Former criminal defendant files suit

February 21, 2013

A Lexington County resident found not guilty of murder in Oconee County has filed a lawsuit against the Oconee Sheriff’s Department and a detective, alleging the only evidence that linked him to the murder of a Seneca taxi cab driver was an un-confirmed and un-investigated statement that proved to be false. The lawsuit names Lloyd…

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Cornelius v Oconee dismissed

February 21, 2013

By action of a circuit judge, the second sewer lawsuit involving Susie Cornelius against Oconee County has been dismissed. A spokeswoman for the Common Pleas Court says Circuit Judge Lawton McIntosh dismissed the case this week for the reason “of failure to prosecute.” A proceeding in the case had been set before McIntosh in Walhalla…

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Back to normal

February 21, 2013

After several hours disruption, 96.3/WGOG and its Oconee County listeners appear to be reunited with their phone, email, and internet services. County officials say it was an A-T-and-T problem, but no specific cause or description given for it, as yet.

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Toal: case backlog unacceptable

February 20, 2013

South Carolina’s Chief Justice says the pace with which the courts handle criminal cases is unacceptable. And Chief Justice Jean Toal pledged to South Carolina lawmakers she’ll push a project to bring cases to court quicker. Apparently, solicitors will no longer have sole responsibility as to when a case is called and clerks of court…

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Students attend beekeeping course

February 20, 2013

Three Oconee County students are on their way to becoming certified beekeepers after completing courses held by the Oconee Beekeepers Association. Eighth grader Connor Littlefield of Westminster, 10th grader Tyler Ratcliff and 12th grader Nick Schile, both of Seneca High School, took four weeks’ instruction and completed a written test. They will now perform one…

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Security breach indictments

February 20, 2013

Indictments have been returned in Richland County against two people in the investigation of unlawful access and use of confidential records belonging to the South Carolina Department of Health and Human Services. Attorney General Alan Wilson, whose office will prosecute the case, says the indictments charge Christopher Lykes Jr. with criminal conspiracy and willful examination…

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