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Seneca books Charlie Daniels Band

December 10, 2012
Seneca books Charlie Daniels Band

Officially the announcement came today. On 96.3/WGOG Seneca’s Riley Johnson announced that the city’s featured act for this year’s Memorial Day Weekend Fest will be the legendary singer Charlie Daniel and band. Johnson says the Charlie Daniels Band will take to the stage at Gignilliat Field Saturday night, May 25. Tickets will be $5 dollars…

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15-foot maple donated

December 10, 2012

Walhalla Garden Club members celebrated Arbor Day this month by donating a 15-foot maple tree for the front of Old St. John’s Meeting House. James Moore, Walhalla public works director, directed his crew to dig the hole and plant the yellow maple to help shade the century old building.

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Fiscal showdown event

December 10, 2012

Democrats worried about the approaching fiscal cliff are organizing a fiscal showdown event this afternoon in Anderson, in front of the office of Republican Congressman Jeff Duncan. As one Democrat put it in an email over the weekend, “Please consider joining us to help assure that OUR ELECTED MEMBER of Congress understands the need for…

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Boil water advisory lifted

December 10, 2012

City of Clemson has repealed the boil water advisory, implemented late last week when the main water line from Anderson required repairs. Clemson water customers no longer need to vigorously boil their water before cooking or drinking. According to the city, water samples from the line repair on Clemson Boulevard in Anderson County were analyzed…

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The potential for a dam failure

December 10, 2012

In the view of Ben Turetsky, executive director of “FOLKS,” the potential for Duke Energy’s Jocassee dam to fail is “extremely remote.” Nevertheless, the possibility will be addressed during a public meeting Thursday night at the World of Energy. The Friends of Lake Keowee has made arrangements for Scott Krein, director of Oconee Emergency Services,…

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Cars collide at traffic light

December 10, 2012
Cars collide at traffic light

Two-cars collided during the noon hour yesterday on U-S 123 between Seneca and Clemson at the Wells Highway intersection. One of the cars wound up down an embankment, and three people were sent to the hospital. State troopers identified the injured as Lewis McWorter of Seneca and Patricia and Richard Spielmann of Seneca. According to…

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Truck fire on 123

December 10, 2012
Truck fire on 123

A U-haul truck caught fire around mid-afternoon yesterday on U.S. 123 in Oconee County near Clemson. No one appeared injured, but the fire heavily damaged the truck’s cab and engine. According to an approaching driver, the truck pulled to a stop in an asphalt median in front of Jacobs Road. Its driver may not have…

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Friday night fatality identified

December 10, 2012

The Oconee coroner’s office has identified Friday night’s victim of a head-on crash near Salem as 35-year old Stephen Matthew Boaman of the Pickens County community of Sunset. According to the coroner’s office, the accident occurred shortly after 7 o’clock near n. highway 11 and Fall Creek Road. ¬†Boaman died at the scene. At the…

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Who in the wake of DeMint departure?

December 7, 2012

The political machinations are getting cranked up as to who Governor Haley will appoint to fill the rest of Senator DeMint’s term. Long-time Oconee Republican Devoe Blackston called Henry McMaster this morning, and kidding, greeted the former Attorney General with, “Hello, Senator!” According to Blackston, McMaster made clear he’d accept the interim appointment, should the…

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Officer pounding pavement

December 7, 2012

Driving S.C. 11, the Cherokee Foothills Scenic Highway, from Fair Play to Gaffney, is one thing. Walking that route seems unimaginable. But an Oconee sheriff’s officer intends to do just that, for a good cause. Norman Dukes, school resource officer at Tamassee-Salem/Middle/High School, is seeking financial pledges to go toward Tamassee-Salem’s transition class (Special Needs…

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