Jail action delayed

December 5, 2012

Oconee County Council will hold off action on a new jail until the Sheriff-elect gets his feet firmly on the ground. Whether the county should wait until a new Sheriff goes into office January 1 became an issue during this year’s campaign. And last night, County Administrator Scott Moulder announced that Mike Crenshaw, the election…

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Arrests begin in month-old assault case

December 4, 2012

The police in Seneca say they have started to make arrests in their investigation of a one-month old night time assault that occurred in the street at Jones Avenue and East Main Street. One arrest took place yesterday, and Chief John Covington says a second suspect was arrested this morning. The victim in the case…

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Jury gets the case

December 4, 2012

A court officer tells 96.3/WGOG NEWS that the State’s case against Don Kinsela has gone to the jury room at Pickens County General Sessions Court. Kinsela is accused of setting a storage building afire in 2010. In that building, Kinsela’s wife, Cheryl, died of smoke inhalation.

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Stolen boat found by its owners

December 4, 2012

A boat stolen this week in Oconee County was found by its owners in Lake Hartwell, not far from Georgia. But missing from the pontoon were ┬áits key, a storage box, a fish finder, four speakers, life jackets, and a box of tools. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Department began investigating once the Foxwood Hills couple…

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Public input requested

December 4, 2012

Oconee County wants to hear what you say about future growth. As part of the project to compile a new, five-year economic development strategy that’ll help guide growth, your thoughts are welcome. The county Economic Development Commission is making a survey available, to be accessed by going to the homepage of the commission’s website at…

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Faires: Don’t waste a drop

December 4, 2012

Bob Faires sounds like a broken record. A year ago the Seneca utilities director spoke to 96.3/WGOG NEWS about the area’s stage two severe drought. And 2012 has done little to alleviate the dry conditions. By far, Faires is not alone in his worries for the water supply. Duke Energy’s George Galleher is saying that…

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  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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