Back to the drawing board

December 11, 2013
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Now that Seneca has abandoned a former school property for its utilities department, where might the Light and Water Department look for a new home? Utilities Superintendent Bob Faires dropped a hint during last night’s city council meeting. He told the mayor and council that his office is working with architects to adapt city property…

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Combat training completed

December 11, 2013
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Army National Guard Private Justice Lee and Army Reserve Private Austin Chastain graduated from basic combat training at Fort Jackson. They underwent nine weeks of training. Lee’s the son of Kat and Mike Lee of Seneca and Chastain is the son of Belinda Neal of Walhalla and David Chastain of Murfreesboro, Tennessee.

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Dietterick: return money to the county

December 11, 2013
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When it comes to a Joint Regional Sewer Authority resolution now before the member cities, it’s Greg Dietterick’s recommendation to release Oconee County from an annual $610 thousand obligation to the JRSA. The city administrator serves as an authority commissioner. Last night, in a report to the mayor and council, he gave the following basis…

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Electric bus service to start in 4 weeks

December 11, 2013
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Monday, January 6 is to be a red-letter day for Seneca and for riders of free bus passenger service. At last night’s city council meeting, Ed Halbig announced January 6 as the day that Seneca’s four electric-powered buses will begin picking up and transporting passengers to their destinations. The buses have already arrived. They have…

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Seneca leaders: groundbreaking part of “new day”

December 11, 2013
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Among those to look for in the audience at this morning’s ground breaking for the Golden Corner Commerce Park sewer line is Frank Ables, a former county council chairman. While in office Ables championed the cause for economic development in District Five, the district he represented and home to property set aside for future development.…

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Hit-run accident near Salem

December 11, 2013
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A Salem man was struck by a vehicle yesterday afternoon on highway 11 near Little River Road, and state troopers seek the public’s help to solve what they consider a hit-run accident. The man injured in the accident, 24-year old Dustin Bryson, was airlifted to a hospital for treatment. Trooper Tony Keller said the investigation…

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  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
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