Music program gets a boost!

January 16, 2014
Music program gets a boost!

 South Carolina Heritage Fair recently presented six new dulcimers to the Oconee Heritage Center in Walhalla for use in the center’s Appalachian Music program. The instruments were donated through a grant from the Heritage Fair as part of a commitment to promote cultural heritage of the area. And, with those dulcimers, the Heritage Center will…

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The State of Oconee

January 16, 2014

The push for economic development and the jobs it provides will dominate the 2014 State of Oconee Luncheon. Organized by the chambers of commerce in Seneca, Walhalla and Westminster, this year’s luncheon will be 11:30 a-m, Friday, February 21 at Seneca’s Blue Ridge Elementary School. Lined up to speak are Richard Blackwell of Oconee Economic…

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Do you know anything about these burglaries?

January 16, 2014
Do you know anything about these burglaries?

 Oconee Sheriff’s Office turns to the public for information that could help solve three burglaries. The first was Sunday at 14016 Cherokee Path Drive near Seneca. A television and an I-POD docking station were taken. The other burglaries were Saturday. At 543 Tokeena Road, a T-V was stolen. A homeowner at 240 Deer Knoll Road…

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An idea for countywide Sunday alcohol sales

January 16, 2014

Seneca passed a 2012 referendum to allow Sunday alcohol sales within its corporate limits. The question 96.3/WGOG NEWS is getting this morning is whether the voters across Oconee County would look favorably on such a proposition. Dick Cottingham, as representative of the Oconee Chamber of Commerce Task Force for Sunday Sales, is on the agenda…

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Jobs for the asking?

January 16, 2014

Senior Solutions holds a job fair today at the Marketplace Cinema Senior Center in Anderson, at 3420 Clemson Boulevard. Positions available in both Oconee and Anderson counties include drivers, home care aides, customer service representative, day care aides, and a part-time registered nurse. Today’s job fair will run 9 a-m to 1 p-m. Everyone applying…

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Burglary suspect jailed

January 16, 2014

A 22-year old Seneca man identified by the police as their suspect in a case of burglary was placed yesterday in law enforcement custody. Late Tuesday afternoon the police swarmed an area along Allen Street south of the railroad tracks in their search for Austin Tyrell Cousins. This morning’s booking report from the Oconee Detention…

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Calendar

  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
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