Public’s help asked to locate a Georgia woman

May 7, 2015

Oconee Sheriff’s Office is requesting the public’s help to find a Georgia woman who is being accused of filing a false police report. At the same time, the Sheriff’s Office has recalled a robbery warrant against a Pendleton man. The Sheriff’s Office has announced a warrant charging 21-year old Eulalia Miguel of Baldwin, Georgia with…

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Local teams stay alive in postseason

May 7, 2015

Seneca’s softball team stayed alive in the Class 3A postseason with a 13-2 rout of South Pointe on Wednesday. The Bobcats now face Blue Ridge on Friday. They’ll need to defeat the Tigers twice to advance to the Upper State playoffs. Seneca’s girls’ soccer team blanked Blue Ridge, 2-0, in round two playoff action on Wednesday.…

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61 years later, a perspective on Briggs v. Elliott

May 7, 2015

This month marks the 61st year since a Supreme Court decision shook the country. In Brown versus the Board of Education May 17, 1954, the high court ruled segregated public schools unconstitutional. That ruling would lead to the end of dual systems of schools. The case originated in Topeka, Kansas, but an Oconee County attorney…

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Fourth Coffee with a Cop

May 7, 2015

Yesterday’s “Coffee With a Cop” was the fourth in a series, sponsored by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office. County officers met members of the public from 8 until 9:30 yesterday morning at the Gazebo Restaurant in Fair Play. Those attending were deputies, members of the command staff from the Sheriff’s Office, Sheriff Mike Crenshaw, and the…

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School lunch price increase next year

May 7, 2015

One of the action items for Oconee school trustees next week is a recommendation to raise the price of a school lunch by 5 cents for 2015-16. The trustees are being told by Dr. Michael Thorsland, county superintendent, that the Department of Agriculture requirements mandate that school lunch prices be increased until the price for…

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Tamassee camp cited for drinking water violation

May 7, 2015

A state-run camp in Oconee County’s Tamassee community is being cited for a violation of drinking water regulations. At its meeting today, the board of South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control is scheduled to act on a plan to resolve what it found in violation at Camp Ghigau. The camp, on White Rock…

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Calendar

  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 7:00 pmConservation Theory in Concert
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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