Traffic lights to be synchronized this month

Walhalla’s Streetscape contractor says the traffic lights downtown are to be synchronized Monday, March 21.  That’s when the signal contractor will mobilize to better coordinate the change of lights, which has become a headache to a number of motorists we’ve talked to.  For a few days there will be no daily updates on the project.  Contractor Hutch ‘n Son expresses […]

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Frances Davis

Westminster – Frances Cagle Davis, 72, widow of the late Hiram Ross Davis and loving companion, Billy Smith of Cleveland Pike Road died Tuesday, March 8, 2016 peacefully at her home.    Frances is was preceded in death by husband, Ross Davis, Parents, and daughter, Rhonda Hostetler, and sisters: Betty Jo, Mary Ellen and Lois. A Graveside Service will be held […]

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Swearing-in for Seneca leaders

A ceremony to swear-in the Seneca mayor and four of the city’s councilmen for new terms in office takes place this weekend.  The event will be 3 o’clock Sunday afternoon at the Water Treatment Plant at 630 Northampton Road.  Mayor Dan Alexander and four of the city’s eight council members are automatically being returned for new four-year terms after no […]

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College tech career program takes strides

In two years Tri-County’s Technical Career Pathways (TCP) program has grown from seven students in one district to 166 students from all seven area school districts.  The program gives students a head start on college, allowing them to complete an associate degree in a technical program within one year of full-time study after high school.   Amanda Blanton, director of high […]

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Good Samaritans take quick action

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Until emergency responders arrived, the action of bystanders is said to have helped save two people from a burning car in the Oakway-South Union area of Oconee County.  Yesterday afternoon’s fire burned a Kia automobile that hit a tree on the Blackjack Road near Choestoea Road.  The car flipped, but those who stopped to help were able to right the […]

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Mandarin spoken during Westminster meeting

  The most-widely-spoken Chinese language was briefly spoken during this week’s meeting of the Westminster Rotary Club.  And one of those speakers of Mandarin was a West-Oak High School sophomore, Maddy Lee.  Her fluency in Mandarin is likely to help her next year when she becomes a Rotary Club exchange student in Taiwan.         VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Daylight Saving Time returns Sunday

Many people will lose an hour of sleep this weekend when Daylight Saving Time returns.  DST takes effect Sunday, and many people prefer to get ready for it by turning their clocks ahead one hour before they go to bed on Saturday night.  But in this technological gizmo world we live in, many of our timepieces automatically change with the […]

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Builder pays fine for violations in Clemson

A state “DHEC” document shows that a Pennsylvania-based homebuilder paid a fine and corrected violations at a Clemson home construction project.  Although a $16 thousand dollar penalty paid by the Rex Corporation of Chambersburg, Pennsylvania has been satisfied by the company, the item is part of a long agenda today for the governing board of the Department of Health and […]

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Campus police make burglary and robbery arrests

  Police at Clemson University have arrested two Pickens County men on charges of second-degree burglary and strong-arm robbery.  The university announcement states that Sunset residents Jared Michael Burdette and Clayton Scott Allen Vanden Berg are accused of entering an apartment Saturday afternoon at Lightsey Bridge Apartments on campus and forcibly taking a wallet and other items from the occupant.  […]

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