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SHS team competes in mock court trial

March 11, 2013

A student team from Seneca High School took part in regional mock trial competition. The event enabled the students to experience what it would be like to assume various roles in a court setting—such as attorneys, witnesses, and bailiff. The team presented the prosecution and defendant sides of a fictitious case from a panel of…

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Third of four suspects arrested

March 11, 2013

The Seneca police say they have now arrested the third of four suspects in their investigation of a home burglary late last year on Foxfire Court. According to police and jail records, arrested over the weekend on charges of petty larceny and burglary second degree was Ngoumou Keshy Jamal Watsoni, 21 years old. After being…

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Tech dedicates instructional setting

March 11, 2013

In 23 years’ teaching, Doug Allen says he has never seen as many requests for technically-skilled employees as he has in recent months. According to Tri-County Technical College, Allen should know. For he teaches industrial electronics classes and is acting dean of the engineering and technology division. Allen and Tech students should notice a night-and-day…

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Not a sinkhole after all!

March 11, 2013
Not a sinkhole after all!

At first what happened Saturday to street in an Oconee home development was thought to have been a sinkhole or, at least, the makings of one. The depression found on W. Camelia Lane in the Millbrook subdivision, according to Seneca Light and Water’s Bob Faires, turned out to be a broken service line that “washed…

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Bat disease white-nose syndrome in SC

March 11, 2013

The S-C Department of Natural Resources recently received confirmation that white-nose syndrome is now officially in South Carolina. It’s a disease that has killed millions of bats in eastern North America. Until now, South Carolina appeared to be insulated. But, a dead bat discovered recently at Table Rock State Park in northern Pickens County has…

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County schedules information meetings

March 11, 2013

Oconee County wants the public’s input on the future for two rural bridges. The Roads and Bridges staff will collect public opinion about the future of the Dyar Road Bridge above the railroad during a 6 to 7 o’clock meeting Tuesday, March 26 in the conference room of the Corinth-Shiloh Fire Department on the Old…

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Cars collided head-on

March 11, 2013
Cars collided head-on

State troopers report multiple injuries in a head-on, two-car accident late Saturday afternoon between Seneca and Westminster. From a pasture near the Alexander Road accident scene, a helicopter flew a 10-year old passenger to a Greenville hospital. The Armstrong Road accident scene was about one-half mile from highway 123. Troopers say others injured were taken…

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Fire displaces family of six

March 9, 2013

A late afternoon fire yesterday near Westminster displaced a family of three adults and three children, according to Fire Chief Chris Smith. The fire heavily damaged a two-story home near the Horseshoe Bridge Road, on Blue Valley Road. Smith no one was hurt in the accident. Although the cause of yesterday’s fire remains unknown this…

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SC 24 roadway blocked

March 9, 2013

State troopers report an accident has left a section of highway 24 at Shady Lanes Circle blocked to traffic. That accident, at 4:24 this afternoon, resulted in personal injuries. No other details available.

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Apparent sinkhole in Millbrook

March 9, 2013

A section of county roadway in a home development between Seneca and Clemson has been closed to traffic this afternoon upon the discovery of the makings of a sinkhole. In Millbrook subdivision, on W. Camelia Lane, there is a small sized hole in the asphalt roadway, about half-way down from Millbrook Way. Corinth-Shiloh fire fighters…

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  • 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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