Library volunteers recognized

Those who volunteer for their public libraries were given a thank you during an event Friday, arranged by the Oconee Public Library. Branch Services librarian Blair Hinson says at a dinner two top awards were given out: Jean Mercer of the Friends of the Library went home with the Lucy Bellotte Moore Award. The Sarah Mills Norton award for overall […]

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Small fire damages Seneca home

A small fire late last night damaged a home in Seneca. Capt. Walter Lee of the Seneca Fire Department said this fire broke out shortly before midnight at 110 Boggs Drive. Fire fighters contained the fire to a washer in the hallway of the home. Lee says it appears an electrical issue caused the fire.

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General Electric executive to address Tech grads

Bernie Anger, general manager of GE Intelligent Platforms, a business unit within GE Energy Management based in Charlottesville, Virginia, will deliver Tri-County Technical College’s spring commencement address Friday, May 8, at 6 p.m. at the Anderson Civic Center. Approximately 662 students will be awarded degrees, diplomas and/or certificates during the College’s commencement. In addition to families and guests of the […]

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Power outage in parts of Westminster

This morning’s power outage in Westminster is affecting two public schools:  Westminster Elementary and West-Oak Middle.  The school district’s Steve Hanvey says the middle school is making use of its generator and the elementary can expect to be restored to service within minutes.  Fallen trees have created problems for the city this morning, but Hanvey said the district has been […]

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Salem to divvy out money to crime victims

Town of Salem will re-unite five crime victims with money they lost when they thought they had contributed to a fundraiser for the Tamassee-Salem Elementary School. Town Judge Jim Williams says five people are due to share in $150 dollars’ restitution paid by a woman who sold chances for a car to be given away on 96.3/WGOG. The station was […]

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You can help solve this crime!

Oconee Sheriff’s Office has posted a Crime Stoppers award for information that helps solve a crime near Seneca during the early morning hours of Saturday, April 11. A male on a moped was seen at the back of the Goodwill store on the Sandifer Boulevard between 3 and 4 a-m, taking items out of storage containers. He was seen prying […]

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