Lowell Macher moves on up!

June 27, 2013

Financial businessman Lowell Macher assumes the presidency today of the Seneca Rotary Club. Because of next week’s holiday, today’s meeting of the club will be the last until July 11—when Sheriff Mike Crenshaw is scheduled to speak.

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Latest instance of bogus currency

June 27, 2013

A new instance of the passing of counterfeit money in Oconee County prompts the Sheriff’s Department to warn unsuspecting businesses. The latest occurrence was Monday at McDonald’s, at 1305 Sandifer Boulevard, Seneca. There, a drive-thru customer gave the cashier a fake $10 bill. That fake bill is now evidence and part of a continuing investigation.…

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Airing tonight for Seneca’s new budgets

June 27, 2013
Airing tonight for Seneca’s new budgets

Over the next 12 months, Seneca projects in excess of $45 million will come to and from the city. And tonight at City Hall the Seneca’s various budgets get an airing out for a public hearing. Tax and rate increases are figured in the proposed budgets. The hearing begins at 6 o’clock, and everyone is…

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Crews continue to search for missing rafter

June 27, 2013

Swiftwater rescue teams from Columbia and Lexington County continued efforts yesterday to find the body of Thomas Hill. A search dog from the Oconee Sheriff’s Office also worked at the scene. And that search dog indicated Hill may still be in the Five Falls area. According to Scott Loftis, Incident Commander, divers will do more…

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40-year old man sentenced to 90 months

June 26, 2013

An Oconee jury found a 40-year old Walhallan guilty today of distribution of methamphetamine second offense. The judge ordered Gregory Lee Murphy to prison for 25 years suspended on the service of seven and a half year years and five years probation. Murphy, who was arrested by the Oconee Sheriff’s Department last summer, took the…

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Victim of alleged abuse or neglect dies

June 26, 2013

An elderly Walhalla man reported by the police as the victim of a case of abuse or neglect died today in the hospital. Coroner Karl Addis says Curtis Howard Orr died at 3 this morning at the Oconee Medical Center. Orr had been hospitalized since June 18 when the city police conducted a welfare check…

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Calendar

  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 30, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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