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Shuttle Service Offered for Hikers

April 28, 2015

Hikers and visitors to the Lake Jocassee area can now take advantage of a new shuttle service to reach the Horsepasture River, Mill Creek Falls and Laurel Fork Falls. Officials with the Jocassee Tours say the shuttle service will be available every Wednesday and Saturday, year round. The shuttle service departs at 9 am and…

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SHS Hosts Booster Club Golf

April 28, 2015

Seneca High School is hosting the Core Financial Resources 8th Annual Bobcat Booster Club Golf outing, Monday May 4 at Cross Creek Plantation. Registration for the event will start at 10:30 am with shot-gun start at noon. Snacks from Domino’s will be provided to begin the round, and a full Cross Creek Plantation taco bar…

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Robert Earl Gibson

April 28, 2015

Robert Earl “Shorty” Gibson, 73, of 505 W. King Street, passed away Saturday, April 25, 2015 at Oconee Memorial Hospital. A funeral service will be held 2 pm, Wednesday, April 29, 2015 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  Burial will follow in Corinth Baptist Church Cemetery in Seneca. The family will receive friends from…

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Elaine Stancil Foster

April 28, 2015

Elaine Stancil Foster, 66, wife of Hugh D. Foster for 44 years, passed to her eternal home on Monday, April 27, 2015. Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 PM, Thursday, April 30, 2015, at Richland Presbyterian Church in Westminster with burial to follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends from 3:00-4:00…

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Glenn Howard Williams

April 28, 2015

Glenn Howard Williams “Scout”, 99, husband of the late Carmen McLain Williams of 72 years, died April 27, 2015. A private burial was held at Heritage Memorial Gardens per Mr. Williams’ request. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com

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Earth Day Celebration at Tamassee-Salem

April 27, 2015

The Algebra 2 students at Tamassee-Salem High School celebrated Earth day in a unique way. The students participated in a project based on a learning unit on Solar Cooking with Conics. The students were given a task of constructing solar cookers out of materials they had in their own homes, utilizing Algebra 2 ideas of…

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Mobile Airborne Fire Fighting System to be Tested May 4-7

April 27, 2015

Between May 4 and 7, approximately 150 civilian and military personnel with gather in Greenville for the annual Mobil Airborne Fire Fighting Systems or MAFFS training and certification. During these training session, military C-130s equipped with MAFFS will drop water on 4 target sites identified in the Pisgah National Forest, Sumter National Forest, and Chattahoochee-Oconee…

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Power Restored By Blue Ridge Crew

March 9, 2015

Crews with Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative worked early Sunday afternoon to restore power to a number of residents in NorthernOconeeCounty. Officials say four stations in the Walhalla area went offline due to a problem with a Duke Energy transmission line. The cause of the problem is being investigated.

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Pet Adoption Day at Tri-County Tech

March 9, 2015

Tri-County Technical college’s Veterinary Technology Department will hold a pet adoption day this Thursday from 2 to 6 at Halbert Hall on the Pendleton Campus. Dogs are trained with basic commands on a gentle leader head collar and are socialized with many people. Cats are handled constantly for socialization. All animals have been spayed or…

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Body Found May Be Missing Kayaker

March 9, 2015

A body found Sunday afternoon in Lake Hartwell is believed to the that of the missing Oconee Man. Scott Krein, manager of Oconee County Emergency Management, says a body was found Sunday afternoon on the Georgia side of Lake Hartwell in Hart County, Georgia. The search for Brady Hamby has been a concerted effort of…

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  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 8, 2015 11:50 amDuke Energy Siren Test
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 12, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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