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Lottery winner shares prize

March 25, 2013

An Anderson restaurant manager won $200 thousand playing the South Carolina Education Lottery. And Derek Ward is giving 10 thousand dollars to an employee he asked to buy lottery tickets for him last Thursday at the Quick Stop FoodMart on Clemson Boulevard. Shortly before 11 this morning, three top prizes of $200 thousand remained in…

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Sanctuary Pointe—what will it be?

March 25, 2013

A hotel, a golf course, a restaurant retail shops—-just exactly what’s in the cards for the ballyhooed Sanctuary Pointe project along a Lake Hartwell peninsula off I-85? Some of the answers are expected to be given during a public information meeting, sponsored by Sanctuary Pointe developers and the  State PRT at 6:30 tomorrow night at…

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Special Seneca meeting

March 25, 2013

Three items make up the agenda for a special meeting of Seneca City Council. Tomorrow night’s 6 o’clock City Hall meeting will deal with a Red Cross request, an agreement with Anderson-Oconee Behavioral Services, and Councilman Ernest Riley on a re-direction of Light and Water money.      

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Church vandals likely were teenagers

March 25, 2013

An act of vandalism in Utica near Seneca was cut short Saturday when a village resident spotted what was going on and warned the perpetrators he was calling the Oconee Sheriff’s Department. The case of spray painting at the House of Judah on Goddard Avenue remains open today, but officers have a description of the…

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Easter weekend schedule for the libraries

March 25, 2013

All branches of the Oconee Public Library will be closed Saturday for Easter weekend. The Walhalla main branch will close also on Sunday. All branches re-open at their normal times, Monday, April 1.

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Schools recognized for achievement

March 25, 2013

The SC Department of Education announces the recipients of the Palmetto Gold and Silver Awards for the current school year. More than 650 schools and career centers, including 12 Oconee schools, were recognized for general performance, closing the achievement gap, or qualifying in both categories. The following Oconee schools received gold awards for general performance:…

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“Hot” breaker box

March 25, 2013

Fire fighters discovered smoke and a hot breaker box during a call yesterday afternoon to an apartment project near Seneca. The power company was called to Keowee Cove Apartments around 2:45 p-m.

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Mobilizing to combat hunger and homelessness

March 25, 2013

A class at Clemson University that focuses on advocacy raises awareness about the rate of hunger and homelessness in Pickens County. To that end, a canned food drive and T-shirt sale for Clemson Community Care takes place Sunday, April 14 and Thursday, April 18 at Wal-Mart in Central. Class member Elizabeth Ward says, “All monetary…

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“We’re stuck!”

March 23, 2013

When it comes to when or whether a new Seneca library will ever be built, don’t expect much to come from Monday night’s meeting of the Oconee Library Board of Trustees.  Chairman Danny Day said tis week, “We’re stuck.”

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BASF’s Scribner recognized

March 23, 2013

The South Carolina Department of Commerce has begun Industry Appreciation Week with a ceremony recognizing statewide “Ambassadors for Economic Development.” The event highlights 47 individuals from 46 counties for exceptional efforts to bolster community and economic development activities in South Carolina. Oconee County’s ambassador this year is Frank Lansom-Scribner of BASF Catalysts.  

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Calendar

  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 30, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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