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Rain doesn’t stop Toys for Tots donations
November 15, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Rain doesn’t stop Toys for Tots donations | Test

Even though rain forced event organizers and volunteers inside, hundreds of Christmas gifts were still brought to the Cross Creek Country Club and donated to Toys for Tots for children in Oconee County and parts of Pickens and Anderson counties.

DHEC launches health improvement plan
November 15, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
DHEC launches health improvement plan | Test

Some of South Carolina’s health challenges are being address through a new statewide plan, courtesy of stakeholders in health care and the business community, along with the South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC).

Museum to host Christmas event as work continues
November 15, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Museum to host Christmas event as work continues | Test

The Lunney Museum will be open for a public Christmas event next month, but will not likely resume normal operating hours until early 2019.

21 graduate from Citizens Police Academy
November 15, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
21 graduate from Citizens Police Academy | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office recently celebrated the graduation of its most recent Citizens Police Academy class, the fifth session the office has hosted in an effort to help the public understand the day-to-day life of law enforcement.

Memorial honors legacy of late Six Mile recreation coach Garrett
November 14, 2018 – 12:54 am | No Comment
Memorial honors legacy of late Six Mile recreation coach Garrett | Test

Charles Alan Garrett gave more than 40 years of his life to the recreation programs in Six Mile. 

No action taken on new administrator at Oconee Council meeting
November 14, 2018 – 12:41 am | No Comment
No action taken on new administrator at Oconee Council meeting | Test

After an executive session that included councilman-elect John Elliott, Oconee County Council was noticeably silent on a potential action item that called for a discussion and vote on the selection of a new county administrator on Tuesday night. 

Response to year-round school survey discourages official
November 14, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Response to year-round school survey discourages official | Test

A survey designed to help determine if the School District of Oconee County should offer a year-round or traditional calendar provided mixed results, with one official expressing discouragement over the low number of responses to the survey.

Salem man charged with domestic violence
November 14, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Salem man charged with domestic violence | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office responded to a local doctor’s office on Oct. 3 after a reported assault that left a woman with bruises on her chest and an injured hand.

Seneca council approves $3K for Sip N Stroll
November 14, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Seneca council approves $3K for Sip N Stroll | Test

Seneca City Council approved a request Tuesday by the Seneca Downtown Merchants Association for about $3,000 to help fund the city’s Sip N Stroll event next spring.

Pickens County Museum accepting submissions for new time capsule
November 14, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Pickens County Museum accepting submissions for new time capsule | Test

The Pickens County Museum of Art and History is accepting items to be placed in a time capsule that will be buried later this year.

Salem hoping for funding to extend pipeline
November 14, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment

Applications for an infrastructure project on the north end of Salem are in the process of being submitted to a possible funding source.

No injuries in Pickens County school bus wreck
November 14, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
No injuries in Pickens County school bus wreck | Test

No one was injured in a two-vehicle accident involving a Pickens County school bus Tuesday morning.

Former POW Funchess awarded Order of the Palmetto
November 13, 2018 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Former POW Funchess awarded Order of the Palmetto | Test

A man who spent more than three years in a North Korean prisoner of war camp was awarded the state’s highest civilian honor Sunday afternoon. 

Older vets honored at Seneca Baptist ceremony
November 13, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Older vets honored at Seneca Baptist ceremony | Test

On a cold and wet Monday, veterans from Belvedere Commons in Oconee County gathered inside the Seneca Baptist Church fellowship hall for a special ceremony.