Federal budget woes to impact Lake Hartwell

November 6, 2013

Declining federal money will impact visitor services next year at two lakes managed by the Army Corps of Engineers. Projected budget cuts for 2014 are being termed significant, and the Corps reacted today with an announcement that it will close one campground and five-day use areas at Lake Hartwell and four campgrounds at Lake Thurmond.…

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Walhalla requests the county’s help

November 6, 2013

Oconee County Council referred for more study last night a request from Walhalla to help the city fire department install hydrants outside the city’s corporate limits. At issue is Walhalla’s request for the county to provide up to $37,100 to assist in installing seven hydrants. In response to a question from Chairman Joel Thrift, County…

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Seneca’s FFA at national meet

November 6, 2013
Seneca’s FFA at national meet

  Nine Seneca High students and their adviser have returned from last week’s national FFA convention in Louisville, Kentucky. Seneca agriculture teacher Christina Alexander says she could not be more proud of the students and the work they put in to compete in the national agri-science fair.

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Kellett protest meeting tomorrow

November 6, 2013

Homeowners opposed to Seneca building a utilities complex in the vicinity of where they live plan a rally tomorrow night. It’s to be a 6:30 meeting at the nearby Trinity Baptist Church, according to the mother of one of the nearby neighbors. Apparently there had been hope that Mayor Alexander or other city officials would…

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$10M investment headed to Seneca, Dietterick says

November 6, 2013

A new development to make as much as a $10 million investment in Seneca by locating on property adjacent to the new Hampton Inn and Suites was announced by Seneca’s Greg Dietterick during last night’s meeting of the Oconee County Council. The city administrator used the agenda spot for extended public comment to extol the…

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“Barrels on fire”

November 6, 2013

Fire fighters were sent to a Sandifer Boulevard, Seneca address late last night where they found barrels on fire at the Triple-H recycling center. That fire was extinguished quickly and did not require the presence of the county’s HAZMAT squad, according to Oconee County Dispatch.

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  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
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