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Riding at the front of the parade!

November 20, 2014

An invitation has gone out for this year’s Westminster Warriors football team to ride as grand marshals in the city Christmas parade—Thursday, December 4. The team is made up of eight-and-under players who were runner-up in their division. They are to be joined by the coaches and the cheerleaders.

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Westminster appoints new legal counsel

November 20, 2014

Westminster has a new city attorney. Derek Enderlin was appointed during Tuesday night’s meeting of the city council. Enderlin will succeed Scott Sprouse, who resigns the position to become a circuit court judge in January.  

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Pickens County charities make “Angels” list

November 20, 2014

Two Pickens County charities made this year’s list of “Angels”—as compiled by the office of South Carolina Secretary of State Mark Hammond. The Clemson Free Clinic and MARYS House of Pickens, along with eight other South Carolina organizations, were recognized during an event in Columbia. It was noted that they exemplify charitable giving. To be…

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Charlotte man killed in Oconee accident

November 20, 2014

A 62-year old contract worker at the Oconee Nuclear Station was killed in an OconeeCounty traffic accident yesterday that closed parts of South Carolina 130 near Seneca for several hours.  Coroner Karl Addis said Nick Lester Seagle, a 62-year old Charlotte, North Carolina resident, died at the scene.  The highway patrol identified Seagle’s pickup truck…

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Scroll of honor adds Great War veteran

November 19, 2014
Scroll of honor adds Great War veteran

  The Scroll of Honor at Clemson University, made up of  alumni who died on active military service, recently added its 485th name. Carlos Golightly Harris was added to the scroll following a vetting process by the Clemson Corps. Harris died in 1926 of complications from wounds suffered during World War 1. He was a Spartanburg…

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Avoid accident scene

November 19, 2014

South Carolina 130 in the vicinity of the scene of this morning’s fatal accident apparently will remain closed to traffic as the investigation continues into that accident.  One responder says one person died.  A second person was extricated and flown for medical treatment.  Coroner Karl Addis said the fatal victim in the two-car accident was…

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Update on accident at treatment plant

November 19, 2014

A worker hurt this morning at the Seneca water plant construction site was flown to a Greenville hospital, and one city official says, “We’re praying and hoping for the best.” Bob Faires, utilities superintendent, identified the injured worker as an employee of a subcontractor involved in the treatment plant renovation project. Faires says the worker…

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Fatal traffic accident

November 19, 2014

State troopers have confirmed one person dead in a traffic accident this morning on South Carolina 130 near Seneca.  The accident near Lakeshore Drive tied up traffic both ways fore more than hour, according to callers to 96.3/WGOG NEWS.

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Water plant accident

November 19, 2014

One person was hurt this morning in what has been described as an equipment accident at the Seneca water plant.

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Serious accident

November 19, 2014

96.3/WGOG NEWS has learned of a serious accident this morning on two-lane South Carolina 130.  State troopers report the accident involves injuries in the vicinity of Keowee Lakeshore Drive.  The accident reported just before 6:30 this morning.

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Calendar

  • November 22, 2014Benefit for Mark & Jody Vissage
  • November 22, 2014 7:00 pmThe Miss Walhira Pageant
  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
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