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Stolen boat found by its owners

December 4, 2012

A boat stolen this week in Oconee County was found by its owners in Lake Hartwell, not far from Georgia. But missing from the pontoon were ┬áits key, a storage box, a fish finder, four speakers, life jackets, and a box of tools. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Department began investigating once the Foxwood Hills couple…

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Public input requested

December 4, 2012

Oconee County wants to hear what you say about future growth. As part of the project to compile a new, five-year economic development strategy that’ll help guide growth, your thoughts are welcome. The county Economic Development Commission is making a survey available, to be accessed by going to the homepage of the commission’s website at…

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Faires: Don’t waste a drop

December 4, 2012

Bob Faires sounds like a broken record. A year ago the Seneca utilities director spoke to 96.3/WGOG NEWS about the area’s stage two severe drought. And 2012 has done little to alleviate the dry conditions. By far, Faires is not alone in his worries for the water supply. Duke Energy’s George Galleher is saying that…

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Seneca parade proved popular

December 4, 2012

Abnormally comfortable weather is believed to have helped attract a large crowd for last night’s Seneca Christmas Parade. Sandra Jones wishes there were an accurate way of counting or estimating the crowds that, at least at one point stood up to about five deep. Jones serves as executive director of the Oconee Chamber of Commerce,…

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OCC to hear about foster care

December 4, 2012

High on the agenda at tonight’s meeting of Oconee County Council are two representatives of the foster care for children program now known as the Resource Family Program. Betsy Manning and Cindy Wolthius are to make a presentation and are expected to drive the need for adults to serve as program parents. More about the…

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Road closures for parade

December 4, 2012

Traffic in Clemson will be closed starting at 4:45 p-m today from Keith Street to S.C. 93, until the Christmas parade ends. The city has announced that traffic on S.C. 93 at the President’s house to Williamson Road will be closed, except for parade participants beginning at 5. And the police say that they’ll begin…

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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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Calendar

  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • December 1, 2014 6:00 pmSeneca' Christmas Parade
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