Prognosticator Billy Birdwell

February 12, 2015

If Billy Birdwell were a betting man, he would cast his lot on the side of a full pool of water in Lake Hartwell on Memorial Day—the official start of the recreation season. Birdwell, who works in corporate communications for the U-S Army Corps of Engineers, says, “…it looks good—very good, in fact—-for reservoir levels…

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Westminster’s power supplier to vote on proposed rate hike

February 12, 2015

At a meeting one week from today, the board for Piedmont Municipal Power Agency will vote on whether to raise its wholesale rates to its member cities which include Westminster. The city of Westminster is represented by on the PMPA board by city administrator Jeff Lord and by Councilman Jimmy Powell, who serves as an…

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Fire death ruled accidental

February 12, 2015

Autopsy findings show a 79-year old Townville man died Tuesday of carbon monoxide poisoning inside his highway 24 home that caught fire. Coroner Karl Addis says contributing to Woodrow Nalley’s death was a pre-existing coronary disease. The Nalley home fire is being investigated by local and state authorities.

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Missing Lake Hartwell boater

February 12, 2015

An overnight search on Lake Hartwell failed to locate a missing boater, but the search will resume this morning. After the boater became overdue at the Hartwell State Park near I-85, public safety responders began to search a large area of water and shoreline. Scott Krein, director of Oconee Emergency Services, says if you live…

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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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Calendar

  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 6, 2015 6:00 pmAudtions for Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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