Injured hiker rescued

March 26, 2013

A search team from Transylvania County, North Carolina found an injured hiker late yesterday afternoon in Horsepasture River area of the Jocassee Gorges. The hiker, hurt in a fall, was rendered assistance in getting out of the woods, according to an announcement by Adam Williams, deputy director of Oconee Emergency Services. Williams’ announcement did not…

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Private meeting at OMC

March 26, 2013

Oconee County’s interest in property on the grounds of Oconee Medical Center for a YMCA led to a private meeting last night by some of the parties involved in the potential deal. As reporters were excused from the meeting room, Oconee County Administrator Scott Moulder and county Parks, Recreation and Tourism Director Phil Shirley were…

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Traffic temporarily blocked!

March 25, 2013

Traffic has been blocked temporarily near Walhalla because of an accident on SC 183/Westminster Highway at Duck Pond Road. At first report, no injuries in the accident at 3:03 p-m.

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Bannister arrested

March 25, 2013

Law enforcement and Westminster sources are confirming the arrest of the former Westminster Police Chief Scott Bannister. Warrants served on Johnny Scott Bannister at the Oconee Law Enforcement Center charge Bannister with three offenses: forgery, embezzlement of public funds, and misconduct in office. Bannister served as chief until his resignation last summer. The affidavit attached…

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Duke unveils new logo

March 25, 2013
Duke unveils new logo

A new look arrived today for the country’s largest electric utility. Customers of Duke energy starting today can see a new logo – - with a complete change out over the next few months. Developed internally, the logo gives the company a new identity, on the heels of Duke Energy and Progress Energy combining in…

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Car break-ins

March 25, 2013

The police in Clemson say break-ins occurred this morning to vehicles parked in the deck on Keith Street. Items belonging to the owners of those vehicles were stolen, and the police are asking for the public to help them identify persons shown in a video appearing on the police page of the city’s website. The…

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Calendar

  • 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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