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Part of Seneca road blocked

December 5, 2013

Part of Seneca’s Radio Station Road was closed today after two utility poles broke and the lines fell onto a semi-truck about to make a delivery to the business Print It.  This morning’s accident forced Seneca’s WSNW off the air.  The radio station hopes to be back broadcasting this afternoon.

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Utility line falls on large truck

December 5, 2013

The police are on the scene in Seneca, where a utility line has fallen on a large truck on the Radio Station Road in front of Print It and next door to Mauldin’s Apothecary. No one appears to have been injured.

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Parade is a rain out!

December 5, 2013

Tonight’s Westminster parade has been called off. Sandra Powell of the Chamber of Commerce has announced the make-up date will be 4:30 p-m Friday, December 13.

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Woman seen running near home burglary

December 5, 2013

A wildlife officer saw a woman last summer running behind a home near Westminster. It turned out that a burglary had occurred at that Edgewater Drive home near the Cobb Bridge Road. Late last night sheriff’s officers brought burglary and larceny charges against Ashley Brooke Sanders of Forest Drive, Seneca. Sheriff’s reports identify the 31-year…

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Scientists rekindle beef bloodline

December 5, 2013

The sale this fall of a $25 thousand bull to a Texas ranch is more than just bragging rights for the Clemson Extension Service. It’s a step to rebuild a herd of Herefords that once provided a research and teaching platform for improving cattle genetics on South Carolina farms. The bull on its way to…

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Breakthrough celebrated at Tech breakfast

December 5, 2013

The revamped South Carolina Manufacturing Certification program is being unveiled at a breakfast this morning at Tri-County Technical College. Tech calls it a quick, yet comprehensive training route for individuals who seek to enhance their skills and secure full-time employment as operators in manufacturing. State funding is allowing Tech to enroll individuals in the program…

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Gym space needed

December 5, 2013

At the Walhalla Recreation Department, John Galbreath could use some more gymnasium space. The reason given by the Walhalla recreation director this week to the mayor and city council? The Walhalla department this year is sponsoring 31 basketball teams.

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If you are a duck, you’ll like the forecast

December 5, 2013

The folks at the Army Corps of Engineers are watching the rain fall and recording measurements across the basin. In the final days of last month, they report, a welcome relief of rain fell on the upper Savannah basin. And that brought rainfall for November nearly to average for lakes Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond. Lake…

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Let’s hope Santa doesn’t mind the rain

December 5, 2013

The annual Westminster Christmas Parade is planned for 6 o’clock tonight. One of the units in the parade will consist of the members of the newly-formed Walhalla Fire Department’s Explorers Post. The members are youngsters who are learning about fire fighting and fire protection. And Walhalla Chief Doug Kelley hopes the experience will whet their…

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Limited Government groups meets tonight

December 5, 2013

The group Limited Government for Oconee meets at 6 tonight at 2036 Sandifer Boulevard near the Schneider Electric Plant. According to Donna Linsin, “Our current project is working toward stopping the proposed 1% Capital Project Sales Tax.” The public is welcome to attend.

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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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