TWO ARRESTED AT THE END OF POLICE CHASE

Two men with Anderson addresses were the pair arrested yesterday after a highway 11 chase thru Oconee County that ended when their white Dodge pulling a trailer rammed thru a gate at exit 1, I-85. Kenneth Robert Clark Jr. was identified as the driver; Justin Eric Callaham, the passenger. They fled on foot, but were captured. Oconee Sheriff’s Office gave […]

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DISPLACED DEMOCRATS RE-LOCATE HEADQUARTERS

Oconee County Democrats have secured new office headquarters in Walhalla, on S. College Street, and will host a grand opening Saturday, February 22, details for which are to be announced within the week. A new restaurant coming to Seneca’s N. Townville Street has displaced the county party. Democrat Linda Holt said, “The timing of this move wasn’t optimal as the […]

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GAS PRICES DROP

In the last month, prices at the gas pump have dropped by double digits. The price in South Carolina yesterday averaged $2.11 –25 cents lower than one month ago. The spokeswoman for AAA Carolinas, Tiffany Wright, says, “Lower crude oil costs, less demand and a high level of gasoline stocks are the main reasons….” Wright added this: “We expect prices […]

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HIGH-SPEED CHASE SOUTH ON SC 11

The subject of a high-speed chase from North Carolina into Oconee County was taken into custody apparently in the vicinity of the South Carolina Welcome Center. The chase started earlier this morning in Transylvania County, North Carolina. Officers there attempted to make a traffic stop of a white Dodge with a camper pulling a skid steer. The chase proceeded along […]

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AT LAST, OCONEE HAS ITS OWN YMCA

An idea born back in the 20th century became reality on Saturday when the Foothills Area YMCA held the grand opening of the Cottingham Campus on property adjoining the hospital complex near Seneca. The “Y” campus is named for the Cottinghams, a couple instrumental in helping raise funds for the multi-million dollar project. Hundreds of people turned out for the […]

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SNOWFALL TOTALS

The weatherman says he is sorry. He missed the forecast on Saturday when a 2.5″ snow fell here . Listeners have given us the following other snowfall counts: 3″ in both Zion and Richland communities; 4″ in Mountain Rest. At the Hickory Hollow weather station in Walhalla, Official Weather Observer Barbara Wilson reported 2.5″ of snow. February 10, 2020 Dick […]

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A SIGNATURE SENECA EVENT SET FOR FRIDAY

A crowd of 300 is expected Friday at Seneca’s Family Life Institute for the city’s annual Black History Luncheon. All tickets have been taken, according to Shelby Henderson. Each year the event grows by reputation. Keynoting this year’s luncheon will be Dr. Brenda Tindall who is involved with the creation of an International African American Museum in Charleston. February 10, […]

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