William (Bill) Green

William (Bill) Green, 85, died Sunday at Country Care Assisted Living of Fair Play. Services will be private. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Country Care Assisted Living-Memory Care, 207 Farm House Lane, Fair Play, SC 29643. The family would like to thank the staff of Country Care and Pruitt-Health Hospice for their love, concern and work […]

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Sandifer on what to about the flag

Seneca’s representative in the South Carolina House likely spent the weekend mulling over the position he’ll take this week on what to about the Confederate flag. Bill Sandifer and the rest of his colleagues head back to the capital city and, reports speculate, a vote on the flag could come by Thursday. Interviewed last week, Sandifer responded to our question […]

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This rodent wanted outta here!

Where did you spend the eve of July 4? If you were one particular squirrel at Clemson you apparently spent it inside a trash can in front of a fast food restaurant. When an un-suspecting maintenance guy lifted the lid to that trash can, out-jumped the squirrel. The maintenance guy shrieked an expletive deleted, and then profusely apologized to a […]

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Weekend fire near Westminster

Fire started in a trailer home near Westminster and spread to a camper. No one reported hurt in the early Saturday morning fire on the Johnny Cox Road near U-S 76. The fire occurred inside the Westminster Fire District, and fire fighters were on the scene from 4 to approximately 8 a-m. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Presidential hopeful in Seneca

One of the many Republican hopefuls for President next year visits Seneca this morning. Mike Huckabee, a former Arkansas governor, is due to arrive between 11 and 11:30 this morning at the Seneca Family Restaurant on By-Pass 123. Bob Skipp, chairman of Oconee Republicans, is making arrangements for a meet-and-greet event. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Clemson considers zoning and traffic changes

Clemson will invite public comment this month on proposed changes to traffic patterns and to the city’s zoning law.  A City Council public hearing is set 6:30 Monday night, July 20 at City Hall to consider converting Hedgerow Lane to a one-way street.  The police chief and the public works director both recommend traffic flow from Wigington toward Oak streets.  […]

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Anderson County road work

A private contractor will go to work Monday on a road in AndersonCounty.  The work on South Carolina 28/the Abbeville Highway will commence Monday and run through Saturday, July 11.  The contractor, Ashmore Brothers, requests the driving public to pay attention to warning signs, flagmen and equipment.  During the road work, if possible, you are asked to take alternate routes […]

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Seneca Rotary doles out year-end awards

At a banquet at Cross Creek Plantation, year-end awards were presented by the Seneca Rotary Club.  Mike Wallace earned Rotarian of the Year, in part, for his leadership in raising $12 thousand thru a Poker Run to support local charities.  Danielle Leeper took home the Paul Harris Fellow award.  That award acknowledges those who contribute $1 thousand to the Rotary […]

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For many government workers, the holiday starts today

Today is OconeeCounty government’s official recognition of our independence from the mother country, and that means all offices except the essential public safety offices are closed.  Tri-CountyTechnicalCollege is closed today.  College offices reopen Monday at 8 a-m.  Today is a work day at ClemsonUniversity.  The university will observe Monday as a holiday.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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