Garage and home fires

September 3, 2013

A home fire that started in the kitchen sent out volunteer fire fighters last night in southern Oconee County. The fire, at 114 N. Davis Drive, occurred inside the South Union Fire District. Fire fighters were on the scene for nearly two hours, starting at 1 o’clock this morning. Earlier in the night, Keowee Department…

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Weekend Incidents

September 2, 2013

A medical helicopter flew one person from a Sunday night car accident near Westminster on the Greenfield Road. No immediate word on the condition. A Friday night fire destroyed the Coneross Creek Road home of Gary Crawford. Oconee County Emergency Services reports everyone in the home made it out safely.

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Compressed helium thought to be fire

September 2, 2013

A passerby saw what looked like smoke in the back of Mountain View Medical Imaging on Highway 123 in Seneca on Labor Day morning, but it turned out to be compressed helium from an MRI machine at the facility. Seneca Fire Chief Jan Oliver says there was no fire.

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Labor Day…A little history

September 2, 2013

As American’s celebrate Labor Day today, here’s a bit of history surrounding the holiday. Labor Day became an officially sanctioned federal holiday in the aftermath of some of the most turbulent labor unrest in the history of the United States. The first significant Labor Day parade occurred in 1882, years before city and state governments…

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MONDAY SPORTS: UGA’s Mitchell tears ACL; Gibson honored with stamp; Braves’ streak ends

September 2, 2013

*Georgia not only lost its season opener against Clemson, but they also lost their best wide receiver for the season. Sunday Mark Richt confirmed Malcolm Mitchell tore his ACL and will miss the season as he recovers. Mitchell was injured celebrating the Bulldogs first touchdown of the game with a teammate. He jumped to high-five…

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To Be Continued….

September 2, 2013

Today is Labor Day and a day of recess for the James Bartee trial. Likely, though, lawyers will polish their closing statements to be delivered tomorrow to the Jury. At the same time tomorrow, you can expect the start of jury deliberations.

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  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
  • November 1, 2014 10:30 amMtn. Rest Cloggers Fund Raiser
  • November 1, 2014 4:00 pmCity of Salem Cruise-In
  • November 1, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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