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Two appeals to be heard at City Hall

March 20, 2014

Two appeals are to be heard tonight at Seneca City Hall. The Board of Zoning Appeals will convene two hearings beginning at 6 o’clock. The board is set to hear variance requests from Marshall and Phyllis Buchanan at 710 S. Walnut Street and from Patrick and Pamela Mize at 847 Perkins Creek Road.

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Oconee Citizens Police Academy

March 20, 2014

In every day life, you see a police officer. And many of us have wondered what it would be like to be one. Oconee Sheriff’s Office will give members of the public a chance to experience a day in an officer’s life through a program called “Citizens Police Academy.” Oconeeans may sign up for classes…

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Four in line for CU’s highest alumni award

March 20, 2014

State Senator Thomas Alexander and Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative’s Charles Dalton are among four recipients of the Distinguished Service Award at Clemson University. The Clemson Alumni Association will bestow the honor April 4. Alexander is a member of the Clemson class of 1978 and is being recognized as a long-time public servant who has advocated…

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Fire destroys home near Salem

March 20, 2014

Fire destroyed a home late yesterday afternoon near Salem. Grahl Haney, deputy fire chief for Oconee County, said the fire on Ploma Drive near the Burnt Tanyard Road is under investigation as to its cause and origin. At the time, no one was home.

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Len Talley renominated!

March 19, 2014

Salem resident Len Talley was nominated for a new, three-year term as a member of the board of directors of the Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative. The nomination came at a meeting at Blue Ridge’s Oconee headquarters—-a meeting attended by about 80 Oconee Blue Ridge customers. Unopposed, Talley will stand for re-election during the cooperative’s annual…

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Fire probe leads to trespass charge

March 19, 2014

A 19-year old Oconee woman has been charged with trespassing on property where an inadvertent fire burned a boarded up house in Utica community. The Sheriff’s Office today announced the arrest of Kimberly Dawn Sorrow of Leila Road, Westminster, based on a warrant affidavit that alleges Sorrow trespassed at 130 ‘E’ Street February 18—even though…

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Gifted and Talented essay authors

March 19, 2014
Gifted and Talented essay authors

One dozen Walhalla Middle School sixth graders took part in an essay contest sponsored by the Veterans of Foreign Wars. The students, members of the school’s Gifted and Talented English Language Arts class, wrote on the theme of “What Patriotism Means to Me.”  The writers are (front row, left to right) Sydney Vickery, Kaylee Quick,…

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Smith: “I’m getting close”

March 19, 2014

Westminster’s veteran city administrator, David Smith, is getting close to retirement, but he’s not ready to name a date. In the meantime, the city is advertising for an assistant administrator—an individual who potentially could move into Smith’s job. Westminster has placed an assistant administrator’s ad on the South Carolina Municipal Association website. And, so far,…

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Tentative land deal

March 19, 2014

The Walhalla mayor and council last night gave first reading to an ordinance covering what is described as a “land exchange” between the city and a private individual. According to Nancy Goehle, city administrator, details of the exchange are expected to be disclosed at second and final reading.  

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“Y” to run Walhalla Swim Pool

March 19, 2014

Walhalla has approved a contract to authorize the Oconee YMCA to operate the city swimming pool this season. Indications are, according to City Administrator Nancy Goehle, the pool will open Memorial Day weekend for a full season of swimming. A contract approved last night by city council and subject to the city attorney’s approval would…

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