“Progress coming along very well”

November 12, 2013
“Progress coming along very well”

 Oconee school trustees are told that, at least so far, they need not worry about the new Walhalla High School meeting schedule. Trehel Corporation’s Jack Weber said three months full of rain earlier this year stymied construction, but the weather for recent months has created splendid building conditions, and the contractors have taken advantage. At…

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Kellett controversy moves to city meeting

November 12, 2013

The controversy over whether Seneca should build its utilities complex in the midst of a residential neighborhood will be taken up during tonight’s regular city council meeting. According to the agenda, there is to be discussion and a possible motion. At a protest meeting last week, two Seneca officials laid out their hopes for a…

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Smoke inhalation in home fire

November 12, 2013

Fire gutted the inside of a home near West Union, and one person required medical attention. Oconee Fire Chief Charlie King said last night cause of the fire at 446 Cedar Tree Road was under investigation. One occupant, trying to save a pet, suffered smoke inhalation and required a trip to the hospital.  

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WVU President chosen new leader for Clemson

November 11, 2013

Jim Clements, President of West Virginia University, was chosen Monday to become the new President at Clemson University. Clements’ becomes the 15th president in the history of the instiution. Clements was selected by the board of trustees to succeed James F. Barker, who announced plans to retire in April after serving 14 years as president.…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers, Gamecocks in polls; NFL week 10; Incognito defends himself

November 11, 2013

Clemson and South Carolina had the weekend off from football, but the Gamecocks still managed to move up two spots to 11th in this week’s Associated Press Top 25 poll. Clemson held steady at number eight in the ranking. Alabama has a firm grip on the top spot after an impressive home win over LSU. Florida…

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Information Sought in Brutal Beating Death

November 11, 2013

Oconee County Sheriff’s office is seeking the public’s assistance in an ongoing investigation of what has been called one of the most brutal murder cases in the county.  Sometime between May 11 and May 13 of 2010, 82 year old James “Bunk” Carver was beaten to death inside his home at 755 James Carver Road…

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  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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