OCC hears about petition campaign

December 5, 2012

A signature drive opposing Duke Energy’s plan to lower the level of Lake Keowee by five feet was explained last night to Oconee County Council. Speaking were two lake residents from Pickens County, Doug Barker and Newton Brightwell. They said they’ve gathered 900 signatures, 100 of them yesterday. Barker and Brightwell hope the council will…

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Steps toward new building

December 5, 2012

A contractor from Roebuck, S.C. is in line to build the new Anderson-Oconee Behavioral Health Building in Seneca, estimated at $1.6 million. The county is to own the building at E.N. 1st and Holleman streets. Last night county councilmen had questions about the project for both County Administrator Scott Moulder and Procurement Director Robyn Courtright.…

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Clowney Named Hendricks Award Winner

December 5, 2012
Clowney Named Hendricks Award Winner

Jadeveon Clowney of South Carolina is the winner of this year’s Ted Hendricks Award for the top defensive end in college football.  Clowney claimed nearly two-thirds of the final-round votes, which is a new record. The five other finalists included Morgan Breslin from Southern California, Tank Carradine and Bjoern Werner from Florida State, Sam Montgomery from…

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High School Basketball Tuesday Capsule

December 5, 2012

On the high school hardwood on Tuesday night, Walhalla’s boys defeated Liberty 66-47. The Razors were led by Alex Haney with 16 points. Walhalla’s girls were winners over the Lady Red Devils 52-13. Elsewhere, Seneca’s boys downed Chesnee on the road 57-36. Xzavier Barmore with 17 points for the Cats.  Rabun County downed West-Oak 70-52,…

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“Project Creekside”

December 5, 2012

A potential economic development project, about which Oconee County Council previously knew nothing, was the reason for last night’s executive session. The project has been code-named “Project Creekside.” Other projects, for which jobs will be created, were acted upon during council’s first Tuesday night meeting. They included a fee-in-lieu of tax agreement for aerospace component…

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The verdict is not guilty

December 5, 2012

A widower left a Pickens courtroom a free man. Yesterday’s jury verdict in the case of Don Kinsela, accused of killing his wife, was not guilty. Cheryl Kinsela died in the summer of 2010 in a fire at the couple’s home.

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