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Accident in Seneca intersection

December 16, 2013
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An accident shortly before 8 o’clock this morning involved two cars at a Seneca intersection. No one was reported hurt at 123 and Old Salem Road. The police say one driver was issued a citation charging uninsured vehicle.

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Bus shadowing today on “CAT” routes

December 16, 2013
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Bus-shadowing begins today on the Seneca routes of “CAT”–Clemson Area Transit. Don’t be surprised to see Seneca’s diesel-gas buses in tandem with the city’s new electric-powered buses. Ed Halbig calls it shadowing. The planning and community development director says the purpose is for the drivers and the four electric buses to start to acclimate to…

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First day event at Devil’s Fork State Park

December 16, 2013
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Christmas is a week away, but those who make up Friends of Jocassee are thinking ahead to the start of 2014. The Lake Jocassee group is announcing plans for a First Day celebration at Devil’s Fork State Park on Lake Jocassee. They are planning a 5K run, guided ranger hikes, and a loon plunge in…

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Tea Party meeting to focus on Senate race

December 16, 2013
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A meeting this week of the Seneca Tea Party focuses on next year’s race for the U-S Senate in South Carolina. The meeting takes place 6:30 to 8:30 Thursday night in the Seneca Gignilliat Community Center, and the public is invited.

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DHEC re-structuring closes Oconee office

December 16, 2013
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The state health agency’s decision to regionalize means no more Oconee County office for copies of birth and death certificates. But the Oconee coroner’s office has advice on where and how to obtain a birth or death certificate which may be required to obtain a driver’s license, passport, documentation for employment, or life insurance benefits.…

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Projects won’t sell themselves, Fuller says

December 13, 2013
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Don Fuller said today that no matter how attractive a project might sound, the project alone won’t sell itself. And that’s why Fuller recommended to his fellow Oconee Capital Project Sales Tax commissioners today it’s incumbent that those who favor a one-cent local sales tax referendum envisioned for next year’s general election take an active…

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Fair Play parade moved to Sunday

December 13, 2013
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Fair Play parade organizers have been watching the weather. Ahead of all the rain and cold temperatures for tomorrow, the 2013 Fair Play Christmas parade has moved to its inclement weather date. It’ll now take place Sunday at 2.

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Howiler to leave the OMC board

December 13, 2013
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A change in leadership is ahead for the policy-making board at Oconee Medical Center. Dr. Bill Howiler, the current board chairman, is ineligible for re-appointment to the board after completing two straight four-year terms. A hospital spokesman says Howiler’s replacement will be voted on during the board’s January meeting. Walhalla resident Thelma Miller currently serves…

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Thrift in line for contract

December 13, 2013
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A road builder near Seneca is in line for an Oconee County paving contract worth more than $340 thousand. Oconee County staff recommends County Council award the contract to Thrift Development, low bidder for the work. Four roads are involved, two in the Seneca area—Dobson Cove and East Capewood Avenue; and two are in the…

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“An unexpected opportunity to purchase” 102 Lura Lane

December 13, 2013
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At its meeting next week, Oconee County Council will consider a resolution to buy additional property for its project to build a new jail. According to information that has gone out with the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting, “This resolution addresses an unexpected opportunity to purchase a tract of real property abutting the construction site for…

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