Pastor Carroll “Bud” Cobb

Walhalla – Pastor Carrol “Bud” Cobb, 84, loving husband of Betty Jean Blackwell Cobb, of 260 Flat Rock Road, passed away, January 17, 2019, at his residence. A funeral service will be held at 11 am, Saturday, January 19, 2019 at the Lighthouse Church of Walhalla with burial to follow at Evergreen Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friend’s 6-8 […]

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Pioneer lifts its boil advisory

A water sample proved satisfactory and that has allowed Pioneer Rural Water District to lift its boil water advisory. Pioneer customers are now free to use their water without having to boil it for a full one minute. Terry Pruitt, Pioneer manager, said once his operation became aware of the boil advisory declared Wednesday by wholesale supplier Westminster, Pioneer cut […]

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Water line leak befuddles Seneca repair crews

A water line leak apparently somewhere beneath a recently-resurfaced part of the 123 Seneca ByPass is proving a mystery to the utility crews delegated to find it and make repairs. So far, no luck, according to utilities superintendent Bob Faires. Faires today called the leak “aggravating.” The leak has soaked the asphalt in the vicinity of a car wash, but […]

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Rep. Duncan tries legislation for a third time

Rep. Jeff Duncan of the South Carolina 3rd District filed an Ultrasound Informed Consent bill today in the new session of Congress. He was the main sponsor of the same bill in the past two congressional sessions. The bill would ensure that women seeking an abortion receive an ultrasound and the chance to review the ultrasound before giving informed consent […]

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Officer involved shooting in Anderson County

A man was wounded in a confrontation this morning with deputies in Anderson, and the state police are investigating. The shooting occurred when deputies tried to serve an arrest warrant. SLED—the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division—investigates officer involved shootings at the request of the agency involved. SLED gathers information in summary form and files a report to prosecutors. This incident […]

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Latest on boil water

According to Pioneer Rural Water, the boil water advisory issued by the City of Westminster will be in effect until at least 3pm today. They are waiting on results from DHEC required testing. This advisory DOES include the Chickasaw Point community. Water used for drinking or cooking must be boiled at full boil for one minute. Ice from ice makers […]

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Sheriff’s Office want: a new traffic unit

At their meeting next week (Tuesday,) Oconee County councilmen  will consider a request to apply for a federal grant that would allow the Sheriff’s Office to start a new traffic unit.  Sheriff Crenshaw’s office seeks first-year funding “for a 4-Person Special Traffic Enforcement Unit (STEU) to include (3) Road Cps., (4) patrol SUVs, officer equipment and a public awareness campaign […]

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Inabinet in line for recognition

A retired local educator of renown is in line to be recognized at the next meeting of the Oconee school trustees. He is Andy Inabinet, retired principal and immediate past chairman of the county trustees. Special recognition is to be accorded Inabinet during next trustees meeting—scheduled for 6 pm Tuesday next week. At that same meeting, the board will be […]

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