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Oconeeans named to TECH Foundation

December 4, 2012

Two Oconee County residents have been appointed to the board of directors for the Tri-County Tech Foundation, the arm of private fund raising for the college. They are Larry Smith, plant operations manager for Schneider Electric near Seneca and Hugh Burgess, president and managing partner of Consolidated Southern Industries in Anderson. Burgess lives in Keowee…

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Nearly 60 parade entries

December 4, 2012

The 19th Annual Clemson Christmas Parade will make its way through the downtown beginning at 6 tonight. About 60 units are entered and grand marshal will be Clemson Tiger and war hero Daniel Rodriguez. Festivities before the parade begin with caroling at 5 o’clock in front of the Tiger Town Tavern. Mayor J-C Cook III…

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Truck driver escapes injury

December 4, 2012

The Madison resident, identified as the driver of a wrecked dump truck, was walking around the scene of yesterday afternoon’s accident near Westminster, on the Welcome Church Road, and described as fortunate he escaped injury. According to one of the responders to the accident, a load of gravel on the truck apparently shifted, leading to…

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JRSA would like to talk about it

December 4, 2012

“I don’t think anyone around this table thought the referendum would pass, to be honest with you.” With that observation, Seneca’s Greg Dietterick recommended that the Joint Regional Sewer Authority seek a meeting with County Administrator Scott Moulder for a discussion of what the successful November 6 countywide referendum means to all involved. Dietterick presented…

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Changing of the guard

December 4, 2012
Changing of the guard

A 37-year member of the Oconee Sewer Commission and its modern-day successor, the Joint Regional Sewer Authority, has stepped to the sidelines. JRSA commissioners last night expressed regret at the resignation of Howard Adams, who served as chairman for decades. Adams is succeeded by a fellow Westminster resident, city councilman Jimmy Powell. Powell attended his…

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Walhallan arrested in Georgia

December 3, 2012

A suspect in a Walhalla apartment home burglary has been arrested in Georgia on unrelated charges. Lt. Paul Harris of the Walhalla Police Department confirmed this afternoon that his department holds an outstanding warrant charging Aaron Scott Gunn, 21, of Bagwell Lane, Walhalla with burglary October 7 at Stand Pointe Vista Apartments. According to Harris,…

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Noon hour accident

December 3, 2012

State troopers report they are investigating a noon hour accident today involving injuries at S.C. 11 and Park Avenue.

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Code teacher recognized

December 3, 2012

A third-year teacher at Seneca’s Code Academy has been recognized as an “Outstanding Earth Science Teacher.” The National Association of Geoscience Teachers honored Crystal Talley with a two-year complimentary membership. Other geoscience organizations are providing gifts to Talley, in recognition of her use of alternative methods to motivate and engage Code students. According to the…

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Hot footin’ it in Walhalla

December 3, 2012

A group of dancers known as the Hot Foot Cloggers captured best dance group during Saturday’s Christmas parade in Walhalla. Vanessa Penton, executive director of the Greater Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce, announced the following other winners: North Walhalla Church of God, most inspirational; and Cub Scout Pack 145, most original.

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Capital leaders to reorganize

December 3, 2012

Oconee’s two re-elected members of the State House of Representatives are to join their colleagues from across the state tomorrow in Columbia to organize for the 120th General Assembly that starts in January. Both District One’’s Bill Whitmire and District Two’s Bill Sandifer are returning members of the legislature. But tomorrow and Wednesday, the days…

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  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
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