Bartee: Never asked Blackwell

August 30, 2013

At 9:30 this morning, James Bartee took the witness stand and made it sound from the start that he relished the opportunity to give his side. By 11, he was still answering questions from his lawyer. Indications were the testimony is likely to continue for quite some time. Early on, defense lawyer Brannon asked Bartee if…

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OC under flood warning

August 30, 2013

This morning’s heavy downpour is creating problems on Oconee County roadways. At least one section of highway has been closed. All lanes are now reported back open.  The DOT’s Frank Green blamed what happened on an excessive amount of water in a short time.  In Seneca, Public Works Director Mark Krabbe says, despite a lot…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks beat UNC; HS football Friday; Braves complete sweep of Cleveland

August 30, 2013

*Quick offensive strikes from Connor Shaw and Mike Davis helped No. 6 South Carolina (1-0) dispatch of North Carolina (0-1) 27-10 in the college football season opener at Williams-Brice Stadium. On the third play from scrimmage, the senior quarterback Shaw found sophomore wide receiver Shaq Roland over the middle for a 65-yard touchdown strike, putting…

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What’s up with Streetscape?

August 30, 2013

A private meeting this week of Walhalla City Council about Streetscape is leading to another meeting next week, according to Mayor Danny Edwards. The mayor says the city leaders are talking with representatives of the two companies interested in undertaking the project. At this point, Edwards says, money has not come up. “We’ve been talking…

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Swimmers flock to the pool

August 30, 2013

No arm-twisting was required last night to get youngsters to go for a swim on the first night of the rehabilitated Walhalla Swimming Pool. Kids as young as seven joined teenagers to splash and dive in a pool that appears to look as good as ever, after a major public-private partnership effort to repair the…

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Whether he testifies

August 30, 2013

Defense lawyer Douglas Brannon announces to the court this morning whether his client, James Bartee, will take the stand in his own defense. If not, it appears, all testimony will have been completed in this week’s trial, unless the prosecution presents a final witness or two. At mid day yesterday, the prosecution rested and the…

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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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