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CrimeStoppers offers reward

November 29, 2012

A reward of up to $2 thousand has been posted for information that leads to an arrest in the search for a woman’s attacker in Fair Play. Diane Johnson, 48 years old, was found on the sand around 10 Tuesday morning at Fair Play Landing Beach, Lakeshore Drive, at Lake Hartwell. According to the Oconee…

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The Courthouse Inn at Walhalla

November 28, 2012

Ken Sloan is pleased today that momentum is gaining in the quest to build Oconee County’s potential for tourism and related amenities. The director of the Mountain Lakes Convention Visitors Bureau, headquartered at Walhalla, says the official name for the project to convert the former courthouse to a lodging facility is “The Courthouse Inn” and…

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Beaten woman remains hospitalized

November 28, 2012

Oconee sheriff’s officers have identified a 48-year old Westminster woman as the victim in an assault discovered yesterday at Fair Play Landing Beach on Lakeshore Drive. According to Chief Deputy Terry Wilson, Diane Johnson remains a patient this morning at AnMed in Anderson, though he did not know her condition. Wilson says investigators are asking…

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City Hall a Toys for Tots station

November 28, 2012

Once again, Seneca City Hall is a place that, during regular hours, has opened its lobby as a drop-off spot for Toys for Tots. Mayor Dan Alexander and Mayor Pro-tem Ronnie O’Kelley encourage the public to help them fill up their lobby with toys to go under the trees for some of the local area’s…

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Earle Roper remembered today

November 28, 2012

For Ronnie O’Kelley and others, this is a day to remember Earle Roper, who became a legend in the business of car-selling in Seneca. Six Mile born, Roper died Sunday at 81 years old. A celebration of his life was planned this morning at the Brown-Oglesby Funeral Home. Eight years ago Roper and his son-in-law,…

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Ammo explodes in house fire

November 28, 2012

Fire fighters encountered an unusual delay in pouring water onto a home fire Sunday night in Dillard, Georgia. Clayton Fire Chief Andrew Green said a cache of ammunition inside the house on Regiment Drive began to explode. According to Sky 104 Clayton, that caused a slight delay for the fire fighters. The house was destroyed.…

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Seneca to buy new tractor

November 28, 2012

The vehicle that Seneca relied on for picking up discarded brush placed at the city’s curbs has been lost to a fire. “It caught fire,” said Mark Krabbe, director of public works, during last night’s City Hall meetings. Krabbe believes the bucket component from the burn vehicle can be salvaged from the tractor and used…

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All across the universe

November 28, 2012

If you’re interested in NASA, telescopes, space — or just want to meet a Nobel Prize winner, plan to attend John Mather’s lecture tonight at Clemson University. The Nobel Laureate will speak at 7 at the Thurmond Institute about the “History of the Universe from Beginning to End.” Mather is a senior astrophysicist in the…

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Vandals strike Blue Ridge Field

November 28, 2012

Vandals in recent weeks created havoc at Seneca’s Blue Ridge Field. And the recreation director says the police are trying to find the culprits. According to Rick Lacey, recreation director, vandals kicked down a door and pulled down electric conduit. And that damaged the lighting system. Seneca and the community have high hopes for the…

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The public to get filled in

November 28, 2012

Plans by the state to close an old bridge near Westminster are to be explained tomorrow during a two-hour public information meeting at the former train depot on Main Street. From 5 to 7 p-m, the meeting will follow a drop-in format, with displays for viewing the proposed plans to remove the S-64 (N. Seed…

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