Two men arrested in vicinity of burglary

June 6, 2013

Two men have been arrested by Oconee sheriff’s officers in the vicinity of a night time burglary in the Townville area. Law enforcement reports show charges of larceny and burglary first degree against James Leonard Oshields, 66, and Charles Daniel Barker, 31. Oshields has been identified as a neighbor of the Timberblake One Circle home…

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Storm Andrea prompts readiness

June 6, 2013

The first named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season has formed and could potentially affect South Carolina. The National Weather Service and the National Hurricane Center expect Tropical Storm Andrea to produce heavy rain and wind in many parts of the state beginning tonight and lasting through tomorrow morning. The SC Emergency Management Division, county…

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Heavy rainfall today raises safety concerns

June 6, 2013

According to the Department of Health and Environmental Control, owners and operators of reservoirs across South Carolina should check their dams immediately and during the next several days for possible problems caused by heavy rainfall. John Poole of DHEC says, “Owners who have the ability to lower their reservoir’s water level should safely do so…

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Vehicle fire stopped quickly

June 6, 2013

A fire inside a compact pick up truck near Fair Play was extinguished quickly yesterday, according to county fire chief Charlie King. Fire fighters responded to that call around 3:45 p-m on N. Port Bass Drive.    

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Rainfall for the lakes “off to a good start”

June 6, 2013

Those who take the measure of rain into Lake Hartwell’s sub-basin like what they see. The sub-basin’s 5.24 inches of rain for May exceeded the average for that month. And Tracy Robillard says, “We’re off to a good start for June as well.” Robillard serves as a public affairs specialist for the U-S Army Corps…

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Students tackle medical issues of under-served women

June 6, 2013

Students from Clemson University’s College of Health, Education and Human Development are tackling the issues of breast cancer and heart disease. They are among the leading causes of death of women ages 45 and older in the country. This summer, nursing and public health sciences students from the college are offering physicals to uninsured, under-served…

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Calendar

  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
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