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Accused attacker swung a machete

April 25, 2015

A young Seneca man has been jailed by sheriff’s officers in the investigation of an incident near Carson Road. The Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Jarrett Lee Honeycutt and a warrant charging the 18-year old with assault and battery first degree. Four deputies showed up on Wood Gate Drive Thursday night after being told…

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Bicyclists and cars share 123

April 25, 2015

Motorized traffic slowed or, in some instances, was forced to come to a complete stop these past two days, as 123 from Seneca to Clemson was used as the route for bicyclists competing in national competition.  Devoting the passing lanes of 123 from Seneca’s Lindsay Road to 93 and 123 on the Oconee County side…

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Westminster cleanup rescheduled

April 25, 2015

Today’s Westminster cleanup has been rained out until Monday. Bill Brockington hopes everyone will join him and other Westminster Rotarians to help clean up the city to get ready for Mayberry Days. The cleanup is now rescheduled for 4 to 6 o’clock Monday evening.

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Wi-Fi signal in Long Creek and Mountain Rest

April 24, 2015

The Oconee FOCUS broadband project and the Oconee Public Library recently collaborated to bring Wi-Fi to the community clubs in Long Creek and Mountain Rest. With the infrastructure in place at the communities’ fire stations, the Wi-Fi signal for accessing the Internet was extended to the adjoining community clubs. And Phil Cheney, county library director,…

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Woman found guilty as charged

April 24, 2015

An Easley woman arrived a few minutes late for the start of her trial in Walhalla. Teresa Annette Davis told Oconee General Sessions Judge Lawton McIntosh that she had car trouble in what, for her, was a bad week. Davis’s week got worse yesterday when she was found guilty on two charges and sent to…

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Seneca attorneys allege “willful disobedience”

April 24, 2015

Attorneys for Seneca are back in the city Municipal Court seeking a judge’s order to hold a downtown building owner in contempt for failure to follow an earlier order. A motion hearing is pending for an order and rule to show cause involving the city and Efford Haynes, the downtown building owner. Haynes owns the…

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Concrete poured this week at Seneca work site

April 24, 2015

Thirty truckloads of concrete were poured this week at the construction site at the Seneca Water Treatment Plant. It’s a multi-million dollar upgrade that is proceeding well, according to Bob Faires, Light and Water superintendent. The Harper Corporation of Greenville is the general contractor for the work. Faires predicts the work will finish earlier than…

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Partial road closures start today

April 24, 2015

More than 1,300 athletes from across the country are in the Clemson area today and tomorrow for national championship competition in the USA Triathlon’s Collegiate Club. The main venue is Campus Beach, but the run route will follow highway 93 into Oconee. The bike route takes place at 93 and 123. Racing is scheduled to…

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Seneca contractor assessed penalty

April 23, 2015

A state agency has determined the penalty against a contractor involved in a construction project fatal accident last year in Seneca. A worker on the job, Charles Keeler of Liberty, died nine days after a November accident at the city’s water plant involving a scissors lift, a motorized piece of equipment. The state’s office of…

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Dorothy Davis Phillips

April 23, 2015

Dorothy Davis Phillips of 400 E. Springwood Dr., Seneca, died Wednesday at her home,  She was the widow of Horace Crisp Phillips.  The funeral will be 2 p-m Sunday at Calvary hurch of God; the burial follows in the church cemetery.  The familiy receives friends from 6 to 8 p-m Saturday at Sandifer Funeral Home.…

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  • April 24, 2015Walhalla Civic Auditorium Play "BUSTED WEDDING BELLES"
  • April 26, 2015 2:00 pmSpring Fashion Show to Benefit Collins Children's Home
  • April 26, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • May 2, 2015 8:00 amPancakes for Princess Raelyn
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