‘Operation Infinity’ resumes

August 22, 2013

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is carrying out the second phase Thursday of “Operation Infinity”. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says it’s a drug sweep aimed at 23 suspects accused of a variety of offenses.

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Townville man arrested

August 22, 2013

Oconee Sheriff’s officers have served arrest warrants charging a 32-year old Townville man in their investigation of fire and burglary at a southern Oconee County home development. The crimes were reported August 2 at Timberlake One Circle, near SC 24. Sheriff’s officer David Smith says Bobby Anthony Stephenson was arrested and charged with arson third…

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Walhallan charged with kidnapping

August 22, 2013

A 28-year old Walhallan sits today in an Oconee jail cell, charged with kidnapping. But the police say the accused may face further legal difficulty from the federal government. Lt. Paul Harris says Camilo Castillo Garcia, a former Walhalla restaurant worker, is charged with kidnapping a woman, to whom he was once engaged. Harris quoted…

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18 firms buy plans for GCCP sewer

August 22, 2013

An early indication has been received as to the interest that contractors may have in undertaking the Oconee County sewer project from the Golden Corner Commerce Park to the county treatment plant. According to a report this morning, 18 companies have bought sets of plans outlining a project of two different sized pipes along SC…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks release 2014 schedule; Heyward breaks jaw; Suzuki gets 4,000th hit

August 22, 2013

*Just one week from the start of the 2013 season, the South Carolina Gamecocks have released their 2014 football schedule. The Gamecocks and Texas A&M Aggies will open the 2014 season with a special Thursday night contest at Williams-Brice Stadium in Columbia. The Gamecocks and Aggies will meet on the gridiron for the first time…

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Projection “right on the money”

August 22, 2013

After two days of the new school year, Oconee County attendance is 10,500. If that sounds like a familiar number, you have a good memory. Oconee is a county whose student enrollment remains steady. And the 10,500 count is exactly what the district projected, according to Dr. Mike Lucas, superintendent. Lucas expects that number to…

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  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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