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Tech workshop in the higher elevations

October 28, 2013

Asheville, North Carolina has been selected as the location for this weekend’s workshop meeting of the Tri-County Technical College commissioners. The commissioners, as a board, will hold two days of work meetings Saturday and Sunday in the John Cecil board room at Asheville’s Double Tree Hotel. They’ll get a financial update, a report from Tech…

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Fall back one hour weekend

October 28, 2013

It’s the one weekend a year when you’ll gain one hour of sleep. Daylight Saving Time ends in this part of the country this weekend. And a good way to keep the right time is to move your clocks and watches back one hour before going to bed this Saturday night.  The time-change weekend is…

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Rude welcome to Seneca area neighborhood

October 28, 2013

No sooner did a man settle into his new home in a Seneca area neighborhood did the new resident discover that items he had stored inside his house were missing. The crime occurred two weeks ago on the Old Clemson Highway. Oconee sheriff’s officers on Friday arrested three people on charges of receiving stolen goods…

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T-bone accident on By-Pass 123

October 28, 2013

No one was injured in what the police described as a T-bone accident Thursday afternoon in Seneca, but one of the drivers walked away from that accident having been issued three citations. The police say the accident occurred in front of the Wendy’s Restaurant when a Mustang and a Jeep collided. According to Lt. Robert…

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Drug bust near elementary school

October 28, 2013
Drug bust near elementary school

  A 48-year old man has been arrested in a drug bust at his home—across the highway from a rural Oconee school. The Oconee Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest of Kyle Royce Carter Thursday at 7060 Keowee School Road, across from that community’s elementary school. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the charges against Carter are trafficking…

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City Council in session tonight!

October 28, 2013

Seneca City Council holds a 6 o’clock work session tonight at City Hall, to be followed immediately by a special meeting. Among other items, the annexation of Seneca Industrial Park is on the agenda for the work session and a Keowee-Toxaway Duke Power resolution is on the agenda for the special council meeting. Tonight’s meeting…

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Two trials make for an especially busy week or two

October 25, 2013

Two trials to begin in Walhalla will make for an especially busy Monday at the Oconee Courthouse—and you can expect parking spaces to be at a premium for much of the day. Monday will see the start of one week of General Sessions Court and the start of what may be two weeks of Common…

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Board will pursue “a finding of fact”

October 25, 2013

To resolve an administrative appeal, the Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals next month will pursue a finding of fact and issue an order. It’s all aimed at resolving whether a man in Mountain Rest may use a tower for the purpose of acting as an internet service provider. Howard Hopkins told the board Thursday night…

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Just what is the staff’s process?

October 25, 2013

In the view of Gary Littlefield, the entire Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals will be better off if it knows more about the process that the county staff follows regarding applications to allow communication cell towers. Oconee County forbids such towers, unless a special exception to the zoning law is granted. And such an exception…

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Drop-off site on National Pill Take Back Day

October 25, 2013

Clemson Free Clinic is a drop-off location for National Pill Take Back Day. The day is tomorrow, and the general public is invited to rid their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, un-used and un-wanted prescription drugs. The service is free and anonymous, with no questions asked. The drop off-site, at 1200 Tiger Boulevard, is open…

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  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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