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Getting re-started after the holidays

January 13, 2014

The holidays forced a slow down in the work done by a committee in Seneca to figure out a future use for former school property. But now that the Christmas and New Year’s holidays have passed the work of the Kellett Project Committee resumes. A representative of that committee of neighborhood and city leaders says…

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Special meeting tonight

January 13, 2014

A called meeting of the Pickens County School Board takes place tonight at 6 o’clock. One of the items for discussion is what Phillip Bowers calls “millage stabilization.” Bowers, chairman of the Pickens GOP and a board critic, calls millage stabilization a back-door tax increase.

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Student charged with punching policeman

January 13, 2014

A 19-year old Clemson student from the Charleston area was arrested over the weekend after being accused of punching a campus policeman several times. According to the university, that policeman was in the process of arresting David Michael Sass, 19-year old Hanahan resident, when the assault allegedly occurred. The police say they were called to…

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One-on-one with the Governor!

January 13, 2014

Governor Nikki Haley holds constituent meetings this week at the State House, and South Carolinians are invited to discuss any issue with the state’s chief executive. The meetings are held on a one-on-one basis and take place at 4 o’clock Wednesday afternoon. Appointments with the governor are offered first-come, first-served. To schedule an appointment, call…

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Annual inspection completed at ONS

January 13, 2014

The government’s annual inspection of Oconee Nuclear’s emergency preparedness program has been completed, and a Nuclear Regulatory Commission letter closing out the inspection report has been sent to Scott Batson, site vice president at the nuclear plant. The NRC also announced in a letter to Duke’ Scott Batson that seven reactor operator and five senior…

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Hazardous material cleanup required

January 13, 2014

During the investigation of a home burglary near West Union, law enforcement officers decided a cleanup of hazardous materials was required. They were called Saturday afternoon to the Alexander Road, near Old Station Road. Law enforcement reports show a 34-year old man, Bryan Ashley Evans of Chauga Valley Road, Westminster, was charged with escape, burglary,…

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Oconeean arrested in case of burglary and assault

January 13, 2014

A late night home burglary near Seneca has landed a 28-year old Oconeean in jail, charged with multiple offenses. Sheriff’s Office reports show Robert Scott Sosebee of Timberlake Drive, Seneca was charged with burglary first degree and assault and battery third degree at Tyson Circle near the W. Sizemore Road. The burglary occurred shortly before…

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Corbeil seeks, second 4-year term

January 13, 2014

The Oconee County councilman serving District One wants to make it a second, four-year term in the 2014 elections. Paul Corbeil today announced his intent to seek re-election. Corbeil has been serving since August 2009. The Keowee Key resident expresses his desire to move the county forward. And, in a prepared statement, he said this,…

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Tech staff member in line for recognition

January 13, 2014

A Tri-County Technical College staff member from Seneca is one of three educators of the year at her college. And the honor for Stephanie Winkler will include recognition next month at a meeting of the South Carolina Technical Education Association. Working as Disabilities Coordinator since 2011, Winkler spends much of her time on the telephone…

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Fatality identified

January 13, 2014

Coroner Karl Addis has now identified the fatality in yesterday’s crash near Seneca as Sidney Michael Allagood, 64-year old resident of Miller Farm Road, Westminster. Addis said Allagood died in the emergency department at Greenville Memorial Hospital at 11:52 a-m of multiple trauma.

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Calendar

  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
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