Students of the Month

November Students of the Month

Seneca Rotary Club recently announced its November 2015 students of the month for the Seneca area schools. Pictured from left to right are, Holleigh Evans, Savannah Woods (Northside Elementary), Matthew Gillespie (Seneca High), Earnestine Williams, Norah Mendoza (Seneca High), Samyra Rayne Boyd (Blue Ridge Elementary), Andy Inabient, Jessica Zenteno (Seneca Middle), Lyn Norton, Asya Dial (Seneca Middle), Rylan Lenox (Ravenel […]

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Power outage at Westminster

A school district official quotes the Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative as estimating power will be restored within 15 minutes or so to the Orchard Park Elementary School.  The outage, we are told, affects the school, along with other Blue Ridge customers on U-S 76. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Museum contents possible for Seneca

Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander confirmed this morning his city is in talks for the donation to the city of what we are told is $1 million worth of museum-caliber furniture.  According to the mayor, the city expects word in December on the potential donation of what he says represents furniture contents of a museum.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Toys are coming to Seneca’s Lunney Museum!

Toys are coming to Seneca’s Lunney Museum in the form of a display of pedal cars.  The prized collection of Anderson resident and Seneca native Mike Cannon, his wife, Brenda, and the Cannon family, these pedal cars will soon go on display for public viewing during the holidays.  Everyone is invited to the Lunney for the grand opening of the […]

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Holiday is a busy travel period

An estimated 660 thousand South Carolinians are expected to travel 50 miles or more during the Thanksgiving holiday.  The motor club AAA estimates this year’s numbers will be only a slight increase from last year.  Most drive to their destinations.  And, for those who drive, they will experience the lowest gas pump prices since 2008.  South Carolina is one of […]

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Frank Lee Jr.

Frank Clyde Lee Jr., 58, of Williams Farm Road, Westminster died Saturday at the Cottingham Hospice House.  The funeral will be 2 pm Wednesday from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family receives friends from 6-8 pm Tuesday at Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family is at the the home of his daughter, Jennifer and Josh Owens, 110 Morgan Creek […]

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Five remaining suspects sought

By mid Friday afternoon, the Oconee Sheriff’s Office still sought five remaining suspects in the drug sweep “Operation Chizel.”  By Friday morning, 19 individuals had been arrested.  “Operation Ice Chizel has been a success so far but we have reached a point in our investigation in which we are seeking our final five suspects and we need the help of […]

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Laura Thrasher

Laura Jean Ables Thrasher, 88, died Wednesday at her home.  She was the widow of Hubert A-C Thrasher.  The funeral will be 3 pm Saturday at Bethel Baptist Church, with visitation prior to the service from 2-3 pm at the church.  Burial follows in the church cemetery.  Family members are at their homes.  In place of flowers, memorials may be […]

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