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News in Oconee County, South Carolina

DHEC: Puppy exposes 4 to rabies in Oconee County
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 13:46:49 -0800

The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control said four people were exposed to rabies by a puppy in the Seneca area of Oconee County.

4 people exposed to rabies by puppy in SC
Thu, 15 Jan 2015 12:49:00 -0800

Four people have been exposed to rabies in the Seneca area of Oconee County by a puppy that tested positive for the virus, according to DHEC officials.

GSP identifies driver from two-county chase
Thu, 08 Jan 2015 11:43:47 -0800

A car stolen in South Carolina and a Frankin County Sheriff's Office patrol car were involved in a wreck in Toccoa during a two-county chase Thursday morning.

Deputies: Death thought to be hit-and-run now considered suicide
Mon, 12 Jan 2015 05:28:34 -0800

A death that was thought to be a hit-and-run is now considered a suicide, according to the Oconee County Sheriff's Office. A body was discovered about 6:45 a.m. alongside Bayshore Drive at Plantation Road, according to the South Carolina Highway Patrol website. The website listed the incident as a fatality, and deputies say troopers first at the scene said it appeared to be a hit-and-run. After ...

High school roundup: Cedar Shoals rolls past Centennial
Mon, 29 Dec 2014 19:04:58 -0800

GRAYSON | Cedar Shoals had three players score in double figures Monday as they defeated Centennial 70-50 in the Grayson Christmas Tournament. D’Andre Mahaffey, Jerrick Mitchell and Greg Smith scored 11 points each for the Jaguars (9-5), who will play Heritage-Conyers at 8:30 p.m. today in the championship finals. ATHENS CHRISTIAN 59, BROOKWOOD 53: At Snellville, Athens Christian had three ...

The Telegraph's 2014 Stories of the Year
Wed, 31 Dec 2014 03:49:17 -0800

The Telegraph selects the most impactful stories of the year for Middle Georgia. Click to Continue »

Federal government penalizing 13 SC hospitals
Tue, 30 Dec 2014 07:48:13 -0800

The federal government is penalizing 13 South Carolina hospitals for making too many avoidable mistakes that harm patients.