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Crenshaw’s chief deputy

October 10, 2012

Mike Crenshaw alluded to it during last night’s forum in Seneca. And this morning he confirmed to 96.3/WGOG NEWS that he has selected an individual to serve as chief deputy should Crenshaw win next month’s election. At this time, however, Crenshaw is not publicly identifying the individual, nor any others that he is willing to…

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A 5th Habitat home by Schneider

October 10, 2012
A 5th Habitat home by Schneider

Schneider Electric of Seneca has committed to partner with Habitat for Humanity to finance and build a fifth house in the county. Representatives of both broke ground this week with the prospective homeowners on Jaymory Way in Seneca for a four bedroom, three-bath stick-built house for the home of Kevin Bradley, Nastasia Walker and son…

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Campaign trail continues tomorrow night

October 10, 2012

The Oconee political campaign trail returns Thursday night to Seneca and, also, extends down highway 59 to Fair Play community. At 7 Thursday night at Seneca’s Gignilliat Community Center, the men who aspire for Seats 1 and 2 in the South Carolina House of Representatives have been asked to take part in a forum sponsored…

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Detour today!

October 10, 2012
Detour today!

Part of Coffee Road near Walhalla is closed today. Detours signs are up for the stretch of Coffee Road from W. S. Broad Street to the James Brown Elementary School.      

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Four men for two House seats speak

October 10, 2012

Four men running for the South Carolina House in Columbia showed last night in Seneca that, when it comes to a number of conservative principles, they are in agreement. But one of them, District Two incumbent Bill Sandifer, said while there is agreement on some things, there are differences in others, and he urged voters…

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Getting your political fill

October 10, 2012

A summer’s respite between the primary season and the November General Election officially ended last night as candidates for Oconee Sheriff and the State House of Representatives took to the microphone in Seneca. For Oconeeans suffering from sheriff’s forum-deficit, last night’s audience at the Gignilliat Community Center witnessed that the three men remaining in the…

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Chairman Day says meeting is imminent

October 9, 2012

The new chairman of the Oconee Library Board of Trustees, Danny Day, would like his time as board chairman to be the time that, finally, a decision is made to build Seneca’s replacement library. And, to that end, Day says a meeting of library leaders is to take place soon with representatives of both the…

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Fundraising blitz tonight

October 9, 2012
Fundraising blitz tonight

You’ll be wise to carry a sweater or a jacket with you at this evening’s city of Walhalla event on the green space behind the Earle House. Because of an estimated $200 thousand price tag to restore the municipal swim pool to working order, city leaders are hoping that tonight’s free hors d’oeuvres, wine and…

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West Union sets meeting agenda

October 9, 2012

A report on this year’s Christmas Parade is an agenda item for tonight’s 6 o’clock meeting of the West Union Town Council. Other items of  business include an update on plans for a farmers market, as well as discussions and votes on nuisance properties and how much hospitality tax to spend on next year’s Fun…

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End-of-course test quandary

October 9, 2012

The Oconee superintendent of education has been blogging about it, and last night there was a full discussion by the board of trustees about the fairness of an end-of-course test that weighs on whether a student will graduate. Dr. Michael Lucas, county superintendent, has asked the question, “Could you pass the end-of-course exam in U-S…

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