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Seneca leaders in back-to-back meetings

February 3, 2014
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State Revolving Fund and an update on the Kellett project are agenda items for a work session tonight of the Seneca City Council. The 6 o’clock City Hall meeting will be followed by a special council meeting. Matters involving the Strickland Preservation Group Committee are on the agenda for both the work session and the…

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Campaign season opens today at CU

February 3, 2014
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The campaign season officially starts today at Clemson University with what’s called a “non-active campaigning period.” The university is gearing toward 2014 Undergraduate Student Government elections, and all students interested in running are urged to apply. Positions open are Student Body President and Vice President, as well as seats in the Student Senate. The candidates’…

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Seneca antes up arsenal to deal with the bad guys

February 3, 2014
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The police at Seneca have fortified themselves with the acquisition of a war-like vehicle that offers greater protection during potentially dangerous situations. It’s one of those high mobility multi-purpose wheeled vehicles—commonly called a Humvee. And, according to Officer Dwayne Kelley, the police got it—without paying a penny. It came to Seneca through a program that…

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Re-printed calendars available in the community

February 3, 2014
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Re-printed calendars which carry the theme of anti-drug and anti-violence are now available throughout the community, according to the office of 10th Circuit Solicitor. The original calendars contained a printing error. But the corrected 2014 calendars are to be distributed to the schools and can be found at local libraries, Community First Bank, and the…

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Annual gathering is tonight!

February 3, 2014
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An annual tribute takes place in Seneca tonight when American Legion Post 120 stages its annual dinner for the law enforcement community. It begins at 7 tonight at the Legion Hut.

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Roadway blocked!

January 31, 2014
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State troopers report the roadway is blocked as the result of an accident around 2 this afternoon near Seneca, on 123 at Forest Drive.

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Guilty verdict in a Pickens County traffic death case

January 31, 2014
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A jury returned a guilty verdict Thursday in a Pickens County case of a hit-run accident in which a 24-year old man lost his life. Judge Eddie Welmaker followed the verdict by handing out a 20-year sentence to Rufus Raiden III. Raiden is 41 years old. The case involved a two-vehicle accident in 2011 on…

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West Union election might be unncessary

January 31, 2014
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West Union has one ballot candidate for mayor and four ballot candidates for the four-seat town council. And because there’s no contest in either category, election officials are likely to cancel the April 1 town election altogether—unless a write-in candidate emerges in the next two weeks. The ballot was set today with Linda Oliver unopposed…

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Paul Cain stakes a (political) claim

January 31, 2014
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A young attorney staked his claim today to a spot on this year’s political landscape, declaring he will run for the vacant seat on Oconee County Council. Not only will Paul Cain run in the special April 1 election, he’s going to file as a 2014 primary candidate in hopes of winning a full, 4-year…

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Seneca PD breaks open major fraud case

January 31, 2014
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A former worker at a Seneca lending office has been implicated in a case of fraud in which, the police say, members of the public were told to pay up on loans forged in their names. The police have announced 149 charges against Angela Denise Simpson. The Webb Heights Circle resident faces 74 counts of…

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