One less billboard in Oconee

January 14, 2013

Once a commercial billboard goes up in Oconee County, it tends to stay up, no matter what. But a local businessman/contractor can attest that that isn’t always the case. Through an IRS sale, Danny Hutchinson recently acquired a vacant commercial building on highway 28 that had a billboard hover over it. Standard billboard contracts run…

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Armstrong to come clean in today’s interview with Oprah

January 14, 2013

In an interview with Oprah Winfrey to be taped Monday and aired Thursday on her OWN network, Lance Armstrong is expected to come clean about doping throughout his cycling career, something he has until now vehemently denied, and apologize. Armstrong told AP on Sunday ahead of the interview, “I’m calm, I’m at ease and ready to speak…

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25-year old Westminster man arrested

January 12, 2013

November and December burglaries near West Union and Westminster have led the Oconee Sheriff’s Department to arrest a 25-year old man on multiple charges. Thomas Edwin Turner of Hobson Street, Westminster was being held in Oconee Jail Thursday night on charges of burglary and larceny. Three of the burglaries occurred during the night time of…

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Historical marker unveiled

January 12, 2013

West Union School preservationists fell short of their goal of saving the town’s former school building from a wrecking ball. But they succeeded in acquiring an official state historic marker depicting that on the grounds opposite the town’s fire department, a building of education once stood. The unveiling of the marker was conducted yesterday afternoon…

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Clemson man charged

January 12, 2013

A 45-year old Clemson man was arrested by SLED agents last week in an investigation, requested by the state Department of Motor Vehicles. A SLED announcement states Milton Garrison Holt was charged with unlawful use of license or fraudulent application for license. The crime is a misdemeanor, punishable by 30 days in jail or a…

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Son charged with attempted murder of parents

January 11, 2013

A 27-year old Seneca man has been jailed on charges that he attempted to murder his parents last night at their home on Shorecrest Drive. The police today announced attempted murder charges against Bradley Hayne Williams. The parents weren’t identified by name. The police department investigation revealed that the incident had its origins in the…

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