Training mission this afternoon

October 4, 2012
Training mission this afternoon

A military helicopter that will fly and make landings this afternoon in the mountainous areas of both Oconee and Pickens won’t be lost. The National Guard helicopter will be preparing for a future training event involving Oconee County Emergency Services and the SC HART team, which has been used to assist in several Oconee County…

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Trials scheduled this month

October 4, 2012

A verbal argument that turned violent near Seneca in the spring of 2011 will make its way into the Oconee Court of General Sessions during the October term. The office of Circuit Solicitor Chrissy Adams has announced plans to call to trial the state’s case against Tyson Tyrone Watt. The young Seneca man faces charges…

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WOHS Band takes top honors

October 4, 2012
WOHS Band takes top honors

The West-Oak High School Marching Band claimed top honors in a competition featuring 37 bands. At last weekend’s Boiling Springs Festival of Bands, the Marching Warriors earned Best Colorguard, Best Music and first place overall in class. Colt Campbell directs the band, assisted by guard instructor Tammy Mauldin and percussion instructor Dino Wagoner.

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Camping opportunities

October 3, 2012

Fall camping this year at Hartwell Dam and Lake offer several options. Twin Lakes Campground in Pendleton and Watsadler Campground in Hartwell, remain fully open until November 30. After December 1, both campgrounds will have one loop open for the winter. Springfield Campground will remain open through October 30. “All three campgrounds feature electric and…

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UGA’s Michael Bennett has torn ACL

October 3, 2012
UGA’s Michael Bennett has torn ACL

Georgia wide receiver Michael Bennett is out for the season after tearing the ACL in his right knee during Tuesday’s practice.  Bennett leads the fifth-ranked Bulldogs with 24 catches for 345 yards and four touchdowns. The sophomore from Alpharetta, Ga., will undergo reconstructive knee surgery at an undetermined date, Georgia director of sports medicine Ron…

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New date for West Union bus meeting

October 3, 2012

A new date has been announced for West Union’s part in an updated study on “CAT” bus routes in Oconee County. The meeting was first announced for Monday, October 8. Ernie Boughman of the URS Company in Columbia says the meeting has been rescheduled for 6 o’clock Tuesday, October 23 at West Union Town Hall.

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Calendar

  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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