Seneca’s buses to get the once over

March 21, 2014

“A third party” intends to inspect Seneca’s four sidelined electric-powered buses, and the city’s Ed Halbig is hopeful that the results of the inspection will put them on the road toward the start of service. The inspection is to be conducted Monday at Proterra, the manufacturer’s headquarters in Greenville. And Halbig, Seneca’s director of planning…

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An appeal denied, a variance granted

March 21, 2014

At Seneca City Hall, a variance to the zoning law was approved. In another case, an appeal was denied. The Board of Zoning Appeals heard comment from the audience, then made its rulings—both of which were 3-0 votes. A Central couple, Phyllis and Marshall Buchanan, were denied permission to place a mobile home for rent…

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Injured driver airflighted

March 21, 2014

A pickup truck left highway 76 late yesterday afternoon in Long Creek and went down an embankment not far from the Long Creek General Store. The highway patrol reports the driver, Long Creek resident Sonja Hudgens, was flown by helicopter to a Greenville hospital. The accident occurred shortly before 4:30.

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Next step? A letter of intent

March 20, 2014

Officials of both Oconee Medical Center and Greenville Health Systems are focusing their vision on a letter of intent toward the much talked about potential alliance between the two health care organizations. The task force of representatives from both sides met yesterday in Greenville and discussed what comes next. They also talked about a consulting…

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Salem pleased at 1% commission’s vote

March 20, 2014

This week’s vote by the Oconee Capital Project Sales Tax Commission recommends two Salem area projects go on the ballot for this fall’s referendum, and one town official describes Salem leaders as very pleased. Pleased even though that in one of the projects, the commission lumped a new library which, until Monday’s meeting, had been…

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Motor graders humming

March 20, 2014

Dirt is being moved today in Walhalla to prepare the site to build the new Oconee jail. County motor graders were moving dirt this morning on the property between the cemetery and the Law Enforcement Center. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says a guaranteed maximum price for the project is to be presented during the April 1…

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