Where will you be this holiday weekend?

The motor club AAA predicts as many as 1.5 million Carolina motorists will make a road trip this holiday weekend. AAA believes a better economy and gas pump prices in the area of $2.40 to $2.50 a gallon are driving this year’s increase in holiday travel, especially by the automobile. Nearly 1.1 million North Carolinians and 538 thousand South Carolinians […]

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Tips and leads being followed

According to the Sheriff’s Office, there is still no new information to report on the search to find the man who robbed Community First Bank Tuesday afternoon near Seneca. Jimmy Watt, spokesman for the Sheriff’s Office, says officers are following tips and leads. The Sheriff’s Office is also releasing more pictures from the Community First Bank of the robber. On […]

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Georgia county added to the list

The Federal Emergency Management Agency added Hart County, Georgia to the State of Georgia’s recent disaster declaration from the February 15-17 severe winter storm. Hart County joins 15 other counties already receiving federal assistance—the result of the April 20 Presidential disaster declaration. Eligible government entities and certain private non-profits can apply for the reimbursement of special expenses related to disaster […]

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Graham to say the words June 1

Well-placed sources are indicating that U-S Senator Lindsey Graham has chosen his native Central to make the announcement that he will be a candidate for his party’s nomination for President. We are being told the announcement by Republican Graham is planned Monday, June 1 in front of the home he grew up in the Pickens County town of Central. That […]

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Daniel Fendley

Daniel Mackie Fendley, 89, of 1921 Oakway Road, Westminster died Tuesday at his home.  He was the husband of Wilma Wilson Fendley.  The funeral will be 11 a-m Friday at South Union Baptist Church; the burial in the church cemetery with full military honors.  The family receives friends from 10 to 11 a-m Friday, prior to the service, at the […]

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Seneca and West Union accidents

A car passenger was hurt this morning in an accident on Seneca’s 123 By-Pass. Capt. Robert Tribble of the police department said the accident occurred at 123 and Frontage Road and involved a Honda and a Subaru. At the time, according to Tribble, the driver of the Subaru was attempting a left from 123 onto the Frontage Road. The injured […]

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Accessing Chattooga’s upper segment

The Forest Service announced an early opportunity this week for the public to preview notices of draft decisions on recreation access to the upper segment of the Chattooga Wild and Scenic River. Legal ads that are to be published next week are part of the federal agency’s efforts to implement 2012 decisions to allow boating on the river’s upper sections. […]

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New tenant for the Seneca Commerce Center

A new tenant has been announced for the Seneca Commerce Center, the former Pro Pex plant. According to the city of Seneca, BorgWarner has agreed to lease about 100 thousand square feet within the building. Besides BorgWarner, other tenants of the building are Johnson Controls, Altera Polymers, and the Seneca Electric Bus Division, featuring buses made by Proterra. Seneca bought […]

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Rural Infastructure grant OK’d for Westminster

Westminster is among city and county governments across that will share in $14 million worth of grants for 44 water and sewer projects in 28 counties across the state. The South Carolina Department of Commerce yesterday announced a Rural Infrastructure Authority grant of $242,766 for a Westminster water line upgrade. Most of the funding awarded statewide will be used to […]

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