OSD begins traffic checkpoints

March 27, 2013
OSD begins traffic checkpoints

To combat crime and traffic violations, Oconee Sheriff’s Department has begun license checkpoints in various parts of the county. They began last Friday, and Chief Deputy Kevin Davis predicts these checkpoints will set up about two or three times a month. The Sheriff’s office, aware that 23 traffic fatalities occurred in 2012, is interested in…

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Fair Play man charged in burglary investigation

March 27, 2013

A 34-year old Fair Play man has been arrested by the Oconee Sheriff’s Department and charged with burglary second degree and petty larceny. Sheriff’s officers yesterday morning arrested Matthew Flint Patterson, as part of an investigation of an area resident’s complaint that his home was broken into during a two-week period between January 15 and…

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Tigers, Gamecocks collect road wins

March 27, 2013

Georgia native Tyler Slaton totaled a career-high four hits and Georgia native Matthew Crownover pitched 5.0 strong innings to lead Clemson to a 9-1 win over Georgia in front of 1,484 fans at a chilly Foley Field in Athens on Tuesday night. The Tigers, who took a 1-0 lead in the home-and-home, midweek series, improved…

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High School Notes – Wednesday

March 27, 2013

* In softball on Tuesday, a big win for #7 Seneca, who defeated top-ranked Daniel 4-2 at Nettles Park. Sydney Smith was the winning pitcher, allowing five hits and striking out seven . * West-Oak softball downed Walhalla 3-0, thanks to no-hitter on the mound from Hannah Price. * In baseball, Walhalla downed rival West-Oak…

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Sanctuary Pointe economic impact

March 27, 2013

Construction jobs, permanent jobs, large tax payments. That’s what the lead spokesman for Sanctuary Pointe says Oconeeans and South Carolinians can expect from their 325-acre planned development on an I-85 peninsula leaded by the Army Corps of Engineers to the South Carolina PRT—and then subleased to Sanctuary Pointe LLC. At the end of last night’s…

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Sanctuary Pointe to seek “rustic elegance”

March 27, 2013

Nearly 250 people squeezed into the South Union Baptist Church for the first public meeting on the Sanctuary Pointe project in southern Oconee County. Developer Elmon Henry, identified as one of the five principals in the project, explained his group’s master plan during a 90-minute meeting, the last part of which was devoted to a…

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