Why was Anthony Crawford hung 98 years ago?

March 21, 2014

Why was Anthony Crawford lynched in Abbeville in 1916? Crawford’s great, great granddaughter says it was because of an altercation over the price of cottonseed. Doria Johnson is a Ph.D. candidate at Wisconsin-Madison and will speak at 6 o’clock Thursday evening, March 27 at Clemson University’s Strom Thurmond Institute. The altercation over the price of…

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Go fish on Williams Farm Road

March 21, 2014

Oconee businessman George Chandler is announcing the opening of a fee fishing area—a pay lake open to the public. Area anglers may now try their luck on one of two stocked lakes on Williams Farm Road in the Crossroads Community. Last Saturday 15 to 20-pound blue catfish were landed and more than one thousand pounds…

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Young Tessa Backman: talent in the kitchen!

March 21, 2014
Young Tessa Backman:  talent in the kitchen!

Tessa Backman is a third grader at Walhalla’s James Brown Elementary, but she may have a future in the food service industry. Tessa won first place in a healthy recipe competition among Oconee elementary students. Her winning entry was “TLT Spinach Wrap.” The Future Chefs event, held at Seneca’s Blue Ridge Elementary School, was presented…

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Seneca High rated excellent

March 21, 2014
Seneca High rated excellent

 The Seneca High School Symphonic Band is said to sound as good as it has in years. Wednesday was a special day for the band. The state Band Directors Association hosted an event at Lexington High School The Seneca band, directed by Matthew Smith, received an overall rating of excellent—the second highest rating available. Seneca’s…

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Seneca’s buses to get the once over

March 21, 2014

“A third party” intends to inspect Seneca’s four sidelined electric-powered buses, and the city’s Ed Halbig is hopeful that the results of the inspection will put them on the road toward the start of service. The inspection is to be conducted Monday at Proterra, the manufacturer’s headquarters in Greenville. And Halbig, Seneca’s director of planning…

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An appeal denied, a variance granted

March 21, 2014

At Seneca City Hall, a variance to the zoning law was approved. In another case, an appeal was denied. The Board of Zoning Appeals heard comment from the audience, then made its rulings—both of which were 3-0 votes. A Central couple, Phyllis and Marshall Buchanan, were denied permission to place a mobile home for rent…

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