Underwood catches “CAT” fever

October 26, 2012

A Walhalla city councilman is emboldened about the possibilities of the city and surrounding area acquiring bus passenger service, but he says the public’s help is needed to make it “CAT” a reality. David Underwood attended a meeting about an updated bus study that is being prepared for the Oconee County Council. Underwood says it’s…

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Car-motorcycle wreck in SC 28

October 26, 2012

A medical helicopter transported a 59-year old man after his motorcycle collided with a car on S.C. 28 in Oconee County, three miles west of Walhalla. Yesterday morning’s accident occurred at 10:05. According to Trooper Billy Elder of the highway patrol, motorcyclist Fredryk Turak of Markham, Illinois was flown to a Greenville hospital after his…

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18-wheeler hits guardrail

October 26, 2012

At a curve on U-S 76, a large truck hit a guardrail. No one was hurt in yesterday morning’s accident near Brasstown Road, but the impact severed a side gasoline tank. Chief Bobby Williams of Oconee HAZMAT says 60 gallons of diesel fuel spilled, requiring a clean up by a commercial contractor. .

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Drug case made in southern Oconee

October 26, 2012

A broken tail light was only the start of trouble for a 29-year old Seneca area man. It eventually led Oconee sheriff’s officers to place drug charges against Brandon Wayne Arnold of the Friendship Community. Late on the night of October 16 at Townville, officers on extra patrol  spotted a vehicle whose tail light illuminated…

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Walhalla mobile home approved

October 26, 2012

An exception will be made to permit a mobile home on Walhalla’s North Johnson Street. After a hearing yesterday, the board of zoning appeals voted 4 t 0 to permit Joyce Belmore to place a mobile home on Lot 6 on N. Johnson.  

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10-year term for child porn

October 26, 2012

A 44-year old Pickens County man is being sent to federal prison for 10 years for child pornography. The government announced the sentence handed up by Judge Tim Cain to Jackie Dean Barnes of Easley. Here’s the announcement from U-S Attorney Bill Nettles: “Evidence presented at the change of plea hearing established that on October…

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