Seneca spending to exceed $41 million

May 27, 2015

No property tax increase is planned by Seneca during the next year. But its sewer customers are to pay five percent more to help Seneca pay for the replacement of six outdated lift stations. City Administrator Greg Dietterick said it’s important for the old lift stations to be replaced for sanitary and workers safety. The…

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Home fire near Seneca

May 27, 2015

A home fire near Seneca during the night. At 2:45 this morning, Keowee Fire Department and other units were sent to Holder’s Landing Road. No one hurt. Fire fighters were on the scene three hours.

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Oconee tax increase proposed

May 27, 2015

Impending expenses, including the cost of a Tri-County Tech campus in Oconee County, are prompting a county councilman to suggest a one or two tax mill increase for the new county budget. Joel Thrift made the suggestion last night, but he immediately ran into opposition from Wayne McCall, the chairman. McCall called the idea of…

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Oconeean charged with impersonating policewoman

May 26, 2015
Oconeean charged with impersonating policewoman

A 43-year old Oconee County woman has been arrested and charged with impersonating a police officer. An announcement by the Sheriff’s Office states that Clara Irene Williams of the Sunset Shores home development was arrested and charged Friday afternoon after an incident at the Oconee County Chau Ram Park near Westminster. A park ranger attempted…

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Drone belonged to private individual

May 26, 2015

The appearance of a drone above the concert crowd at Seneca Fest Saturday night prompted a lot of questions, but the police had nothing to do with that unmanned aerial vehicle. In fact, according to Chief John Covington, the Seneca Police Department doesn’t have a drone. “We did receive several inquiries about it during the…

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Two Oconee Democrats to attend Clinton event

May 26, 2015

Two Oconee County Democrats head to Columbia tomorrow for an event to mark Hillary Clinton’s first South Carolina campaign appearance. Rosellen Aleguire and Barbara Jo Mullis will attend the Third Annual Day in Blue, arranged by the South Carolina Democratic Women’s Council and the South Carolina House Democratic Women’s Caucus.

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Calendar

  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmSpring Revival at Flat Shoals Baptist Church
  • June 3, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 4, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 5, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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