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Highway contractor paying late penalty

February 5, 2013

For failure to finish the work by the end of an extended contract period, the general contractor for Sheep Farm Road is paying a late penalty, according to Ryan Miller, resident construction engineer for the DOT. Miller said the penalties assessed the US Group of Columbia are liquidated damages the amount of which, Miller says,…

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Contractor gets four OC resurfacing jobs

February 5, 2013

During the last month of winter and the first two months of spring, Oconeeans can look for crews from a Greenville road paver at resurfacing projects near Seneca and Walhalla. Ashmore Brothers has been awarded a contract to resurface sections of four roads and highways. And Ryan Miller, construction engineer for the DOT, says a…

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Communiy access for dental work

February 5, 2013

The Oconee Medical Center Foundation recently accepted a $30 thousand gift from the Howard Green Foundation to help fund a new community access dental clinic for low income, un-insured adults through the Mountain Lakes Access Health network. The gift was made possible through the efforts of Ivor Rich, the Green Family Foundation vice president who…

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CU to dedicate new Life Sciences Facility

February 5, 2013
CU to dedicate new Life Sciences Facility

In a public ceremony, Clemson University will dedicate the new, 100 thousand square foot Life Sciences Facility on campus. Friday’s public events include the dedication ceremony at 1 o’clock and self-guided tours of the facility from 1:30 to 3:30. The facility, adjacent to the Poole Agricultural Center near the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts,…

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Graham disapproves of Hagel

February 5, 2013

Lindsey Graham says a fellow Republican is the wrong choice to be the next Defense Secretary. The South Carolina U-S senator issued this statement today on the nomination of Chuck Hagel: “Chuck Hagel is a good man, but these are dangerous times. What kind of signal are we sending to the Iranians when our nominee…

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Careful! Deer out and about

February 5, 2013

Wildlife and human civilization are mixing in a poor way today in Oconee County. State troopers report two collisions this morning involving deer and motor vehicles. The first took place shortly before 7:30 on s. highway 11. Nearly 90 minutes later, there was a second accident on S.C. 130 at Keowee Key.

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Galloways make the lists

February 5, 2013

Jesica Lyn Galloway of Walhalla has been named to the Dean’s List at Clemson University for the fall 2012 semester. She is majoring in Construction Science and Management. To be named to the Dean’s List, a student achieved a grade-point average between 3.50 and 3.99 on a 4.0 scale. Jenifer Leigh Galloway of Walhalla has…

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Basic training completed

February 5, 2013

Army National Guard Pvt. Zachery Drzik has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. He’s the son of Thomas Drzik of Akron, Ohio and Christina Workman of West Union.

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Seneca hit by telephoned threats

February 5, 2013

Someone has been telephoning bomb threats to the Seneca area, beginning shortly after 9:30 yesterday morning at Seneca High and continuing, according to one responder’s report, at three banks, the hospital, and this morning a fast food restaurant. Authorities say they believe it’s the work of a prankster and they are endeavoring to find out…

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Co-winners of Law Officer of Year

February 5, 2013
Co-winners of Law Officer of Year

A Seneca policeman and a state trooper walked away last night as co-winners of the 2013 Law Officer of the Year, as awarded by American Legion Post 120. Both Sgt. Robbie Johnson of the Seneca police and Lance Corporal Jason Stewart of the S.C. Highway Patrol received large framed certificates, as presented by Post Commander…

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  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 5, 2014 11:00 amHarvey, Foster, Smith Broome Reunion
  • October 11, 2014Oakway High School Classes of 1964 & 1965 Reunion
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