Operation Smurf Nabs 3 more; seeking others

November 29, 2013

Arrests continue in what the Oconee County Sheriff’s office calls “Operation Smurf.” The operation, which began Monday, has resulted in the arrests of 29 people as of Wednesday afternoon. Two people were arrested Tuesday: 31 year old Jennifer Beth Hippensteal and 35 year old Ernest Wayne Hippenstal, both of 112 Triangle Drive, Seneca were both…

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Early Friday Accident Claims Teenager

November 29, 2013

A Seneca teenager is dead after a single vehicle collision which occurred at approximately 3:30 am on Friday morning, November 29, 2013. The SC Highway Patrol is investigating the collision which occurred on SC Highway 24 (West Oak Highway) in the Oakway Community near Westminster. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis says Jesse Logan Hannah, 14,…

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Man charged with attempted murder near Seneca

November 27, 2013

A 35-year old Utica man remained jailed at Walhalla this afternoon, charged with attempted murder and multiple offenses of weapons violations. Law enforcement records show the arrest last night of Ronnie Joe Patterson Jr. of Lonsdale Street as part of an investigation that arose from incidents April 21 on Wells Highway and vicinity near Seneca.…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Hokies beat Furman; Magic down Hawks; Fowler named Coach of the Year

November 27, 2013

Virginia Tech drained 12 three-pointers and placed five players in double figures to claim a 75-54 victory over Furman in men’s basketball action on Tuesday evening at Cassell Coliseum in Blacksburg. Leading 51-42 with under eight minutes remaining, Will Johnston, Jerell Eddie and Marshall Wood each buried a three-pointer as part of a 15-2 Virginia…

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Convenience centers open today!

November 27, 2013

Normally, Oconee’s convenience centers are idle on Wednesdays. But today is an exception. Because of tomorrow’s holiday, all manned convenience centers are doing business until 7 tonight. They’ll be closed Thursday and Friday and re-open at regular time Saturday morning.

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Those who protect the freedoms

November 27, 2013

On Thanksgiving Eve, Senator Lindsey Graham urges all Americans to remember those Americans unable to be home for the holiday season—because of their military commitments thousands of miles away. Graham, member of the Armed Service Committee, says the many American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marine he has met help make up the best fighting force…

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  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
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