Kayak flips in Jocassee

June 13, 2013

A kayak capsized today in Lake Jocassee, but the two people on board are OK this afternoon. Scott Krein, county emergency services director, says the noon hour mishap occurred two miles from the park. A strong wind factored into the accident, Krein said.  

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Jury awards plaintiff

June 13, 2013

An Oconee Common Pleas Court jury awarded plaintiff Sandra Gillett $25 thousand dollars in her damage lawsuit against John P. Chandler. The two Oconeeans were involved in a two-vehicle accident in 2006. The trial started yesterday and finished today with the jury’s verdict.  

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Copper theft from Keowee Key worksite

June 13, 2013

The theft Tuesday night of copper materials worth $1,100 inside the gate at Keowee Key is under investigation today by the Oconee Sheriff’s Department. A contractor from Pawleys Island at a work site near the schooner building left 28 sheets of copper on a table covered by a tarp when he quit work around 8:30…

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It’s all in a name!

June 13, 2013

Walhalla resident Josh Holliday has yet to officially assume his new duties as principal at Keowee Elementary School. But early into his new assignment he may get a request to change the school’s mascot. 96.3/WGOG NEWS has learned that some school alumni will ask Holliday to drop the Cubs as the school’s mascot and bring…

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K-T re-licensing effort at the midpoint

June 13, 2013

The stakeholders team at work toward an application to allow Duke Energy’s Keowee-Toxaway project to be re-licensed by the federal government has reached the halfway point of the process. And last night Duke representatives held a public meeting for the benefit of Oconee County, one of the stakeholders. It was attendedby several county officials. The…

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Traffic stop leads to two arrests

June 12, 2013

An early morning traffic stop at West Union led to the arrests  of two people charged with drug offenses. Announcement by the Oconee Sheriff Department states Ladonnia Kaye Moore, 31, of Whitworth Circle near Seneca has been charged with possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine, driving under suspension, and giving false information to a law…

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  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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