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Oconee Democrats set to host health care advocate Saturday
October 25, 2017 – 10:04 pm
Oconee Democrats set to host health care advocate Saturday

The director of a justice center in Columbia will speak about health care at the monthly Oconee County Democratic Party breakfast on Saturday, according to a news release provided by OCDP chairwoman Paulette Keffas-Chassin.

Voc Rehab to host veterans event
October 25, 2017 – 9:38 pm
Voc Rehab to host veterans event

Just ahead of Veterans Day, the Oconee-Pickens area office of South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation will host a veterans appreciation drop-in from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. on Nov. 7.

Band with local ties donating proceeds to hurricane relief
October 25, 2017 – 9:38 pm
Band with local ties donating proceeds to hurricane relief

NEEDTOBREATHE will donate all of the proceeds from its single “Walking on Water” to Dream Center Network, which in partnership with OneWorld Health will help support victims of hurricanes Harvey and Irma.

All the county’s expenses are public record
October 25, 2017 – 9:37 pm
All the county’s expenses are public record

Willie: How many people remember when Anwar Sadat flew into Donaldson Center after signing the Camp David Peace Accord?

Going out!
October 25, 2017 – 9:27 pm
Going out!

Use our calendar to make your weekend plans.

Cause undetermined after early-morning fire destroys SC Highway 11 business
October 25, 2017 – 12:43 am
Cause undetermined after early-morning fire destroys SC Highway 11 business

As they dealt with the destruction from an early-morning fire Tuesday at a building they had owned together for the past 10 years near Lake Jocassee, Bruce May and Phillip Maloney said their sadness was tempered by the fact that no one was hurt in the blaze.

Seneca church packs meals in fight against hunger
October 25, 2017 – 12:31 am
Seneca church packs meals in fight against hunger

Members of Ascension Episcopal Church on Northampton Road, along with more than 50 community volunteers, recently spent the day packing 10,152 meals for Rise Against Hunger — formerly known as Stop Hunger Now.

Elementary teachers learn about industries up close
October 25, 2017 – 12:29 am
Elementary teachers learn about industries up close

Oconee County elementary teachers and administrators used an in-service day Monday to get a close-up look at what local businesses and industries are offering in the way of future career opportunities.

Authorities ask for help finding Walhalla man
October 25, 2017 – 12:27 am
Authorities ask for help finding Walhalla man

Crimestoppers of Oconee County is seeking help in finding a Walhalla man wanted on multiple charges by the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office and Seneca Police Department.

Tamassee woman charged with breach of trust
October 25, 2017 – 12:26 am
Tamassee woman charged with breach of trust

A Tamassee woman was brought back to Oconee County on Monday to face a charge of breach of trust with fraudulent intent following an August incident in which police allege she failed to return a truck to its owner.