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GOP event Monday

October 5, 2012

Oconee Auditor Ken Nix is asking the voters to consider the candidates’ backgrounds and experience when making the choice November 6 as to who should hold office.  While there may be no debate or forum between Nix and his petition candidate opponent Betsy Redmond, the two of them have been invited to a drop-in event…

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Candidates call a news conference

October 5, 2012

Three Oconee political incumbents are explaining why they have turned down The Journal’s request to sign a transparency pledge. Joel Thrift, Reg Dexter, and Ken Nix say the oath they took when elected to office four years ago is adequate and all that’s needed for them to carry out their duties. Thrift and Dexter are…

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Parking lot accident

October 5, 2012

The police in Seneca believe a gear shifted in a pickup truck causing injury to the driver who apparently got out of his truck to check what was wrong. The truck wound up at an angle wedged between Joe’s Pizza and Mullen’s Irish Pub on By-Pass 123 and the driver was placed on a stretcher…

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Californian jailed on attempted murder charge

October 5, 2012

A 38-year old man has been jailed in Oconee County on the charge of attempted murder and four other charges. According to this morning’s booking report, Stockton, California resident Lamarcus Sharen Brawner is charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, burglary, grand larceny, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.  Oconee County Sheriff’s Department last…

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CU students partner with NASCAR driver

October 4, 2012
CU students partner with NASCAR driver

Clemson marketing students are helping NASCAR driver Mike Wallace find a sponsor for his car. The students also hope to raise enough money for Clemson to sponsor Wallace’s car for one race. The driver will be on campus Saturday, with an orange and white car, to promote his partnership with the marketing student team.

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S.C.’s turtle rescues

October 4, 2012
S.C.’s turtle rescues

At its meeting today, Seneca Rotary Club will learn about the state’s program to rescue turtles. Guest speaker will be Kelly Thorvalson, who is also taking her program today to Oconee public schools.

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The board explains its action

October 4, 2012

The official order in which a Walhalla regulatory board said no to a plan to create new homes for senior citizens is on file at City Hall. As signed by the board chairman, Frank Guldner, the order gives three reasons for denying a variance sought by architect Lori Sons to make a new use of…

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Military mail deadlines

October 4, 2012

U-S Postal Service has released its suggested mail-by-dates to help customers ensure that their packages, cards and letters arrive in time for this year’s holiday season. The first holiday mailing deadline is November 13 for customers sending Parcel Post packages to APO and FPO addresses. Space Available mail must be mailed by November 26.

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Two days after the election

October 4, 2012

No matter how next month’s elections turn out, a Seneca chapter of a national and international service club is going to hear a slant on the results from one of the country’s leaders. Hometown U-S Senator Lindsey Graham has accepted an invitation to speak to the Seneca Rotary Club Thursday, November 8, according to Rotarian…

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Congressman speaks tonight

October 4, 2012

The group Conservatives Taking America Back sponsors a speaking event, starting at 6 tonight at Seneca’s Gignilliat Community Center. Among the speakers: Republican Congressman Jeff Duncan, S.C. 3rd District Congressman, seeking a second term next month. Gignilliat’s doors open at 5:30.

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Calendar

  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
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