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Prison sentence for sex crime

October 24, 2014

A plea of guilt this week resolved a sex crime in the court of Oconee General Sessions at Walhalla. Court records show that Judge Alison Renee Lee accepted the plea of Christopher Trent Wilder to the charge of criminal sexual conduct first degree. The victim of the crime June 21 was identified as a woman…

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Pocketbook theft leads to arrest

October 24, 2014

The theft of a pocketbook last month from the Seneca McDonald’s restaurant has led to the arrest of a 28-year old OconeeCounty man.  The Oconee Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of Justin Marshall Gunn on the charge of petty larceny.  A restaurant customer left her pocketbook at a table and went to the counter…

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Shoplifter flees Wal-Mart

October 24, 2014

A man is suspected of stealing a $300 dollar camera early Sunday evening at Wal-Mart near Seneca. A loss prevention representative of the store confronted the man on his way out, but the shoplifting suspect made it to the parking lot and fled toward Westminster in a blue Chevy Cavalier. He was dressed in blue…

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Deliberations on 320 Shiloh Road

October 24, 2014

A large building suited for manufacturing at the edge of Seneca’s corporate limits but owned by the city is being recommended for annexation to the city. The Seneca Planning Commission last night agreed to ask the city council to incorporate the former Pro Pex building at 320 Shiloh Road. The commissioners also agreed to recommend…

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Vacancy in Seneca

October 24, 2014

Al Shadwick resigned yesterday as a member of the Seneca Planning Commission. And the process begins to fill his seat. Those who have an interest in planning, zoning, and annexation issues for the city and would like to be considered for the position should contact the Planning and Community Development office at City Hall.

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Josh Lemere a winner on TV game show

October 23, 2014

A former Walhallan scored big this week on the nationally-telecast game show “The Price is Right.” The show, in which Josh Lemere, won $28 thousand worth of prizes aired Tuesday morning on the CBS network. These days Lemere is a teacher in Charlotte, North Carolina. Among those watching Tuesday were Walhallans Lee and Martha Davenport.…

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Driver suffers burns in car fire

October 23, 2014

A woman suffered minor burns this morning when her car caught fire near Seneca, on South Carolina 59/the Tokeena Road. A county employee was the first to come to the aid of the driver and used his extinguisher to put out the fire. Fire fighters treated the driver until EMS arrived. The car fire occurred…

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Getting to know each other at City Hall

October 23, 2014

Last night’s City Hall meeting allowed the members of the Westminster Board of Zoning Appeals to become acquainted with Tamy Sanford.  The city’s new code officer went to work October 1, and last night was a chance for her and the board to become acquainted.  It was also a chance for the board to re-organize,…

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Tech fills leadership jobs

October 23, 2014

Tri-County Tech has announced the filling of three leadership jobs. Grayson Kelly was named director of the Foundation. Dan Cooper will serve as director of economic development and government relations, and Glen DeHay was promoted to senior vice president. One of the three, Kelly, worked as deputy finance director and field representative for Congressman Gresham…

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Tea Party meets tonight

October 23, 2014

At tonight’s meeting of the Seneca Tea Party, the meeting topic is “Who is Allah?” The meeting takes place 6:30 to 8:30 at the Gignilliat Center, and the public is invited.

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Calendar

  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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