Northside students take part in science fair

This year’s top 10 science fair winners at Seneca’s Northside Elementary School participated in this month’s regional science fair held at Southern Wesleyan University. They were joined by other students from Oconee, Pickens and Anderson counties who are equally interested in science. One of Northside’s top 10, Gunnison Alexander, was recognized as an overall engineering award winner for her project […]

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Dyar predicts roadside marker will be a must-see

The placement of a memorial marker to remember a World War Two plane crash is likely to become a popular roadside stop for motorists along highway 107 in northern Oconee, in the estimation of the county’s director of veterans’ affairs. Jerry Dyar emceed a Friday afternoon ceremony where the marker was unveiled a mile south of the entrance to the […]

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Candidates’ time tonight in Seneca

A League of Women Voters’ political forum tonight in Seneca features this year’s candidates for Seat Three, Oconee County Council. Everyone is invited to hear Paul Cain and Andy Inabinet at 6:30 in the Gignilliat Community Center Written questions will be accepted from the floor. Cain and Inabinett, both Republicans, hope to succeed the late Archie Barron who died early […]

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Airplane memorial marker now in place off 107

In upper Oconee, a roadside marker is now in place as a memorial to the Second World War era airplane that  crashed and the five servicemen who were killed. Oconeeans Jimmy Rankin and Jack Lombard took the honors this afternoon of unveiling the roadside marker on South Carolina 107—about a mile south of the entrance to the Fish Hatchery. About […]

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At Seneca, Borg Warner named transfer case supplier for Toyota Tundra

Borg Warner manufacturing at Seneca is now the North American supplier of two-speed, part-time four wheel drive transfer cases for the Toyota Tundra pickup truck. The formal announcement was saved for an elaborate event today at Borg Warner’s plant on the Wells Highway. It was an event headlined by Senator Lindsey Graham, by Borg Warner President/CEO James Verner, among others. […]

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Walhalla student to be honored in Columbia

  A student at Walhalla’s James Brown Elementary, Carson King, gets a trip to Columbia tomorrow where he is to be recognized as the state winner of the Palmetto Pride’s elementary art contest “Litter Trashes Everyone.” The recognition will pay off for Carson. He is to receive a $500 check. His school gets a check for $1 thousand and Carson’s art […]

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Trail dedication in Walhalla

 Everyone is invited to Walhalla’s Sertoma Field tomorrow afternoon for the dedication of a newborn learning trail. The United Way of Oconee, in partnership with Heath’s Haven, promises free family fun and activities. Vendors will sell food items. The trail is to be dedicated between 12:30 and 1 o’clock. The fun and activities will last until 3.

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