Sex charge for SC school janitor

...on school property with a 15-year-old female student. Walhalla police said the student was the only victim. The investigation is continuing. It was not clear if Galloway has an attorney. He's being held in the Oconee County jail.

Oconee man charged with fabricating own kidnapping in 2013

...along, but we needed the evidence," Oconee County Sheriff Scott Berry said.Detrick...Favors, 41, of Farmington, is in the Oconee County Jail without bond on charges of...against Favors were handed down by an Oconee County grand jury, which heard evidence...

North Oconee claims state golf title at Belle Meade

THOMSON - North Oconee junior David Mackey missed a 10-foot...don't care about medalist."North Oconee won its second GHSA Class AAA state golf championship in three years, edging rival Oconee County by two strokes. The two Region...

National Hunting and Fishing Day is approaching in Georgia

...the state, go to www.georgiawildlife.com/get-involved/nhdfday.? Lake Oconee is affected by fishing regulation changes, effective Wednesday. On Oconee, a slot limit of 14 inches (minimum length for keepers) has been established...

High school sports results

...Leading hitters: Evans?Melton 2 for 4, Staci Vacekonis 2 for 3.Records: Evans 13-3, 5-0 Region 2-AAAAA. HARLEM 4, OCONEE COUNTY 2Oconee County 100 001 ? 2 4 1Harlem 301 000 ? 4 4 1Fambrough and Pollock. Amber Garrett and Courtney Combe. WP...

Clemson suspends all fraternity activities after death; drinking, sexual misconduct reported

...its fraternities, citing reports of alcohol abuse and sexual misconduct but stopping short of tying the ban to the death.Oconee County deputies said Wednesday that there is no evidence Tucker Hipps' death was a result of hazing, but they are still trying...

Body found in river near Athens

...Athens-Clarke County. Police Lt. David Leedahl tells The Athens Banner-Herald the body was partially submerged in the Middle Oconee River. Leedahl said the hiker found the body nearly a mile into the park, which is off Mitchell Bridge Road. Detectives were...

Across South Carolina

...morning runs for new members. The office says that might violate the fraternity's policies and procedures.On Wednesday, Oconee County deputies also said they found no evidence linking the death of 19-year-old Tucker Hipps to hazing.Authorities say...

Georgia lake slayings remain mystery

...to run a chain of Atlanta-area Hardee's restaurants. About 15 years ago, he and his wife, Shirley, 87, moved to Lake Oconee to live out their years in a golf-course community in a waterfront home.Sometime during the first weekend in May, they...

Lake Oconee man, 88, beheaded; wife, 87, possibly kidnapped

...they fear was abducted. Friends found the body of 88-year-old Russell Dermond on Tuesday in the couple's home on Lake Oconee. His wife, 87-year-old Shirley Dermond, is missing. County coroner Gary McElhenney told WMAZ-TV that the man had been...