With one exception, schools met or exceeded

August 1, 2013
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All Oconee schools, with one exception, met or exceeded expectations for a new rating system developed by the state Department of Education. Results of ESEA, the South Carolina Elementary and Secondary Education Act waiver approved by the U-S Department of Education were released today. Seneca’s Blue Ridge Elementary, a school with a high percentage of…

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Burglars strike church near Salem

August 1, 2013
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Burglars struck a rural church near Salem sometime since Sunday night. They left without taking anything. Still what happened at the Little River Baptist Church is a concern for the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, for Sheriff’s spokesman Jimmy Watt says this is not the first time that something like this has happened at Little River Baptist.…

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Zucker to receive honorary degree at CU

August 1, 2013
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Clemson University honors philanthropist and businesswoman Anita Zucker of Charleston with an Honorary Doctorate of Humanities during next week’s summer graduation. The ceremony is planned 11 a-m Friday, August 9 at Littlejohn Coliseum. Zucker is chairperson and CEO of the InterTech Group. She also owns the Carolina Ice Palace, the South Carolina Sting Rays and…

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Norton holds to his ruling

August 1, 2013
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A magistrate holds to his decision ordering seized gaming machines destroyed. Judge Blake Norton’s ruling denying a new trial arrived yesterday in the offices of Attorney Gruber Sires. The Seneca attorney now says he will decide whether to pursue the appeal in the Common Pleas Court. Sires represents machine owners.The machines were seized this year…

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July: a record-breaker!

August 1, 2013
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No surprise! The end of July report from the U-S Weather Observer Barbara Wilson is a record-setter. The records of retired Walhalla school teacher’s family go back to the First World War years. For July, the total rainfall at Walhalla was 15.13”. And for the first seven months of the year, more than 58” are…

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SHS class project extends from spring to summer

August 1, 2013
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On some of this summer’s warmest days, Seneca High students and their parents could be seen weeding and fertilizing plants the students grew as part of a spring class project. With funds donated by the Knights of Columbus in Seneca, members of the high school’s Transition to Independence special needs class planted and maintained two…

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Calendar

  • April 14, 2014 2:00 pmSpring into the Library at the OCPL’s Westminster Branch
  • April 16, 2014 2:00 pmSpring-time Celebrations at OCPL
  • April 17, 2014 9:00 amBlue Ridge Bank Bake Sale to Benefit The March of Dimes
  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
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