Are you prepared for winter storm?

South Carolina wants all of its residents to know about ice and snow and the importance of staying connected for emergency information during winter’s bad weather. This is the first time that the state of South Carolina, together with the National Weather Service, has co-sponsored Winter Weather Awareness Week. Maj. Gen. Robert Livingston, South Carolina Adjutant General, offers this advice, […]

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Parade tonight in Clemson

Santa Claus moves tonight from Seneca to Clemson. The city of Clemson’s annual Christmas parade is planned for 6 o’clock on College Avenue, highway 93, to Strode Circle. Festivities that start one hour before the parade include hot chocolate and a performance by the “Yams.” VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Building destined for manufacturing operation

Members of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority were told last night that a West Union building is destined for a manufacturing operation. Bob Winchester, executive director for the JRSA, said a closing on the building is scheduled for Friday and he understands the operation planned there is a parts assembly operation. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Construction suspended for worker’s funeral

Work on the project at Seneca’s water plant was suspended yesterday for the funeral in Liberty of the 54-year old worker who died Friday at a Greenville hospital. Coroner Karl Addis said Charles Austin Keeler died Friday morning in the neuro-trauma unit at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Keeler was hospitalized after a fall November 19 from a scissors lift onto a […]

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HIV testing encouraged

Today is World AIDS Day and, according to the state Department of Health and Environmental Control, 15,700 people are living with HIV in South Carolina. HIV, the virus that leads to AIDS, is preventable. “We strongly encourage everyone to learn their status by being tested for HIV,” said Janet Tapp, director of DHEC’s STD/HIV Division. “As part of our effort […]

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Lunney’s closing only temporary

The closing of the Seneca museum, the Lunney House, is only temporary. Its director/curator Dr. John Martin says the Lunney, on South First Street, closes this time of year for cleaning. But it will soon be decorated for the Christmas season. Open house will be this Sunday from 4 to 7, with the theme “The Roarin’ Twenties.” VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Our Daily Rest to benefit from fundraiser

Oconee County’s shelter for the homeless, Our Daily Rest in Seneca, will benefit from a fundraiser this weekend by the women of the Holy Trinity Episcopal Church in Clemson. For more years than anyone can remember, the Episcopal Church women have held an annual bazaar on the first Saturday in December to raise funds for community charities. This year the […]

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