Unsolved homicide from 11 years ago

August 8, 2013
Unsolved homicide from 11 years ago

The passing years since 2002 have dulled the memories of what ranks as one of Oconee’s most brutal murders. But not the memory of the Sheriff’s Office. First-year Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says it’s time to focus attention again on trying to find the killer or killers of Bruce Gaines Marett. Marett was 50 years old…

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State awards grant for Walhalla project

August 8, 2013

Additional residents of a low-to-moderate income Walhalla neighborhood will benefit from a project that’ll replace aging water lines and give them greater flow when they switch on the faucets. Walhalla has been approved for a grant of $387,747 for phase II of the Chicopee Mill Village water upgrade. According to an announcement by the state…

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Damage in Oconee could have been worse

August 8, 2013

Compared to Pickens and other counties, Oconee’s storm damage could have been a lot worse, in the estimation of Mike Smith, the state DOT’s resident maintenance engineer. Still the DOT in Oconee received several calls of water covering roads. In many cases, roads have been washed with dirt and driveway gravel. By late yesterday afternoon,…

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Late night accident kills Central man

August 8, 2013

An autopsy has been ordered in the death of a 23-year old man in Pickens County. The body of Logan Dale Evans was found late Tuesday night on his family’s property at 417 Silver Creek Road. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley said Evans was driving alone on Silver Creek Road, but his vehicle washed down…

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Bill-signing first pen goes to the Smiths!

August 7, 2013

The South Carolina Governor turned to a Clemson family and expressed the hope a new law will give them peace. Governor Nikki Haley made Seneca’s Gignilliat Community Center a stop on her visit to Oconee County to celebrate a new law designed to improve the health and save the lives of babies born with heart…

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Park visitors to be “on the honor system”

August 7, 2013

Soon the combination of a pay station and message board are coming to a recreation area, for which city of Walhalla has high hopes. Issaqueena Falls and Stumphouse Tunnel Park north of the city are believed to attract thousands of visitors a year. Until now, they’ve been free of charge. City leaders hope at least…

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