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T-bone accident on By-Pass 123

October 28, 2013
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No one was injured in what the police described as a T-bone accident Thursday afternoon in Seneca, but one of the drivers walked away from that accident having been issued three citations. The police say the accident occurred in front of the Wendy’s Restaurant when a Mustang and a Jeep collided. According to Lt. Robert…

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Drug bust near elementary school

October 28, 2013
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Drug bust near elementary school

  A 48-year old man has been arrested in a drug bust at his home—across the highway from a rural Oconee school. The Oconee Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Kyle Royce Carter Thursday at 7060 Keowee School Road, across from that community’s elementary school. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the charges against Carter are trafficking…

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City Council in session tonight!

October 28, 2013
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Seneca City Council holds a 6 o’clock work session tonight at City Hall, to be followed immediately by a special meeting. Among other items, the annexation of Seneca Industrial Park is on the agenda for the work session and a Keowee-Toxaway Duke Power resolution is on the agenda for the special council meeting. Tonight’s meeting…

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Two trials make for an especially busy week or two

October 25, 2013
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Two trials to begin in Walhalla will make for an especially busy Monday at the Oconee Courthouse—and you can expect parking spaces to be at a premium for much of the day. Monday will see the start of one week of General Sessions Court and the start of what may be two weeks of Common…

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Board will pursue “a finding of fact”

October 25, 2013
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To resolve an administrative appeal, the Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals next month will pursue a finding of fact and issue an order. It’s all aimed at resolving whether a man in Mountain Rest may use a tower for the purpose of acting as an internet service provider. Howard Hopkins told the board Thursday night…

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Just what is the staff’s process?

October 25, 2013
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In the view of Gary Littlefield, the entire Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals will be better off if it knows more about the process that the county staff follows regarding applications to allow communication cell towers. Oconee County forbids such towers, unless a special exception to the zoning law is granted. And such an exception…

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Drop-off site on National Pill Take Back Day

October 25, 2013
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Clemson Free Clinic is a drop-off location for National Pill Take Back Day. The day is tomorrow, and the general public is invited to rid their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, un-used and un-wanted prescription drugs. The service is free and anonymous, with no questions asked. The drop off-site, at 1200 Tiger Boulevard, is open…

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A memorial to the late Henry Biemann

October 25, 2013
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A ceremony takes place November 9 at Walhalla’s Stumphouse Tunnel Park to dedicate a trail sign, as a memorial to Henry D. Biemann III, a city fire fighter known also for his work as a Boy Scout leader. The sign officially names a little more than one mile of a hiking trail for the late…

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Exception made for cell tower

October 25, 2013
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Oconee County made an exception last night to allow a cell phone tower in a Lake Keowee area plagued by spotty reception. The special exception to the zoning law will allow American Tower Company, on behalf of A-T-and-T, to put up a 180-foot mono-pole along Stamp Creek Road. “Under the ordinance we would have the…

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Scientists gather today at Clemson

October 25, 2013
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The region’s leading scientists gather today at Clemson to discuss the causative agents for some of human beings most devastating illnesses. Those diseases include malaria, dysentery, and meningitis. It’s a day long symposium.

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