Lake Hartwell Incident Ends Tragically

July 5, 2015

The late Saturday incident on Lake Hartwell has had a tragic ending. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says the 21 year old man who was pulled from the water late Saturday has died at GreenvilleMemorialHospital. Addis identified the man as 21 year old Odell Gaither of Lugoff, SC. The incident occurred around 7:20 PM Saturday…

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Near Drowning on Lake Hartwell

July 5, 2015

Units from around the Golden Corner responded to a near-drowning incident on Lake Hartwell Saturday evening. Fire chief Charlie King of Oconee Emergency Services says Oconee 911 received several calls Saturday evening, with callers reporting a male had jumped off the end of a dock into the lake and had not resurfaced. King says Firefighters…

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Clemson considers zoning and traffic changes

July 3, 2015

Clemson will invite public comment this month on proposed changes to traffic patterns and to the city’s zoning law.  A City Council public hearing is set 6:30 Monday night, July 20 at City Hall to consider converting Hedgerow Lane to a one-way street.  The police chief and the public works director both recommend traffic flow…

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Anderson County road work

July 3, 2015

A private contractor will go to work Monday on a road in AndersonCounty.  The work on South Carolina 28/the Abbeville Highway will commence Monday and run through Saturday, July 11.  The contractor, Ashmore Brothers, requests the driving public to pay attention to warning signs, flagmen and equipment.  During the road work, if possible, you are…

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Seneca Rotary doles out year-end awards

July 3, 2015

At a banquet at Cross Creek Plantation, year-end awards were presented by the Seneca Rotary Club.  Mike Wallace earned Rotarian of the Year, in part, for his leadership in raising $12 thousand thru a Poker Run to support local charities.  Danielle Leeper took home the Paul Harris Fellow award.  That award acknowledges those who contribute…

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For many government workers, the holiday starts today

July 3, 2015

Today is OconeeCounty government’s official recognition of our independence from the mother country, and that means all offices except the essential public safety offices are closed.  Tri-CountyTechnicalCollege is closed today.  College offices reopen Monday at 8 a-m.  Today is a work day at ClemsonUniversity.  The university will observe Monday as a holiday.  

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Calendar

  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 8, 2015 11:50 amDuke Energy Siren Test
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 12, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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