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Youth Theatre to be organized next week

April 16, 2015

Oconee Community Theatre will turn its attention this summer to a production of The Wizard of Oz and the formation of its first Youth Theatre. To get things started, there will be an organization meeting of interested parents and children. This meeting will be 7 o’clock Tuesday night at the theatre in Utica. Herschel Harper…

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Plastics firm to locate near I-85 in Anderson

April 16, 2015

State officials are announcing today that a subsidiary of a German-based company will open a plastics manufacturing operation off I-85 in the Alliance Industrial Park in Anderson County. The first U-S facility for the EuWe (OY-vay) Group plans an $11 million investment and, by full scale production, will offer 49 jobs. Those interested in applying…

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I-85 accident

April 16, 2015

Responders from Fair Play discovered a car in the woods this morning near exit 2 on I-85. EMS transported the driver for treatment.

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Tax abatement ruled out for West Union prospect

April 16, 2015

There’s a prospect to fill up space in an empty section of a West Union shopping center, but the town has ruled out tax abatement for the business. According to Mayor Linda Oliver, the town council this week considered the prospect’s request to abate property taxes for up to five years. But Oliver said the…

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Multiple charges arise from late night incident

April 16, 2015

Multiple charges have been placed by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office as the result of a late Tuesday night incident on Bessie Lee Drive near Walhalla.  According to the Sheriff’s Office announcement, three charges were placed against Thomas Gregory Lockridge Jr:  kidnapping, assault and battery first degree, and criminal domestic violence of a high and aggravated…

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Bat potentially exposes one person to rabies

April 16, 2015

South Carolina DHEC has referred one person to a private health care provider to talk about post-exposure treatment after being potentially exposed to a rabid bat in the Clemson area of Pickens County. The bat was found dead in a room where the person was sleeping. But there was no obvious evidence that the victim…

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Get plugged into information event

April 16, 2015

Dan Alexander, representing the South Carolina Department of Vocational Rehabilitation, reminds everyone of tonight’s important information meeting in Seneca. From 6 to 7:30 at the Gignilliat Community Center, you can learn about resources available to the Oconee County community. Several agencies that provides services to the public will be represented.

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Seneca plant wins statewide honor

April 16, 2015

Seneca’s Borg Warner TorqTransfer Systems took home the 2015 Silver Crescent Award during this week’s South Carolina Manufacturing Excellence Awards held at Greenville’s TD Convention Center. According to Richard Blackwell of Oconee Economic Alliance, the awards Tuesday were judged by a panel of experts from the Association for Manufacturing Excellence and based on demonstrated performance…

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Car crash at the Bountyland intersection

April 16, 2015

No serious injuries are believed to have resulted from a three-vehicle accident reported around 2:30 yesterday afternoon at the highway 28 traffic light intersection at Bountyland. One of the vehicles was an unmarked sheriff’s vehicle. Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said he was told that, at the time of the accident, his office vehicle was stationary…

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Bus system merits award for Seneca

April 15, 2015

Seneca’s accomplishment of an all-electric bus system has merited an award from a statewide organization. At last night’s city council meeting, city administrator Greg Dietterick said his city is to be recognized by the South Carolina Municipal Association. On April 23 a film crew, representing the association, will be in Seneca to make a video…

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Calendar

  • April 19, 2015Fairview Church of God's Revival
  • April 19, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • April 20, 2015 1:00 pmThe Thyroid Support Group Meeting
  • April 24, 2015Walhalla Civic Auditorium Play "BUSTED WEDDING BELLES"
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