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Adjutant General in Seneca Monday

January 31, 2013

The man who heads South Carolina’s military department, Adjutant General Robert Livingston Jr., will keynote the 2013 Jake Robinson Law Enforcement Dinner Monday in Seneca. Carlton Patterson of the Seneca American Legion Post 120 says all law enforcement officers are invited to enjoy a fish fry during a dinner meeting to begin at 7 o’clock…

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2.23″ inches of rain measured

January 31, 2013
2.23″ inches of rain measured

Yesterday’s turbulent weather dropped nearly two and one-quarter inches of rain at Walhalla’s Official U-S Weather Station. According to Weather Observer Barbara Wilson, if you add yesterday’s 2.23″ to what has fallen previously in January the totals for the first month of 2013 exceed 10″.  Public Safety outlets report no major problems yesterday.  However, a…

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Graham against gun control

January 31, 2013

At a Washington hearing, Senator Lindsey Graham came face-to-face with a former colleague maimed after being shot by a gunman. But the Oconee Republican did not back off of his stance against gun control. To buttress his arguments, Graham called attention to a recent home burglary near Atlanta. And his remarks can be heard today…

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At Rotary today

January 31, 2013

At their meeting today, Seneca Rotarians will hear about the project to build a YMCA.

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Missing woman

January 31, 2013
Missing woman

Authorities are asking for public help to find a missing northeast Georgia woman. Bonny Anne Cooner of Canon has been missing since Monday. Late Wednesday night the Franklin County Sheriff’s office issued a lookout for the white female, about 5’5″ tall, 160-170 lbs., with blue eyes and shoulder length brown hair. Cooner also has a…

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Epperson found guilty

January 30, 2013

An Oconee jury this afternoon found Austin Ryan Epperson guilty of petty larceny and burglary first degree. And for the crimes that occurred in 2010 at a small farm home in Tamassee, the 20-year old Epperson will be required to serve 15 years in prison followed by five years probation, in line with the sentence…

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NRC-Duke meeting draws large crowd

January 30, 2013

On a day when the local area was under a tornado warning, Duke Energy pledged to the Nuclear Regulatory Commission it will diligently pursue the completion of projects to enhance the safety of the Oconee Nuclear Station. At a well-attended meeting at the World of Energy, Eric Leeds, director of the NRC’s Office of Nuclear…

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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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