Senecan accused in TV thefts

Leon Brian Hardee

A 36-year old man in Seneca has been arrested and charged with taking television sets from the Wal-Mart on five occasions in the months of September and October.  Oconee sheriff’s officers served warrants at the Clemson City Jail, charging Leon Brian Hardee with multiple incidents of shoplifting.  

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Parade status

Seneca’s 6 o’clock Christmas parade takes place “rain or shine,” according to Jillian Lusk of Oconee Chamber of Commerce.  But rain has taken a toll on tomorrow’s parade plans in Clemson.  The city has announced that the Clemson parade will not take place tomorrow.  The new date is Thursday, with pre-parade festivities starting at 5 o’clock.

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Walking trail to be lighted


If you trek the walking trail in front of Oconee Memorial Hospital, it’s easy to get the impression that someone is trying to get a message across to you.  And, last week, hospital officials announced that contributions from employees are going to allow for the light of the trail.

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Once again, rain delays Streetscape

The rainy fall has again interfered with work on Walhalla Streetscape.  The contractor says, “We are ready to pour more sidewalks, curb and gutter on the North Side of Main between Catherine and Ann Streets” but it appears that today and, perhaps, the early part of the week are lost to the elements.  

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Dorothy “Dot” Stamey Bolick

Dorothy “Dot” Stamey Bolick, 93, of 502 Bolick Street, Seneca died Saturday at the Cottingham Hospice House.  She was the widow of Ernest “Bud” Bolick.  The funeral will be 11 a-m Friday at Davenport Funeral Home with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park. The family receives friends from 10-11 a-m, prior to the service.  In place of flowers, memorials […]

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Clemson development garners awards

A Clemson home community, Patrick Square, has been recognized by state’s Home Builders Association.  During its convention last month, the South Carolina Home Builders presented Pinnacle Awards to Patrick Square for craftsmanship in the construction and remodeling of quality homes and excellence in sales and marketing tools.  A community of 173 acres, Patrick Square is a traditional neighborhood development in […]

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Golden Corner pageant winners advance

Two winners in this year’s pageants staged by Golden Corner Pageants are advancing in further competition.  In the view of Golden Corner pageant officials Greg Bearden and Eddie Payne, the winners’ achievements make 2015 a memorable year.  From a field of 71 state contestants, Miss Golden Corner Teen USA Marley Stokes was crowned Miss SC Teen USA.  Miss Mountain Lakes […]

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Forgiving fines

If you owe the Oconee Public Library a fine for overdue materials, you can settle your debt a different way.  Starting tomorrow, the library branches will collect canned and non-perishable food items in place of fines.  Patrons may bring canned goods to forgive up to $5 dollars in fines per account throughout December.  All food items collected will go to […]

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