Poultry truck wreck blocks intersection

December 10, 2013

A country cross-road near Westminster remains blocked to regular traffic this morning—the result of a poultry truck accident. At one point, that accident left chickens everywhere and a major cleanup facing Oconee County HAZMAT. Bobby Williams, chief of the county’s hazardous materials response team, said the accident occurred around 2 a-m at Greenfield and South…

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“What should have been done was not done”

December 10, 2013

What’s past is past, but two Seneca officials implored a crowd of Adams subdivision residents and others last night that they want to work together to find a satisfactory resolution as to what becomes of the former Kellett Elementary building and property. In ways made clearer than before, Seneca’s utilities director said no longer is…

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Worker’s dismissal leads to police case

December 9, 2013

A 56-year old man in Seneca is accused of kicking and using a stick, possibly a small baseball bat, to beat a co-worker who dismissed him from his job. The police say in the incident the victim was thrown from a loading dock and lost consciousness. The police yesterday arrested Donald Paul Gentile and charged…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Bowl destinations; NFL week 14; Kobe returns to hardwood

December 9, 2013

The Vizio BCS National Championship game is set. Top-ranked Florida State from the ACC will face off against #2 Auburn from the SEC on January 6 in Pasadena, California. The Clemson Tigers are headed to its second BCS bowl. The Tigers will face Ohio State in the Discover Orange Bowl on January 3 in Miami.…

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OC factory to make upgrade

December 9, 2013

A $5 million investment is being announced today to upgrade the Ulbrich Precision Flat Wire plant near Westminster. The Westminster Highway operation makes precision flat and fine wire products, along with a special ribbon in the manufacture of solar modules. And the Westminster plant also operates a focus factory dedicated to the research development of…

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For a second time, fire damages Utica home

December 9, 2013

Fire fighters say they quickly put a stop to a fire yesterday at a home near Seneca without anyone having been hurt. But it was the second time since Thanksgiving that fire fighters have found themselves faced by a fire at that same Utica address. Once again, according to Oconee Deputy Fire Chief Grahl Haney…

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  • November 22, 2014Benefit for Mark & Jody Vissage
  • November 22, 2014 7:00 pmThe Miss Walhira Pageant
  • 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
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