Large bone in Seneca is partial remain of a female

The Seneca Police announce:  “On 06-17-19 around noon, officers were dispatched to a residence on Asbury Dr. to meet with the homeowner about his dog’s discovery of a large bone. Investigators contacted the coroner’s office for assistance in determining if it was human or animal. A subsequent search of the immediate area revealed no further findings at that point. On […]

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Police try to solve three armed robberies

The police in Clemson are alerting the public to three cases of unsolved armed holdups. One took place at a 123 convenience store. Two others were on Clemson Street and College Avenue near 123. In those two, the robber approached his victim from behind armed with a silver handgun. The following description was released: African-American male, between 5’ 9” and […]

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Turbines to be replaced at Oconee reactor

A moving company is delivering turbines for installation at the Oconee Nuclear Station. Duke Energy plans to replace three, low-pressure turbines on Unit 2 this fall during a scheduled re-fueling outage. Those turbines traveled from New York state to Charleston by barge, then to Newry by train. A Duke spokeswoman says the move will not block any roads, and the […]

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Roberta Lee Noakes Frangipane

Westminster – Roberta Lee Noakes Frangipane, 82, widow of the late Joseph Robert Frangipane, of 110 Warpaint Lane, passed away on June 13, 2019, at the Cottingham Hospice House. A Funeral Service Mass will be held at 11 am, Saturday, June 22, 2019 at Saint Paul the Apostle Catholic Church. Interment will follow in the church columbarium. Following the service, […]

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Accidental fire destroys mobile home near Walhalla

Fire this morning destroyed a single wide mobile home near Walhalla, and one person suffered a minor cut while trying to retrieve contents thru a broken window. A spokesman for Emergency Services attributes the fire on the Wolf Stake Road to a youngster playing with a lighter. Red Cross is attempting to help members of two families who lost practically […]

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Where does the “internal review” stand?

An internal review of what were reported as unauthorized county worker pay raises remains incomplete, according to comments made last night by David Root, attorney for Oconee County. Root spoke briefly during last night’s meeting when a member of the public complained that there has been no update to the revelation that raises, not authorized by the county council, were […]

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Tourist attraction to mark 50 years

An event next week will mark 50 years for an Oconee County tourist attraction. Duke’s World Energy opened July 1, 1969 as the Keowee-Toxaway Visitors Center. In the first year alone, according to Duke, 250 thousand visitors explored interactive energy exhibits and watched the construction of the next door Oconee Nuclear Station which began to produce electricity four years later. […]

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15-year prison sentence handed down in Pickens County

A 15-year prison  term has been handed down to a 37-year old man who pleaded guilty to entering a Pickens County home armed with what appeared to be a rifle.  Defendant Kelsie Travan McMullan pleaded guilty Monday to armed robbery and burglary first degree, and possession of weapon during a violent crime.  According to the 13th Solicitor’s Office, McMullan pointed […]

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Walhalla spending set for another 12 months

Going forward, Walhalla now has a spending plan for a new year of city government. City leaders say their new budget holds the line on property taxes and no increases in fees on the general government side. They project enough revenues to afford three percent pay raises for city workers and enough money to buy a couple of new SUVs […]

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