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Seneca pursues annexation east of the city limit

September 18, 2014

Seneca leaders want to grow their city boundaries by 34 acres—by annexing a city owned building and related properties. In a noon hour City Hall meeting today, the city’s Facilities Corporation voted 5-0 to pursue the annexation of its Seneca Rail Site industrial building and connected property. The building and grounds there are a joint…

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Westminster area accidents

September 18, 2014

Law enforcement officers report two accidents today, both of which apparently occurred near the Westminster city limits.  In one accident a driver’s vehicle hit a utility pole on 123 in the vicinity of the Seed Farm Road.  State troopers also reported a later accident with injuries on E. Main Street and Park Avenue.

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Need a job? Check out Anderson tomorrow!

September 18, 2014

Job seekers who plan to attend tomorrow’s hiring event in Anderson can expect availabilities from at least seven employers. Employers will be present from 9 a-m to noon at Tri-County Tech’s Anderson campus at 511 Michelin Boulevard to screen applications and resumes, as well as interview those seeking work. Among the employers who’ve committed to…

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Adams: Call SC lawmakers about Local Government Fund

September 18, 2014

Seneca chef Britt Adams is a fierce critic of Oconee County government spending, but there’s one thing he’s in total agreement with the county policymakers. Adams thinks there are some members of the state legislature who are giving Oconee and other counties a raw deal. In an interview this week, Adams took up the call…

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Civil Rights pioneer Gantt speaks at Furman

September 18, 2014

Harvey Gantt, former mayor of Charlotte, North Carolina and the first black student to attend Clemson, speaks tonight on the Furman University campus in Greenville. Gantt, who enrolled at Clemson in 1963, will discuss his pioneering role in desegregation during an interview with South Carolina historian Ron Cox. “An Evening with Harvey Gantt” is free…

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National POW/MIA Day

September 18, 2014

Clemson University’s Army and Air force ROTC units hold a ceremony 3:30 to 5:30 this afternoon in Tillman Hall auditorium to mark National POW/MIA Remembrance Day. The ceremony will feature guest speaker Samuel Lewis, a retired Marine officer and Anderson County Veterans Affairs Officer. A 24-hour vigil will be held in front of Tillman at…

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Seneca church responds to hungry kids

September 18, 2014

A donation by members of the Seneca Presbyterian Church will feed 17 children through the Backpack Program operated at Blue Ridge Elementary School. The Adult Bible class at Seneca Presbyterian spearheaded the fund drive and encouraged all church members to contribute. The children who will benefit rely on Blue Ridge Elementary’s breakfast and lunch programs,…

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Bring your comments and questions

September 18, 2014

A good municipal comprehensive plan is chock full of a community’s hopes and aspirations. And the Walhalla Planning Commission invites the public to the Depot next month for a drop-in. Commissioners, along with representatives of the South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments, will be there to take comments and answer questions. The drop-in will run…

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Home fire near Seneca

September 18, 2014

Home fire early this morning in a Lake Keowee home development near Seneca. Fire fighters were sent to the home of Charles and Annette Skelton on Delphi Drive around 1:30 this morning and, by 6 o’clock, remained on the scene. No injuries reported.

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Two-week trial to stretch to three

September 18, 2014

Oconee Common Pleas Judge Cordell Maddox complained yesterday that a medical malpractice trial, now in its second week, is moving at “a snail’s pace” and he told the jury the trial won’t finish this week. Maddox announced that the South Carolina Court Administration has approved a third week to begin Monday, September 29th. Which means…

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  • September 20, 2014"I AM FOR THE CHILD" Kickoff Event
  • September 20, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 20, 2014John W. Gibson Reunion
  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale Fundraiser
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