Five hurt in two-related Seneca wrecks

January 24, 2014

The police in Seneca say the injuries to five people who went for hospital treatment a multiple-vehicle accident yesterday are all non-life threatening. Lt. Robert Tribble said two of the injured went to Oconee Medical Center by ambulance and three others went on their own for treatment. What happened shortly before 10 yesterday morning just…

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Businessman assumes OMC chair seat

January 24, 2014

An Oconee businessman has risen to chairman of the board at Oconee Medical Center. Rick Phillips succeeds Dr. Bill Howiler, who leaves the board of directors after two terms in office. Besides Phillips, the slate of new hospital officers are Thelma Miller, vice chairwoman; Bo Wilhite, secretary; and Cecil Turner, treasurer.    

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Future freshmen to gather at WOHS

January 24, 2014

Imagine you’ve attended nothing other than a small elementary or middle school and, all of a sudden, you’re headed to your county’s largest high school. That’s what lies ahead for the next rising class of 9th graders at West-Oak High School. The school has announced “Future Freshmen Night” for the future class of 2018 and…

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Accident near Walhalla injures one

January 24, 2014

An accident shortly before 8:30 last night injured one person near Walhalla. The injured, identified as a female, required a trip to the hospital after a one-vehicle accident near the Oconee Rock Quarry. Elsewhere, public safety responders were busy with a brush fire and, in Long Creek, a chimney fire.

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Transit task force moves to expand bus service

January 24, 2014

In its first meeting, Oconee’s Transit Advisory Task Force voted to ask County Council to fund a study to implement an expansion of bus passenger service beyond Seneca and the limited un-incorporated areas now served with Clemson Area Transit routes. Last night’s meeting was only minutes old before Chairman Scott Moulder sensed a consensus of…

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Here it comes: rate increase from the USPS

January 23, 2014

If you are a patron of the U-S Postal Service, you have until Sunday to get ready for postage rate increases. Chief among them is the cost of a first class letter moving from 46-cents to 49-cents. The Postal Service’s Harry Spratlin in Columbia says many people have offset the effects of that increase by…

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Calendar

  • September 22, 2014 6:00 pmBrasstown Baptist Church's Revival
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 23, 2014 11:00 amLeague of Women Voters of the Clemson Area National Voter Registration Day
  • September 25, 2014 3:00 pmTHORback Thursday
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