Parade preparations

September 6, 2012

Traffic congestion and general public safety concerns are always issues during the busiest part of the annual South Carolina Apple Festival. Interim Police Chief Mike Crenshaw is making some announcements about events beginning tonight and continuing through Saturday. Sections of Main Street, from Alley Street to Lucky Street, will be closed for this evening’s fish…

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BorgWarner announcement

September 6, 2012
BorgWarner announcement

The South Carolina Department of Commerce is drawing attention today to this year’s earlier announcement of BorgWarner to expand its Seneca plant by 30 new jobs. “We are pleased to move forward with our expansion plans in Oconee County. Demand for our products has increased and South Carolina has provided us with an excellent business…

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South Carolinans arrested in Lavonia

September 6, 2012
South Carolinans arrested in Lavonia

Two Pickens County residents, one wanted for escape from a work detail, were corralled Tuesday in Lavonia, Georgia. WLHR Lake Hartwell Radio reports that Lavonia police were first alerted to the pair when one of them approached a Lavonia officer, exhibiting a bizarre behavior and asking strange questions. The police then kept their eyes on…

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Campus changes

September 6, 2012

The Clemson University Planning Office holds a community meeting at 6 tonight at the Madren Conference Center to discuss and receive comments on the conceptual plan for the Douthit Hills Redevelopment Project. Interested community residents are invited. Free parking is available at the Conference Center. No visitor’s pass is required.

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No water for six hours

September 6, 2012

Westminster will shut off water on Doyle Street, at Doyle and Simpson streets, beginning at 11 this morning. Customers there will be without service for about six hours, while crews connect a line to the new northern loop.

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Fugitive from justice case in Oconee

September 6, 2012

A 75-year old man sits in an Oconee jail cell this morning, having been arrested on a warrant alleging fugitive from justice. According to an Oconee Sheriff’s Department report, Newman Howard Shankle was identified by authorities in Richmond County, North Carolina as a suspect in fraud and the mistreatment of a body. The department quotes…

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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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