Pre-trial hearing in Westminster v. First Citizens

May 13, 2015

At one point yesterday, the judge said, “I’m not real impressed by the city of Westminster’s case.” But as the hearing wound down, Judge Lawton McIntosh somewhat changed his tune, saying the city’s case against First Citizens Bank is interesting and he’s going to do more reading on it before ruling on a motion by…

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Senior coupons

May 12, 2015

Once again, free coupons will be available to Oconee County seniors for produce this summer. Partnering with the South Carolina DSS, the Oconee United Way is announcing details for those seniors, 60 and above whose incomes qualify, to receive coupons starting Tuesday, June 2. You apply by bringing your qualifying information to the United Way…

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Water sports competition this weekend at Lake Keowee

May 12, 2015

Two days of water sports take place this weekend on Lake Keowee. That means wakeboard and wake surfing competition Saturday and Sunday, with awards ceremonies each day at 4 o’clock at South Cove Park. Oconee’s Phil Shirley, the county PRT director, is among those extending the Oconee welcome mat to the South Carolina International Novice…

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Car accident near the airport

May 12, 2015

Sirens could be heard in the vicinity this morning of the Oconee Airport near Clemson.  That vicinity turned out to be Airport Road at Seneca Creek Road.  There, according to the highway patrol, a car accident occurred shortly after 10:30.  Injuries were reported.

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Everyone invited for business forum

May 12, 2015

A Clemson University official speaks this week during the May business forum of the Oconee Economic Alliance. Everyone has an invitation to hear Dr. Kris Frady, assistant director of the Clemson Center for Workforce Development. Frady will give an overview of Clemson’s Workforce Development and how it is furthering economic development pursuits in South Carolina.…

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Fire Marshal visit delayed by one day

May 12, 2015

An inspection of the new Oconee Jail by the South Carolina State Fire Marshal has been delayed one day—until today. He was supposed to have checked on things yesterday, but Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said the contractor did not realize that yesterday was Confederate Memorial Day, a state holiday.

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Calendar

  • July 28, 2015 3:00 pmCrossgate Church Bible Boot Camp
  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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