DHEC confirms flu’s arrival in SC

September 30, 2013

Influenza, or “the flu”—call it what you will—has officially arrived in South Carolina! “Our agency’s Bureau of Laboratories has confirmed five cases of flu in the Midlands area of the state,” said Linda Bell, M.D. and state epidemiologist. “This confirmation reinforces the need for vaccination and the good sense steps to prevent the spread of…

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Need a job fast? Try Quick Jobs near Seneca

September 30, 2013

All rooms were occupied this morning inside Tri-County Tech’s Quick Jobs building near Seneca. And the office receptionist was directing visitors to the services they require. It made for an ideal day to demonstrate a new way in which job services are being made available to the locally unemployed. Recent budget cuts and changes at…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Clemson remains #3; Clemson/Syracuse time announced; Kiffin fired

September 30, 2013

*Clemson did not move in the new AP and Coaches’ polls released Sunday. The Tigers remain 3rd and 4th respectively in the rankings after their win over Wake Forest. South Carolina, coming off a narrow victory at Central Florida, dropped one spot in the AP ranking to 13th but moved up one spot in the…

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School bus accident

September 30, 2013

School District officials reported no student injuries this morning in an accident south of Seneca. The accident, at 8 o’clock, involved a bus and apparently a car on the West-Oak Highway. Dr. Michael Thorsland, acting Superintendent, said at the time no students were aboard the bus.

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More planning talk tonight in Westminster!

September 30, 2013

Westminster leaders renew their effort tonight to update the city’s comprehensive plan. The 6 o’clock City Planning Commission meeting at the Depot is a follow-up to a meeting two and a half weeks ago when the commissioners met with Chip Bentley, the same South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments staff worker who wrote the city’s…

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On the eve of the fair, an event hails agriculture

September 30, 2013

The annual farm-to-table event to celebrate Oconee County agriculture attracts the state’s lieutenant governor as one of its speakers. Glenn McConnell will be part of the dais this evening at the South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair grounds on highway 123 between Seneca and Westminster. The event, featuring locally-grown food, begins at 5:30 and takes place…

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Calendar

  • 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
  • December 1, 2014 6:00 pmSeneca' Christmas Parade
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