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Exception to the zoning

April 18, 2013
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A Seneca homeowner applies tonight for a variance to the city’s zoning law. Jeff Waters on Oak Knoll Court is the applicant for a variance to property zoned RM-8. The Seneca Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a hearing starting at 6 at City Hall.

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Ferocious spring storm

April 18, 2013
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A ferocious spring storm that struck the Walhalla area caused people to seek cover and kept emergency crews on to go from Walhalla to West Union. During a two-hour period late yesterday afternoon, U-S Weather Observer Barbara Wilson recorded more than two inches of rain in Walhalla. Around 4:15, a tree fell onto a car…

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SHS represented at conference

April 17, 2013
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SHS represented at conference

A senior at Seneca High, James Eister, won first place in the physics category last weekend at the annual conference of the South Carolina Junior Academy of Science. Before judges and peers, James presented research in which he used a pneumatic projectile launcher. He competed against hundreds of students from across the state. Representing Seneca…

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Two more drug arrests

April 17, 2013
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Two more arrests are reported by the Oconee Sheriff’s Department as part of the drug round-up that began yesterday morning. The latest arrests make 16 people rounded up. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says a total of 25 people are targeted.

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Deaths knell being sounded for Oconee plant

April 17, 2013
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The official proceeding for an Oconee County manufacturing plant to jump across the county line into Pickens is scheduled Monday night during a meeting in Pickens. The Pickens County Council has set a public hearing and third reading of an ordinance transferring property to Taylor Made Golf. Taylor Made, now located near Westminster, announced plans…

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Crenshaw makes pitch for new jail

April 17, 2013
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Walhalla City Council was on the receiving end of Sheriff Mike Crenshaw’s pitch to build the new county jail between the existing LEC and West View Cemetery. And a handful of audience members were there with concerns and questions. In his presentation, Crenshaw stressed his intent to is to be a good steward of up…

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OCC wraps up two development projects

April 17, 2013
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Months and years of work to pull off a pair of separate economic development projects were realized during last night’s meeting of Oconee County Council. By approving five agreements, the council gave final reading to leasing the former courthouse to developers who have plans to adapt to a hotel and other businesses. According to County…

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Swimming Pool agreement proposed

April 17, 2013
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A proposal for Oconee County to provide prison inmates to help Walhalla prepare the city swimming pool to open this year is in the hands of the Oconee County administrator. At City Hall, Mayor Danny Edwards handed County Councilman Wayne McCall a copy of the lease agreement. McCall took that copy to last night’s county…

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Trial anticipates defendant’s testimony

April 17, 2013
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Defense attorney Delane Rosemond indicated his client, Melissa Dawn Ramey, will testify this morning in her defense at the Oconee General Sessions Court. Today is the second day of a trial in which the prosecutor’s office is trying the 37-year old Ramey on charges of grand larceny and burglary first degree at a caretaker’s home…

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Multiple drug arrests

April 17, 2013
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Oconee law enforcement officers took to the streets in the war against drugs. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says as many as 25 people are being targeted in a round-up that began yesterday morning. By 4 p-m, 14 people had been arrested on drug distribution charges. Primarily those charges center on cocaine, crack cocaine, prescription drugs, methamphetamines…

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  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
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