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Bruce Yandle’s state of the economy

January 10, 2013
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Economist Bruce Yandle’s view is that the U-S economy is stumbling and slow, yet somewhat stronger. And the Dean Emeritus of Clemson ‘s College of Business and Behavorial Science sees optimistic signs that point to an expansion of the economy, from the depths it fell during the last recession. Those signs include the pickup trucks…

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A promise from the Congressman

January 10, 2013
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Out of fear that President Obama will issue an executive order on gun control, Congressman Jeff Duncan says, “I will use every means at my disposal to combat the agenda of the Executive branch to undermine our Second Amendment rights. I will also fight any legislative action that is taken to implement more gun control….”

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At Rotary today!

January 10, 2013
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At today’s Seneca Rotary Club meeting, President Eric Cope presents a check to Larry Sechrest of Volunteers in Medical Missions on the project that Rotary sponsors this May in the Central American country of Honduras. Sechrest will make a presentation on the water filtration system to be installed, with Rotary’s help.

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At Rotary today!

January 10, 2013
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As cases of domestic violence escalate across Oconee County, social workers are calling for a public discussion of the problem and the resources that are available to combat it. The United Way, in partnership with Safe Harbor, invites everyone to a 6 o’clock Thursday night, January 24 meeting at the United Way in downtown Seneca.…

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Let’s talk about domestic violence

January 10, 2013
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As cases of domestic violence escalate across Oconee County, social workers are calling for a public discussion of the problem and the resources that are available to combat it. The United Way, in partnership with Safe Harbor, invites everyone to a 6 o’clock Thursday night, January 24 meeting at the United Way in downtown Seneca.…

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Outage lasted two to three hours

January 10, 2013
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A spokeswoman for Duke Energy says the Tuesday night electric power outage that affected parts of Walhalla lasted two to three hours. Duke’s Sandra Magee says the culprit was a broken cross arm that affected a small circuit in the vicinity of the Walhalla Civic Auditorium. To make the repair, Duke crews had to take…

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Plant appeals DHEC decision

January 10, 2013
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The appeal by an Oconee industry of a sewer discharge change goes before the board of the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. At its Columbia meeting this morning, the board is to consider Greenfield Industries’ appeal of a DHEC staff decision applying stricter federal standards to the finished metals that Greenfield discharges into…

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Sewer overflow in Clemson

January 10, 2013
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For about two hours yesterday afternoon, sewer overflowed near Clemson’s 328 Woodland Way. The city of Clemson reports the overflow was about one thousand gallons or less due to a sewer main blocked by grease. A utilities crew responded, but the overflow reached an un-named creek. The creek passes through the vicinity of Woodland Way,…

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No municipal swim pool this summer

January 9, 2013
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For at least this summer, Westminster will get out of the public swimming pool service. The decision to not open for the summer of 2013 was taken last night during a special city council meeting. City Administrator David Smith said the issue was resolved during a discussion of recreation priorities, and it was based on…

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Tier 4 triggered

January 9, 2013
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The extension by Congress of the Emergency Unemployment Compensation program means federal unemployment will continue for thousands of South Carolinians. However, because of the recent continued decline in the state’s unemployment rate, South Carolina has triggered off Tier 4. According to the Department of Employment and Workforce, it means those Tier 3 claimants, who exhaust…

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