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News from Walhalla City Hall

November 25, 2013

Walhalla sanitation customers scheduled to see the truck on Thursday this week—Thanksgiving Day—should instead make sure to have their containers ready for pickup on Wednesday this week, according to City Hall. Walhalla city workers can look forward to a Christmas bonus. The amount will be based on the length of service, with $350 dollars the…

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Airman completes training

November 25, 2013

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Aaron Bradsher graduated from the basic training in San Antonio, Texas. He’s the son of Sheri Bradsher of Roswell, Georgia and grandson of Barbara Porter of Seneca.

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Fixture at OC Courthouse begins retirement

November 25, 2013

After a career that covered 30 years, Paul David Stanton has begun retirement. P-D Stanton spent the last 13 years as an Oconee deputy sheriff, assigned to the security detail at the courthouse. Before that, he served 24 years as a South Carolina state trooper. During a ceremony last week, Sheriff Mike Crenshaw and Chief…

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Making scooter riding safer

November 25, 2013

Thomas Alexander has nothing against mopeds that dot the highways. But the state senator says he wants a change in law that’ll make those small vehicles more visible to larger ones. “My concern is their visibility,” Alexander recently told the Walhalla Rotary Club. The legislation the Oconee-Pickens Republican has in mind will require all South…

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Former Senecan selected for Nashville position

November 25, 2013
Former Senecan selected for Nashville position

A former Seneca resident, Mark Ford, has been chosen for the newly-created job of executive director of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Ford was reared in Seneca and is the son of Anne Ford and the later Roger Ford. Before being appointed to his new position in October, Ford spent 23 years in Music…

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Kellett Project update tomorrow night

November 25, 2013

An update on Seneca’s Kellett Project is on the agenda for a city council work session at 6 o’clock tomorrow night at City Hall. Work sessions are open to the public. The mayor and council, among other matters, are scheduled to address the Lunney House and the March 2014 election.

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1-cent application to be discussed tonight

November 25, 2013

At their meeting tonight, Oconee library trustees are expected to discuss the progress of their application to be considered for a 1-cent local sales tax for the benefit of library improvements countywide. Danny Day, chairman of the library board of trustees, says the library has yet to make application of the county’s Capital Project Sales…

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SHS students make All-State Chorus

November 22, 2013
SHS students make All-State Chorus

 Seneca High School is sending 31 students to this year’s All-State Chorus. Of 84 schools, Seneca contributed the fourth largest number. Students chosen will sing in March at Winthrop University, under the direction of world-renowned conductors.

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In the event an electric bus catches fire

November 22, 2013

Seneca anticipates the arrival of a fleet of electric-power passenger buses to run Clemson Area Transit routes throughout the city and adjoining areas. To prepare, electric power-charging stations are being established. But what in the event one of those buses catches fire. How do the firemen extinguish fire in an electric bus? Chief Jan Oliver…

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Airman Oliver completes training

November 22, 2013

Air Force Airman Austin Oliver graduated from basic military training in San Antonio, Texas. He completed an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. He’s the son of Teresa Oliver of Seneca and Mike Oliver of West Union and a 2012…

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