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Seneca FFA group back from trip

November 1, 2012
Seneca FFA group back from trip

Five members of the Seneca High FFA and their advisor have returned from a three-day trip to Indiana and the national convention. Seneca’s Kathryn Landreth, Candace Gibby, Parker Scruggs, Savannah Atkinson, and Bailee Hawkins, along with members from across the country, took part in general sessions, leadership workshops, and a career show and expo. Candace…

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Family members charged with lottery crimes

November 1, 2012

Three members of a Seneca family have been arrested and charged with defrauding the S.C. Education Lottery and conspiracy to commit fraud. The crimes are alleged to have occurred at the Loco Mart #2 on the Wells Highway where, according to the police, two of the three worked until they were fired October 23. The…

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“CAT” surveys at City Hall

November 1, 2012

If you’d like to fill out a survey on the possibility of bus passenger service to Walhalla and other parts of Oconee, you are invited to pick up a copy of the survey at the Walhalla City Hall. Completed surveys will be used by the company updating the previous “CAT” study, the results of which…

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Students vote today in mock election

November 1, 2012

Students at Clemson Elementary School are voting today in a mock election, using the Prime III voting system developed by professor Juan Gilbert, chairman of Clemson University’s Human-Centered Computing Division. Gilbert offers his Prime III system as a new, easy-to-use accessible and secure electronic voting machine that allows individuals to vote by touch or voice.…

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Absentee vote deadline

November 1, 2012

Oconeeans wishing to vote absentee in person are being reminded the deadline to cast a ballot inside the Oconee County Council chambers at Walhalla is 5 p-m Monday, the eve of the general election. If you can meet any of the 15 criteria for voting absentee, you may complete an application and cast your ballot.…

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“I’ve kept my mouth shut”

October 31, 2012

After December, one of the state superintendent of education’s critics will lose her direct voice. It’s Seneca resident Dr. Lyn Norton. Her term on the state board expires. Nevertheless, there Norton was this week when Dr. Mick Zais made his first visit to Oconee public schools in an official capacity. After watching Zais tour the…

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Making jobs more alluring to the young

October 31, 2012

When asked what keeps him awake at night, Michelin Executive Vice President Wayne Culbertson says it’s the thought of not having a qualified and skilled manufacturing workforce. Since 1974, Culbertson has worked for Michelin in various roles, including plant manager of the Sandy Springs, Spartanburg, and Starr facilities. He spoke to a crowd of business,…

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Sertomans take regatta

October 31, 2012

The Clemson Sertoma Club won the first Team Up for Clemson Regatta last Saturday on Lake Hartwell. The event pitted amateur rowing teams against one another with proceeds benefiting local charities. The Clemson varsity women’s team worked with the teams to teach them how to to row. The winning team was Captiain Eric Lunblake, Kim…

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Attorney walks PRWD thru changes

October 31, 2012
Attorney walks PRWD thru changes

Now that a new law is on the book governing Pioneer Rural Water District of Oconee and Anderson counties, board members are brushing up on the changes. They met yesterday with their attorney, Rivers Stillwell. The attorney told the board that the language is changing as to who is eligible to vote in annual elections…

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Pickens County to be reimbursed

October 31, 2012

The U-S Justice Department has announced the award of $3,339.00 to Pickens County to reimburse some of the costs of jailing undocumented criminal aliens who have committed serious crimes. According to announcement from Pickens Sheriff David Stone, an aggressive program of researching and applying for little known federal programs to supplement the local tax burden…

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  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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