Seneca crimes and mishaps early today

The police in Seneca are looking for a robber this morning. The holdup took place around 3:30 at the Plez-U convenience store on S. Oak Street. No one hurt. Capt. Robert Tribble says a nearby incident of malicious damage is being evaluated to determine if it has a connection with the robbery. The police also investigated a moped accident at […]

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Judge to rule on bond request

The 10th Circuit Solicitor’s office and other parties in the case are awaiting a judge’s ruling on a renewed bond request for an Oconee County murder defendant. Judge Mark Hayes took under advisement yesterday’s request to set bond for Joshua Randall Ferguson, charged with murder in 2013 of Charles Benson Cantrell. The body was found face down behind a home […]

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Chase ends at suspect’s home

Near Tamassee early today, a fast acceleration from a stopped position on Little River Road and an eventual quick turn onto Whitmire Church Road raised the suspicions of an Oconee County sheriff’s deputy. The chase that ensued wound up near highway 11 and the arrest of a driver. Sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Watt says the following traffic tickets were issued to […]

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Title IX training module content under review

Clemson University has suspended an online Title IX training module to further review the content.  “This online course, used by other universities across the country, was selected to be given to undergraduate students this summer and fall as part of a comprehensive effort to prevent sexual discrimination, harassment and assault in response to growing concerns about these incidents on campuses […]

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Seneca pursues annexation east of the city limit

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 project by the city and […]

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Westminster area accidents

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!

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 take part are Clemson Cleaning, […]

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Civil Rights pioneer Gantt speaks at Furman

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 and open to the public […]

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