Jail rumor knocked down

March 26, 2014

Sheriff Mike Crenshaw has squelched a rumor that a back road is in the plans for the new Oconee jail. Crenshaw yesterday said, “There was never any plan to have any entrance or exit from Pine Street to the detention center. I don’t know how that rumor got started.” That rumor spread during a church…

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Seneca awards $8 million contract

March 26, 2014

Seneca reaps benefits from a forever contract that guarantees the city free water from Lake Keowee. But it costs to turn raw water into a safe and reliable product for drinking, cooking, and bathing. Last night the city council gave its mayor and the city administrator the authority to sign a contract for $8 million…

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Inspection report today or tomorrow

March 26, 2014

The report of a third party inspection of Seneca’s sidelined electric buses is due today or tomorrow. And Seneca’s Ed Halbig told the mayor and council that the inspection report is highly-anticipated for it should give indication of how soon those buses may actually see service. The four buses were inspected Monday at the manufacturer…

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Superior rating for the SHS ensemble

March 26, 2014
Superior rating for the SHS ensemble

  The Seneca High chamber ensemble received a top rating in this month’s SC Music Educators Orchestra Concert Festival at North Greenville University. The ensemble performed three pieces. And junior Celeste Wearing, a violinist, said, “It felt good to know that we worked so hard on the music and we were awarded a Superior Rating.” The…

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Carryover from Seneca’s 2014 election

March 26, 2014

The Seneca city administrator hit on a theme sounded during the campaign leading to the election. And Greg Dietterick announced steps to make the city’s inner-workings more transparent to both its leaders and the general citizenry. The appearance of a video camera in the back of the council chambers was a sign last night that…

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Seneca “clean” financial audit

March 26, 2014

Seneca’s outside auditor has given the city a clean opinion on his accounting of the financial records for the government year ended June 30, 2013. “We found no problems, no significant material weaknesses, therefore, there is no management letter,” Stancil told the mayor and council during last night’s meeting at City Hall. For the year,…

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  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
  • November 1, 2014 10:30 amMtn. Rest Cloggers Fund Raiser
  • November 1, 2014 4:00 pmCity of Salem Cruise-In
  • November 1, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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