Business publication spotlights new industry park

A regional business publication has published an article and a photograph of a new industry park, which is a joint venture of both Seneca and Oconee County. And those city and county leaders in charge of developing Seneca Rail Site are pleased by the attention the project has drawn in the current GSA Business publication. Richard Blackwell, for example, says […]

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Where is Faith Gwen McLane?

The public is being asked to look out for an Anderson woman reported missing by her family several years ago.  She’s Faith Gwen McLane.  Her last contact with her family came in October 2007 when McLane was at 700 North Murray Avenue in Anderson–possibly in the company of a man who may have been a long-distance truck driver.  The National […]

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Setback for effort to keep manufacturing plant

A national newspaper reports that complications have arisen over Medtronic’s effort to buy Covidien, and Oconee’s economic development recruiter admits the complications don’t bode well for the county to convince the buyer to keep the seller’s plant operating near Seneca. But Richard Blackwell says it hasn’t stopped Oconee’s effort to hold onto the long-time maker of medical products. The Wall […]

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Moper rider hurt in Seneca

A passenger on a moped required emergency hospital treatment this afternoon after an accident at a Seneca traffic light intersection. The police say the accident occurred late this morning when the moped bumped a car that had come to a stop at a red light at Wells Highway and S. Radio Station Road. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Fugitive from justice arrest in Oconee

A 36-year old man, wanted by the state of Georgia, has been arrested in Oconee County on the charge of fugitive from justice. Walter Bud Shook Jr. was being held last night in the county Detention Center, where Clark County, Georgia had placed a hold for Shook to answer to a charge of probation violation in that state. According to […]

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Clemson enrollment strong

There’s a simple reason why Clemson is a busier place this week: the return of more than 21 thousand students. The opening enrollment includes more than 3,400 freshmen and 1,200 transfer students. Official numbers won’t be available until October. Students may continue to register through August 26. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Ground broken for Goodwill and Job Connection

Near Seneca where a restaurant (Ryan’s) once stood are now grounds ready for new construction and a new purpose. Public and private interests turned out this morning for a symbolic break of ground for the new Goodwill Store and Job Connection. Actual construction is set to begin Monday. The ceremony was led by Patrick Michaels, president/CEO for Goodwill Industries of […]

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Trustees chairman raises hopes for an ordinance

The ink has dried on an assistant attorney’s general opinion covering the disposition of taxes and fees accrued from Oconee County delinquent collections. But the chairman of the school board is hopeful for an eventual settlement in favor of the public schools. Andy Inabinet indicated yesterday all it would take would be an Oconee County ordinance directing the county treasurer […]

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Busy Greenville intersection to be re-configured

A busy Greenville intersection is to undergo a re-configure, courtesy of funding from the state’s Act 98 fund in the South Carolina Transportation Infra-structure Bank. The contractor, Flatiron-Zachry Joint Venture, receives more than $230 million to re-surface, replace ramps, and build additional lanes at interstates 85 and 385. The project is aimed at greater traffic capacity for an intersection that […]

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