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Preparing Walhalla for Streetscape

September 23, 2014

The Walhalla utilities superintendent, in the company of two out of towners, strolled Main Street downtown this afternoon—-interpreted as a sign of the oncoming project Streetscape. Scott Parris said a Duke Energy representative and an electrical engineer associated with the company designing Streetscape were having a look at Main Street downtown. “Right now we’re looking…

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Pro golfers swing the clubs today in Seneca

September 23, 2014

Pro golfer and Seneca native Austin Ernest and several of her fellow pros from the LPGA are swinging their clubs today on the course at Cross Creek. It’s a benefit invitational tourney to help Safe Harbor and the Foothills YMCA. And it comes within weeks of Austin Ernst’s first win on the LPGA tour.  

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Stats show Oconee avoided summer scorch

September 23, 2014

Oconeeans who awoke this morning to fall-like temperatures need no calendar to remind them that the summer of 2014 is history. Perhaps, depending on your tolerance for the heat, will determine how you viewed the summer. For those who thought things unusually comfortable, statistics bear that out. At her Walhalla station, U-S Weather Observer Barbara…

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Voter Registration Day

September 23, 2014

Today is National Voter Registration Day, and the state Election Commission urges all South Carolinians to exercise the right to vote on November 4. The first step, however, is registering to vote for those who have not yet. The League of Women Voters holds a registration drive today on the bridge outside the Cooper Library…

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Student’s autopsy results to be announced

September 23, 2014

The spokesman for Oconee Sheriff’s Office says there is not a lot of new information this morning on the death of a 19-year old Clemson student.  Tucker Hipps was found in shallow water yesterday afternoon between the set of highway 93 bridges near the Y Beach.  A missing person report had been issued yesterday morning,…

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Arrest alleges breach of trust against employer

September 23, 2014

A 26-year old man has been arrested by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office and accused of taking money from his employer. The Sheriff’s Office announced the arrest of Adam Joseph Livingston of Peaceful Lane, Seneca on the charge of breach of trust at Tri-Star Imports on the Wells Highway, Seneca. The Sheriff’s Office quotes the complainant…

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Architect’s rendering of new utilities yard

September 23, 2014
Architect’s rendering of new utilities yard

 All Seneca residents have an invitation this week to view drawings and ask questions about the city’s plans to build a new utilities’ complex behind City Hall between North Second and Third streets in the city blocks bordered by Depot and Walnut streets. The city council’s Light and Water Committee had a look at architect’s…

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Hospital achieves positive margin in August

September 23, 2014

More patients using a variety of services led Oconee Medical Center to achieve a positive margin of nearly $220 thousand in August. The board of directors was told last night those patient volumes were strong in the hospital last month, and that other services, including the Emergency Department, surgery and hospice had more patients than…

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“Eight days to go”

September 23, 2014

At an Oconee Medical Center board meeting last night, Jeanne Ward referred to the calendar and noted that only eight days remain before the local hospital officially falls under the umbrella of the Greenville Health System. And Ward, the OMC president/CEO, pronounced her hospital ready. Among the changes: Oconee Medical Center will once again become…

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Clemson student found dead

September 23, 2014

A 19-year old Clemson student from Anderson County found dead near the campus is the subject of an investigation by the Oconee coroner and the Sheriff’s Office as to why he died. Earlier in the day yesterday Tucker Hipps of Piedmont was the subject of a missing person report, and he was found around mid-afternoon…

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Calendar

  • November 22, 2014Benefit for Mark & Jody Vissage
  • November 22, 2014 7:00 pmThe Miss Walhira Pageant
  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
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