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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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Candidates’ time tonight in Seneca

March 24, 2014

A League of Women Voters’ political forum tonight in Seneca features this year’s candidates for Seat Three, Oconee County Council. Everyone is invited to hear Paul Cain and Andy Inabinet at 6:30 in the Gignilliat Community Center Written questions will be accepted from the floor. Cain and Inabinett, both Republicans, hope to succeed the late…

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WGOG’s Kris Butts hurt in accident

March 24, 2014

96.3/WGOG’s Kris Butts is recuperating from injuries suffered in a weekend car accident near Seneca. The accident occurred at the traffic lights in front of Wal-Mart, and Kris’s car was demolished in the two-car accident.

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House fire under investigation near Seneca

March 24, 2014

A fire on Utica’s Gammell Street late Saturday night is being investigated as to its cause. The fire heavily damaged what’s believed to have been an abandoned house. Seneca fire fighters received the first call at 10:47.

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Airplane memorial marker now in place off 107

March 21, 2014

In upper Oconee, a roadside marker is now in place as a memorial to the Second World War era airplane that  crashed and the five servicemen who were killed. Oconeeans Jimmy Rankin and Jack Lombard took the honors this afternoon of unveiling the roadside marker on South Carolina 107—about a mile south of the entrance…

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At Seneca, Borg Warner named transfer case supplier for Toyota Tundra

March 21, 2014

Borg Warner manufacturing at Seneca is now the North American supplier of two-speed, part-time four wheel drive transfer cases for the Toyota Tundra pickup truck. The formal announcement was saved for an elaborate event today at Borg Warner’s plant on the Wells Highway. It was an event headlined by Senator Lindsey Graham, by Borg Warner…

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