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Eyewitness to history at CU

October 25, 2012

At Clemson tonight, photographer Cecil Williams gives “An Eyewitness Account of Harvey Gantt’s historic enrollment nearly 50 years ago. The presentation takes place at 7 in Brackett Hall auditorium. Gantt became the first African-American to attend the university, and there was great worry that trouble would greet his start. Photographer Williams played a major role…

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Gas company worker calls for help

October 25, 2012

A 36-year old Seneca woman was arrested, the result of a complaint by a gas company worker who was attempting to repair a line next door to the woman’s home. As many as three officers wound up at 108 Ware Street yesterday morning as they tried to figure out why Wilette Denise Harrison allegedly cut…

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Walhalla home fire

October 25, 2012

Fire fighters responded to a home fire early last night in Walhalla. The call to the Bugg residence at 1402 N. Katherine Street came shortly after 7:15 and they remained on scene for nearly three hours. No injuries reported.

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Mayor talks up bus service

October 24, 2012

Nary a soul from general West Union citizenry took advantage of a meeting to discuss bus passenger service, but the mayor says that doesn’t mean there isn’t a need. Mayor Linda Oliver expressed confidence today a need can be justified, especially by the numbers of young people requiring transportation these days and what she believes…

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Walhalla sets Christmas parade

October 24, 2012

While memories of another Oktoberfest are just past, Walhalla is looking ahead on the calendar. The city’s Christmas parade for 2012 will be 5 p-m Saturday, December 1. This year’s theme: “Believe in Christmas.” There is no entry fee, but all entries must be decorated for the holiday. Participants may register online at www.walhallachamber.com or…

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Zoning change Ok’d

October 24, 2012

A compromise reached last week means a zoning change in Seneca. The city board of zoning appeals approved a variance that will allow an apartment complex on West South Fourth Street to relocate its entrance sign. Ed Halbig, director of planning and community development, said the board vote authorizes the sign a distance of 15…

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Workshop Monday

October 24, 2012

Instruction will be offered next week in Pendleton on how job seekers with criminal backgrounds can clear their records. Those with criminal records living in Oconee, Anderson, and Pickens counties are invited. Greg Stewart, agent-in-charge of the Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services, in Oconee, says the workshop is designed to cover pardons and expungements. It…

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Congressman at Keowee Key

October 24, 2012
Congressman at Keowee Key

Congressman Jeff Duncan, a candidate for a second term, makes a public appearance tomorrow evening at Keowee Key. Chuck Rau, president of the Stamp Creek Republican Precinct, says Duncan will speak, meet, and greet those who attend tomorrow’s 4 to 6 p-m meeting at the Keowee Key Activity Center. The event is open to everyone,…

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Cancer risk study

October 24, 2012

Nuclear power plants in Illinois, Connecticut, and Michigan are among the locations to be included for a study of their risk of cancer to surrounding populations. And, depending on what the government finds, will determine whether the study extends to Oconee Nuclear Station and remaining reactors in the country. The Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff is…

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Getting political at the local level

October 24, 2012

A political forum tomorrow night in Seneca will be minus all of the drama of an Obama-Romney debate. Nonetheless, what the League of Women Voters has planned will spotlight a pair of county leadership positions for which hard tussles are being waged during this 2012 political year. Beginning at 7, in the Gignilliat Center, the…

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Calendar

  • September 21, 2014 1:00 pmFamily of John Wesley and Rachel Jane Smith Reunion
  • September 21, 2014 4:00 pmEbenezer Baptist Church Baby Contest
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 27, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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