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Seneca FFA members to make KY road trip

August 14, 2013
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Seneca FFA members to make KY road trip

  Five FFA students at Seneca High School are planning a trip this fall to the national convention in Louisville, Kentucky. They’ll be there in October. Taking part as finalists in the national agri-science fair will be Alexus Moore, Brittany Shook, K’Undra Martin, Emmalee Rawlings, and Christa Addis. The fair is competition for FFA members interested…

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10 personnel deployed

August 14, 2013
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Ten Oconee County fire personnel cross the county line into Anderson this morning to help fire fighters battle an apartment complex fire. Charlie King, Oconee Fire Chief, said the fire occurred at the Azalea apartments at I-85 and SC 187—the Wild Hog Road.  

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Pushing paraphernalia out!

August 14, 2013
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In Seneca last night, Frankie Pearson asked the mayor and city council to require the enforcement of a law on the books that forbids stores from selling items that illegal drug users can fashion to facilitate their habit. “They’re selling crack pipes in our stores in this county, Pearson said during the public comment period…

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Need work? New Seneca Hampton Inn hiring

August 14, 2013
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The newest hospitality and accommodations project in Oconee County is looking for a staff. The new Hampton Inn and Suites in Seneca is looking for workers, including someone to manage housekeeping. Those interested in working at the 100-room hotel should apply at the Clemson Hampton Inn. Sherrie Cobb, director of sales for the Hampton Inn,…

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An update on what happened to visiting team

August 13, 2013
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More than a week has gone by since a group of visitors to Seneca became the victims of a crime for which the motive is not easily explained. The theft of $9 thousand equipment belonging to a Sumter baseball team remains under investigation by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office. A Crimestoppers (864/638-STOP) reward remains posted for…

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Expert witness for the plaintiff

August 13, 2013
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A Massachusetts doctor, testifying this afternoon for the plaintiff, said it’s his opinion a Seneca doctor was “grossly negligent” in his care of a surgery patient who died in a hospice home at 27 years old. Dr. Robert Carpenter testified as an expert witness in ear, nose, throat, and neck thyroid surgery. He testified for…

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Oconee wrong end on highway safety list

August 13, 2013
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A list put together by the motor club AAA places Oconee and Pickens among the state’s most dangerous counties for motorcycle accidents. The most dangerous county for motorcycle collisions and injurious motorcycle crashes was Horry County, home to Myrtle Beach. After Horry, other counties ranked as the best chance of being in a motorcycle collision…

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An invite to bid!

August 13, 2013
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Meetings have dragged on for hours and thousands of words have been written about the subject. Now, a new timeline for Oconee County and its project to lay the first sewer pipe in the southern end of the county. Voice of Southern Oconee, an advocate of the Golden Corner Commerce Park sewer extension, calls attention…

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Civil trial enters day two

August 13, 2013
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A civil trial alleging medical malpractice has entered a second day in the Oconee Common Pleas Court in Walhalla. The plaintiff in the case is Elvis Pressley, as personal representative of the estate of his daughter, Cassie Sweenor. Defendants are Dr. Frank Rao and Upstate ENT Associates. For the plaintiff’s side, Pressley completed his testimony…

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If Mike Smith had his way….

August 13, 2013
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If the DOT’s Mike Smith had his way, there will be no more rain this summer! In fact, the state’s resident maintenance engineer showed a sense of dry humor before yesterday’s meeting of the Walhalla Rotary Club when, with a poker face, he said rain has been cancelled the rest of the summer. That’s a…

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