for operations. Thorsland began by announcing that once the new Walhalla High School is completed, administration recommends the district turn its attention to a pair of elementary schools: Ravenel…

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Homicide victim was shot

February 11, 2014

The findings of an autopsy are consistent with the Oconee coroner’s first account of the weekend death of a North Carolina man found on a road, not far from the Pickens County line. Karl Addis, the Oconee coroner, says Rashean Parker II died of a single gunshot wound to the chest. The 21-year old Parker…

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Part of Westminster Highway Closed-Not Weather Related

February 10, 2014

Part of highway 183/Westminster highway is closed tonight as responders handle a natural gas like break. The location is between the Ulbrich Plant and Bennett Road.

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Calendar

  • January 8, 2015 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • February 7, 2015 12:00 pmBenefit for Jack Norris
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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