Seneca to talk with building owners

July 14, 2014

96.3/WGOG NEWS has learned that Seneca representatives plan a meeting this week with owners of the former Harper’s 5 and 10 building—across from City Hall. The meeting apparently will touch on what the city will require for bringing the interior part of the building up to code. According to City Attorney Michael Smith, settlement has…

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Something in it (referendum) for Salem

July 14, 2014

  A Salem leader detects a favorable attitude from those in her area to pass this year’s referendum that would add a penny to the sales tax for community improvement projects countywide. Kim Alexander, the Salem clerk-treasurer, says the one-cent question on the November General Election ballot will include projects for her area which have…

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New-look Westminster Magistrate’s Office

July 14, 2014

Oconee County is providing the office of the Westminster Magistrate a new look. New paint, new carpeting, and new restroom facilities are part of the project.

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“Smart Driver” course offers safe practices and strategies

July 14, 2014

If you have been driving for years, you may think you know all you need to know about safe practices on the roads. But Oconee County resident Harry Wertheimer says you should think again. Wertheimer is a certified instructor for an AARP “Smart Driver” course who is getting ready to offer a new class in…

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Boat swiped from dealership

July 12, 2014

A boat, worth $18 thousand, has been stolen from a Seneca dealership. According to the police, the theft apparently occurred at Clearwater Marine on By-Pass 123 in the middle of the night when thieves cut the fence on an outside lot. Lt. Robert Tribble says the thieves dragged the emerald green  Skeeter bass boat to…

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A word or two from the new man in town

July 11, 2014

The second-week Westminster city administrator gets the chance this month to meet some of the city’s leading citizens…and vice-versa. Jeff Lord will be featured speaker for the Tuesday, July 22 meeting of the Westminster Rotary Club. Lord is making effort to get to know his new environment. On Thursday he represented his city at a…

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  • July 27, 2014 7:00 pmStumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
  • August 1, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 2, 2014Ole Country Church Singing
  • August 2, 2014 8:00 amSt. Andrew Catholic Church's Huge Yard Sale
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