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BREAKING Seneca police news

September 13, 2012

The police in Seneca have announced the arrest of a former restaurant employee. Law enforcement records show Matthew Aaron Fuller, 23-year old West Union resident, is charged with breach of trust with fraudulent intent at the Huddle House on 123 By-Pass. The police say the arrest results from an investigation into the failure of Fuller…

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Bells to ring Monday

September 13, 2012
Bells to ring Monday

An important date in U-S history will be commemorated Monday in Oconee County, and everyone is invited. The annual “Ringing of the Bells” will take place in the chapel on the campus of the Tamassee DAR School. Nan Jones of the DAR chapter says the bells are to be rung for the 225th anniversary of…

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Town Hall meetings tonight

September 13, 2012

The public is invited tonight between 6:30 and 8 o’clock for an Oconee County town hall meeting involving the county administrator and the county council. The meeting, sponsored by the chambers of commerce, takes place in the Harry Hamilton Auditorium at Seneca High School. It’s the fifth in a series of such meetings countywide. South…

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“A wonderful man who did….”

September 13, 2012
“A wonderful man who did….”

As the U-S moved two warships toward Libya, U-S Senator Lindsey Graham took the Senate floor to remember Chris Stevens, the late U-S ambassador to Libya. Graham called Stevens a wonderful man who did great things, but whose life was cut way too short. At the same time, Graham said the tragedy would be compounded…

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2013 the year for Oconee FOCUS

September 13, 2012

Oconee County officials say progress continues to be made toward the implementation of their countywide broadband project with next year, 2013, to be the year the first customers will enjoy high-speed data service. In the meantime, I-T Director Mike Powell and ‘FOCUS” project director Kim Wilbanks invite everyone to follow the progress through postings on…

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Covidien to close

September 13, 2012
Covidien to close

First it was Kendall. Later it became Tyco. And then Covidien. But now the maker of medical care products, with its large plant near Seneca, is headed to Central America. And the decision means the loss of nearly 600 jobs at the highway 28 plant in Bountyland. Today’s the day that the executive director of…

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Car jumps curb and hits building

September 12, 2012

The police in Seneca say a car driven by an elderly West Union man jumped a curb and hit the building housing the Lung and Sleep Center. Yesterday afternoon’s accident occurred at 125 Professional Park. And, according to Chief John Covington, occurred when the 85-year old driver accidentally accelerated. No one was hurt. Building damage…

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Prostate screenings

September 12, 2012
Prostate screenings

Screenings are helpful in catching prostate cancer in its earliest, most treatable stages, but also help identify other prostate conditions. So, Oconee Medical Center is hosting a free prostate screening for men Thursday, September 27, from 6 – 8 p.m. at the hospital. Appointments are required. Participants will receive a PSA blood test as well…

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Constitution Week

September 12, 2012
Constitution Week

Seneca paid special attention to the U.S. Constitution, as the mayor and council approved a proclamation declaring U.S. Constitution Week in the city.  Mayor Dan Alexander is pictured with Peg Stutsman of the Tamassee DAR.

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McCall is not asking, he’s begging

September 12, 2012

An Oconee County councilman has an idea to save jobs, if the rumors prove true that the Seneca area is about to lose a major employer. But to make his plan happen, Wayne McCall says, he needs some dialogue with those who can make it happen. He is talking about Covidien employees about banding together…

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