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Keowee Elementary turns 100!

January 30, 2013

A centennial cake is to be served at lunch today to the students at Keowee Elementary School. Weather forced the pilot to cancel a flyover and an old time capsule could not be located. Other than that, today’s official centennial celebration went well, according to Libby Imbody, chairperson of the centennial committee. A real sense…

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Accident at bridge ties up SC 188

January 30, 2013

An accident on the second bridge from Bountyland has tied up traffic at this hour on S.C. 188/the Keowee School Road. The state patrol reports the investigation is in progress. From the scene, we have a report that the accident involved a Seneca driver who apparently lost control of a pickup truck pulling a trailer.

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CU researchers to collect data

January 30, 2013
CU researchers to collect data

A federal agency has turned to Clemson’s South Carolina Cooperative Fish and Wildlife Research Unit to collect data that will help assess the environmental impact of oil and natural gas operations on the marine and coastal environments of the northern Gulf of Mexico’s outer continental shelf. Specifically, the data are to fill holes on the…

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Bus survey deadline tomorrow

January 30, 2013

Tomorrow is a deadline for the Oconee County project to gauge public opinion on whether bus passenger service should be extended beyond Seneca to other parts of Oconee County. On the question of whether you’d like to see “CAT” buses run routes to Walhalla, you can fill out an online survey offered through the website…

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Trial moves to defense side

January 30, 2013

In an Oconee courtroom trial continuing from yesterday, the defense of Austin Ryan Epperson is expected to begin today. The 20-year old Epperson is charged with burglary first degree and petty larceny at a Pine Mountain Road, Tamassee address in 2010.

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Accident near Walhalla

January 30, 2013

State troopers report injuries are included this morning in an accident near Walhalla. The crash was reported at 8:10 on Foster Farm Road and Bear Swamp Road.

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You can sport a tattoo, but….

January 30, 2013

You can wear tattoos and still work in the Oconee public school system. But Dr. Mike Lucas, superintendent, says an applicant would be wise to make sure the body art doesn’t detract from a professional appearance. Lucas this week responded to an email from a student doing a research project. Lucas told her: “There’s no…

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Grave markers stolen in Central

January 30, 2013

Oconee sheriff’s officers have seized and impounded two bronze grave markers and suspect they may have been stolen from Memory Gardens in Central. Officers took control of the markers Saturday at an Oconee County commercial recycling center, where they questioned two customers about the markers. So far, no charges have been filed.  

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Financial matters transacted at City Hall

January 30, 2013

Seneca will move forward with an approximate $15 million revenue bond designed to ensure the city’s utilities system what it needs to properly function 30 or more years into the future. At a special meeting, the city council last night gave City Administrator Greg Dietterick a green light to proceed with plans to replace old…

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Congressman to rally for gun rights

January 30, 2013

A Second Amendment listening tour will bring Congressman Jeff Duncan Friday to Seneca’s Ramcat Alley. Duncan says he has included a 12:30 to 1 p-m stop at Southern Firearms and Saddle in the aftermath of President Obama’s consideration of an executive action to restrict some gun rights, in the aftermath of the shooting deaths at…

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