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Cain and Inabinett at forum

March 25, 2014

The two hopefuls for Seat Three, Oconee County Council took part in a League of Women Voters forum—eight days before special primary day April 1. And Andy Inabinett raised the question as to why his opponent, Paul Cain, would accept three, $1 thousand dollar contributions from Columbia-based political action committees. Inabinet said last night, “I…

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The ACA: fair game for two get togethers

March 24, 2014

The Affordable Care Act will be fair game during a pair of meetings this week in Seneca and Clemson. Tomorrow night the League of Women Voters will hold a panel discussion covering various aspects of the health care law, including an overview of the insurance policies available in the area. Reba Cartee will represent Oconee…

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CU bike survey shows women and helmets are scarce

March 24, 2014

More men than women shift gears at Clemson University. According to a report on bike ridership and walking, nearly 80 percent of the bicyclists riding to and from campus are males. The Clemson Bicycle and Pedestrian 2013 Count Report helps leaders consider the opportunities to support the use of alternative modes of transportation on the…

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CATbus Red Route permanent change

March 24, 2014

A bus route change affecting service at Clemson. Starting today, the CATbus Red Route will no longer operate on the section of Old Central Road—between Calhoun Street and Lindsay Road. According to the city of Clemson, it’s a permanent change because of situations beyond the city’s control.

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Voluntary retirement offered

March 24, 2014

Voluntary retirement offers are being made to Oconee Medical Center employees who qualify, but a hospital spokesman says this is nothing new. Hunter Kome, chief operating officer, said today, “We are offering voluntary exit right now as an expense reduction measure. We typically offer it three or four times per year. The census (patient number)…

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Zoning Seneca Rail Site

March 24, 2014

A zoning classification to cover property where Oconee County and the city of Seneca are developing an industrial park is up for consideration during a meeting tonight at the county administrative complex in Walhalla. The county Planning Commission will take up the Seneca Rail Site as part of its 6 o’clock meeting tonight in county…

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Sheriff’s Office appeals for the publics help

March 24, 2014

The weekend passed without any arrests in the theft of copper at the construction site for the new Walhalla High School. And, at this point, the Sheriff’s Office has no persons of interest, so there’s a role the public can play in helping solve the crime. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw has placed the value of the…

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SHS student selected for vocal program

March 24, 2014
SHS student selected for vocal program

 An 11th grader at Seneca High School has been selected for the Westminster Choir College High School Vocal Artist Summer Program in Princeton, New Jersey. Bethany Williams will take part in an intense program to develop her soprano voice. She’ll take classes in preparation, performance anxiety and auditioning. Bethany will also attend a literature class…

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Northside students take part in science fair

March 24, 2014
Northside students take part in science fair

This year’s top 10 science fair winners at Seneca’s Northside Elementary School participated in this month’s regional science fair held at Southern Wesleyan University. They were joined by other students from Oconee, Pickens and Anderson counties who are equally interested in science. One of Northside’s top 10, Gunnison Alexander, was recognized as an overall engineering…

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Dyar predicts roadside marker will be a must-see

March 24, 2014

The placement of a memorial marker to remember a World War Two plane crash is likely to become a popular roadside stop for motorists along highway 107 in northern Oconee, in the estimation of the county’s director of veterans’ affairs. Jerry Dyar emceed a Friday afternoon ceremony where the marker was unveiled a mile south…

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Calendar

  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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