OC Chamber to cut ribbon on H&R Block

Celebrate the grand opening of the new offices of H&R Block in downtown Westminster. The Oconee County Chamber of Commerce announces a ribbon cutting and open house is planned for Thursday, Dec. 18 at 5:30pm. “Please join Helen Westmoreland and the H&R Block staff as we cut the ribbon on their new office in Westminster. Come help us celebrate this […]

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Keowee Elementary breaks Food Drive Record

The annual food drive at Keowee Elementary School, hosted by the Service Learning Club, exceeded last year’s total. Culminating on Nov. 14, students collected 1,532 food items and $152 to be donated to the food pantry operated by Walhalla’s St. Luke United Methodist Church. Service Learning Club members and their parents helped pack boxes for the pantry. Students set the […]

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Oconee County Election Results

**UNOFFICIAL Results** **Only Oconee County Races and for complete statewide results go to scvotes.org** Local Races: U.S. Senate: V.Kocher (L) 2.25% T.Ravenel (P) 5.17% B.Hutto (D) 17.45% L.Graham (R) 73.19 U.S. House or Rep District 3 BJ Mullis (D) 23.48% J.Duncan (R) 76.45% State House or Rep District 2 : B.Sandifer (R) 98% Probate Jurdge : K.Johns 99% County Council […]

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Public’s Help sought in Sunday Wal-Mart Shoplifting

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help regarding a shoplifting that occurred Sunday afternoon around 6pm at the Seneca Walmart on Sandifer Boulevard, explains Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt. “A deputy responded to the store around 6:07pm to begin the investigation. The deputy was informed that a white male came into the store […]

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Labor Force exodus Continues

Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement on the latest job numbers. “In the midst of what Obama continues to claim is an improving economy, in August only 80,000 fewer people were unemployed than in the previous month. Of those, 64,000 gave up on trying to get a job entirely and are no longer counted, […]

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LPGA Invitational Golf Tournament coming to Seneca

Some of the top LPGA professionals are coming to Seneca for an invitational tournament benefiting two local organizations. On Sept. 23, Seneca’s Cross Creek Plantation welcomes back Seneca High School graduate and former collegiate National Champion Austin Ernst play against fellow LPGA golfers as well as the Upstate’s best amateurs. All proceeds will benefit Safe Harbor and the Foothills Area […]

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Seneca Man arrested on Outstanding Warrants

Outstanding warrants finally caught up to a Seneca man. On Tuesday, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested 40-year-old Chad Tyron Lee on outstanding warrants that date back to the year 2003. Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt gives details. “An Oconee County Sheriff’s Office deputy met with deputies from Anderson County in Townville to pick Lee up […]

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Second shelter opens

A second shelter has opened in Oconee. This one at the town of Salem’s Community Center near Town Hall. Especially invited are the many Keowee Key residents who’ve been without electric power since early last night, but town spokeswoman Martin Jennings says this shelter is open to anyone who needs warmth. There are chairs and tables in the building, and […]

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