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Duncan’s first bill passes House

September 20, 2012

Congressman Jeff Duncan counts a major legislative victory yesterday in Washington. The S.C. Third District Republican’s bill, “Countering Iran in the Western Hemisphere Act (HR 3783), passed with full House support. The Duncan bill addresses a growing concern that Iran, a mideast country, is increasing its sphere of influence in Latin America.

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Rotary welcomes speaker

September 20, 2012
Rotary welcomes speaker

Ashley Landess, president of the S.C. Policy Council, speaks at today’s meeting of the Seneca Rotary Club. The 1 o’clock luncheon takes place in the hospitality center next to the International Deli.

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New Habitat home to be dedicated

September 20, 2012

Oconee Habitat for Humanity dedicates its sixth home Saturday in Jaymory Community in Seneca. Two years ago, Habitat, in conjunction with the city, started to develop a six-acre property off N. Perkins Road into 12 cul-de-sac building lots. At 11:30 Saturday morning, 916 Jaymory Way will be dedicated and occupied by owners Judy Carter and…

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Progress reports today

September 20, 2012
Progress reports today

Parents and guardians at all Oconee schools are now able to see student progress through the PowerSchool Parent Portal for Parents app. The portal gives parents the option to view grades and attendance throughout the school year without waiting to receive paper progress reports or report cards. The app is a free download through the…

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Verdict is guilty

September 19, 2012

A 45-year old Oconeean was ordered to spend 40 years in prison, having been found guilty this afternoon of criminal sexual conduct with a minor first degree. Steven Gregory Frost could have been put away anywhere from 25 years to life. The victim in the case was a nine-year old girl. She was told afterward…

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Basic training completed

September 19, 2012

Army Pfc. Kerensa Harris has graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. She’s the daughter of Rhoda and Ricky Harris of Walhalla and granddaughter of Nancy Powell of Easley.

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Case headed to jury

September 19, 2012

The state’s case against a 45-year old man is close to being sent to the jury room at Oconee General Sessions Court. Steven Gregory Frost is the defendant in a case that alleges he committed criminal sexual conduct with a minor first degree in October 2011. His accuser, a girl now nine years old, testified…

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Wilbanks moves up

September 19, 2012

With Chief Tim Chastain on the medical sidelines, the number two officer at the Walhalla Police Department is moving up. City Administrator Nancy Goehle announced this morning that Capt. Ronald Wilbanks will serve as interim chief of police. Wilbanks says he looks forward to the responsibility.

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Editorial—“The Covidien Ramification

September 19, 2012

The stark reality is that apparently nothing could have been done on the local level to avert last week’s wrenching announcement that Covidient is moving its entire Seneca workload to Costa Rica. Local government leaders say that once they got a whiff that something was afoot, they tried to contact officials of the Massachusetts-based company,…

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Two Oconee women arrested

September 19, 2012

Two Oconee women have been arrested in connection with the theft of cash and jewelry from a home left empty while the owners made a trip to the beach. The Oconee Sheriff’s Department reports Jessica Leigh Wilbanks, 33-year old Westminster resident, was arrested yesterday and charged with receiving stolen goods. Earlier the sheriff’s office reported…

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  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 5, 2014 11:00 amHarvey, Foster, Smith Broome Reunion
  • October 11, 2014Oakway High School Classes of 1964 & 1965 Reunion
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