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Tonight at Clemson City Hall

December 17, 2012

At its meeting tonight, Clemson City Council is to receive the city’s annual financial audit, from a representative of the Seneca certified public account firm of Stancil, Cooley, Estep, and Stamey. And, after taking in the condition of its finances, the city council is to consider getting out its checkbook to buy a new bus…

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NRC-Duke meeting today

December 17, 2012

Duke Energy officials are due this afternoon at NRC headquarters near Washington, D-C for what’s planned as a one-hour meeting to discuss the fire protection program for the three reactors at the Oconee plant.

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Schools back in session

December 17, 2012

Oconee Superintendent of Education Dr. Mike Lucas, Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander, and Congressman Jeff Duncan are among those expressing sadness and condolences over the tragedy in Connecticut. Lucas said principals, counselors, and teachers will support and comfort Oconee students, especially the younger ones, who return to classes this morning, after a weekend of learning and…

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Parade to be re-played on cable-TV

December 14, 2012

If you missed it the first time, you can catch it again during the season’s holidays. The 2012 Seneca Christmas Parade, which took place December 3, will be telecast in a 30-minute program to air Christmas Eve at 11 a-m and 7 p-m and Christmas Day at 2 p-m on Northland Cable TV 4. According…

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Accident leaves roadway covered by sand

December 14, 2012
Accident leaves roadway covered by sand

An accident early today on U-S 76 between Westminster and Long Creek left a tractor-trailer practically cut in half. By this afternoon, the wrecked trailer part of the rig lay off the side of the highway. No injuries were reported.

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Whitmire to vote for no-texting

December 14, 2012

At least one member of Oconee’s state delegation says he will vote in favor of a bill that would make texting-while-driving illegal statewide. Oconee County Council was told this morning that such a bill will be introduced in the General Assembly and Bill Whitmire, the District One representative, declared he will vote for it.

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Rare meeting of county and state leaders

December 14, 2012

This morning’s rare meeting between Oconee County leaders and the county’s state lawmakers went well, according to participants. The county councilmen and the lawmakers batted around issues of common interest. There seemed to be a spirit of cordiality and a willingness to hold future meetings. The meeting also spotlighted some of the funding issues that…

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Bill signing ceremony called off

December 14, 2012

Word has been received that Governor Haley has called off her appearance in Oconee County Monday when she planned to sign a workplace bill, authored by Representative Bill Sandifer of Seneca. The ceremony had been planned for the Schneider Electric plant, which Sandifer says is an example of a workplace that will benefit from his…

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18-wheeler mishap

December 14, 2012

96.3/WGOG NEWS has received word of a mishap involving a large truck on U.S. 76 this morning in the vicinity of Brasstown community. At an S-curve, an 18-wheeler has become disabled and that has created a road hazard. The tract-trailer truck was Georgia-bound, but motorists headed in both directions should be prepared to slow down…

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In a worst-case scenario

December 14, 2012

The director of Oconee Emergency Services says of the natural disasters that could occur in the vicinity of Duke’s nuclear plant, he regards flooding more likely than an earthquake, though the area in the vicinity of Oconee Nuclear is known to contain fault lines. In a well-attended forum arranged last night by Friends of Lake…

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  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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