Two Deaths reported in Fair Play

On Friday afternoon, June 1, two adult men from Fair Play were discovered dead at 371 Tammi Lane near Fair Play. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis reports that one of the decedent’s resided at the incident location and the other decedent was an acquaintance to the homeowner. The homeowner, 66-year-old Ronald L. Holbrooks was discovered dead in the bedroom of […]

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Several May Showers fall in OC

It was a very wet May in the Golden Corner of South Carolina; however, 18 days of rain did not set a record, explains Official U.S. Weather Observer Barbara Wilson. “In May of this year, I recorded 13.72 inches that was over 18 days. That was not the wettest May that we have had, the wettest was in 1976 when […]

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SDOC holds Graduation Ceremonies on Saturday

This Saturday, June 2, the School District of Oconee County (SDOC) holds graduation ceremonies. Once again, all three high school graduation ceremonies will be held in Littlejohn Coliseum on the campus of Clemson University, explains Oconee County Schools Assistant Superintendent of Operations Steve Hanvey. “We will again be at Littlejohn Coliseum and we will start off with West-Oak High School […]

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Holiday Cash Add-A-Play Ticket Holders to be refunded Purchase Price

Any lottery player who holds a Holiday Cash Add-A-Play ticket depicting nine tree symbols, which was purchased on Dec. 25, 2017 between 5:51pm until 7:53pm will be reimbursed the purchase price of this ticket. The South Carolina Education Lottery (SCEL) Board of Commissioners voted to reimburse the purchase price paid by each Holiday Cash Add-A-Play ticket holder bought on Dec. […]

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OEA and Hamilton Career Center celebrate NOW Graduates

The Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA) and the Hamilton Career Center in the School District of Oconee County (SDOC) are celebrating 18 student graduates of the inaugural class of the NOW program, tells Daja Dial, Marketing and Communications Manager of OEA. “Nurturing Oconee’s Workforce, NOW, is a unique program designed collaboratively by the OEA and the SDOC. The accomplishments of the […]

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Rains force Spillway release

Over a foot of rain in one week has forced officials with Georgia Power to open up spillways in the Tallulah and Tugaloo River area to release water, explains Oconee County Emergency Services Deputy Chief of Emergency Management and Special Operations Scott Krein. “Georgia Power notified us last night that they would be opening some of their spillways in the […]

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