Contentious $ issue coming to a head!

When it comes to an annual payment of about $600 thousand, who has right on its side? That may be the overall question under debate by the Oconee County Council and the separate body politic Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority. But a specific issue appears headed for a vote during a meeting Monday night in Seneca. At Monday’s meeting, it’s […]

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Man charged with attempted murder near Seneca

A 35-year old Utica man remained jailed at Walhalla this afternoon, charged with attempted murder and multiple offenses of weapons violations. Law enforcement records show the arrest last night of Ronnie Joe Patterson Jr. of Lonsdale Street as part of an investigation that arose from incidents April 21 on Wells Highway and vicinity near Seneca. The affidavit contained within the […]

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Those who protect the freedoms

On Thanksgiving Eve, Senator Lindsey Graham urges all Americans to remember those Americans unable to be home for the holiday season—because of their military commitments thousands of miles away. Graham, member of the Armed Service Committee, says the many American soldiers, sailors, airmen, and Marine he has met help make up the best fighting force in the history of the […]

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South Carolinians hit the road for the holiday

The motor club AAA predicts more than one-half million South Carolinians will drive to their destination this Thanksgiving weekend. A total of 630 thousand state residents are expected to travel 50 miles or more from home, most of them travelers. Because of its five-day length, Thanksgiving is one of the most dangerous annual holidays. Last year 13 people were killed […]

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Seneca’s 2014 plans for African-American History Month

Arrangements are being made for Seneca to welcome visitors from the island country of Barbados in the Lesser Antilles—as part of the city’s 2014 observance of African-American History Month. City Administrator Greg Dietterick and Lunney Museum curator John Martin announced last night that next year’s events will center at the Lunney and focus on the city’s plans to establish the […]

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4″ rain so far!

Inclement weather affecting the country has meant, so far, four inches of rain to Walhalla. Barbara Wilson, the U-S Weather Observer’s current measurement at her Hickory Hollow Farm was taken about 36 hours into the area’s rain event. Light rain continued to fall.

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Oconeean sentenced in Greenville court

A spokeswoman for the 13th Circuit Solicitor’s Office at Greenville says Seneca area resident George Cleveland III has been ordered by a judge to serve a prison term of nearly six years and then, when released, be placed on probation five years. The sentencing followed Cleveland’s guilty plea November 5 to the following charges: obtaining vehicle under false pretense, two […]

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Fleet of new buses headed Seneca’s way

The first electric blue and gold-striped passenger bus has arrived in Seneca and, according to the city administrator, is being readied for running routes. Administrator Greg Dietterick last night said all four electric buses, manufactured by the Proterra Company of Greenville, are due in Seneca by early December. Dietterick says, to start with, the first bus will hit the road […]

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