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Coroner: Woman dies after accident
Sat, 13 Sep 2014 22:13:42 -0700

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis said that a 58-year-old Seneca woman died as a result of an accident in Oconee County Saturday night.

Educational events this week
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 18:02:28 -0700

MONDAY * "Exploring public education in Clarke County," 7 p.m., Cine, 234 W. Hancock Ave.

HP: Man charged with DUI in crash that killed Upstate couple
Sun, 07 Sep 2014 05:13:37 -0700

South Carolina Highway Patrol says a man is facing DUI charges following a crash that killed two people. Drew Greene, 52, of Westminiser, was charged with two counts of felony DUI with death on Sunday. On Monday morning, a judge set bail at $50,000 for each felony charge, plus he was served a bench warrant from a previous case. When asked by the judge if Greene understood the charges, he said ...

Time trials wrap up at 2014 UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 02:42:21 -0700

For the first time since 1998, an American city hosted the UCI Para-Cycling Road World Championships.

SC police agencies obtain millions worth of military equipment
Mon, 25 Aug 2014 16:22:38 -0700

Are law enforcement agencies becoming too militarized? WYFF News 4 Investigates examines which surplus military equipment Upstate police agencies are using.

DNR: Coyote populations have leveled off
Mon, 01 Sep 2014 15:37:44 -0700

State wildlife officials say the number of coyotes in South Carolina appears to have leveled off in recent years, though many rural landowners and farmers might argue otherwise.

Education events this week in Athens area
Sun, 14 Sep 2014 15:50:08 -0700

TUESDAY * "Unexpected Responses of Disease to Global Change," 3:30 p.m., UGA Ecology Building auditorium. Erin Mordecai of the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and North Carolina State University, speaks. Reception precedes seminar at 3:30 p.

SC woman charged with exposing child to meth
Fri, 29 Aug 2014 05:22:24 -0700

WALHALLA, S.C. (AP) — A Westminster woman is charged with child neglect. Authorities tell local media outlets that 36-year-old Bridgette Delanea McCall was booked into the Oconee County jail at around 6 p.m. Wednesday on a child neglect charge.

Deputies: Toddler tests positive for meth, slept in filthy room
Sat, 06 Sep 2014 07:03:13 -0700

A Westminster woman is accused of exposing her toddler to methamphetamine and allowing the child to sleep in a filthy room, according to deputies.

State wildlife officials say coyote population levels off; farmers argue otherwise
Thu, 04 Sep 2014 05:17:57 -0700

COLUMBIA, S.C. -- State wildlife officials say the number of coyotes in South Carolina appears to have leveled off in recent years, though many rural landowners and farmers might argue otherwise, espe