Fire takes heavy toll near Westminster

November 6, 2014

A fire early this morning near Westminster destroyed a mobile home. Westminster and as many as four other fire departments responded to a call shortly before 2 o’clock on Morningside Drive, near the Dr. John’s Road. Although no one was hurt, the Oconee Chapter of the American Red Cross transported one individual from the fire…

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From Oregon to Walhalla!

November 6, 2014

Oconee Public Library has announced Emily Embry the new branch manager of the Walhalla Library.  Embry is making a cross-country move, from the Crater LakeNational Park in Oregon, where she worked as librarian in the Crater Lake Science and LearningCenter.  Embry is not a complete newcomer to South Carolina life.  She spent part of her…

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Seneca may add part-time worker

November 6, 2014

The Seneca Finance Committee meets at 8 o’clock tomorrow morning at City Hall to consider the hiring of a part-time worker at the Gignilliat Wellness Center.

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Lake Hartwell overcomes dry season

November 6, 2014

October marked the traditional dry season for the Savannah River Basin and, according to the U-S Army Corps of Engineers, the dry season was reflected by typical lower precipitation recorded at two of the sub-basins. But Lake Hartwell was an exception. A welcome relief of rain fell during a substantial one-day occurrence, pushing October rainfall…

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Like PRWD, Walhalla embarks on new treatment plant

November 6, 2014

  The chairman for Walhalla General Government, Tjay Bagwell, predicted this week that the project to establish a new treatment plant and to make Lake Keowee the city’s source for water will take four years at the earliest and five at the latest. The taking of water samples is a process continuing under the aegis…

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Grant money coming Westminster way

November 5, 2014

Westminster has been selected for grant money to pay for one of 20 water projects in 16 counties across the state. Approval was announced today of $242,766 for a water line upgrade. The grant money is awarded by the South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority. Funds for approved projects will help to address old and severely…

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