Service restored UPDATE

February 21, 2013

Just like the old saying that it’s nice to have a man around the house, it’s nice to be reunited with land line phone service, email, and access to the internet. All were lost for about six hours this morning when, according to Oconee County’s communications officer, Capt. Travis Tilson. “The specifics are not available,…

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Former criminal defendant files suit

February 21, 2013

A Lexington County resident found not guilty of murder in Oconee County has filed a lawsuit against the Oconee Sheriff’s Department and a detective, alleging the only evidence that linked him to the murder of a Seneca taxi cab driver was an un-confirmed and un-investigated statement that proved to be false. The lawsuit names Lloyd…

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Cornelius v Oconee dismissed

February 21, 2013

By action of a circuit judge, the second sewer lawsuit involving Susie Cornelius against Oconee County has been dismissed. A spokeswoman for the Common Pleas Court says Circuit Judge Lawton McIntosh dismissed the case this week for the reason “of failure to prosecute.” A proceeding in the case had been set before McIntosh in Walhalla…

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Back to normal

February 21, 2013

After several hours disruption, 96.3/WGOG and its Oconee County listeners appear to be reunited with their phone, email, and internet services. County officials say it was an A-T-and-T problem, but no specific cause or description given for it, as yet.

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Toal: case backlog unacceptable

February 20, 2013

South Carolina’s Chief Justice says the pace with which the courts handle criminal cases is unacceptable. And Chief Justice Jean Toal pledged to South Carolina lawmakers she’ll push a project to bring cases to court quicker. Apparently, solicitors will no longer have sole responsibility as to when a case is called and clerks of court…

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Students attend beekeeping course

February 20, 2013

Three Oconee County students are on their way to becoming certified beekeepers after completing courses held by the Oconee Beekeepers Association. Eighth grader Connor Littlefield of Westminster, 10th grader Tyler Ratcliff and 12th grader Nick Schile, both of Seneca High School, took four weeks’ instruction and completed a written test. They will now perform one…

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  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • 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"
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