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Arrest in major act of vandalism

December 17, 2012

A new arrest has been in what was a major act of vandalism last summer at the Oconee Country Club in the Richland Community. According to law enforcement records, a 17-year old neighbor of the golf course, Jessie Dewayne Shook, has been arrested and charged with burglary third degree and malicious damage to property. Golf…

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History to be made Thursday

December 17, 2012

A Clemson University student will make national history Thursday as the first woman in the country to earn a Ph.D. in automotive engineering. Ala Qattawi is among nearly 200 students in Clemson’s automotive engineering program who are pursuing graduate degrees in the male-dominated field. Qattawi’s work involves concept cars and technology to improve efficiency and…

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Roadwork priorities

December 17, 2012

Oconee County has set road paving priorities in 2013. Mack Kelley, director of county public works, says once the warmer season arrives and the required permits are obtained, county crews will asphalt gravel roads at E. Capewood and Dobson Cove inside a Friendship community subdivision and Links Drive and R-C Drive off S.C. 59. Kelley…

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Motel room burglarized

December 17, 2012

The discovery of an unauthorized guest led to an arrest on the charge of burglary in Walhalla. Chief of Police Ronald Wilbanks said officers arrested Jeffrey Alan Couch yesterday on the charge of burglary third degree first offense after the Walhalla Motel on E. Main Street discovered that someone had been using a room at…

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Community service award announced

December 17, 2012

The 2012 Community Service Award from the Walhalla American Legion Post 124 goes to Westminster’s Taylormade Golf company. Jerry Dyar, spokesman for Post 124, says, “Mr. Scott Austin and the folks at Taylormade have demonstrated just how much they appreciate our veterans and what they have done for our community, state and nation.”

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CU students plan service trips during break

December 17, 2012

Two groups of Clemson students are using their winter breaks to help others. One group is in Atlanta this week working with a project dealing with urban issues, including poverty, homelessness and under-privileged youngsters. Fifteen fraternity and sorority members are headed to the Dominican Republic to build a safe, affordable concrete-block home that ensures safety…

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Tonight at Clemson City Hall

December 17, 2012

At its meeting tonight, Clemson City Council is to receive the city’s annual financial audit, from a representative of the Seneca certified public account firm of Stancil, Cooley, Estep, and Stamey. And, after taking in the condition of its finances, the city council is to consider getting out its checkbook to buy a new bus…

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NRC-Duke meeting today

December 17, 2012

Duke Energy officials are due this afternoon at NRC headquarters near Washington, D-C for what’s planned as a one-hour meeting to discuss the fire protection program for the three reactors at the Oconee plant.

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Schools back in session

December 17, 2012

Oconee Superintendent of Education Dr. Mike Lucas, Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander, and Congressman Jeff Duncan are among those expressing sadness and condolences over the tragedy in Connecticut. Lucas said principals, counselors, and teachers will support and comfort Oconee students, especially the younger ones, who return to classes this morning, after a weekend of learning and…

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Parade to be re-played on cable-TV

December 14, 2012

If you missed it the first time, you can catch it again during the season’s holidays. The 2012 Seneca Christmas Parade, which took place December 3, will be telecast in a 30-minute program to air Christmas Eve at 11 a-m and 7 p-m and Christmas Day at 2 p-m on Northland Cable TV 4. According…

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  • December 20, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
  • December 20, 2014 7:00 pm35th Old Fashion Christmas Pageant
  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
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