Robbery suspect identified

November 28, 2012
Robbery suspect identified

The police at Clemson have identified a suspect in their investigation of an armed robbery this month in the area of Lincoln Drive. The police say the warrant they hold for Jamel Deshon Brown charges the offense of armed robbery. According to the police, Brown is known to have ties to the ABG (Another Blood…

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Lakeside restaurant victim to fire

November 28, 2012
Lakeside restaurant victim to fire

A tradition of more than 30 years of Oconee County lakeside dining is in ruins to an overnight fire. No one was hurt, but Oconee Fire Chief Charlie King reports Weineacker’s Restaurant on the Coneross Creek Road has been destroyed. Fire fighters were alerted during the midnight hour. About 60 fire fighters from Oconee and…

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Disabled truck burglarized

November 27, 2012

Before a mechanic could get to a truck left disabled by the side of a rural Oconee road, thieves intervened and stole a large quantity of tools. The victim in this week’s theft at Martin Creek and J-P Stevens roads was Sumter Utilities of Sumter. Among items taken were tool cutters, black boots, oil jugs,…

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Woman severely beaten

November 27, 2012

Oconee Sheriff’s Department is investigating the assault of a woman found on a Lake Hartwell beach this morning at Fair Play Landing. So far, according to Chief Deputy Terry Wilson, little is known. A jogger is said to have discovered the woman, severely hurt, and a car with its motor running nearby. At first, according…

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Jobless benefits ending

November 27, 2012

Federal unemployment benefits are ending next month for individuals nationwide, and hundreds of Oconeeans and thousands of South Carolinians will be affected. Because the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program is expiring, all payments will cease, regardless of where a claimant falls on the four-tier EUC system. After December 29, South Carolinians filing for unemployment compensation will…

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OMC employee giving

November 27, 2012

Employee giving is alive and well at the Oconee Medical Center. The hospital directors were told last night that individual giving by employees, regardless of size, has added up to a half million dollars since the giving program started eight years ago. Debbie DuBose, executive director of the OMC Foundation, says it’s not unusual, in…

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