Zoning variance allows for fire-damaged home

October 23, 2014

Westminster will allow the dwelling at 110 Cornelia Avenue to once again be a home. Benjamin Wingert’s house has been unoccupied since a January fire that partially destroyed the house. The variance that he received last night from the city Board of Zoning Appeals will allow him to re-build for occupancy purposes. After a City…

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Walhallan arrested in Seneca woman’s homicide

October 23, 2014
Walhallan arrested in Seneca woman’s homicide

 A 30-year old Walhalla man has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of his 27-year old female friend from Seneca. Authorities say the arrest yesterday afternoon of Caleb Nathaniel Linart of 1110 W. S. Broad Street followed an autopsy the day before that showed the victim, Alana Carpenter, died of manual strangulation.…

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Wanted man turms himself in

October 22, 2014

A Seneca man wanted on multiple charges by two law enforcement agencies turned himself over to authorities yesterday and was booked into the county detention center in Walhalla.  The Sheriff’s Office filed an armed robbery charge against James Sebastian Hunter Jr. of Thomas Heights Circle, accused in an arrest affidavit of using a handgun to…

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Tigerama to kickoff Homecoming Weekend

October 22, 2014

The annual Tigerama Homecoming Pep Rally Friday night will kickoff the weekend’s 100th anniversary Homecoming celebration at ClemsonUniversity.  Tigerama is scheduled to begin at 7 p-m in Littlejohn Coliseum.  It will be preceded by a family-friendly Tigerama Tailgate at 5 o’clock on the Littlejohn Coliseum lawn.  Visitors will be able to get autographs from Clemson…

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Roundabout is a new concept for Oconee

October 22, 2014

If one life is saved, the money and the effort will be worth it. That’s the thinking of the South Carolina DOT as it goes about introducing a new concept next year to the Oconee County motoring public. Josh Makison, resident construction engineer, says in the works for accident-prone Wells Highway and Strawberry Farm Road…

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Three highway projects in the works

October 22, 2014

The South Carolina Department of Transportation has three highway improvement projects in the pipeline for 2015.  One of them will introduce a new concept for Oconee County motoring.  It’s called a roundabout and it’s on the drawing table for the accident prone intersection of Wells Highway and Strawberry Farm Road near Seneca.  Not far away…

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Calendar

  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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