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Upper section of South Carolina 130 to be repaved

February 27, 2015

Part of a South Carolina mountain highway will receive new coasts of asphalt paving, in a contract issued by the Department of Transportation. Josh Makison, resident construction engineer, says the job of repaving five miles of South Carolina 130 south from the North Carolina line goes to King Asphalt of Liberty. The contractor has promised…

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Tomorrow is “last chance” illegal buoy give back

February 27, 2015

A Clemson professor says an eastern migration of coyotes has landed the animals in every South Carolina county. And Greg Yarrow says those coyotes are here to stay. If you listen closely when you turn out the lights at night, you’re likely to hear a coyote howl. Learning to live with coyotes is becoming a…

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Coyotes are present in all South Carolina counties

February 27, 2015

A Clemson professor says an eastern migration of coyotes has landed the animals in every South Carolina county. And Greg Yarrow says those coyotes are here to stay. If you listen closely when you turn out the lights at night, you’re likely to hear a coyote howl. Learning to live with coyotes is becoming a…

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Big doings in Seneca

February 27, 2015

Electric passenger buses have been riding Seneca streets and highway for months, but today is an event to celebrate an achievement for which the city can claim national distinction. Grand opening takes place today for Seneca’s electric vehicle facility at the Seneca Rail Park, a former textile manufacturing building at 320 Shiloh Road. Riley Johnson,…

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Surveillance images show crime in progress

February 27, 2015
Surveillance images show crime in progress

 Surveillance images reveal the man who vandalized the case protecting Howard’s Rock, and the Clemson University police request the public’s help to identify the vandal. The black-and-white images show someone pulling up in a pickup truck, and then using a rod to strike the sides of the case. He is described as a light-complexioned black…

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Power restored

February 27, 2015

By 1:30 yesterday afternoon, all known storm-related outages on the Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative system had been cleared up.  Crews were to remain on alert to address any further problems.

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Judge denies motion to toss lawsuit

February 26, 2015

A circuit judge said no this week to an attorney’s request to dismiss his client as one of the defendants in a lawsuit filed in Oconee County, on behalf of a Hilton Head Island woman. Judge Lawton McIntosh of the 10th Circuit filed an order yesterday in the Common Pleas Court that keeps Benjamin Lee…

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Arrest made in purse theft near Seneca

February 26, 2015

A Salem area man has been arrested and charged with stealing a purse from a grocery shopper who accidentally left the purse in a buggy in the store parking lot. The crime occurred February 11 at the Bi Lo at Keowee Village. A road patrol deputy today arrested Jeremy Allen Carson at the n. highway…

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SUV down a Salem embankment

February 26, 2015

Details are incomplete this morning about the circumstances of an SUV which left Salem’s W. Main Street, apparently during the snow, and toppled down an embankment. At first, responders thought the accident had occurred this morning. But Chief of Police David Poulson now says it was believed to have been accident during the night, and…

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It’s a sledding day!

February 26, 2015

Kids with their sleds, accompanied by adults who are young at heart, have returned today to one of Walhalla’s highest hills–to try their luck at sledding.  On the grounds of the Depot at Kaufman Square, they appear to be using all sorts of devices that will allow them to sit and go for a ride,…

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Calendar

  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 6, 2015 6:00 pmAudtions for Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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