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Sunday sales to be voted

October 29, 2012

Besides President and Sheriff and other contests, there’s another reason for Senecans to remember to vote this year. And this applies only to voters living within the city limits. City Attorney Michael Smith says it is a ballot proposition that Seneca leaders have decided to put forth to the voters. The question in front of…

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Veterans Day weekend events

October 29, 2012

Events are planned to honor Oconee’s approximately eight thousand veterans, as part of next month’s Veterans Day weekend. Purple Heart veterans will be spotlighted during a breakfast, at 8:30 a-m Saturday, November 10 at the Walhalla American Legion Post on N. Church Street. Following that breakfast, according to Veterans Affairs Director Jerry Dyar, a new…

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Fire destroys small house

October 29, 2012

Practically in the middle of the night, fire broke out in a small vacant block house near Westminster. Chief Chris Smith said fire fighters were unable to put a stop to the fire before it destroyed the house. Owned by Earl Butts, the house destroyed was located on Earl Drive, near W. King Street.

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DOR urges course of action

October 29, 2012
DOR urges course of action

In response to the cyber attack against South Carolina, the Department of Revenue urges taxpayers to visit protectmyid.com/scdor or call 1-866/578-5422 to determine if their information is affected. If it is, the taxpayer can immediately enroll in one year of identity protection service provided by Experian. A word of caution: Because of the number of…

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Wreck victim succumbs

October 29, 2012

The Illinois man involved in a car-motorcycle accident last week near Walhalla has died. Coroner Karl Addis reported the death of Fredryk Turak yesterday afternoon at Greenville Memorial Hospital—from complications of multiple traumatic blunt force injuries three days before. Turak was 59 years old. According to the highway patrol, Turak’s motorcycle collided Thursday morning three…

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State endorsement for Harris

October 27, 2012

A further twist to the Pickens County contest for Seat Three, State House of Representatives. The South Carolina Republican Party today endorsed Republican petition candidate Ed Harris over the Republican incumbent B-R Skelton. Previously, the Pickens County party endorsed Harris. And, in a statement today, county chairman Phillip Bowers said, “Through a series of legal…

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COE OK with harbor project

October 27, 2012

Assistant Secretary of the Army (Civil Works) Jo-Ellen Darcy yesterday signed the a record of decision for the harbor expansion project in Savannah, Georgia. It confirms that the proposed plan for channel improvements there is in the national interest and meets the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act. The decision also allows the project…

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Ex-Oconee house taking form in Virginia

October 27, 2012

Remember the grand old Walhalla Home that stood along S. College Street, next to College Street Baptist Church? The former Biemann-Hughs house is in the early stage of rebuild in the equestrian country of Virginia. A year ago, the house was dismantled in Walhalla and moved by Scott Johnston and Suzy Neesen to be reassembled…

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Hurricane Sandy

October 27, 2012

The S.C Department of Transportation is monitoring wind conditions along the coast due to Hurricane Sandy. In the event that winds reach a sustained 25 mph on the coast, there is a possibility that swing bridges and draw bridges in Horry, Berkeley, Charleston, and Beaufort counties may be closed to maritime traffic. Wind speeds that…

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Private info hacked

October 27, 2012

The S.C. Department of Revenue has announced that about 3.6 million Social Security numbers and 387,000 credit and debit card numbers have been exposed in a cyber attack. Of the credit cards, the vast majority are protected by strong encryption deemed sufficient under the demanding credit card industry standards to protect the data and cardholders.…

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Calendar

  • 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
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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