Blundy Kicks Off Campaign for Solicitor

As the TV screen announced Trump’s victory in South Carolina on Saturday, a woman from Seneca was practically simultaneously greeting a crowd at a local restaurant. They were there for the official launch of her campaign to become the next chief criminal prosecutor in Oconee and Anderson counties. Beth Blundy, a senior assistant solicitor in the Oconee office and a […]

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Teen Murder Suspect Investigation Update

According to records from the Oconee County Detention Center, a teen who was arrested on Wednesday of last week by Seneca Police and charged with murder is no longer in custody at the Oconee County Detention Center. Late last week, Seneca Police said they arrested 19-year-old Christopher Glenn Turner, in connection with a fatal shooting of Garrett White that occurred […]

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South Carolina GOP Primary is Saturday

Thursday marked the end of early voting for the Republican Presidential primary in South Carolina. Voters can cast their ballots at regular polling stations from 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. on Saturday. A total of 5,251 Oconee County residents have voted early for the primary, with 930 ballots added yesterday. If you have already participated in the Democratic presidential primary, […]

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Housing shortage for rising seniors at Anderson University

Anderson University faces a housing shortage for rising seniors due to increased demand. The university created a lottery system to allocate 243 on-campus spots for the 388 seniors who applied. The rest will have to find off-campus housing. Some students expressed disappointment, concern, and frustration with the situation and the communication from the university. The university issued a statement defending […]

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Pedals Possible: A New Way to Ride for Students with Disabilities

On Monday, February 26, a special event will take place at James M. Brown Elementary School in Walhalla. Three Oconee County elementary schools will receive adaptive bicycles from Pedals Possible, a nonprofit organization that promotes cycling for people with disabilities. The event, organized by Walhalla Rotary, will feature a presentation of the bikes and a demonstration of how they work. […]

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OCSO Forum Coming Up Soon

Don’t miss the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office’s free community forum on scams and fraud prevention on March 7! Learn how to protect yourself from one of the most common and dangerous crimes of our time. The event will take place at the Duke World of Energy from 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., with doors opening at 6:00 p.m. Experts from the […]

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