Second polling spot urged for Seneca

February 11, 2015

Mayor Pro-tem Ronnie O’Kelley says he wants to think further about an idea to establish a second voting location in his city. A recommendation to consider Gignilliat Community Center as the new place to vote for about one-half of the city’s voters will go on the agenda for this month’s work session of the city…

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All tickets reserved for Friday’s luncheon

February 11, 2015

Tickets went fast for Friday’s luncheon to celebrate Black History Month in Seneca. The city’s Shelby Henderson says 200 people are expected to fill the tables that will be set up in the Gignilliat Community Center. There, Dr, Roy Jones of Clemson’s Call Me Mister Program will speak on the subject “Saving the Black Male.”

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Work to resume on Mountain Road

February 11, 2015

Within two weeks, those live along the Oconee’s rural Mountain Road between Walhalla and Westminster can expect to see a contractor’s crews return to seal cracks in the asphalt. King Asphalt of Liberty last week finished asphalt patching on the road. A spokesman said the schedule, however, will depend on the weather.

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West Union raises rates, looks to expand garbage pickup

February 11, 2015

West Union’s elected leaders have approved a one-dollar increase in their garbage pickup charges. Mayor Linda Oliver said the unanimous vote taken during last night’s town council meeting allows the town to grow its garbage revenues without raising taxes. The town also is considering adding weekly garbage pick up customers beyond the town limits. If…

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Seneca votes on new wholesale power deal

February 11, 2015

Seneca is halfway there toward a new arrangement to buy its electrical power from a wholesale supplier. At city administrator Greg Dietterick’s recommendation, city council voted last night to approve first reading of an ordinance to sign a contract with the state-created Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper) in Moncks Corner. Dietterick told the mayor and…

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Seneca replaces its crime scene van

February 11, 2015

The 15-year old van that the Seneca police use for crime scene purposes will be replaced by a new model. The city council last night gave the OK to a $23 thousand contract to acquire a 2015 cargo van through a state contract with Love Chevrolet of Columbia.

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Calendar

  • May 29, 2015 7:00 pmKingdom Youth Conference
  • May 29, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • May 30, 2015 8:00 amDNR Boater Education Class
  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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