Lake residents ink petitions

November 16, 2012

Before they even walked into the Tamassee-Salem High auditorium, several Lake Keowee residents signed a petition directed at Duke Energy. The signers are asking the electric utility company to delete language in an agreement that would allow Lake Keowee to be lowered an extra 5 feet to a level of 790 feet in a stage…

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Fire sprinkler demonstration Sunday

November 16, 2012

Seven fire deaths across the Upstate in five weeks demonstrate what the Oconee fire chief calls the need to get the word out about the hazards of home fires. On Sunday at Lowe’s near Seneca, Oconee Emergency Services, the S.C. Fire and Safety Association, along with Lowe’s, will conduct a residential fire sprinkler demonstration. According…

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Serious accident on s. highway 11

November 16, 2012

We’re getting word of a serious accident this morning in Oconee County. State troopers report injuries in the crash at 11253 S.C. 11 and Deer Run Road, near the Bruce Road.

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15-page booking report

November 16, 2012

The booking report overnight from Oconee Detention Center is full of the names and the charges of those who, so far, have been swept up in what the Seneca police call one of the largest illegal drug enforcement efforts in their city. The police have 102 warrants charging 57 people and are getting help from…

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Barrels hold human remains

November 16, 2012

Two barrels containing human remains been discovered in Lake Hartwell in Anderson County. An autopsy is planned this morning on the remains found in the second barrel, near Centerville and Sandy Springs roads. On Tuesday, the contents of another barrel, near Asbury Park, revealed a human female. According to the Anderson County Sheriff’s Department, she…

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More water longer

November 16, 2012

Lake Keowee residents worried over low water levels filled nearly three quarters of the high school auditorium seats in Salem for a “FOLKS” meeting on the Keowee-Toxaway power project re-licensing application. They received a detailed presentation from the project manager, Jen Huff of Duke Energy. But the aspect the crowd zeroed in on was the…

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  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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