One week of General Sessions Court

March 31, 2014

Seven cases are on the trial docket for this week’s term of Oconee General Sessions Court in Walhalla. Defendants are charged with offenses including driving under the influence, drugs, assault, kidnapping, and resisting arrest. Court takes place at the Oconee Courthouse in Walhalla and Judge Cordell Maddox of Anderson presides.

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Prom dress giveaway

March 31, 2014

Any girl in need of a dress for prom season can get one without charge in Seneca. The dress giveaway continues through tomorrow at 615 N. Townville Street behind the health department—from 3 to 7 p-m each day. This is the fifth year that the Seneca Woman’s Club, in cooperation with Clemson sororities, is providing…

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Challenge to the sitting governor

March 31, 2014

Republicans get a choice this year in who they wish their nominee to be for South Carolina governor. Businessman Tom Ervin filed Saturday as a Republican candidate for governor for the June 10th primary. Ervin’s candidacy presents a challenge to Nikki Haley, the first-term Republican governor who is running for re-election. Ervin owns and operates…

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Qualifying ends in Oconee without a whimper

March 31, 2014

Candidates’ books closed at Walhalla yesterday for Oconeeans to run in the June primary elections, without any new candidates. There will, however, be Republican contests between Paul Corbeil and Edda Cammick for their party’s nominaton for Seat One, Oconee County Council and between Andy Inabinet and Paul Cain for Seat Three, Oconee County Council. In…

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A conference call on those electric buses

March 28, 2014

After a conference call today, Seneca’s point man for passenger bus service said it’s his gut feeling that the city’s electric buses will return some time in mid-summer. And that Ed Halbig believes would mean they would finally begin service some time later this year. Halbig took part in a telephone call with Clemson Area…

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BMW announces $1B SC expansion

March 28, 2014

BMW announced today the company will expand its plant in Spartanburg County by a $1 billion investment—expected to mean 800 new jobs. The expansion includes the addition of a fifth vehicle platform at the Greer plant, the X7. Governor Haley was among state leaders joining BMW’s chairman and other car-maker officials for the announcement.

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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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