LAPTOP TAKEN BY WAL-MART SHOPLIFTER

The Oconee Sheriff’s Office identifies one male and a female who accompanied him as its suspects in a shoplifting this month at the Wal-Mart on the Sandifer Boulevard. If you can provide the information that leads to the arrest or prosecution of those responsible, you could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $2 thousand. The laptop computer […]

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BOIL WATER ADVISORY FOR PART OF CLEMSON

A water main break on Ashley Road in Clemson that has caused low pressure has resulted in a boil water advisory for parts of the city. Until otherwise notified, Clemson water customers on Ashley Road, Hyde Lane, Colleton Court, Carteret Court, and Albemarle Drive should vigorously boil their water at least one full minute before drinking or cooking. Any ice […]

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STILL “DUE DILIGENCE” ON THE SCHOOL PROPERTY

An Oconee school district administrator expressed the hope yesterday that, during a meeting next month or the following, the county board of trustees will be in position to resolve where the district will build the replacement Seneca Middle School. The district identified Wells Highway property for the new school last year, but never consummated the purchase. And it’s believed the […]

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60-70 TEMPS NOT CONDUCIVE TO FROZEN PRECIP

According to one weather observer, Upstate South Carolina could see a brief period tomorrow morning of patchy, light freezing between the hours of 6 and 7 am. But any ice accumulations that might result are liable to be miniscule. What’s in play that’ll prevent any significant accumulation on roads is the fact that in the past day and a half […]

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THE BENEFITS FROM TROUT GROWN NORTH OF WALHALLA

The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources Freshwater Fisheries division has started the process of stocking thousands of catchable-sized trout into the lower Saluda River near Columbia. The rainbow and brown trout that are raised and transported from the Walhalla State Fish Hatchery in Oconee County will be delivered by trucking fish to four locations in the upper two-thirds of […]

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PLANNING COMMISSIONERS READY FOR TWO MEETINGS

A busy afternoon of Thursday, January 23 awaits the members of the Oconee County Planning Commission. In their meeting at 5 o’clock that evening, the commissioners will receive a report from the county’s new economic development director, Annie Caggiano. An hour earlier there will be a gathering of the corridor planning sub-committee for an election of officers and a presentation […]

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SENECAN IS ON HIS WAY TO DENTAL SCHOOL

Once he graduates this spring from college, a young Seneca man is bound for a career in dentistry. James Hansen Jr. has been accepted to enroll in four years dental school at the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. His dad, James Hansen Sr., says his son has shadowed the local practice of Dr. John McRoberts and is committed […]

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