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Domestic violence, ethics bills pass judiciary committee
January 24, 2015 – 12:58 am | No Comment
Domestic violence, ethics bills pass judiciary committee | Test

State Senate judiciary chairman Larry Martin said Friday the past week was a successful one as two crucial bills — on domestic violence and ethics — passed his committee and are now headed to the Senate floor.

Restaurant working to buck location’s unlucky history
January 24, 2015 – 12:56 am | No Comment
Restaurant working to buck location’s unlucky history | Test

Walking into The Burrito Shack feels like a mini vacation at the beach, and on a blustery winter day, it offers a nice change of pace.

Sheriff regrets delay on drug money investigation
January 24, 2015 – 12:53 am | No Comment
Sheriff regrets delay on drug money investigation | Test

During his past two years of serving as Oconee County sheriff, Mike Crenshaw discovered federal authorities had suspended his office from receiving any federal money for equitable sharing in relation to a 2009 embezzlement case.

Purple Heart Homes officially recognizes Oconee chapter
January 24, 2015 – 12:48 am | No Comment
Purple Heart Homes officially recognizes Oconee chapter | Test

On Nov. 15, 2004, SPC John Gallina and Sgt. Dale Beatty, of the North Carolina National Guard, were sweeping an area for mines in Northern Iraq when their lives were forever changed.

Lawsuit: $1.7M siphoned out of local bank
January 24, 2015 – 12:04 am | No Comment
Lawsuit: $1.7M siphoned out of local bank | Test

A woman is accusing a former senior vice president at Community First Bank of bilking more than $1.7 million from her trust account, a lawsuit filed at the Oconee County Courthouse alleges.

Tech to hold annual Lego tourney today
January 24, 2015 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Tech to hold annual Lego tourney today | Test

A total of 17 teams representing Oconee, Pickens and Anderson county public and private middle schools will compete in a regional qualifying event for FIRST Lego League teams today.

Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, NAACP to meet with community
January 24, 2015 – 12:01 am | No Comment
Pickens County Sheriff’s Office, NAACP to meet with community | Test

Recent incidents of racial unrest involving law enforcement and residents in Ferguson, Mo., and nationwide have led Pickens County sheriff Rick Clark to take a proactive approach.

PTO head facing breach of trust charge
January 23, 2015 – 12:59 am | No Comment
PTO head facing breach of trust charge | Test

A Fair Play woman was arrested Thursday morning after an investigation into financial fraud at a local school.

Murder suspect released 5 days before killing
January 23, 2015 – 12:51 am | No Comment
Murder suspect released 5 days before killing | Test

A Walhalla man charged with kidnapping and murder last week had gotten out of jail just five days before police allege he stabbed another man to death.

Tech commissioners discuss legislative priorities for 2015-16
January 23, 2015 – 12:22 am | No Comment
Tech commissioners discuss legislative priorities for 2015-16 | Test

South Carolina lawmakers officially began their 2015 legislative session Tuesday, and several top priorities have already been listed by the state’s technical college system that officials hope legislators will act upon this year.