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Cain and Inabinet make first joint appearance

March 13, 2014

The two men who have their eyes on the vacant seat on the Oconee County Council made their first joint appearance last night in a forum designed to allow voters to size of each individual and learn where they stand on the issues. The appearance by Paul Cain and Andy Inabinet at a meeting arranged…

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Walhalla OKs pair of Streetscape motions

March 12, 2014

After an executive session, Walhalla City Council approved a pair of motions designed to get its Streetscape project moving. Passed was a motion to suspend a memorandum of understanding with contractor Town and Country Construction until a final cost estimate for the project is worked out. According to Nancy Goehle, city administrator, Walhalla reserves the…

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Crenshaw to speak to Rotary

March 12, 2014

Second-year Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw speaks during tomorrow’s meeting of the Seneca Rotary Club.

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New business venture for Davenport Funeral Home

March 12, 2014

Davenport Funeral Home of Walhalla will keep its highway 11 location at West Union. But the funeral home, owned by Larry Hendrix, is branching out with a new office near Seneca. Plans call for the Blue Ridge Cremation Society office to open Monday at 10708 Clemson Boulevard near Blue Ridge Orthopedics. According to Hendrix, Blue…

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Salem to pursue exercise class

March 12, 2014

Town of Salem remains hopeful that the county Capital Project Sales Tax commissioners will include their request recreation and senior center on the ballot for this year’s one-cent sales tax referendum. In the meantime, there is sentiment in Salem to go ahead and start a small exercise class, as a recreation offering. At the suggestion…

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Equipment theft arrests at CU

March 12, 2014

Two Anderson County men have been arrested and charged with stealing more than $30 thousand in equipment from a housing warehouse at Clemson University. The university identifies one of the men arrested as a temporary housing employee. That employee, Kamil Tarnowski, 22-year old Townville resident, was charged with grand larceny and petty learceny, according to…

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SRO Dukes feels fine after 168-mile walk

March 12, 2014

The school resource officer for Tamassee-Salem Middle/High School reports feeling fine after the first leg of a walk from the mountains to the sea. Norman Dukes raised about $2 thousand in pledges, money which will be split between two departments of his school. He spent 62 hours over a 15-day period in completing a 168-mile…

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Hear the candidates this evening!

March 12, 2014

The re-scheduled Limited Government of Oconee political forum for the District Three county council candidates takes place at 5:30 this evening at Seneca’s Gignilliat Community Center. Paul Cain and Andy Inabinet make this joint appearance in advance of their meeting April 1 in a special GOP primary. They seek their party’s nomination to run to…

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Elderly woman suffers burns

March 12, 2014

A 91-year old woman is said to have suffered leg burns when a brush fire got out of control yesterday afternoon on Seneca’s S. Oak Street. The fire was quickly doused, but the injured homeowner required hospital treatment.

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Airport: “Not a sleepy little place”

March 12, 2014

Tucked away in a corner of Oconee, across the lake from Clemson, the county airport can give a wrong impression. But District Two Councilman Wayne McCall says the airport is a county gem. He and other councilmen agreed last night with the airport manager, Kevin Short, that there is money to be made there. That’s…

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Calendar

  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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