Hice-Collins congressional race turns ugly

...the days leading up to the Tuesday election. Jody Hice seemed to be in full-on attack mode at a July 8 debate in Oconee County for Collins' ambition to follow his father, former congressman Mac Collins, to Washington, D.C.He followed that...

SC Klan passes out candy

...asking them to join the Ku Klux Klan.Residents in an Oconee County subdivision found the bags Saturday night or Sunday...the telephone number gets about 20,000 calls a day.Oconee County resident Bo Morris said he thought it was "unacceptable...

Former Augusta State star Sam Barth works hard to accomplish goals

...year at Augusta State. He wanted to play baseball, but he was unable to secure a scholarship after his prep days at Oconee County.Coach Skip Fite gave him a chance, and Barth earned his way onto the 2002 roster as a preferred walk-on.When...

Show lures in fishemen in Indiana

...Brooks last October. Netting 167 4/8 points, the top scoring non-typical buck was taken by Tony Blackwell in Oconee County last December.Kershaw County was this years' top producer of state-record entries with 15 followed by Aiken County...

Bonman sentenced to life plus five years in shooting, beating death of unarmed man

...of chances to walk away from the crime but he didn't, Marks said. She asked the jury to hold him accountable.Bonman also faces charges that include kidnapping for the alleged abduction of a man from his Oconee County home on Nov. 11.

Ga. officers may have lied about training hours

...records for each of the 15,000 officers that did online testing during the 11 months before the glitch was caught.An Oconee County deputy was fired a few weeks ago because he said he had completed 20 hours of online training, but computer records...

2 Augustans plead guilty in extortion case

...demanding a ransom of $100,000 recently pleaded guilty in Oconee County Superior Court to charges that landed them a year in...has never been formally served with the warrants from Oconee County, said Western Circuit Assistant District Attorney Kris...

SC painter falls to death

SALEM, S.C. - Oconee County officials say a painter fell to his death at a construction site in Salem in Oconee County. Coroner Karl Addis said 56-year-old Jerry Wayne Kelly of...

SC 3rd District has no DOT representative

...opening it back up to have another slate of candidates," said White.On the other hand, Sen. Thomas Alexander, an Oconee County Republican, said he voted for Stille, accepting the screening committee's determination that he was a qualified...

North Oconee claims state golf title at Belle Meade

...in three years, edging rival Oconee County by two strokes. The two Region...Oconee a 14-over 302 to edge Oconee County's 304 for the state title...runner-up was tough to swallow for Oconee County after posting a season-low score...