Seneca to make offer to the Temptations

Seneca hopes an offer to the famed Motown group Temptations will entice the band to be the featured act for this year’s Memorial Day weekend bash.  The city council last night agreed to offer $30 thousand for a one-night performance, with Hospitality, Accommodations Tax monies as part of the city’s events budget.  Councilman Stuart Pohl, owner of a Ramcat Alley […]

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Auto parts maker headed to northeast Georgia

A German company that specializes in engineered steel systems that are mounted in motor vehicles will make a home in Hart County, Georgia.  The Georgia Department of Economic Development announced yesterday that LINDE + WIEMANN will create 200 new jobs and invest $35 million dollars by locating on 29 acres in the Gateway II Industrial Park.  From there it intends […]

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Gene Miller

Gene Melvin Miller, 66, of 100 Sunshine Circle, Apt. 42, Westminster died Monday at his home.  The family receives friends from 6-8 pm Wednesday at Sandifer Funeral Home.  No formal service will be held.  Family members are at their homes.  In place of flowers, memorials may be made to Medi Home Hospice, 10239 Clemson Blvd. Suite 150, Seneca, SC  29678. […]

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Voter League calls for ethics reform

The League of the Women Voters of the Clemson Area keeps an open dialogue with state lawmakers, but the line of communication doesn’t always mean its members agree with how the lawmakers carry out their duties.  One example is ethics reform which the League believes lawmakers, in particular state senators, are slow to recognize how much the public wants change. […]

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Duncan lauds the Tigers’ run

Congressman Jeff Duncan congratulates the Clemson Tigers on their run at the national title game.  According to the Third District Republican, the Tigers should not forget the success that they achieved on the path that brought them last night to the championship game.  In a statement, Duncan said, “They gave their all to get where they are today and I, […]

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Yandle’s assessment of the economy

Are sliding oil prices and stock market instability leading to a new recession?  A locally noted economist likely will offer his opinion during a public forum this week near Seneca.  The Oconee Economic Alliance welcomes Dr. Bruce Yandle back to its Business Forum, to be held at 8 o’clock Thursday morning at Thrift Development on Bountyland Road.  The public is […]

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Superintendent knocks down rumor

Dr. Michael Thorsland made clear today he’s not going to leave his position as Oconee Superintendent of Education.  Responding to a rumor, Thorsland says he is staying. He told 101.7/WGOG NEWS that he has made no application for another position. Thorsland, who is under contract with the district,  says he has no intention to leave the job, to which he […]

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Casey Waddell

Casey Allen Waddell, 25, died Saturday in Anderson.  The funeral will be 2 pm Wednesday from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park. The family receives friends from 6-8 pm Tuesday at the funeral home.  The family is at the mother’s home, 204 Knotty Pine Court, Westminster, SC  29693.  Flowers accepted. Memorials may […]

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