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For test purposes only

November 25, 2013

At 2 o’clock this afternoon, an electric bus is scheduled to test the new charge station at Seneca’s Norton-Thompson Park and then run a practice route. Riley Johnson, events coordinator, said it’s a test only–and no public ridership will be permitted on the test bus today.

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Arrest made in Walhalla business burglary

November 25, 2013

A Walhalla police officer says the arrest of a 32-year old man is the first of three planned arrests in the investigation of a recent burglary. Jason Randall Jenkins of Kenneth Street was arrested Friday and charged with burglary second degree at O’Kelley Heating and Air, according to Lt. Paul Harris. According to Harris, the…

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Georgia residents arrested in Oconee

November 25, 2013

Two Georgia men were arrested Friday at an Oconee County scrap yard, and the Stephens County Sheriff’s investigators say those men brought a stolen car to that scrap yard. Roger Dale Littleton, 50, of Toccoa, and Christopher Hugh Kinney, 40, of Clarkesville were being held in the Oconee Detention Center and are charged with felony-theft…

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Zoning appeal hearings

November 25, 2013

Plans for the remodeling of a Lake Keowee restaurant go before the Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals tonight at Walhalla. The board will consider Richard Cottingham’s request for a special exception of a non-conforming use to allow for expanding the Cabana at the Lighthouse Restaurant. The other hearing involves an appeal of a non-conforming use…

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News from Walhalla City Hall

November 25, 2013

Walhalla sanitation customers scheduled to see the truck on Thursday this week—Thanksgiving Day—should instead make sure to have their containers ready for pickup on Wednesday this week, according to City Hall. Walhalla city workers can look forward to a Christmas bonus. The amount will be based on the length of service, with $350 dollars the…

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Airman completes training

November 25, 2013

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Aaron Bradsher graduated from the basic training in San Antonio, Texas. He’s the son of Sheri Bradsher of Roswell, Georgia and grandson of Barbara Porter of Seneca.

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Fixture at OC Courthouse begins retirement

November 25, 2013

After a career that covered 30 years, Paul David Stanton has begun retirement. P-D Stanton spent the last 13 years as an Oconee deputy sheriff, assigned to the security detail at the courthouse. Before that, he served 24 years as a South Carolina state trooper. During a ceremony last week, Sheriff Mike Crenshaw and Chief…

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Making scooter riding safer

November 25, 2013

Thomas Alexander has nothing against mopeds that dot the highways. But the state senator says he wants a change in law that’ll make those small vehicles more visible to larger ones. “My concern is their visibility,” Alexander recently told the Walhalla Rotary Club. The legislation the Oconee-Pickens Republican has in mind will require all South…

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Former Senecan selected for Nashville position

November 25, 2013
Former Senecan selected for Nashville position

A former Seneca resident, Mark Ford, has been chosen for the newly-created job of executive director of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Ford was reared in Seneca and is the son of Anne Ford and the later Roger Ford. Before being appointed to his new position in October, Ford spent 23 years in Music…

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Kellett Project update tomorrow night

November 25, 2013

An update on Seneca’s Kellett Project is on the agenda for a city council work session at 6 o’clock tomorrow night at City Hall. Work sessions are open to the public. The mayor and council, among other matters, are scheduled to address the Lunney House and the March 2014 election.

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Calendar

  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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