Not a sinkhole after all!

March 11, 2013
Not a sinkhole after all!

At first what happened Saturday to street in an Oconee home development was thought to have been a sinkhole or, at least, the makings of one. The depression found on W. Camelia Lane in the Millbrook subdivision, according to Seneca Light and Water’s Bob Faires, turned out to be a broken service line that “washed…

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Bat disease white-nose syndrome in SC

March 11, 2013

The S-C Department of Natural Resources recently received confirmation that white-nose syndrome is now officially in South Carolina. It’s a disease that has killed millions of bats in eastern North America. Until now, South Carolina appeared to be insulated. But, a dead bat discovered recently at Table Rock State Park in northern Pickens County has…

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County schedules information meetings

March 11, 2013

Oconee County wants the public’s input on the future for two rural bridges. The Roads and Bridges staff will collect public opinion about the future of the Dyar Road Bridge above the railroad during a 6 to 7 o’clock meeting Tuesday, March 26 in the conference room of the Corinth-Shiloh Fire Department on the Old…

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Cars collided head-on

March 11, 2013
Cars collided head-on

State troopers report multiple injuries in a head-on, two-car accident late Saturday afternoon between Seneca and Westminster. From a pasture near the Alexander Road accident scene, a helicopter flew a 10-year old passenger to a Greenville hospital. The Armstrong Road accident scene was about one-half mile from highway 123. Troopers say others injured were taken…

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Fire displaces family of six

March 9, 2013

A late afternoon fire yesterday near Westminster displaced a family of three adults and three children, according to Fire Chief Chris Smith. The fire heavily damaged a two-story home near the Horseshoe Bridge Road, on Blue Valley Road. Smith no one was hurt in the accident. Although the cause of yesterday’s fire remains unknown this…

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SC 24 roadway blocked

March 9, 2013

State troopers report an accident has left a section of highway 24 at Shady Lanes Circle blocked to traffic. That accident, at 4:24 this afternoon, resulted in personal injuries. No other details available.

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  • August 21, 2014 8:30 amClemson University Ext. Office's Private Pesticide Applicator Training
  • 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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