Extra Counselors at Seneca Middle

Extra counselors are at Seneca Middle School today after a tragic event over the weekend. Seneca Middle School sixth grader Emmalee Budrevich was killed in a hit and run accident Saturday night, Feb. 17. Oconee County Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael Thorsland says counselors will be talking to students today. “There are additional counselors on staff for any student who needs […]

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Prayers going out to High School in Florida

Prayers are going out today from the School District of Oconee County (SDOC) to Broward County, Florida where a former student is accused of killing 17 people at a school on Wednesday afternoon. Oconee County Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael Thorsland encourages the community to be vigilant against threats made to schools. “Well, it certainly was tragic. Words can’t even described […]

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Westminster asking Residents to check for Leaks

In preparing this months’ utility billing, the City of Westminster has noticed some high consumption in residential accounts. Home plumbing systems may have become compromised because of the stress of the cold weather. But you can check your house for leaks. Westminster installed all new residential meters finishing the project in the spring of 2016. All are outfitted with leak […]

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Help available to battle Meth Addiction

While homegrown meth labs have decreased over the past few years in Oconee County, the price of methamphetamine has dropped so it is still readily available. This highly addictive drug can hook someone after just one use, says Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw. “The addictiveness of this drug is so strong that in many cases if you try it just […]

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150 Things You MUST Do In 2018

If you haven’t seen it yet, here are the 150 Things You MUST Do in 2018 from Oconee County Parks, Recreation and Tourism and the Sesquicentennial Committee. Take A Hike! Grab a waterfall hikes brochure, local visitor’s guide or download our SC Waterfalls mobile app for details and directions to any of our 26 beautiful Oconee County waterfalls. Plan ahead […]

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New AD hired for Seneca Recreation

The Seneca Recreation Department has hired a new athletic director. Jason Crawford started work on Monday for the city, tells Seneca Recreation Director Rick Lacey. “We’ve hired Jason Crawford as the Athletic Director at the Seneca Recreation Department. We’ve known Jason for a long time and everybody at the rec knows Jason. We’ve been around Jason for the last ten […]

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