Civil trial enters week two

November 4, 2013

After a one-day break Friday, the trial over the quality of work at a complex of Lake Keowee townhouses resumed today in the Oconee Common Pleas Court. In the first half of today, plaintiff’s witness Derek Hodgin completed his testimony. Hodgin was employed on behalf of Stoneledge homeowners to assess what needs to be done…

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Three OC police chiefs attend statewide meet

November 4, 2013

Three municipal chiefs of police from Oconee County were in Myrtle Beach over the weekend for a conference meeting of the South Carolina Police Chiefs Association. Westminster Chief Dean Awalt said one of the conference speakers, the assistant police chief in Newtown, Connecticut imparted valuable information about how small town police departments can cope with…

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Protesters say site clearing called off temporarily

November 4, 2013

At least for the time being, a protest has succeeded in stopping the clearing of a former school property for a Seneca utilities complex. And the protesters, homeowners in the Adams subdivision, have been promised a meeting later today with Bob Faires, city utilities superintendent. Sandra Gray and others who have signed a petition campaign…

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Susan Pickett not too proud to beg

November 4, 2013

Oconeeans have been answering a need to donate to build their county’s first shelter to protect the the community’s victims of domestic violence. Especially, as the holidays approach, Susan Pickett would like county residents to consider the plight of another shelter, already in operation, that has begun to fall on some hard times of its…

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“I’ve been looking forward to this day”

November 4, 2013

Dr. Mike Lucas is back on the job today as Oconee County Superintendent of Education. Lucas underwent a heart valve procedure and has adopted a regimen to stay fit and keep healthy. He has been walking a little more than five miles a day and climbing a minimum of ten floors of stairs. Lucas says…

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MONDAY SPORTS: College football polls; NFL week nine; Kubiak collapses

November 4, 2013

The Clemson Tigers’ win at Virginia Saturday moved Dabo Swinney’s team up to 7th in the latest ESPN/USA Today College Football Coaches Poll. South Carolina also moved up one spot to 15th. The Gamecocks are coming off a 34-16 home win against Mississippi State Saturday. Alabama and Oregon continue to hold the top two spots…

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  • December 20, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
  • December 20, 2014 7:00 pm35th Old Fashion Christmas Pageant
  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
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