Line break closes CU campus

December 6, 2012

At 10:45 this morning, Clemson University closed offices and canceled classes because of low or no water pressure in many campus buildings. A break occurred this morning in the line from Anderson to campus. Residence and dining halls remain open for students, but conservation is ordered, with limited use of toilets and no showers or…

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Multiple charges against Walhallan

December 6, 2012

The discovery of a woman in disheveled condition north of Walhalla led to charges of kidnapping and assault and battery first degree against a second person. A sheriff’s deputy helped arrange medical treatment for the victim, who told the officer she had been beaten and held at an address for 24 hours. At one point,…

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Trial ends with jury award

December 6, 2012

A civil court trial in Walhalla ended yesterday with a jury awarding $2,500 to settle a dispute between neighbors. According to a court officer, the jury award went to plaintiff Mitchell Hammond. The plaintiff had brought suit against Paul Demetres, in a dispute involving water run-off, in a subdivision off the Keowee School Road.

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Georgia man charged with murder

December 6, 2012

A 38-year old Clayton, Georgia man has been arrested and charged with murder. Sky 104 Radio quotes a Rabun County investigator as saying the man jailed, Travis Melvin Groom, is accused in the apparent shooting death of 21-year old Lakemont resident James Eugene Close Jr., The body was found around 5 a-m yesterday at a…

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Water main blow-out

December 6, 2012

What’s described as a “blow-out” has occurred in the Anderson Joint Regional Water System. According to the city of Clemson, there’s a possibility of low or no water pressure in Clemson, Clemson University, Pendleton, Sandy Springs, and other locations along the transmission line. Clemson has now opened its alternate source with the adjoining Town of…

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OSD absent rate nearly double

December 6, 2012

Dr. Mike Lucas is unsure whether the explanation for student absences is the flu, but it seems to be respiratory, flu-like in nature. It all started before Thanksgiving, when principals began to notice something that hit hard on the staff and substitute teachers. That trend continues. The normal student absentee rate in Oconee is three…

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