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Man gets 15 years for abusing infant
April 25, 2012 – 1:00 am
Man gets 15 years for abusing infant

Michael Douglas Lewis was sentenced to 15 years in prison after he pleaded guilty Monday to assault and battery by abusing an infant child.

Burglary suspect in court
April 25, 2012 – 1:00 am
Burglary suspect in court

Two years after a man’s camper was broken into while he was in Oconee County on business, the suspect finally got his day in court.

‘A lot of people concerned’
April 25, 2012 – 1:00 am
‘A lot of people concerned’

It’s been more than four years since Oconee County decided it was time to put together a blueprint for the future.

Daniel High School mourns loss of student
April 25, 2012 – 1:00 am
Daniel High School mourns loss of student

Daniel High School officials Tuesday described 16-year-old sophomore Justin Eric Roach as a happy individual who loved music.

Document: Trotter made remark
April 25, 2012 – 1:00 am
Document: Trotter made remark

School Board of Trustees member Ben Trotter insists people are lying about him using the word “retarded” at a school meeting at Liberty Middle on Feb. 28 even as the school district released a document Tuesday that provided evidence he did.

OMC numbers up …
April 25, 2012 – 1:00 am
OMC numbers up …

Oconee Medical Center continues to operate under a fiscal cloud, but it has cash, continues to invest and is making its bond payments on time.

Oconee projects panel to hold public hearings
April 25, 2012 – 1:00 am
Oconee projects panel to hold public hearings

The public gets the opportunity to pass judgment today on Oconee County’s $43.8 million wish list of capital projects.

Rat-breeding farm acquires old Collins Craft facility
April 25, 2012 – 12:59 am
Rat-breeding farm acquires old Collins Craft facility

An empty manufacturing building on S.C. 183 will teem with life again soon.

Parker thrives through adversity
April 25, 2012 – 12:30 am
Parker thrives through adversity

In the home dugout along the first-base line, there isn’t a cubby with Will Parker’s name on it, and there isn’t a Seneca High School uniform for him to change into after he walks through the gate at Coach Mac Field.

Area softball teams set for playoffs
April 25, 2012 – 12:25 am
Area softball teams set for playoffs

The journey to a championship is long and arduous, and four local high school softball teams begin the last leg of the journey with the start of the Class 3A playoffs.