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Finding meaningful work for the returning vet

November 7, 2013
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America’s military heroes on foreign shores sadly often have trouble finding meaningful work when they return to their homeland. Two representatives of a Washington area-based program that tries to connect returning military personnel with corporate America spoke at today’s Seneca Rotary Club meeting and urged the Rotarians to use their influence to help. Jim Hanvey…

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Group works to mark historic W-O District homes

November 7, 2013
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Brass plaques are available to identify historic houses in the West-Oak District. It’s a current project of the seven-year old Westminster Area Historic Preservation Society. So far, 15 plaques have arrived. “They are beautiful,” says Mildred Spearman of the WAHPS. To qualify for a plaque, the house must have been built before 1930. The Historic…

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Rotarians to learn about “Working Warrior Nation”

November 7, 2013
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At their meeting today, Seneca Rotarians learn about a program to help wounded servicemen and veterans find meaningful private sector employment. Todd Sides and Jim Hanvey will discuss “Working Warrior Nation.”

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“What I want for Christmas….”

November 7, 2013
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Entries in this year’s Walhalla Christmas Parade are being invited by the Greater Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce. This year’s parade rolls through town at 5 o’clock Saturday, December 7 and will embrace the theme “What I Want for Christmas….” Categories for judging will be most inspirational, best use of theme, and best dance group.…

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Deputies take tourniquet training

November 7, 2013
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Deputies take tourniquet training

 Oconee County deputy sheriffs have completed tourniquet training with the kits that all certified deputies now carry. Those kits contain a tourniquet, bandages and other materials that can be used to treat wounds—whether it is their wounds, fellow deputies’ wounds or other individuals. During training sessions by Tactical Medical Solutions of Anderson, the Oconee deputies…

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CU concept car displayed at trade show

November 7, 2013
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CU concept car displayed at trade show

  A six-seat sports car, engineered by Clemson students, is on display this week at an automotive trade show. The engineering work is that of students at the Clemson International Center for Automotive Research. Called Deep Orange 3, the car features a hybrid powertrain that automatically chooses front-, rear- or all-wheel-drive. It was unveiled at the…

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Defense presents witness

November 7, 2013
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In trial week number two, the plaintiffs’ side rested and the defense gets to make its case. Yesterday afternoon Richard Moore of Moore-Hackney Associates testified on his plan for repairing town homes at Stoneledge on Lake Keowee. The trial is taking place in the Oconee Common Pleas Court at Walhalla.  

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Musicians choose unusual travel mode

November 6, 2013
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An unusual sight this afternoon at Clemson. A man and a woman, riding a pony and a bicycle, are creating talk among those they meet because of the unusual mode of transportation they’ve chosen to make a cross-country trip. The two people—Hannah and Harvey—are musicians who made Clemson a stop on their trip from Asheville,…

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Texting can wait, Governor Haley says

November 6, 2013
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Governor Haley wants college students to pledge that they will not text and drive. Haley joined the university presidents at both Clemson and South Carolina and others today to announce Texting Can Wait – Pledge Day and encourage students to take part in the awareness campaign. Students can do that by collecting fellow student pledges…

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Wanted man arrested this morning

November 6, 2013
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A 21-year old Seneca area man, the subject of a public alert from the Sheriff’s Office, is in custody. According to the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, Keith Antwane Jackson was arrested this morning at the Probation Office and sent to the county Detention Center. The Sheriff’s Office listed charges against Jackson as breaking into automobiles and…

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