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Business burgled near Seneca

January 10, 2013

Oconee sheriff’s officers have opened an investigation of an office burglary last night at Hunnicutt’s Recycling, Old Clemson Highway, Seneca. Having occurred some time during the night, the burglary was discovered this morning. The burglar or burglars apparently pried open a window and took a container of money from the cash register.  

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Veterans Assistance Center to open

January 10, 2013

A group of student veterans at Clemson is opening a center on campus to help other veterans navigate the transition from the battlefield to campus. The Student Veterans Association will cut the ribbon Friday to open the Student Veterans Success Center and GI Bill Help Desk in Barre Hall room 229. Michael Daduk, executive director…

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50 jobs may not sound like a lot but….

January 10, 2013

A county adding 50 jobs over a year’s time may not sound like a whole lot. But, as Oconee’s Richard Blackwell sees it, it’s a whole lot better than the corresponding numbers that apply to Oconee’s Upstate neighbors. Blackwell, the county director of economic development, is calling attention to a legislative committee meeting yesterday in…

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Bruce Yandle’s state of the economy

January 10, 2013

Economist Bruce Yandle’s view is that the U-S economy is stumbling and slow, yet somewhat stronger. And the Dean Emeritus of Clemson ‘s College of Business and Behavorial Science sees optimistic signs that point to an expansion of the economy, from the depths it fell during the last recession. Those signs include the pickup trucks…

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A promise from the Congressman

January 10, 2013

Out of fear that President Obama will issue an executive order on gun control, Congressman Jeff Duncan says, “I will use every means at my disposal to combat the agenda of the Executive branch to undermine our Second Amendment rights. I will also fight any legislative action that is taken to implement more gun control….”

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At Rotary today!

January 10, 2013

At today’s Seneca Rotary Club meeting, President Eric Cope presents a check to Larry Sechrest of Volunteers in Medical Missions on the project that Rotary sponsors this May in the Central American country of Honduras. Sechrest will make a presentation on the water filtration system to be installed, with Rotary’s help.

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At Rotary today!

January 10, 2013

As cases of domestic violence escalate across Oconee County, social workers are calling for a public discussion of the problem and the resources that are available to combat it. The United Way, in partnership with Safe Harbor, invites everyone to a 6 o’clock Thursday night, January 24 meeting at the United Way in downtown Seneca.…

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Let’s talk about domestic violence

January 10, 2013

As cases of domestic violence escalate across Oconee County, social workers are calling for a public discussion of the problem and the resources that are available to combat it. The United Way, in partnership with Safe Harbor, invites everyone to a 6 o’clock Thursday night, January 24 meeting at the United Way in downtown Seneca.…

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Outage lasted two to three hours

January 10, 2013

A spokeswoman for Duke Energy says the Tuesday night electric power outage that affected parts of Walhalla lasted two to three hours. Duke’s Sandra Magee says the culprit was a broken cross arm that affected a small circuit in the vicinity of the Walhalla Civic Auditorium. To make the repair, Duke crews had to take…

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Plant appeals DHEC decision

January 10, 2013

The appeal by an Oconee industry of a sewer discharge change goes before the board of the state Department of Health and Environmental Control. At its Columbia meeting this morning, the board is to consider Greenfield Industries’ appeal of a DHEC staff decision applying stricter federal standards to the finished metals that Greenfield discharges into…

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  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
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