Accident near elementary school

May 19, 2015

We have word of an accident this morning on the Coffee Road in Walhalla.  Near the James Brown Elementary School, a car has turned over in the road.  Public safety responders are there.

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Seneca utilities garner national safety award

May 19, 2015

Seneca’s Light and Water department has earned a national award for outstanding safety practices. For 2014, the utility earned the Safety Award of Excellence from the American Public Power Association. It recognizes Seneca for first place in a category for utilities with 30,000 to 59,999 worker-hours of annual worker exposure. The award was  announced yesterday…

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Re-zoning recommended in Seneca

May 19, 2015

An Easley man has cleared a hurdle at Seneca City Hall toward his plan to build five new homes on Northampton Road near the water tower. Seneca Planning Commission last night voted unanimously to recommend a zoning change for 20 acres belonging to Crescent Communities. Provided city council approves, James Nichols will be allowed to…

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Worker falls at house construction job

May 18, 2015

A medical helicopter carried an Oconee construction worker for treatment today at a Greenville hospital.  A spokesman for Emergency Services said the worker fell approximately 20 feet from a ladder on S. Coves Drive where a home is under construction.  Adam Williams of Emergency Services said the mishap occurred this afternoon near Salem, not far…

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Civil suit filed against bar owner

May 18, 2015

A lawsuit has been filed for an Oconee County woman alleging that a party she attended got out of control and she wound up being shot in the leg. The lawsuit, for Felicia Campbell, filed last week in the Common Pleas Court at Walhalla names as defendants Roshan Property LLC, and Pervaiz-Ali, also known as…

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Plans set for Memorial Day observance

May 18, 2015

Purple Heart veteran Cecil Sandifer of Westminster will keynote Oconee County’s Memorial Day observance. It takes place one week from today, at noon at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium. Everyone is invited. Sandifer, one of an estimated 100 surviving World War II veterans in Oconee County, is also a leader in the county’s business and civic…

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Calendar

  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmSpring Revival at Flat Shoals Baptist Church
  • June 3, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 4, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 5, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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