SPD warrant officer heads to Orangeburg

March 19, 2013

The warrant officer for the Seneca police has gone to Orangeburg County today to bring back a suspect in a case alleging unlawful communication. According to John Covington, Seneca police chief, the suspect was arrested yesterday by Orangeburg authorities and is to be brought back to Oconee County to face charges in an incident alleged…

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A good neighbor to Scenic 11

March 19, 2013
A good neighbor to Scenic 11

Oconee’s first 21st century high school is being laid out in a way to be an aesthetically-pleasing addition to the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway. Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent for Oconee School District Operations, said meetings have been held with scenic and conservation-minded groups concerned about how the new Walhalla High is to look alongside…

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Not one dollar more

March 19, 2013

The local taxes that Oconeeans pay through the years for their public schools have made for dramatic knock-down, drag out sessions with the County Council. But Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent for school district operations, envisions a budget process without major squabbles. Because, as Thorsland put it today, district administration expects to recommend holding the…

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Lady Gamecocks set for NCAA Tournament

March 19, 2013

The women’s NCAA basketball tournament field was announced on Monday, and defending champion Baylor, along with Connecticut, Notre Dame and Stanford, all earned Number One spots, the first time the same four teams got the four top seeds in consecutive seasons. The tournament will get underway on Saturday. South Carolina’s women’s basketball team (24-7) earned…

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Liquor-by-the-drink vote today

March 19, 2013

Voters in the Franklin County, Georgia town of Carnesville are voting today on whether to allow liquor-by-the-drink. According to Lake Hartwell Radio WLHR, the referendum was created several months ago when the Carnesville city council approved putting a request from the owner of a restaurant to the electorate. The Carnesville mayor has said that, until…

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Redesigning Grade 12

March 19, 2013

By the time public school students arrive at the 12th grade, they tend to coast through their final year of high school. But, perhaps, no longer. Dr. Mike Lucas, Oconee superintendent of education, today announced the 12th grade school year is being redesigned, with the help of Tri-County Technical College. “Try to make it more…

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  • August 22, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 22, 2014 8:15 pmTown of West Union's Movie Night in the Park
  • August 23, 2014 11:00 amTaylor-Neal Reunion
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