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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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Fatality identified

September 12, 2012

The victim of yesterday’s fatal crash near Walhalla is a 55-year old woman. Deputy Coroner Greg Long said Joyce Grant of W. Bear Swamp Road was the lone occupant of a 1995 Ford Crown Victoria sedan. Long quoted witnesses as saying that after stopping her car at Bear Swamp Road and highway 11, Grant began…

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Up, up go West Union fees

September 12, 2012

West Union Town Council gave preliminary approval last night to raising the basic tap fee for a standard three-quarter inch line into the town’s water system. For customers inside the town, the increase will amount to $500 dollars. Outside customers would be charged a fee of $1,700. Council members say the new schedule brings West…

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Fixing the roof at the Seneca Rail Site

September 12, 2012

Seneca’s Bob Faires says it’s a big job to replace the flat roof on the sprawling manufacturing building the city recently bought for job-creation purposes. That’s why last night the city chose an out of state company that specializes in such work. The job goes to Dixie Roofing of LaFollette, Tennessee. For the job, Dixie…

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Seneca raises no objections

September 12, 2012

Seneca leaders have no objection to what’s in a revised county project list which ranks prominently the long talked about sewer service for Golden Corner Commerce Park. One night after the matter was discussed by the Joint Regional Sewer Authority, Greg Dietterick brought the plan to the mayor and council. The city administrator referred Seneca’s…

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Fatal crash near Walhalla

September 12, 2012

Greg Long, deputy coroner for Oconee, says before noon today he will release the name of the Walhallan killed in a mid-afternoon traffic crash yesterday near Walhalla. Long says at the family’s request her name is being withheld for now while other relatives are being notified. The accident occurred at 3:03 p.m. at S-C 11…

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Fatal crash near Walhalla

September 12, 2012

Greg Long, deputy coroner for Oconee, says before noon today he will release the name of the fatality involved in a traffic crash at mid-afternoon yesterday near Walhalla. Long says the fatality is a Walhallan who, at the family’s request, is not being identified now to allow other relatives to be notified. State troopers say…

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West Union to act tonight!

September 11, 2012

Several matters of business are on the agenda tonight for the West Union Town Council for discussion and action. The council meeting begins at 6 at Town Hall. Under new business tonight, the West Union leaders are to vote on fees for water and sewer taps and on bids for renovating Town Hall. A report…

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  • September 20, 2014"I AM FOR THE CHILD" Kickoff Event
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