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Holidays are a time for cheer, not a visit to the ER

December 18, 2014

Flu transmission rates typically increase around the holidays because of travel and crowds. You can take precautions to keep yourself and your family safe this season—especially in light of the CDC warning about the flu vaccine not being as effective as expected against this year’s strain. Sue Boeker, infection preventionist at Greenville Health System, can…

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Zoning change sought in Westminster

December 18, 2014

An application for a zoning change is on the table tonight in Westminster. The code compliance and development coordinator, Tamy Sanford says the Board of Zoning Appeals is scheduled to consider a zoning amendment for property at 207 N. Isundega Street. The hearing begins at 6 at City Hall.

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Oconee supports harbor expansion

December 18, 2014

The seat of Oconee County government in Walhalla sits about as far away from the South Carolina coast as any  spot in the Palmetto State. But when it comes to commerce, the county leaders recognize the need to deepen the Charleston harbor. This week Oconee County Council approved a resolution to support deepening the harbor…

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South Carolina lawmakers decry new Cuba policy

December 18, 2014

South Carolina’s federal lawmakers are reacting with distaste to President Obama’s move to normalize relations with the island nation Cuba. Among those saying he has major problems with the President’s overture is Third District Congressman Jeff Duncan, who is the incoming chairman of a House Foreign Relations subcommittee.

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Need health insurance?

December 18, 2014

For those in need of signing up for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare, Oconee Democrats are offering help. According to Rosellen Aleguire, party chairwoman, the enrollment period is open now until February 15. Aleguire says members of her party are acting as certified ACA counselors. You may call 877/803-7608.…

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Rotarians to hear message of hope, love and truth

December 18, 2014

At their meeting today, Seneca Rotarians are to hear from children’s advocate Abong Fankam, who investigated cases of child abuse and neglect as a social worker in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina. Fankam, born and reared in Cameroon, West Africa, was named one of Charlotte, North Carolina’s 50 most influential women in 2014—the first time a…

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Man charged in Seneca hit-run case

December 18, 2014

A 25-year old Seneca man has been arrested and charged by the police in a December 2 night time hit-run accident at East Main Street and Lindsay Road. According to Capt. Robert Tribble, the charge was placed against Justin Lee Lucio, who lives nearby at the Fair Oaks apartments.

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Arrest in Seneca stabbing

December 18, 2014

The police in Seneca have arrested and charged a 28-year old man in their investigation of a stabbing Tuesday night in the vicinity of 905 E. S. 1st Street. An arrest affidavit charges Kevin Troy Moyers with assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. It further alleges that Moyers entered the victim’s bedroom,…

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Seneca man stabbed in the back

December 17, 2014

The police found a Seneca man walking around last night with a stab wound to the back. They then asked EMS to transport the wounded man to the hospital. Meantime, the police say, evidence gathered suggested an altercation in or near an E. S. 2nd Street home, and a second man was detained and held…

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New Westminster website went live last week

December 17, 2014

At last night’s Westminster City Council meeting, Administrator Jeff Lord presented the city’s new website which went live last week. Described as user-friendly, this website at www.westminstersc.org offers online listings of all key Westminster services, council’s visions and goals, and access to city ordinances. Mayor Rick McCormick said, “We are constantly seeking to improve the…

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Calendar

  • December 20, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
  • December 20, 2014 7:00 pm35th Old Fashion Christmas Pageant
  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 21, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
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