Missing girl last seen in Walhalla

The police in Walhalla have issued a missing person bulletin for a 15-year old girl.  Leia Littleton was last seen at Highland Glen apartments early morning hours Sunday.  She may be in the company of a male named Travis, from Seneca or Greenville.  Leia is a female with light brown skin, about 5’9″. 170 pounds, curly brown hair, brown eyes.  […]

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Candidates address conservative ratings

The challenger says the incumbent is not conservative enough; the incumbent takes issue with that.  Challenger for State House One, (Oconee-Pickens), is Wally Sparks; the incumbent, State Rep. Bill Whitmire.  Sparks has indicated Whitmire is not conservative enough to reflect the attitudes of the District One populace.  But Whitmire counters that prominent groups associated with conservative causes give him top […]

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98 Seneca acres up for rezoning

Property along Seneca’s Frontage Road is to be considered for re-zoning during a public hearing next week at city hall.  The planning commission has re-scheduled the meeting for 6 o’clock Monday night, May 23 to consider changing 98 acres bordered by Woodcreek Drive, Frontage Road, Knollwood Drive, and Queen Annes Lane from PD-U/R-20 to PD-R. The property is owned by […]

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Corinth-Shiloh fire fighters seek the public’s help

Heavier traffic, more fires, accidents, and medical calls prompt Oconee’s volunteer Corinth-Shiloh Fire Station to request those they protect to make financial contributions.  The Corinth-Shiloh station has embarked on its annual fundraising campaign.  The fire department serves an increasingly busy section of Oconee–the Seneca-Clemson Corridor where there’s new home and commercial development spurred, in part, by Clemson University increasing enrollment.  […]

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Alternate location for Westminster meeting

For Westminster residents interested in following their city leaders, the city announces a substitute location for tomorrow night’s May meeting of the city council.  The meeting will take place at the M.D. Cleveland Civic Center at 98 Anderson Avenue and start at the regular 6 o’clock time.  High on the agenda tomorrow:  public hearing on the FY 2023 budget and […]

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How to make your vote count

Governor McMaster Friday signed into law legislation passed by the General Assembly that establishes early voting in South Carolina.  To help prepare for the upcoming June 14 Primaries, the State Election Commission wants voters to know all their options to vote:   Polling Place on Election Day Open from 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Check your polling place at scVOTES.gov […]

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County councilman arrested

A spokesman for the South Carolina Attorney’s General says he has learned of the arrest of an Oconee County councilman, Matthew Durham.  A-G spokesman Robert Kittle says the charges against Durham are domestic violence second degree and unlawful neglect of a child.  Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says the arrest was made by the state Law Enforcement Division and Durham was […]

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