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Man testifies that he feared for life in struggle with shooting victim
October 17, 2017 – 9:49 pm | No Comment
Man testifies that he feared for life in struggle with shooting victim | Test

The man accused by the victim’s brother of instigating a fight that led to a deadly 2015 shooting in Liberty told a Pickens County jury on Tuesday that it was the brothers who actually initiated the conflict.

Duncan’s staff plans office hours in Seneca
October 17, 2017 – 9:42 pm | No Comment
Duncan’s staff plans office hours in Seneca | Test

U.S. Rep. Jeff Duncan’s staff will host office hours for community members in Seneca next week, according to a news release provided by spokesman Allen Klump.

Jane E. Papineau
October 17, 2017 – 4:38 pm | No Comment

Jane E. Papineau
October 11, 2017
SHREWSBURY, Mass. – Jane E. Papineau, 88, died Wednesday, Oct. 11, at Golden Pond Assisted Living in Hopkinton, Mass. She was the widow of Louis H. Papineau. Born in Pelham, N.Y., …

Officials: No shortage of misconceptions about county jail
October 17, 2017 – 12:54 am | No Comment
Officials: No shortage of misconceptions about county jail | Test

Perched high above four of the eight inmate housing units at the Oconee County Detention Center, detention officers Alicia Snyder and Amanda Plumley found themselves squarely in the catbird seat on a recent morning in Walhalla.

Man charged with domestic violence
October 16, 2017 – 10:12 pm | No Comment
Man charged with domestic violence | Test

Douglas Alan Singer Jr., 31, of 405 Malton Cove Court, was charged with one count of second-degree domestic violence, according to a warrant.

Trump campaigns for McMaster in Upstate
October 16, 2017 – 9:48 pm | No Comment
Trump campaigns for McMaster in Upstate | Test

President Donald Trump waded back into Southern politics on Monday with a campaign appearance on behalf of one of his earliest supporters, South Carolina Republican Gov. Henry McMaster.

Victim’s brother testifies on opening day of murder trial
October 16, 2017 – 9:46 pm | No Comment
Victim’s brother testifies on opening day of murder trial | Test

Jacob Kirk, who lived with John William McCarty and another man in a trailer on Watts Road in Liberty, told jurors during the opening day of McCarty’s murder trial that his brother, 22-year-old Mitchell Aaron Bradley of Duncan, had become frustrated because his belongings, including beer and cigarettes had been stolen on several occasions.

Software helps teach elementary students foreign languages
October 16, 2017 – 9:45 pm | No Comment
Software helps teach elementary students foreign languages | Test

A partnership between the School District of Oconee County and an education technology company that develops language, literacy and brain-fitness software is helping students in the district’s 10 elementary schools learn a foreign language.

Vacant land, second homes slowing tax value growth
October 16, 2017 – 9:43 pm | No Comment
Vacant land, second homes slowing tax value growth | Test

While the value of residential and commercial property in Oconee County is climbing back from the economic recession that began nearly a decade ago, second homes and undeveloped land are still lagging behind in the recovery.

Barbour “Bob” Littleton
October 16, 2017 – 4:29 pm | No Comment

Barbour ‘Bob’ Littleton
October 15, 2017
WALHALLA, S.C. – Barbour “Bob” Littleton, 84, husband of LaFaye Winstead Littleton, of 389 Coffee Road, passed away Sunday, Oct. 15, at AnMed Health.
Funeral services will be conducted at 2 p.m. …