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Bookmobile on the road this afternoon!

December 16, 2013

The Oconee Public Library bookmobile is en route this afternoon to Long Creek.

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Westminster to take up member cities resolution

December 16, 2013

Seneca and Walhalla have already had a lot to say about Joint Regional Sewer Authority resolution 2013-22. Now it’s going to be Westminster’s chance. City Administrator David Smith says he will lay out the two-and-a-half-page document for the consideration of his city’s elected leaders during tomorrow night’s December meeting of the Westminster City Council. By…

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Accident in Seneca intersection

December 16, 2013

An accident shortly before 8 o’clock this morning involved two cars at a Seneca intersection. No one was reported hurt at 123 and Old Salem Road. The police say one driver was issued a citation charging uninsured vehicle.

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Bus shadowing today on “CAT” routes

December 16, 2013

Bus-shadowing begins today on the Seneca routes of “CAT”–Clemson Area Transit. Don’t be surprised to see Seneca’s diesel-gas buses in tandem with the city’s new electric-powered buses. Ed Halbig calls it shadowing. The planning and community development director says the purpose is for the drivers and the four electric buses to start to acclimate to…

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First day event at Devil’s Fork State Park

December 16, 2013

Christmas is a week away, but those who make up Friends of Jocassee are thinking ahead to the start of 2014. The Lake Jocassee group is announcing plans for a First Day celebration at Devil’s Fork State Park on Lake Jocassee. They are planning a 5K run, guided ranger hikes, and a loon plunge in…

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Tea Party meeting to focus on Senate race

December 16, 2013

A meeting this week of the Seneca Tea Party focuses on next year’s race for the U-S Senate in South Carolina. The meeting takes place 6:30 to 8:30 Thursday night in the Seneca Gignilliat Community Center, and the public is invited.

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DHEC re-structuring closes Oconee office

December 16, 2013

The state health agency’s decision to regionalize means no more Oconee County office for copies of birth and death certificates. But the Oconee coroner’s office has advice on where and how to obtain a birth or death certificate which may be required to obtain a driver’s license, passport, documentation for employment, or life insurance benefits.…

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Projects won’t sell themselves, Fuller says

December 13, 2013

Don Fuller said today that no matter how attractive a project might sound, the project alone won’t sell itself. And that’s why Fuller recommended to his fellow Oconee Capital Project Sales Tax commissioners today it’s incumbent that those who favor a one-cent local sales tax referendum envisioned for next year’s general election take an active…

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Fair Play parade moved to Sunday

December 13, 2013

Fair Play parade organizers have been watching the weather. Ahead of all the rain and cold temperatures for tomorrow, the 2013 Fair Play Christmas parade has moved to its inclement weather date. It’ll now take place Sunday at 2.

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Howiler to leave the OMC board

December 13, 2013

A change in leadership is ahead for the policy-making board at Oconee Medical Center. Dr. Bill Howiler, the current board chairman, is ineligible for re-appointment to the board after completing two straight four-year terms. A hospital spokesman says Howiler’s replacement will be voted on during the board’s January meeting. Walhalla resident Thelma Miller currently serves…

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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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