Seneca to be busy this weekend

July 31, 2013

Seneca is primed to welcome hundreds of visitors to the city this weekend. And many of them, players and coaches in a big baseball tourney, have reserved all of the city’s motel rooms, according to Mayor Dan Alexander. One or two of the teams, he said, have had to take rooms at nearby Clemson. One…

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Seneca welcomes grant and seeks loan

July 31, 2013

Seneca’s elected leaders took actions last night to welcome an outside grant that’s going to help the city facilitate its move to electric-powered passenger buses. In their special meeting, the mayor and council also agreed to seek a $13 million state loan to pay for utility system improvements. Mayor Alexander and City Administrator Dietterick have…

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Near 100-year old church may make additions

July 31, 2013

Walhalla’s near 100-year old Catholic Church may add a meeting room and a replacement bathroom. The city Board of Zoning Appeals last night approved a special exception to the zoning law that permits St. Francis Catholic Church to make the additions to the back corner of the church fronting W. Mauldin Street. Property setback requirement…

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Downed tree blocks road

July 31, 2013

A fallen tree is blocking Jocassee Lake Road near Salem, in the vicinity of Shack Hollow Road. Oconee County Dispatch has sent a number of resources to handle that situation and return the rural road to normal travel.

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Governor to visit Oconee

July 30, 2013

Governor Nikki Haley plans to be in Seneca next week for a ceremonial signing of the bill named for the deceased child of a Clemson couple. City of Seneca sources tell us that the Gignilliat Community Center has been booked for the Governor between 2 and 4 p-m Wednesday, August 7. There, she’s to draw…

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Talk of wholesale hikes for another day!

July 30, 2013

At least for now, Pioneer Rural Water has avoided a fourth straight year of retail rate increases. But its chairman, Jerry Barlow, said today the day will come for the board to consider what impact new wholesale supplier increases will have on the district’s budget projections in 2013-14. Both Seneca and Westminster raised their wholesale…

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  • August 22, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
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