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No zoning appeal tonight!

October 17, 2013

The lack of a meeting quorum means tonight’s zoning appeal hearing at Seneca City Hall has been postponed. The new date is Thursday, October 24 at 6 p-m.

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OSD named in “John Doe” lawsuit

October 17, 2013

A former Walhalla teacher and coach sent to prison for sexually abusing two students is being sued on behalf of one those students, now a young adult. Last June, Richard Trey Gardner III received a suspended criminal court sentence requiring him to serve 20 years. Last week an attorney, representing a Greenville County man, filed…

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CU power restored

October 17, 2013

All power has been returned to the parts of Clemson University campus affected by an outage this morning. It made several buildings dark. A spokesman said the facilities section of the university traced the problem to a squirrel–proving, once again, that rodents on electrical lines  don’t mix.

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Keep schools and communities gun-safe

October 17, 2013

Students at two Oconee elementary schools have joined thousands of students across the state to sign pledges to keep their schools and communities safe as participants in the SC 12th Annual Student Pledge Against Gun Violence. The students at Fair-Oak and Tamassee-Salem elementary schools made a commitment that pledges them that if they see a…

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Power outage affects part of CU campus

October 17, 2013

An apparent electric power outage affects several buildings on the Clemson University campus. Those affected lost service around 9:15 this morning and, according to a university spokesman, the outage is being attended to. We have an unconfirmed report that the power outage stranded some people in elevators.

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Burt takes to the friendly skies!

October 17, 2013
Burt takes to the friendly skies!

Burt Reynolds has apparently completed his part in Elbow Grease and, according to the Seneca events coordinator, was scheduled to fly home this morning to Jupiter, Florida. It means that Reynolds will not be taking Mayor Alexander up on an invitation to be part of tonight’s Jazz on the Alley. (By 9 this morning Jazz…

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The strange case of Adan Delgado Villa

October 17, 2013

The Georgia man whose body was found in the trunk of a car abandoned in a bank parking lot near Seneca 10 years ago likely was not killed there, but he was killed by somewhere. And today the Oconee Sheriff’s Office works to find and arrest his killer or killers. On a warm July day…

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Senators explain their “yes” and “no” votes

October 17, 2013

South Carolina’s U-S senators are explaining their votes in the process to re-open the government and avoid a financial default. Senator Lindsey Graham says he voted to support the Senate agreement, considering it as a stop to the bleeding and a chance to re-group. “To say we as Republicans left a lot on the table…

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Paving project delayed by wet weather

October 17, 2013

The paving of the Walhalla Library parking lot has been called off because of the wet weather. A further announcement will be made as to when the project is re-scheduled.

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Where is the fishing vest?

October 17, 2013
Where is the fishing vest?

Phil Shirley is telling quite a story about that fishing vest worn by Burt Reynolds this week at Oconee’s High Falls Park. The famed Hollywood actor was supposed to be wearing a fishing vest as part of his wardrobe for the “Elbow Grease” filming at the Lake Keowee park. But when it came time for…

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Calendar

  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • 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
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