Jury sent home for the night

March 20, 2013

The judge in Oconee General Sessions Court has sent the jury home for the night, with instructions to return in the morning and a second day of deliberations. Jurors late this afternoon sent out a paper containing four questions which they would like answered, as they decide the fate of Dan Lavert Temple. The 41-year…

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New owner for old Courier building

March 20, 2013
New owner for old Courier building

There’s a new owner for one of the oldest newspaper buildings around! Attorney Keith Denny confirmed reports this week that he has acquired the former Keowee Courier building at 50 Short Street, Walhalla. Denny does not have immediate plans for the building. In an interview, he explained that first priority will be to engage a…

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Two bids offered to renovate Depot

March 20, 2013

Walhalla opened two bids today for the job to renovate the city’s Depot building at S. College and Mauldin streets. The bidders were Convergence By Design ($29,700) and Joel Davis Construction ($45,307.) City Council will decide which bid, if any, to accept.  

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64-year old man loses life

March 20, 2013

Georgia troopers have released the name of the Tennessee man killed in yesterday’s head-on crash on highway 76 east from Clayton. Walter Johns Richards Jr. of Murfreesboro lost his life when, for unknown reasons, according to the patrol, his car crossed the centerline near New Hope Church Road. Richards’ car, headed toward Clayton, collided with…

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Chase UPDATE

March 20, 2013
Chase UPDATE

A chase that started near Clayton, Georgia yesterday afternoon reached speeds of more than 100 miles an hour and ended with two crashes in North Carolina. Assistant Chief of ClaytonPpolice, Andy Strait, said around 5:45 p-m an officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop of a driver later identified as 35-year old Jeffrey Bryant Davis…

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Judge makes a ruling in Bartee case

March 20, 2013

A judge has made one ruling in the pre-trial part of the State’s case against James Bartee, who sought his party’s nomination last year for Oconee Sheriff before dropping out of the contest. Judge J-C Nicholson has decided that “no material” from Bartee’s file with the state Law Enforcement Division is required to be turned…

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