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West Union woman charged with domestic violence
June 21, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
West Union woman charged with domestic violence | Test

A little more than two months after being convicted on a domestic violence charge, a West Union woman is facing another charge stemming from an incident early Monday.

Oconee County Council passes budgets with little fanfare
June 21, 2017 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Oconee County Council passes budgets with little fanfare | Test

With no public comments and no millage increases, Oconee County Council unanimously passed the fiscal year 2018 budgets for the county, the school district and the Keowee Fire Special Tax District on Tuesday.

Townville man arrested on stolen vehicle charge
June 21, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Townville man arrested on stolen vehicle charge | Test

A Townville man was arrested over the weekend after police say he was found behind the wheel of a stolen vehicle.

School board approves raise for custodians
June 21, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
School board approves raise for custodians | Test

Custodians are often the hardest-working, yet most underappreciated group that works in any school district. In Oconee County, the group has also been underpaid in comparison with neighboring districts.

Pickens County man given 3-year sentence
June 21, 2017 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Pickens County man given 3-year sentence | Test

The caseload for trial week at the Oconee County Courthouse was lightened Monday afternoon, as a Liberty man who received multiple charges from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources nearly a year ago decided to forego his scheduled trial and plead guilty.

Marines return to Upstate for rest and relaxation
June 20, 2017 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Marines return to Upstate for rest and relaxation | Test

As the 10-year anniversary of the “Honoring Their Service” program draws ever closer, residents of Oconee and Pickens counties have grown well accustomed to the pomp and circumstance that surrounds the annual event.

Police: Woman charged in ax, machete attack
June 20, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Police: Woman charged in ax, machete attack | Test

Nearly two years after she was charged with trying to kill her mother by covering her head with plastic shopping bags, a West Union woman has been charged with attempted murder for a second time for an incident that police say again involved plastic bags, as well as a machete and an ax.

Westminster rejects county’s offer, cuts 6 public safety positions
June 20, 2017 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Westminster rejects county’s offer, cuts 6 public safety positions | Test

In a 4-3 vote last week, Westminster City Council rejected Oconee County’s offer to consolidate its fire department with the county’s own.

Teen drowns at Fall Creek Landing
June 20, 2017 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Teen drowns at Fall Creek Landing | Test

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis ruled drowning as the cause of death for a Spartanburg County teenager whose body was found in Lake Keowee near Salem on Sunday morning.

Walhalla set to hold budget hearing
June 20, 2017 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Walhalla set to hold budget hearing | Test

Walhalla City Council will hold its annual budget hearing at its regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. today.