Jury qualifying begins

March 18, 2013

At Oconee General Sessions Court, jury qualification began in the State’s case against a 41-year old man. Assistant Solicitor Lindsey Simmons called the case against Dan Lavert Temple, charged with possession of a controlled substance second degree and possession with intent to distribute crack cocaine third offense. Temple is represented by Attorney Delane Rosemond. According…

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Changes affects Mountain Rest P-O

March 18, 2013
Changes affects Mountain Rest P-O

The post office in the small Oconee mountain hamlet of Mountain Rest is affected by recent changes made by the U-S Postal Service.

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Lake Leroy: one of Mountain Rest’s jewels

March 18, 2013
Lake Leroy:  one of Mountain Rest’s jewels

This inviting scene yesterday morning at Lake Leroy in the heart of Mountain was captured by a 96.3/WGOG snapshot.

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First Bellfest succeeds

March 18, 2013

An estimated 400 people took part in the first event by Friends of Jocassee. Saturday’s fundraiser raised more than $2 thousand for Devil’s Fork State Park, according to Brooks Wade of Jocassee Lake Tours. Wade says Friends of Jocassee is a group dedicated not only to support the state park, but to protect and preserve…

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Red Flag lifted

March 18, 2013

The statewide Red Flag Alert is now lifted by the S-C Forestry Commission. Fire weather conditions have abated to include rain, higher relative humidity, decreased winds, and cooler temperatures. The conditions also alleviate some of the strain on Forestry Commission equipment and personnel. Because of a major structure fire in Horry County, a burning ban…

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January jobless rate up

March 18, 2013

Unemployment rose in both Oconee County and South Carolina in January, but more people were working than during January the year before. The Department of Employment and Workforce today reported the Oconee unemployment rate for the first month of the year reached 9.5%—-as compared with December’s 9%. Yet the number of Oconeeans on the job…

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  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • December 1, 2014 6:00 pmSeneca' Christmas Parade
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