Campus landmark in its final days?

The life of a Clemson University landmark may soon come to an end.  A committee report calling for the demolition of the Clemson House, which sits on a perch above the main campus, is on the agenda of this morning’s meeting of the university board of trustees.  If the Clemson House is demolished, the demolition will be another change in […]

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Roger Worley

Roger Daniel “Danny” Worley, 58, husband of Susan Elaine Martin Worley, 469 Blackjack Road, passed away Tuesday, July 12, 2016 at the Cottingham Hospice House.   A celebration of life will be held at a later date. The family is at their respective homes.  In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to the Cottingham Hospice House, Attn: Foundation Office, 298 […]

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Emergency calls in Seneca

Rescuers came to the aid of a worker who apparently encountered a medical problem at the bottom of a pit this morning at the Oconee wastewater treatment plant at Seneca. The man, identified to 101.7/WGOG NEWS as a contract employee, was doing some cleaning at the bottom of the pit.  He was taken for medical treatment.  Police, fire, and other […]

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Georgia and South Carolina to collaborate on I-20 project

Georgia Governor Nathan Deal and South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley jointly announced a state partnership for an estimated $75 million project to replace the existing Interstate 20 bridges over the Savannah River and the Augusta Canal, and to widen a portion of I-20. Georgia Department of Transportation (GDOT) Commissioner Russell R. McMurry and South Carolina Department of Transportation (SCDOT) Secretary […]

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Charles Ruff

Westminster – Charles Edward Ruff, 83, widower of the late Dorothy Elizabeth Porter Ruff, 312 Pump House Road, passed away Wednesday, July 13, 2016 at North Pointe Assisted Living in Anderson.  A private service will be held at a later date.   In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Corinth Baptist Church, 1607 Toccoa Hwy, Westminster, SC 29693.  Condolences […]

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Murals to adorn wall at water plant

  Two artists are being recognized by Seneca for the murals they will affix to the wall in the atrium of the city’s re-built water plant at Normandy Shores.  The city decided that the long wall in the atrium of the new building needs to depict the local education and history.  So, the idea of a contest was born.  At […]

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Potential economic development project “Laser”

The agenda for next week’s meeting of Oconee County Council calls for a private session for the county to talk about the potential economic development project code-named “Project Laser.”  The office of the Oconee Alliance recently said this about Project Laser:  “Existing Oconee firm looking at placing a new business line at either one of these locations—Oconee, Arkansas, Texas or […]

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Sirens to sound as a test

At approximately 11:50 this morning, it’s a regular three-minute test of the sirens that are positioned to warn of an emergency at the Oconee Nuclear Plant.  It is to be a test only, to ensure the sirens work properly.  Hearing a siren does not mean to evacuate.  In an emergency, sirens are sounded as a signal to tune to a […]

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Water plant bid opening August 25

Plans detailing Pioneer Rural Water District’s treatment plant project are displayed on a table inside the conference room at district headquarters in Oakway.  The retail water supplier for parts of Oconee and Anderson counties is within weeks of knowing which contractors are interested in building their 2.5 MGD treatment plant at Oconee County’s Golden Corner Commerce Park on highway 59.  […]

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Four wrecked cars

State troopers categorize late yesterday afternoon’s accident near Clemson as a two-car accident whose impact involved two other cars.  Two people were reported injured in the 5 o’clock hour accident at U-S 123 and 93 near the Hartwell Village project, and one person was believed to have been sent by ambulance to a Greenville hospital.  The accident temporarily blocked part […]

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