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Seneca parade proved popular

December 4, 2012

Abnormally comfortable weather is believed to have helped attract a large crowd for last night’s Seneca Christmas Parade. Sandra Jones wishes there were an accurate way of counting or estimating the crowds that, at least at one point stood up to about five deep. Jones serves as executive director of the Oconee Chamber of Commerce,…

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OCC to hear about foster care

December 4, 2012

High on the agenda at tonight’s meeting of Oconee County Council are two representatives of the foster care for children program now known as the Resource Family Program. Betsy Manning and Cindy Wolthius are to make a presentation and are expected to drive the need for adults to serve as program parents. More about the…

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Road closures for parade

December 4, 2012

Traffic in Clemson will be closed starting at 4:45 p-m today from Keith Street to S.C. 93, until the Christmas parade ends. The city has announced that traffic on S.C. 93 at the President’s house to Williamson Road will be closed, except for parade participants beginning at 5. And the police say that they’ll begin…

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Oconeeans named to TECH Foundation

December 4, 2012

Two Oconee County residents have been appointed to the board of directors for the Tri-County Tech Foundation, the arm of private fund raising for the college. They are Larry Smith, plant operations manager for Schneider Electric near Seneca and Hugh Burgess, president and managing partner of Consolidated Southern Industries in Anderson. Burgess lives in Keowee…

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Nearly 60 parade entries

December 4, 2012

The 19th Annual Clemson Christmas Parade will make its way through the downtown beginning at 6 tonight. About 60 units are entered and grand marshal will be Clemson Tiger and war hero Daniel Rodriguez. Festivities before the parade begin with caroling at 5 o’clock in front of the Tiger Town Tavern. Mayor J-C Cook III…

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Truck driver escapes injury

December 4, 2012

The Madison resident, identified as the driver of a wrecked dump truck, was walking around the scene of yesterday afternoon’s accident near Westminster, on the Welcome Church Road, and described as fortunate he escaped injury. According to one of the responders to the accident, a load of gravel on the truck apparently shifted, leading to…

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JRSA would like to talk about it

December 4, 2012

“I don’t think anyone around this table thought the referendum would pass, to be honest with you.” With that observation, Seneca’s Greg Dietterick recommended that the Joint Regional Sewer Authority seek a meeting with County Administrator Scott Moulder for a discussion of what the successful November 6 countywide referendum means to all involved. Dietterick presented…

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Changing of the guard

December 4, 2012
Changing of the guard

A 37-year member of the Oconee Sewer Commission and its modern-day successor, the Joint Regional Sewer Authority, has stepped to the sidelines. JRSA commissioners last night expressed regret at the resignation of Howard Adams, who served as chairman for decades. Adams is succeeded by a fellow Westminster resident, city councilman Jimmy Powell. Powell attended his…

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Walhallan arrested in Georgia

December 3, 2012

A suspect in a Walhalla apartment home burglary has been arrested in Georgia on unrelated charges. Lt. Paul Harris of the Walhalla Police Department confirmed this afternoon that his department holds an outstanding warrant charging Aaron Scott Gunn, 21, of Bagwell Lane, Walhalla with burglary October 7 at Stand Pointe Vista Apartments. According to Harris,…

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Noon hour accident

December 3, 2012

State troopers report they are investigating a noon hour accident today involving injuries at S.C. 11 and Park Avenue.

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