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Man charged with attempted murder near Seneca

November 27, 2013

A 35-year old Utica man remained jailed at Walhalla this afternoon, charged with attempted murder and multiple offenses of weapons violations. Law enforcement records show the arrest last night of Ronnie Joe Patterson Jr. of Lonsdale Street as part of an investigation that arose from incidents April 21 on Wells Highway and vicinity near Seneca.…

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Convenience centers open today!

November 27, 2013

Normally, Oconee’s convenience centers are idle on Wednesdays. But today is an exception. Because of tomorrow’s holiday, all manned convenience centers are doing business until 7 tonight. They’ll be closed Thursday and Friday and re-open at regular time Saturday morning.

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Those who protect the freedoms

November 27, 2013

On Thanksgiving Eve, Senator Lindsey Graham urges all Americans to remember those Americans unable to be home for the holiday season—because of their military commitments thousands of miles away. Graham, member of the Armed Service Committee, says the many American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marine he has met help make up the best fighting force…

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South Carolinians hit the road for the holiday

November 27, 2013

The motor club AAA predicts more than one-half million South Carolinians will drive to their destination this Thanksgiving weekend. A total of 630 thousand state residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home, most of them travelers. Because of its five-day length, Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous annual holidays. Last…

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Seneca’s 2014 plans for African-American History Month

November 27, 2013

Arrangements are being made for Seneca to welcome visitors from the island country of Barbados in the Lesser Antilles—as part of the city’s 2014 observance of African-American History Month. City Administrator Greg Dietterick and Lunney Museum curator John Martin announced last night that next year’s events will center at the Lunney and focus on the…

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4″ rain so far!

November 27, 2013

Inclement weather affecting the country has meant, so far, four inches of rain to Walhalla. Barbara Wilson, the U-S Weather Observer’s current measurement at her Hickory Hollow Farm was taken about 36 hours into the area’s rain event. Light rain continued to fall.

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Oconeean sentenced in Greenville court

November 27, 2013

A spokeswoman for the 13th Circuit Solicitor’s Office at Greenville says Seneca area resident George Cleveland III has been ordered by a judge to serve a prison term of nearly six years and then, when released, be placed on probation five years. The sentencing followed Cleveland’s guilty plea November 5 to the following charges: obtaining…

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Fleet of new buses headed Seneca’s way

November 27, 2013

The first electric blue and gold-striped passenger bus has arrived in Seneca and, according to the city administrator, is being readied for running routes. Administrator Greg Dietterick last night said all four electric buses, manufactured by the Proterra Company of Greenville, are due in Seneca by early December. Dietterick says, to start with, the first…

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“It’ll all work out, I promise”

November 27, 2013

In a City Hall work session last night, the Seneca Council received an update on the Kellett Project. Mayor Pro-tem Ronnie O’Kelley, a city representative on the committee, said he considered the committee’s first meeting productive. Last week’s meeting of Seneca leaders and members of the Adams subdivision was conducted as a brain-storming meeting in…

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Plans announced for Seneca election

November 27, 2013

Seneca will get political early next year. The city’s next election takes place Tuesday, March 11—when Seneca voters get to fill four seats on their eight-member city council. Up for grabs are the four-year terms of Scott Durham, Joel Ward, Ernest Riley, and Andrea Alewine. All four are eligible to seek re-election. The 2014 election…

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  • September 20, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 20, 2014John W. Gibson Reunion
  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale Fundraiser
  • September 20, 2014 8:00 amGolf Tournament to Benefit Juvenal Diabetes Research in Honor of Page Holcombe
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