Motorcyclist recovering from accident

May 26, 2015

A motorcyclist says he was treated and released from Oconee Memorial Hospital—the result of an accident this morning near Walhalla. Terry Dale Harper Jr. says he suffered a broken left collarbone in the accident on Rock Crusher Road, but the hospital discharged him to allow him to mend at home. The accident, at 6 this…

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Motorcyclist hurt, deer killed near Walhalla

May 26, 2015

An early morning accident near Walhalla injured a motorcyclist and killed a deer. The Fire Department reports the accident around 6 this morning on the Rock Crusher Road at Yellow Bell Road.

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Oconee County requests the public’s help

May 26, 2015

If you have an idea for a future Oconee County project, an arm of the county government wants to hear from you. The county’s Capital Project Advisory Committee is soliciting project ideas from the public. To get your idea heard and considered, pick up a questionnaire from the clerk to the council at the county…

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Westminster gets boost from wholesale supplier

May 26, 2015

Westminster’s wholesale electric power supplier has approved a formula change that city leaders expect will better position the city for economic development. City Administrator Jeff Lord says the formula change approved last week by the board of directors of Piedmont Municipal Power Agency will allow more of its commercial customers to qualify for an economic…

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Bank Robbery Suspect in Custody

May 23, 2015

Police say the man thought to be responsible for the Tuesday robbery at Community First Bank in Seneca is in custody in North Carolina. The robbery occurred at the 123/Sheep Farm Road branch. Jimmy Watt, with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, says a warrant was issued Saturday for 53 year-old Jesse Ray Pate of Pasture…

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The business of the Economic Alliance

May 23, 2015

“If you want to play, you have to pay.” That is how Bob Hill phrased in on Friday when the policymakers for the Oconee Economic Alliance decided that ex-officio members of the alliance board of directors who do not pay membership dues will be ineligible to cast votes. As vice-chairman, Hill presided at Friday’s board…

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Calendar

  • May 29, 2015 7:00 pmKingdom Youth Conference
  • May 29, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • May 30, 2015 8:00 amDNR Boater Education Class
  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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