Fixture at OC Courthouse begins retirement

November 25, 2013

After a career that covered 30 years, Paul David Stanton has begun retirement. P-D Stanton spent the last 13 years as an Oconee deputy sheriff, assigned to the security detail at the courthouse. Before that, he served 24 years as a South Carolina state trooper. During a ceremony last week, Sheriff Mike Crenshaw and Chief…

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Making scooter riding safer

November 25, 2013

Thomas Alexander has nothing against mopeds that dot the highways. But the state senator says he wants a change in law that’ll make those small vehicles more visible to larger ones. “My concern is their visibility,” Alexander recently told the Walhalla Rotary Club. The legislation the Oconee-Pickens Republican has in mind will require all South…

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Former Senecan selected for Nashville position

November 25, 2013
Former Senecan selected for Nashville position

A former Seneca resident, Mark Ford, has been chosen for the newly-created job of executive director of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Ford was reared in Seneca and is the son of Anne Ford and the later Roger Ford. Before being appointed to his new position in October, Ford spent 23 years in Music…

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Kellett Project update tomorrow night

November 25, 2013

An update on Seneca’s Kellett Project is on the agenda for a city council work session at 6 o’clock tomorrow night at City Hall. Work sessions are open to the public. The mayor and council, among other matters, are scheduled to address the Lunney House and the March 2014 election.

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1-cent application to be discussed tonight

November 25, 2013

At their meeting tonight, Oconee library trustees are expected to discuss the progress of their application to be considered for a 1-cent local sales tax for the benefit of library improvements countywide. Danny Day, chairman of the library board of trustees, says the library has yet to make application of the county’s Capital Project Sales…

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Tigers, Gamecocks roll; Furman headed to playoffs

November 23, 2013

As excitement builds for next weekend’s rivalry game in Columbia, both Clemson and South Carolina found easy wins this week. At Memorial Stadium, the No. 7 Tigers (10-1) celebrated a 52-6 win over The Citadel (5-7). Senior quarterback Tajh Boyd threw for five touchdowns and 288 yards in the final home game of his career. Clemson didn’t score…

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Calendar

  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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