A Walhalla-Oconee County consolidation

January 15, 2013

Walhalla has taken a decision to consolidate its building codes office with that of Oconee County. Mayor Danny Edwards calls it a money-saving move and insists it has nothing to with the recent controversy over a staff decision to deny a zoning variance to remodel the Keowee Courier building. According to Edwards, John DiIonno, who…

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Abbeville Sheriff indicted

January 15, 2013

An indictment charging the Abbeville County sheriff with misconduct in office has been returned by the State Grand Jury. The announcement was made this afternoon by Attorney General Alan Wilson. The charge against Sheriff Charles Goodwin is a misdemeanor, punishable by up to 10 years in prison. According to the Attorney’s General announcement, the indictment…

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JRSA finances in order

January 15, 2013

The finances of the multi-million dollar Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority at Seneca are in good order, and its executive director says the JRSA received an unqualified opinion from its outside auditor. A copy of the financial statements and independent auditors’ report was available at each table during last night’s JRSA annual meeting. Highlights include:…

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“If we get the rain out of here….”

January 15, 2013

In the best-case scenario, the first new major highway in decades in Oconee County will open by late next week. But Ryan Miller, resident state DOT construction engineer, admits continual rains make that scenario “bleak:” Miller explains what’s left to be done in the multi-year project to widen and extend the Sheep Farm Road includes…

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CU sets MLK Day events

January 15, 2013

In several events, Clemson University will mark the Martin Luther King Junior Day on Monday next week. The events include a day of community service and the annual MLK Commemorative Services that features David Hilliard as keynote speaker at 6 p-m Tuesday, January 22 at Tillman Hall Auditorium.  Hilliard was a founding member and former…

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Coroner’s Report raises new questions in death of Natalie Wood

January 15, 2013
Coroner’s Report raises new questions in death of Natalie Wood

  Some of the bruises found on Natalie Wood’s body may have occurred before the actress drowned in the waters off Southern California more than 30 years ago, according to a newly released coroner’s report on one of Hollywood’s most mysterious deaths. The case took another twist Monday when officials released a 10-page addendum to…

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