Train kills Worker in Seneca

A 28-year-old Anderson County man died Friday afternoon after being struck by a westbound Norfolk Southern train, reports Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis. The train, consisting of two locomotives only, was traveling from Greenville to Toccoa. The name of the victim will be released on Saturday after family members are notified. This incident was reported to Oconee E-911 Communication at […]

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Watch out for Home Repair Scams

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is cautioning citizens about individuals coming to their homes seeking to do maintenance work, explains Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt. “We are issuing this release outside of our normal monthly scams update in order to make our citizens aware of what we have been hearing. We have issued releases under these circumstances before and we […]

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Co-Conspirator sentenced to 57 Months for Cocaine Trafficking

United States Attorney Sherri A. Lydon stated Friday, Oct. 19, that 45-year-old Alonzo Anderson of Greenville was sentenced in federal court in Greenville, for conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine. United States District Judge Timothy M. Cain, of Anderson, sentenced Anderson to 57 months imprisonment and three years of supervised release. Evidence presented at the change of plea […]

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VR hosts Employer Lunch and Learn

One in five people in the United States have a disability. For those individuals help is available in South Carolina through Vocational Rehabilitation. On Friday, Oct. 19, 2018, the Oconee and Pickens counties office of Vocational Rehabilitation hosted their first Employer Lunch and Learn to educate residents about the good work being done to match local businesses with employees. Sheila […]

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OC Chamber announces Ribbon Cutting Celebration

A ribbon cutting celebration is scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 24, at 11am at Deb Niedermeyer CPB, LLC. Oconee County Chamber of Commerce Executive Director Vanessa Penton gives details. Join us for the ribbon cutting celebration as we welcome Deb Niedermeyer and her staff to their new location.” Deb Niedermeyer CPB, LLC is located at 104 Brown’s Square Drive in downtown […]

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Westminster Library showing Frankenstein Films

Frankenstein themed movies are scheduled Friday, Oct. 19, and Saturday, Oct. 20, at the Westminster Library, announces Oconee County Public Library Director Blair Hinson. “Join us to watch this classic sequel to Frankenstein. Themed refreshments will be provided. The film is not rated, but should be appropriate for ages 10 and up.” Franken Friday at the Westminster Library starts at […]

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Watch out for Home Repair Scams

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is cautioning citizens about individuals coming to their homes seeking to do maintenance work, explains Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt. “We are issuing this release outside of our normal monthly scams update in order to make our citizens aware of what we have been hearing. We have issued releases under these circumstances before and we […]

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Tigerama Tonight at Clemson University

The 62nd annual Tigerama Pep Rally takes place in Memorial Stadium at 7pm tonight, Oct. 19, 2018, to kickoff Clemson University’s annual homecoming celebration. “Beneath the Orange Colored Sky” is this year’s theme. Tigerama is the second largest student-run pep rally in the country. Activities begin at 4:30pm with the Avenue of Champions Block Party between Littlejohn Coliseum and Memorial […]

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