CATbus Red Route permanent change

A bus route change affecting service at Clemson. Starting today, the CATbus Red Route will no longer operate on the section of Old Central Road—between Calhoun Street and Lindsay Road. According to the city of Clemson, it’s a permanent change because of situations beyond the city’s control.

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Voluntary retirement offered

Voluntary retirement offers are being made to Oconee Medical Center employees who qualify, but a hospital spokesman says this is nothing new. Hunter Kome, chief operating officer, said today, “We are offering voluntary exit right now as an expense reduction measure. We typically offer it three or four times per year. The census (patient number) continues to be lower than […]

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Zoning Seneca Rail Site

A zoning classification to cover property where Oconee County and the city of Seneca are developing an industrial park is up for consideration during a meeting tonight at the county administrative complex in Walhalla. The county Planning Commission will take up the Seneca Rail Site as part of its 6 o’clock meeting tonight in county council chambers. The property is […]

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Sheriff’s Office appeals for the publics help

The weekend passed without any arrests in the theft of copper at the construction site for the new Walhalla High School. And, at this point, the Sheriff’s Office has no persons of interest, so there’s a role the public can play in helping solve the crime. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw has placed the value of the stolen copper at $50 thousand […]

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SHS student selected for vocal program

 An 11th grader at Seneca High School has been selected for the Westminster Choir College High School Vocal Artist Summer Program in Princeton, New Jersey. Bethany Williams will take part in an intense program to develop her soprano voice. She’ll take classes in preparation, performance anxiety and auditioning. Bethany will also attend a literature class to learn about repertoire for […]

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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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