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Closings in The Golden Corner

January 25, 2013

Seneca Medical Associates is closed Friday afternoon All CatBus service, including that to Clemson University is shut down for Friday Southern Weslyan University has cancelled classes for Friday afternoon and evening Oconee County Public Library is closed Friday afternoon and will open on a 1 hour delay on Saturday Seneca City hall is closed Seneca…

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Sled Warns of Scams

January 21, 2013

The South Carolina Law Enforcement division is warning South Carolinians of a current scam.  Authorities warn to be wary of a caller saying you’ve won a prize, an inheritance, or mail with an authentic looking check.  SLED Chief Mark Keel says recently, an elderly woman received a call from a person claiming to be a…

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Preliminary Statistics for State Fatalities

January 21, 2013

The South Carolina Department of Public safety has released the preliminary statistics for the number of highway fatalities on SC roads during 2012. The department’s preliminary numbers indicate 837 people died on South Carolina roadways in 2012. That’s a 1 percent increase over the 2011 number of 828. Vulnerable roadway users (pedestrians, bicycle, moped and…

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Georgia Authorities Offer Reward

January 21, 2013

The Hart County Sheriff’s Department is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest of two men responsible for an armed robbery at a convenience store last month. WLHR’s M.J. Neiser reports, It happened the night of December 17th at the Max Saver convenience store on U.S. 29/Anderson Highway. Officials with the Hart…

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Offices Closed

January 21, 2013

All Governmental offices, local, state and federal, are closed today due to the Martin Luther King, Jr holiday.  The closings include the post offices.

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Award nominees sought

January 21, 2013

For the 20th year, the State Department of Natural Resources is asking for nominations for the South Carolina Environmental Awareness Award.  The award acknowledges outstanding contributions made toward the protection, conservation, and improvement of South Carolina’s natural resources.  The General Assembly established the SC Environmental Awareness Award during the 1992 legislative session. Each year the…

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Positive Economic News for SC

January 21, 2013

There’s some positive news for employment in South Carolina.  Internet giant Google has announced plans to expand its data center located in Berkley County.  Officials broke ground Friday on the new Construction at Mount Holly Commerce park.  Google plans to invest over 1.2 million dollars in the site.  Governor Nikki Haley said “To be able…

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West Union Group Unveils Marker

January 21, 2013

A West Union group has unveiled a marker to commemorate the West Union Grammar School.  The building, which was built in the 1920s, was torn down last year.  It was used for grades 1 through 6 until 1969.  The marker was purchased by the West Union School Preservation Association.  For nearly 4 years the preservation…

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Lois Hunnicutt Laye

January 18, 2013

West Union, SC—Lois Hunnicutt Laye, 100, wife of the late J. Sam Laye, Jr., of 220 E. Main Street, West Union,, SC, died Thursday, January 17, 2013, at Greenville Memorial Hospital. Funeral services will be held at 2:00 PM Sunday, January 20, 2013 at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel, with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial…

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Leon Smith

January 18, 2013

Seneca – Junior Leon Smith, 74, husband of Polly Lovinggood Smith, passed away Thursday, January 17, 2013 at the Cottingham Hospice House. Funeral services will be held 2 PM, Saturday, January 19, 2013 from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. Burial will follow in Memory Gardens, Clemson. The family will receive friends from 6 –…

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  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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