Probable cause for plane crash is imminent

Indications are the federal agency that investigated the fatal crash of a small plane in Oconee County more than a year and a half ago is about to issue its analysis and probable cause.  The private Piper airplane carried a pilot and three other Notre Dame football fans on their way to a game at Clemson.  The crash occurred October […]

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New arrest made in February gunfire incident

An incident in which shots were fired into a home near Seneca sent the Oconee Sheriff’s Office to an address near the Dr. Mitchell Road east of Seneca. A homeowner on Moores Road reported gunfire, and a deputy sheriff found a bullet hole in the window of the home.  That was in February and was followed by the discovery of […]

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Tree trimming in Clemson

Short traffic delays are possible in Clemson as a tree company undertakes a trimming project.  Duke Energy has contracted with Asplundh to trim trees on the rights-of-way mostly on Issaqueena Trail, Pendleton Road, and Vineyard Road.  The work is scheduled to finish by the end of October.  The city has requested the Issaqueena Trail tree trimming take place first.

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Miriam Blackmon

  Seneca – Miriam Green Blackmon, 75, widow of the late David Barney Blackmon, 1060 Return Church Road, passed away Sunday, June 18, 2017 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.   A funeral service will be held 2:30 pm, Wednesday, June 21, 2017 at Return Baptist Church.  The family will receive friends from 1-2 pm, prior to the service at the church.  Burial […]

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Judge: “Boats and alcohol don’t mix”

A 58-year old Pickens County man has been ordered to prison for three years after he admitted his guilt to a series of incidents involving rage on Lake Keowee.  Judge Scott Sprouse in Oconee General Sessions Court this afternoon called Frederick Parrington’s case proof that alcohol and boats don’t mix.  Parrington pleaded guilty to boating under the influence, pointing and […]

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Multiple charges against 40-year old woman

  Authorities have arrested and charged a West Union woman with multiple offenses arising from incidents yesterday morning in the Friendship Community near Seneca.  According to the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, the charges against April Dawn Townsend including attempted murder.  Fire Marshal Shane Gibbs said a fire yesterday morning destroyed a mobile home on Mema Lane.  An affidavit to an arrest […]

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Resolution lauds retiring chief of police

According to the city of Westminster, retiring Police Chief Dean Awalt will leave behind an impressive legacy of public service when he retires this summer after four and a half years on the job.  The city council is set to pass a resolution tomorrow night in Awalt’s honor.  Five top accomplishments are spelled out in the resolution, including “re-establishing citizen […]

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Adopt-a-Stream efforts to attract partners and volunteers

A new program to monitor and record water quality in streams and rivers is being organized in South Carolina.  Partnering to form the South Carolina Adopt-a-Stream program are D-HEC and the Center for Watershed Excellence at Clemson University.  The program will mirror a similar program in Georgia and rely on volunteer organizations to provide reports for a database to monitor […]

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