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Inspection report today or tomorrow

March 26, 2014

The report of a third party inspection of Seneca’s sidelined electric buses is due today or tomorrow. And Seneca’s Ed Halbig told the mayor and council that the inspection report is highly-anticipated for it should give indication of how soon those buses may actually see service. The four buses were inspected Monday at the manufacturer…

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Superior rating for the SHS ensemble

March 26, 2014
Superior rating for the SHS ensemble

  The Seneca High chamber ensemble received a top rating in this month’s SC Music Educators Orchestra Concert Festival at North Greenville University. The ensemble performed three pieces. And junior Celeste Wearing, a violinist, said, “It felt good to know that we worked so hard on the music and we were awarded a Superior Rating.” The…

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Carryover from Seneca’s 2014 election

March 26, 2014

The Seneca city administrator hit on a theme sounded during the campaign leading to the election. And Greg Dietterick announced steps to make the city’s inner-workings more transparent to both its leaders and the general citizenry. The appearance of a video camera in the back of the council chambers was a sign last night that…

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Seneca “clean” financial audit

March 26, 2014

Seneca’s outside auditor has given the city a clean opinion on his accounting of the financial records for the government year ended June 30, 2013. “We found no problems, no significant material weaknesses, therefore, there is no management letter,” Stancil told the mayor and council during last night’s meeting at City Hall. For the year,…

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Oconee is a top “micropolitan”

March 25, 2014

A magazine publication has once again ranked Oconee County a top-performing micropolitan. Oconee Economic Alliance defines micopolitan as a non-urban community anchored by a town of no more than 50,000 people. The magazine Site Selection’s list for 2014 ranks the Seneca Micropolitan 27th out of the 576 microplitan areas in the country as identified by…

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Gray not worried who wins, but how many vote

March 25, 2014

The co-president of the League of Women Voters Clemson area, Seneca resident Sandra Gray, is worried that next week’s special primary election for Seat Three, Oconee County Council might draw only light voting. And, if that’s the case, it’ll make for the second recent election that most voters ignored. This month’s Seneca city council election,…

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Property addition gets the nod at Seneca

March 25, 2014

The board of architectural review at Seneca routinely disposed of its one application for a certificate of appropriateness. Last night at City Hall the board unanimously approved the property owners’ request to place a shed in the backyard of their property on S. Townville Street. Though the property is on the 400 block of S.…

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Ripple of One success story Rebecca Roach

March 25, 2014

The strides by a young woman toward a better life are being heralded this week by Ripple of One, an Oconee United Way initiative. Rebecca Roach’s progress in learning parenting skills and how to better manage money position her to become the Ripple of One’s first graduate. The program relies on trained, un-paid volunteers to…

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Sandifer Funeral Home names new GM

March 25, 2014
Sandifer Funeral Home names new GM

 A 12-year employee of the Sandifer Funeral Home in Westminster, Brian Allen, has been promoted to general manager. According to an announcement by the Sandifer family, the funeral business has been in the blood of Allen since he was a boy. Allen is a graduate of Walhalla High School, continued his education at Tri-County Technical…

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Laurens hospital officials visit OMC

March 25, 2014

The board of directors at Oconee Medical Center adjourned to a closed session in the company of two representatives from the Laurens hospital—part of the due diligence as the Oconee hospital goes about deciding whether a potential affiliation with the Greenville Health Systems is worthwhile. GHS now operates the Laurens hospital as part of a…

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