Duncan announces a 50th co-sponsor

Rep. Jeff Duncan says he has a 50th cosponsor for a resolution  to allow Congress to bring suit against the Obama administration should the President move Guantanamo Bay terrorists to the U-S mainland. That 50th co-sponsor is Duncan’s fellow Republican Rep. Michael Burgess of Texas.   Duncan issued this statement:  “This is an important marker of support for the rule of law. […]

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Seneca ready to make the deal!

The framework is in place for Seneca to acquire a large building and property as part of the push to bring new life to the downtown.  At last night’s meeting, the city council gave Mayor Dan Alexander the authority to sign the papers for a new corporation whose first action is to be the purchase of the former Hometown Food […]

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Lake Hartwell Water Plant contractor selected

A Greenville contractor has been chosen to build Pioneer Rural Water District’s first treatment plant.  On the recommendation of Pioneer’s engineering consultants, the board of directors approved the Harper Corporation’s low bid of $17,050,000 to construct the 2.5 MGD plant at the Golden Corner Commerce Park, with an intake at nearby Lake Hartwell.  Chuck Joye of the company Design South […]

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Kellett neighborhood’s wish list

  Those who live in the neighborhood around the former Kellett Elementary School have given Seneca leaders their recommendations for the use of the 12 acres which are now owned by the city.  Sandra Gray spoke last night as a representative of the Adams subdivision and the Keep Kellett Green Committee when she told the mayor and council that priority […]

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Jeanie Broome

Westminster – Miriam Jeanie Leard Broome, 79, wife of Thomas Randall Broome, 902 Doyle Street, passed away Monday, September 12, 2016 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.   A funeral service will be held at 3 pm, Thursday, September 15, 2016 at Westminster Baptist Church.  Entombment will follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens Mausoleum.  The family will receive friends from 2-3 pm prior to […]

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Claude Bruce

Claude Bruce, 74 of 122 Mayes Dr Senenca died September 10 at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Services -Thursday Sept. 15 , 2:00pm at the Seneca Family Life Center.Burial – Richland Baptist Church Cemetery. The family is at 220 Washington St in Seneca. Public viewing from 11:00am- 7:00pm on Wednesday in the MJ Memorial Chapel at Gilbert Mortuary. Services entrusted to Gilbert […]

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Business incumbator opens in downtown Clemson

Walhalla has one.  Now Clemson University undergraduates and faculty wanting to accelerate their business ideas from a vision to reality have access to a business incubator in downtown Clemson. The Clemson Venture Accelerator has opened its doors at 107 Sloan St. College of Business leaders say the space will cater to entrepreneurs from all educational disciplines and provide space dedicated to research, planning and […]

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Age no factor, Luke is a concertmaster

Seneca’s Luke Bleuel (left) is one of the youngest and smallest members of the Carolina Youth Symphony Repertory Orchestra.  The sixth grader at Seneca Middle School competed against eighth and ninth grade orchestra students.  The Carolina Youth Symphony gives performances at various Greenville area venues and draws members from the upstate and parts of North Carolina.  Luke is a violin […]

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