Former Upstate weathercaster dies

October 30, 2013

Keisha Kirkland, a former weathercaster with WYFF-News 4 died Wednesday after a long battle with lung cancer. Kirkland, a non-smoker, was initially diagnosed in 2008. She was a native of Danville, Kentucky. She had been under hospice care for the last few weeks. Keisha leaves behind husband, Levon, a Clemson Tiger football star who coaches…

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Check smoke detectors and replace batteries!

October 30, 2013

A new reminder today from Walhalla Fire Department that the time change this weekend is a good time to test smoke detectors and change batteries. To protect your loved ones and property, you should have at least one smoke detector in your home. Most detectors operate using a 9-volt batter. Newer detectors, however, run on…

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Defendant Morris completes testimony

October 30, 2013

One of the defendants in the civil lawsuit alleging water intrusion at a Lake Keowee townhouse development testified today in the Oconee Common Pleas Court. Mel Morris, part owner of a construction company, was the first of the multiple defendants to take the stand. Morris was called by the plaintiffs’ side. Waiting in the wings…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Boyd, Beasley, honored by Maxwell Club; Gurley to play Saturday; NBA season tips off

October 30, 2013
WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Boyd, Beasley, honored by Maxwell Club; Gurley to play Saturday; NBA season tips off

Clemson Quarterback Tajh Boyd and defensive end Vic Beasley have been named semifinalists for major college football awards given by the Maxwell Football Club of Pennsylvania. Boyd is one of 16 semifinal candidates for the Maxwell Award, which is given to the top college football player in the nation, while Beasley is one of 16…

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A scholarship in memory of homicide victim

October 30, 2013

Out of tragedy comes good for future generations. Members of the family of the late Oconee County homicide victim Sandra Myers are establishing a scholarship in her memory. The proceeds from that scholarship are intended to help West-Oak High School graduates pursue degrees in nursing. Sandra Myers became interested in nursing at a young age…

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Oxygen masks for pets saved from fires

October 30, 2013

Through Project Breathe, Oconee County fire departments are being equipped with oxygen masks for pets involved in fires. The masks are being donated by Invisible Fence Brand, an organization in support of causes to save pets’ lives. A representative will present the oxygen mask kits during a reception tomorrow at the Westminster Fire Department. According…

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Calendar

  • 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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