TCTC Vet Tech Adoption Day planned

Tri-County Technical College’s Veterinary Technology Department will hold a Pet Adoption Day on Thursday, July 25 from 2pm to 6pm at Halbert Hall on its Pendleton Campus.  Dogs are leash trained and taught basic commands, while the cats are socialized with people and other cats.  All animals are spayed or neutered and vaccinated.  There is a $45 fee payable at […]

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OC Conservation Bank Board Meeting rescheduled

The Oconee County Conservation Bank Board meeting scheduled for September 3 has been rescheduled to September 10 at 9am in Council Chambers of the Oconee County Administrative Offices, which are located at 415 South Pine Street in Walhalla.  Pursuant to the Freedom of Information Act, notice of each meeting, date, time, place of meeting and agenda will be posted on the bulletin board at the […]

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Continuing Rains increasing Water Releases

Following extensive rain in the upper Savannah River basin and more forecasted, the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers Savannah District began releasing stored floodwaters from Hartwell, Richard B. Russell and J. Strom Thurmond lakes Monday. Inflows from the recent rainfall pushed elevations into the flood control storage pool at all three reservoirs. Water managers directed the release of water through the spillway […]

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Seneca Man killed in Westminster Shooting

A 21-year-old Seneca man died Tuesday morning from an apparent gunshot injury to his neck.  The incident occurred at a residence located at 108 Mount Pleasant Road in Westminster shortly before 7am.  Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis pronounced James Evan Tyner dead at the scene.  He was found dead along the shoulder of Blackjack Road at the intersection of Mount […]

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Arrest made in Tuesday Morning Shooting

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office has made an arrest in the shooting Tuesday morning of a man on Mount Pleasant Road in Westminster.  Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt gives details.  “34-year-old Shane Adam Burdette of 161 East Spearman Street in Westminster has been charged with murder and possession of a weapon during the commission of violent […]

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Duke Energy to test Sirens today

Sirens located around Oconee Nuclear Station will be tested today at approximately 11:50am.  No public action is required during this three-minute test. By testing the sirens, state and county officials and Duke Energy ensure the sirens are operating properly. This full-cycle siren test is performed once each quarter. County emergency officials are responsible for sounding the sirens. Hearing a siren […]

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Arrest made in Stabbing Monday Afternoon near Seneca

A sixteen year old male juvenile has been arrested in the stabbing of a Seneca man Monday afternoon.  Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt gives details.  “According to investigators, dispatchers received a call of a reported stabbing from a location at 905 Shiloh Road near Seneca around 4pm. A deputy who responded to the scene reportedly found […]

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TCTC offering Real Estate Class

Tri-County Technical College’s Corporate and Community Education Division will offer day and evening classes for its Real Estate I:  First Year Sales–Pre-license program.  This 60-hour course is the first step for those who want to list, sell, purchase, exchange, lease or dispose of real estate for others in the state of South Carolina.  Topics to be discussed are real estate […]

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OC Sheriff’s Office working Active Death Investigation

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is currently working an active death investigation.  Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt gives details.  “According to investigators, dispatchers received a 911 call just after 7am this morning regarding a shooting at 108 Mt. Pleasant Road near Blackjack Road in the Westminster area. One white male was shot, according to investigators.  No […]

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Six killed on SC Highways over Holiday Weekend

Six people were killed on South Carolina highways over the long 4th of July holiday weekend.  The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces the deaths occurred on state roadways from Wednesday, July 3, at 6pm until Sunday, July 7, at midnight. The six traffic deaths were during a 102-hour reporting period, compared to five fatalities reported during a 30-hour […]

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