Commemorative National Championship envelope

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The Postal Service has announced the availability of special limited edition National Championship commemorative envelopes on sale at a half dozen South Carolina post offices, including the post offices in Seneca and Clemson.  The envelope depicts the success of the Clemson football Tigers.  It comes in a protective sleeve and features the logos of Alabama and Clemson and bears a […]

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Additional charges filed

The police in Seneca are announcing additional charges in their investigation of a case of child abuse.  Chief John Covington said an arrest warrant details the additional charge of inflicting serious bodily injury on a child against Leroy Lee Morris, in whose care the infant was left.  The child’s mother, Whitney Barnwell, has also been charged.  According to Covington, Barnwell […]

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Rotarians learn about the Cherokees

At this hour, the man behind the Museum of the Cherokee in South Carolina is speaking to the Seneca Rotary Club.  Luther Lyle’s purpose today is to dispel some of the perceptions of the Indian tribe and, especially, clear up how Seneca got its name.  “It (Seneca) was a Cherokee town here on the Seneca River,” the retired school teacher […]

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Vandals’ act at Tillman Hall

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Vandals left their mark during the night at the Clemson landmark Tillman Hall.  The vandalism was reported to the police at 7:30 this morning.  Police say messages “Rename Tillman Hall” “Stop Honoring Tillman” were spray-painted on the building near the entrance.  The vandals’ act comes at a time when some people are calling for the university to rename the building […]

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An “Award of Excellence” for Oconee Economic Alliance

The magazine Expansion Solutions has included the Oconee Economic Alliance as a “Top Five” economic development organization for Metal Fabrication.  The award recognizes Oconee’s public-private partnership for exceptional progress in recruiting new business and working with existing industries.  Glenn Buddin, chairman of the board of directors, said, “The Metal Fabrication industry within Oconee County is a strong part of our […]

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Those with an excused absence Monday night

Clemson football players and band members get an excused absence for missing class on and around the championship game.  But, to what extent should others be allowed to miss school or even work, especially considering the game likely will run late into Monday night?  The executive director of the Clemson Chamber of Commerce, Dave Lane, has some succinct advice to […]

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The lawsuit the challenges the school board vote

Oconee school trustees are reserving part of their meeting Monday night for the legal matter involving the lawsuit that challenges the board’s decision to close the Tamassee-Salem Middle/High School.  That legal matter is to be addressed by the trustees as part of an executive session, to follow the regular open part of the meeting. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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An apology for the water service interruption

The Walhalla Streetscape contractor apologizes for the water service disruption yesterday.  Here’s Hutch ‘N Son’s explanation: “When we are digging in a territory that we have no clue what is on the existing water system, sometimes things are hit and we cannot help it..” A flagpole was installed yesterday in front of the police station.  And now, according to Hutch […]

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William Clark Edwards

William Clark Edwards, 82, of 630 Shiloh Road, Seneca died Tuesday at Richard M. Campbell Veterans Nursing Home.  He was the husband of Carolyn Emerson Edwards. The funeral will be 2 pm Thursday at Hepsibah Baptist Church with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 12-1:30 pm Thursday, prior to the service at the church. […]

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Carolyn Sue Hanvey Pearson

Carolyn Sue Hanvey Pearson, 77, of 205 Arphenia Drive, West Union died Tuesday at her daughter’s home.  She was the widow of Charles William Pearson.  The funeral will be 11 am Friday at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 6-8 pm Thursday at Davenport Funeral Home. Flowers accepted.  Memorials […]

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