Death investigation report still incomplete

March 26, 2015

Four months after a worker’s death in Seneca, the report of an investigation of his death remains incomplete, according to a spokeswoman for the applicable state agency. Lesia Kudelka, ombudsman and communications director for the state Department of Labor and Licensing Regulation, said she checked yesterday for the status of the death investigation report from…

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Music tonight at Seneca High!

March 26, 2015

A music performance will help raise money tonight to pay for Seneca High School’s prom. Everyone is invited to hear Seneca’s own Sam Burchfield and his band in the school auditorium. Burchfield’s band includes some of Seneca’s talented students. Doors open at 6:30.

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Seneca organizes its first ATAX committee

March 26, 2015

Seneca’s first ATAX (Accommodations Tax) advisory committee organized during its first meeting, with five of its seven members in attendance. At the start, city financial director Joel Seavey announced the city council-appointed committee became necessary once the city’s ATAX receipts exceeded $50 thousand a year. It will be the committee’s duty to consider grants to…

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“It has been determined that there was hazing”

March 25, 2015

A statement this afternoon from Dr. Michael Thorsland, Oconee superintendent of education, says, “It has been determined that there was hazing.” And the Walhalla police continue to investigate as to whether criminal charges are appropriate. Thorsland’s statement also says district administration is proceeding with disciplinary action and “the students are no longer on the soccer…

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Ohioan arrested on Oconee drug charges

March 25, 2015

A 32-year old Akron, Ohio man has been arrested as the result of an investigation conducted by Oconee sheriff’s officers Tuesday afternoon near U-S 123 and Sheep Farm Road. According to the Sheriff’s Office, Brandon Todd Stewart was arrested and charged with distributing methamphetamine after a call from a Sandifer Boulevard business about two people…

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Multiple charges bring prison sentence

March 25, 2015

Oconee General Sessions Court defendant Mark Eldon Staton was ordered today to serve a four-year prison term for larceny and drug offenses, to which he entered guilty pleas. Staton attributed his behavior to “being stupid and having a bad habit.” He told Judge Lawton McIntosh that he apologizes to the owner of the stolen trailer,…

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  • March 28, 2015 7:30 amHOLLY SPRINGS BAPTIST CHURCH'S YARD SALE and HOT DOG SALE
  • March 28, 2015 10:00 amEbenezer Baptist Church's Community Easter Egg Hunt
  • March 28, 2015 11:00 amFaith Baptist Church's Easter Egg Hunt and Games
  • March 28, 2015 1:00 pmClearmont Baptist Church's Easter Egg Hunt
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