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To be a candidate, deadline looms

January 16, 2014
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Unless things change over the next day, this year’s ballot for the Seneca City Council will be reserved for incumbents only. The four council members whose seats are to be voted on in March this morning remained the only candidates. Incumbents Scott Durham, Joel Ward, Ernest Riley, and Andrea Alewine qualified for re-election last week…

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Music program gets a boost!

January 16, 2014
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Music program gets a boost!

 South Carolina Heritage Fair recently presented six new dulcimers to the Oconee Heritage Center in Walhalla for use in the center’s Appalachian Music program. The instruments were donated through a grant from the Heritage Fair as part of a commitment to promote cultural heritage of the area. And, with those dulcimers, the Heritage Center will…

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The State of Oconee

January 16, 2014
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The push for economic development and the jobs it provides will dominate the 2014 State of Oconee Luncheon. Organized by the chambers of commerce in Seneca, Walhalla and Westminster, this year’s luncheon will be 11:30 a-m, Friday, February 21 at Seneca’s Blue Ridge Elementary School. Lined up to speak are Richard Blackwell of Oconee Economic…

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Do you know anything about these burglaries?

January 16, 2014
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Do you know anything about these burglaries?

 Oconee Sheriff’s Office turns to the public for information that could help solve three burglaries. The first was Sunday at 14016 Cherokee Path Drive near Seneca. A television and an I-POD docking station were taken. The other burglaries were Saturday. At 543 Tokeena Road, a T-V was stolen. A homeowner at 240 Deer Knoll Road…

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An idea for countywide Sunday alcohol sales

January 16, 2014
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Seneca passed a 2012 referendum to allow Sunday alcohol sales within its corporate limits. The question 96.3/WGOG NEWS is getting this morning is whether the voters across Oconee County would look favorably on such a proposition. Dick Cottingham, as representative of the Oconee Chamber of Commerce Task Force for Sunday Sales, is on the agenda…

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Jobs for the asking?

January 16, 2014
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Senior Solutions holds a job fair today at the Marketplace Cinema Senior Center in Anderson, at 3420 Clemson Boulevard. Positions available in both Oconee and Anderson counties include drivers, home care aides, customer service representative, day care aides, and a part-time registered nurse. Today’s job fair will run 9 a-m to 1 p-m. Everyone applying…

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Burglary suspect jailed

January 16, 2014
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A 22-year old Seneca man identified by the police as their suspect in a case of burglary was placed yesterday in law enforcement custody. Late Tuesday afternoon the police swarmed an area along Allen Street south of the railroad tracks in their search for Austin Tyrell Cousins. This morning’s booking report from the Oconee Detention…

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Missing Westminster area man

January 15, 2014
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Missing Westminster area man

 Oconee Sheriff’s Office requests your help in the search for a 61-year old Westminster area man, last seen on the 29th of December. He is Richard Alan Marszalek reported to have been seen for the last time walking down the W. Spearman Road sometime before the New Year. His last address was 141 W. Spearman…

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Salem adopts a logo!

January 15, 2014
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Salem has adopted a logo, to be displayed on the elevated Stamp Creek Road water tower. The mayor and the council members last night got some suggestions from the eight scouts in attendance at the council’s regular January meeting as to which of four logos to adopt. The choice in the end resembles Salem’s welcome…

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Passing muster with the NRC

January 15, 2014
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Duke Energy learned this week that 12 employees have passed their federally-administered tests to work as operators at the Oconee Nuclear Station. It’s an important job for which the required training includes simulators that mimic what control room operators encounter. In this instance, according to spokesman Roger Hannah of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission, all 12…

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