Church burglarized and vandalized

November 26, 2013
Church burglarized and vandalized

 Intruders at a church near Seneca stole property and left thousands of dollars worth of  vandalism and the public is being asked for information to help solve the crime. Jim Morgan, the minister at Ann Hope United Methodist Church, told an Oconee deputy that the Goddard Avenue church was broken into between 8 o’clock Thursday…

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Tickets on sale for Paladin playoff; Magwood honored; Watkins makes final Bilentnikoff list

November 26, 2013

Tickets for Saturday’s Furman-South Carolina State Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) playoff game at Oliver C. Dawson Bulldog Stadium in Orangeburg are now on sale at Furman. Tickets for the 1:00 p.m. game are $20 for adults, and South Carolina State is offering free admission into the contest for children 32″ or shorter. Get more information at…

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Judge sends message to shoplifters

November 26, 2013

After appearing this morning before the Walhalla magistrate, six people pleaded guilty to shoplifting and were given the choice of paying fines or going to jail. Law enforcement authorities say the six are among a three-fold increase for this time of year in the numbers of those who’ve been arrested. Magistrate Blake Norton gave the…

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Prizes await two students

November 26, 2013

The Seneca Lions Club will hand out awards tonight to a pair of middle school student who were judged winners in the Lions International poster contest. The contest centered on the theme “Our World, Our Future.”. Carson Calloway of Seneca Middle School and Shyann Moore of West-Oak Middle School receive certificates, $100 dollars, and free…

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One appeal denied, a second granted

November 26, 2013

The Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals decided last night that a Mountain Rest man will have to conform to county building regulations covering a communications pole tower erected on his property off the Whetstone Road. A finding of fact prepared for the board showed Howard Hopkins put up the tower without a permit. The owners…

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Jail count stands at 163!

November 26, 2013

The prisoner count this morning at the Oconee Detention Center stands at 163—the result of a second week of drug sweeps across the county. The latest roundup targets 31 people in what the Sheriff’s Office calls a conspiracy to facilitate the making of methamphetamine. And Sheriff Mike Crenshaw concedes that tight quarters at the jail…

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  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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