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Who’s best to succeed Seneca’s Eddie Adams?

February 4, 2014

Four men have notified a committee in Columbia that they intend to apply and be screened for the open Third Congressional District seat on the South Carolina Department of Transportation Commission. It’s the seat vacated recently by the resignation of Seneca’s Eddie Adams. The hopefuls so far are Ray Gunnells of Honea Path, William Lowrish…

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Seneca holds special luncheon Friday

February 4, 2014

Seneca’s signature event to mark February as Black History Month will be a luncheon on Friday. It’s planned as a three-hour event, from 12 to 3, at the Gignilliat Community Center where there will be speakers, including representatives of the island country Barbados. In the meantime, Seneca has begun an effort to plan the city’s…

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“Lot of good ideas for building and 12 acres”

February 4, 2014

The task force to find an alternate use for a former Seneca school building and property is in no rush. And, as Mayor Pro-tem Ronnie O’Kelley put it last night, the committee wants to avoid doing something just for the sake of doing it. O’Kelley is a spokesman for the group of city officials and…

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Alexander happy to stay mayor

February 4, 2014

Seneca’s near 20-year mayor has removed himself from any thought that he might use the 2014 election year to make a jump in politics. After last night’s special council meeting, Dan Alexander knocked down the rumors that he’s been thinking about the Seneca seat on Oconee County Council. Alexander told 96.3./WGOG NEWS he will not…

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Seneca car accidents

February 3, 2014

An accident underneath a set of traffic lights in Seneca sent two people this morning to the hospital. The police identified the injured as one of the car drivers and a passenger in the second car. Lt. Robert Tribble says the accident occurred shortly after 9:15 this morning at S. Oak and Railroad streets—-and occurred…

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Seneca leaders in back-to-back meetings

February 3, 2014

State Revolving Fund and an update on the Kellett project are agenda items for a work session tonight of the Seneca City Council. The 6 o’clock City Hall meeting will be followed by a special council meeting. Matters involving the Strickland Preservation Group Committee are on the agenda for both the work session and the…

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Campaign season opens today at CU

February 3, 2014

The campaign season officially starts today at Clemson University with what’s called a “non-active campaigning period.” The university is gearing toward 2014 Undergraduate Student Government elections, and all students interested in running are urged to apply. Positions open are Student Body President and Vice President, as well as seats in the Student Senate. The candidates’…

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Seneca antes up arsenal to deal with the bad guys

February 3, 2014

The police at Seneca have fortified themselves with the acquisition of a war-like vehicle that offers greater protection during potentially dangerous situations. It’s one of those high mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicles—commonly called a Humvee. And, according to Officer Dwayne Kelley, the police got it—without paying a penny. It came to Seneca through a program that…

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Re-printed calendars available in the community

February 3, 2014

Re-printed calendars which carry the theme of anti-drug and anti-violence are now available throughout the community, according to the office of 10th Circuit Solicitor. The original calendars contained a printing error. But the corrected 2014 calendars are to be distributed to the schools and can be found at local libraries, Community First Bank, and the…

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Annual gathering is tonight!

February 3, 2014

An annual tribute takes place in Seneca tonight when American Legion Post 120 stages its annual dinner for the law enforcement community. It begins at 7 tonight at the Legion Hut.

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