Photos with Santa for a good cause!

By taking advantage of an opportunity for photos with Kris Kringle himself, you’ll be helping one of Oconee’s best causes tomorrow—-the Oconee Animal Shelter near Seneca. All photos will cost $10 dollars and the proceeds go to help animals housed at the shelter. Children and well-mannered leased pets are welcome from 10 a-m to 2 p-m at the shelter, 1925 […]

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Graham to oppose budget deal

The House passed a budget deal, but Senator Lindsey Graham says when the agreement arrives in his chamber, he’s going to vote no. In a statement from Washington, the Oconee Republican said, “I believe it will do disproportionate harm to our military retirees.” The Senate Armed Services committee member gave these examples of how the agreement would impact military retiree […]

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Crossroads home destroyed by fire

Fire took a devastating toll in the middle of the night in the Crossroads Community south of Seneca. Rural Fire dispatch reports a home near highway 24—350 Cedar Lane Road—was lost to fire. At first, authorities feared some or all of the occupants were trapped, but all three got out OK. Firemen answered the first call at 12:15 this morning. […]

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Schools dismiss for winter break

Oconee County public schools dismiss for the winter break one week from today, Friday, December 20. It’ll be an early dismissal day for students. Parents should plan for elementary students being dismissed around 11 and middle and high school students about 11:15. Beginning Monday, December 23, all school and district offices will be closed. They’ll re-open Thursday, January 2. Middle […]

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OC ranked high for job seekers

A report from a personal finance and consumer advocacy website names Oconee County one of South Carolina’s best places for job seekers. Nerd Wallet asked three fundamental questions when evaluating the state to gauge the top locations for job seekers: 1. Is the county growing? 2. Can you afford to live in the county comfortably? And 3. Are most people […]

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The quality of Clemson water

Dissatisfied by the taste of Clemson water? You may be interested in a report to be made Monday night to the Clemson City Council. Scott Willett, executive director and general manager of the Anderson Joint Water System, reports regarding the enhancements to the water treatment process to improve the water quality.

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Sandifer defense vote on H.3290

An Oconee state lawmaker defends his vote on a solid waste bill—a piece of legislation he co-sponsored. H. 3290, also called “Business Freedom to Choose Act,” passed the House of Representatives and awaits action in the Senate. The legislation place State Rep. Bill Sandifer of Seneca at loggerheads with the group Voice of Southern Oconee, as well as apparently with […]

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Seneca on the cusp of a first

Seneca is just days away from setting in motion the first fleet of electric-powered buses to serve a municipal transit authority. And this week Mayor Dan Alexander gave credit to a number of individuals who proved to be the impetus for considering any kind of bus passenger service at all. At this week’s council meeting, Alexander thanked Marie Dunnam of […]

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Need a job?

Need a job? You might try a hiring event tomorrow near Easley. South Carolina Works Worklink holds its monthly employer hiring event from 9 a-m to noon at Tri-County Technical College’s Easley campus (1774 Powdersville Road.) Employers will be there to screen applications and resumes, as well as interview job seekers for open positions. Confirmed employers to be in attendance […]

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