Arrest made in Seneca car dealership burglary

A burglar stole a 2008 F-350 truck after breaking into a building on the grounds of Lake Keowee Ford in Seneca and left thousands of dollars in damage to other vehicles. But the police say they have arrested an Easley man—20-year old Ethan Chantz Esuary—and charged him with grand larceny and burglary second degree. The police quote Lake Keowee Ford […]

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Candidate to speak Tuesday in Seneca

The Democratic candidate for District Two, State House of Representatives, will speak Tuesday night in Seneca. The public is invited for a question-answer period with Jody Gaulin at 6:30 Tuesday night in the North Room at the Gignilliat Community Center. Gaulin will face Republican Bill Sandifer, the incumbent, in the General Election November 6.

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Defendant elicits judge’s advice

Greenville County resident Nafis Agin Holt is no longer under the detention of Oconee County. But there is a pending legal matter to which he must answer in his home county. After being told that Holt had served 68 days in Oconee jail awaiting trial on drug charges, Judge Cordell Maddox placed Holt on probation. But the defendant awaits trial […]

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The latest SC 93 traffic updates at Clemson

If it’s summer time, it’s time for either road changes or building work in and around the campus of Clemson University. City of Clemson is announcing that starting Monday road construction barriers will be extended on SC 93 to the College Avenue intersection. Traffic on 93 will be one way only from Cherry Road to College Avenue. And traffic no […]

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Thirty-seven students graduate from Leadership Camp

Thirty-seven Oconee students have graduated from the latest Leadership Camp, run by the Sheriff’s Office and the School District. The students ranged from the sixth thru the 10th grades and 10 to 16 years of age. They were together for a week of fun, friendship, and their future. Leadership and team-building skills were taught. School resource officers had the chance […]

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South Carolina’s 10-year bridge repair plan

Secretary of Transportation Christy Hall has announced that South Carolina DOT has met its targets in year 1 of a 10-year plan to repair load-restricted or structurally deficient bridges. New and sustainable revenue provided by the Roads Bill of 2017 makes possible the repair work. DOT is responsible for more than 8,400 bridges across South Carolina. The vast majority, 92% […]

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No bond reduction for sex crime defendant

An Oconee jail inmate was returned to lock up yesterday after being unable to persuade the judge to lower his bond so that he might gain freedom while awaiting trial. According to prosecutor Lindsey Simmons, Oscoar Octavious Davis faces multiple charges of criminal sexual conduct with a minor, identified as a 12-year old girl. Davis remains jailed under a bond […]

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Police chase accident takes life of Easley man

A 49-year old Easley man died yesterday in an accident that, according to the coroner, involved a chase by the Anderson County Sheriff’s Office. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley said Kenneth David Reynolds Jr. was pronounced dead in the operating room of Greenville Memorial Hospital following the 1:15 accident at Anderson Highway and Flat Rock Road in Liberty. The highway […]

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