Phone trouble

February 11, 2013

Oconee School District schools and offices are experiencing telephone troubles this morning. They expect to have the phones back working shortly.

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Stressful time at OSD

February 11, 2013

The first part of the calendar year creates stress inside Oconee public school headquarters in Walhalla. The budget process makes it so, according to Dr. Mike Lucas, superintendent. At tonight’s board meeting, the administrators will propose a timeline for the process to fund the public schools during the 2013-14 year. In his blog today, Lucas…

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Woman found dead, male friend arrested

February 11, 2013

The body of a missing Georgia woman has been found. Her boyfriend arrested and charged with murder. Franklin County Sheriff Stevie Thomas said the body of  Bonny Anne Cooper was found in a well Saturday in Canon, Georgia, not far from the home of Cooper and boyfriend Brent Schubert. “Over the course of the case…

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Officer down, suspect in custody

February 11, 2013
Officer down, suspect in custody

Late Saturday afternoon in Seneca, an officer down and a suspect in custody. According to the police, a foot chase that ended in the yard of a home at South Sixth and Stribling succeeded in the capture of a suspect. But a policeman fell and later required an ambulance ride to the hospital. Sgt. Robbie…

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WGOG’s Watt Named Sheriff’s Department PIO

February 9, 2013
WGOG’s Watt Named Sheriff’s Department PIO

Jimmy Watt, heard on the airwaves of 96.3 WGOG for more than a decade, has accepted a position within the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says Watt, of Seneca, will serve as the Department’s new Public Information Officer. Watt, who has more than 20 years of experience in Upstate media circles, will serve…

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Bartee hearing concludes

February 8, 2013

No decision was reached during a pre-trial hearing today in Anderson as to whether criminal charges against James Bartee, former candidate for Oconee Sheriff, will be dismissed or moved forward for trial, according to a court officer. Anderson Clerk of Court Richard Shirley sat in on today’s hearing in his county’s courthouse, where as many…

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Calendar

  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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