Traffic congestion predicted today

Motorists’ patience is being requested in parts of downtown Walhalla today, as concrete trucks move in and out.  As many as 30 workers are expected to go to work on curbs and islands on Main Street—between Ann and Catherine streets.  As you make your way through the construction zone, you are asked to pay special attention to the work crew.  […]

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Pioneer awaits go ahead to bid its project

A consultant attempted to assure the chairman of the board at the Pioneer Rural Water District that Pioneer will get its long-awaited authority to bid its treatment plant project within the next three months.  Donald Phillips of Design South Professionals responded yesterday to a question from Barry Stevenson, chairman of the Pioneer board.  In a progress report, Phillips noted six […]

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Cecil Harry Hawkins

Cecil Harry Hawkins, 77, of 327 Lawrence Bridge Road, Seneca died Monday at AnMed Health.  He was the husband of Margaret B. Hawkins.  The funeral will be 2 pm Friday at Oconee Memorial Park Mauseoleum Chapel with entombment to follow.  The family receives friends from 1-2 pm Friday, prior to the service at Oconee Memorial Park.  In place of flowers, […]

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City proclamation honors Garland Smith

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On the day he turned 100 years old, Seneca’s Garland Smith was feted by the city he has called home since the late 1930s.  At City Hall last night, it was a time for pictures with family and city officials and proclamation presented and read by Mayor Dan Alexander.  The mayor noted that when the Belk department store reigned as […]

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Seneca to make offer to the Temptations

Seneca hopes an offer to the famed Motown group Temptations will entice the band to be the featured act for this year’s Memorial Day weekend bash.  The city council last night agreed to offer $30 thousand for a one-night performance, with Hospitality, Accommodations Tax monies as part of the city’s events budget.  Councilman Stuart Pohl, owner of a Ramcat Alley […]

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Auto parts maker headed to northeast Georgia

A German company that specializes in engineered steel systems that are mounted in motor vehicles will make a home in Hart County, Georgia.  The Georgia Department of Economic Development announced yesterday that LINDE + WIEMANN will create 200 new jobs and invest $35 million dollars by locating on 29 acres in the Gateway II Industrial Park.  From there it intends […]

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Gene Miller

Gene Melvin Miller, 66, of 100 Sunshine Circle, Apt. 42, Westminster died Monday at his home.  The family receives friends from 6-8 pm Wednesday at Sandifer Funeral Home.  No formal service will be held.  Family members are at their homes.  In place of flowers, memorials may be made to Medi Home Hospice, 10239 Clemson Blvd. Suite 150, Seneca, SC  29678. […]

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Voter League calls for ethics reform

The League of the Women Voters of the Clemson Area keeps an open dialogue with state lawmakers, but the line of communication doesn’t always mean its members agree with how the lawmakers carry out their duties.  One example is ethics reform which the League believes lawmakers, in particular state senators, are slow to recognize how much the public wants change. […]

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Duncan lauds the Tigers’ run

Congressman Jeff Duncan congratulates the Clemson Tigers on their run at the national title game.  According to the Third District Republican, the Tigers should not forget the success that they achieved on the path that brought them last night to the championship game.  In a statement, Duncan said, “They gave their all to get where they are today and I, […]

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