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Seneca PC addresses changes

September 18, 2012

Map changes and outdoor displays are matters for which Seneca Planning Commission focused attention during its meeting last night at City Hall. Tammy Sanford, city planner, describes the need to catch up with recently-approved zoning changes to ensure that the city’s zoning map is up to date. And by outdoor displays, Sanford says, the commission…

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“Project Star”=Hampton Inn & Suites

September 18, 2012

It became official at 10 this morning that “Project Star” is a Hampton Inn and Suites for Seneca, a product of the Hilton Hotel chain. The hotel is to contain 100 rooms, four stories, and an investment of $10 million or more. The Hampton Inn and Suites is to employ 38 people. Ground is to…

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Help from Washington

September 18, 2012
Help from Washington

Federal funds amounting to $30,147 have been approved for Oconee County, under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program Phase 30 of FEMA. A local board of directors will meet to determine how the money is to be distributed among emergency food and shelter programs run by local service organizations. Applications are invited from…

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House to vote on Duncan measure

September 18, 2012
House to vote on Duncan measure

A bill authored by Congressman Jeff Duncan is headed for a vote tomorrow in the U-S House of Representatives. According to information released by the S.C. Third District Representative’s office in Washington, H.R. 3783 addresses the threat of Iranian terrorism in the Western Hemisphere and would require a secure border with the United States working…

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New oversight committee meets

September 18, 2012
New oversight committee meets

A new committee to oversee the efficiency and effectiveness of state government holds its first meeting this afternoon in Columbia for the purpose of organization and a decision on which agencies and programs are to be reviewed first. State Senator Larry Martin of Pickens County, chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, has appointed three Senators…

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Frost trial this afternoon

September 18, 2012

The trial of a 44-year old man has been assigned a 1 o’clock start time this afternoon in the Oconee General Sessions Court. Steven Gregory Frost, arrested March 8, is charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor. Frost is being represented by Deputy Public Defender Danny Day, while Assistant Solicitor Lindsey Simmons handles the…

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Walhalla-Westminster meeting

September 18, 2012

The city councils in Walhalla and Westminster hold regular meetings tonight at their city halls. The two political bodies are coming together tomorrow evening for what is being called an executive session on a contract matter, not specified by the joint meeting announcement. Their reason for meeting apparently deals with the Golden Corner Commerce Park.…

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Human remains may be missing hiker

September 18, 2012

Human remains found Saturday morning in Rabun County, Georgia, in the vicinity of the Bartram Trail may be those of a missing hiker. Sky 104 Radio in Clayton quotes the Rabun Sheriff, Frank Andrews, as saying investigators found clues that lead them to think that the remains are those of a hiker who has not…

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Arson suspected near Seneca

September 18, 2012

  Authorities say a fire that damaged a house near Utica yesterday afternoon was intentionally set and the Oconee Sheriff’s Department is investigating. Fire fighters put a stop to the fire that damaged one room at 107 Stephen Drive near Goddard Avenue, but there was smoke damage throughout. According to Oconee Fire Chief Charlie King,…

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Business After Hours rescheduled

September 17, 2012

A forecast full of rain has prompted the Oconee Chamber of Commerce to pick a new date for its Business After Hours. Originally scheduled tomorrow, Business After Hours at the Lunney House Museum has been rescheduled for Wednesday, from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. It had been originally planned for tomorrow.

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