Arrests Made In April Drive-by

August 12, 2013

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has charged two people in connection with a drive-by shooting that occurred in April in Seneca. Sheriff’s Office spokesman Jimmy Watt says 35 year-old Ronnie Joe Patterson, Jr., of Lonsdale Street has been charged with attempted murder and additional weapons charges. Police say Patterson fired a gun at a residence…

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Incident outside bar lands four in jail

August 12, 2013

The police in Seneca say they made four arrests early yesterday morning from a large crowd in the middle of a downtown street. The police say they were there, around 3:45 a-m, to disburse the crowd as the bar at 104 N. Cherry Street was closing for the night. All four people received police citations…

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U-S Labor reaches agreement with area restaurants

August 12, 2013

Two area restaurants have agreed to pay workers back wages as part of a U-S Labor investigation. The agreement involves two El Jimador Mexican restaurants—one in Clemson and the other in Westminster, and requires the restaurants to pay more than $74 thousand in back wages. Michelle Garvey, director of the Columbia wage and hour office…

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Doing “doughnuts” in the field

August 12, 2013

A Seneca police report estimates $2 thousand damage by vandals last week at Blue Ridge Field on Holland Avenue. The police were alerted to pick up trucks doing doughnuts at 2 o’clock Friday morning and within vicinity of the field and park stopped two trucks on nearby E. South Second Street. Their suspicions were heightened…

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Chamber gets new executive director

August 12, 2013
Chamber gets new executive director

  The Oconee Chamber of Commerce at Seneca gets a new executive director. According to the announcement, Jillian Lusk is an experienced chamber executive from St. Petersburg, Florida who has ties to Oconee County. Her husband is Brock Lusk, an Oconee native and Major in the Air Force. Jillian Lusk begins her new duties a week…

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Mishap for Lake Jocassee diver

August 12, 2013

A man required medical treatment Saturday when he felt ill during a deep dive in water 300 feet deep in Lake Jocassee. At the time, he was part of an outing led by commercial divers. According to responders, the man began a slow ascent to the surface and was able to make required decompression stops…

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  • 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
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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