Fire this morning near Westminster

February 4, 2013
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Fire damaged a home near Westminster, and the fire chief credits a smoke detector with alerting the occupants. The fire occurred around 8 a-m on the Oak Grove Road, and Chief Chris Smith said the smoke detector enabled the occupant of the home to ensure that both she and an infant inside got out safely.…

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Bomb threat UPDATE

February 4, 2013
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At 9:39 this morning, a bomb threat was called to Seneca High School. By 11, the school stood evacuated as a precaution, according to the Seneca police. John Covington, police chief, says with the help of an Oconee Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit, the building is being swept. “The school will resume normal operations as soon…

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Bomb threat received at SHS

February 4, 2013
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An Oconee School District administrator says a bomb threat was received this morning at Seneca High School. Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent of operations, says the district is confident that the threat is simply a prank. But precautions are being taken, including the evacuation of the building and the use temporary use of the football…

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Keep it in savings!

February 4, 2013
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At its meeting tonight, the board of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority is to be asked to roll over a maturing certificate of deposit for six months. The C-D in question amounts to nearly $94 thousand and is deposited in Oconee Federal Savings and Loan. By renewing the C-D, the new date to mature…

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Ravens Win Super Bowl

February 4, 2013
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Ravens Win Super Bowl

The Baltimore Ravens became the NFL champions last night (February 3rd) in one of the most exciting Super Bowls ever, holding on to pull out a 34-31 win in Super Bowl 47 after a game that was on its way to being a Ravens blowout suddenly had a big momentum swing after the lights went…

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Next Duke-NRC meeting

February 4, 2013
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The next Duke-NRC meeting about the electric utility’s failure so far to put in place enhanced measures to protect Oconee Nuclear from fire likely is to take place at Nuclear Regulatory Commission’s headquarters in Rockville, Maryland. But you don’t have to travel there to follow what happens. The NRC’s Roger Hannah says there will be…

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  • April 14, 2014 2:00 pmSpring into the Library at the OCPL’s Westminster Branch
  • April 16, 2014 2:00 pmSpring-time Celebrations at OCPL
  • April 17, 2014 9:00 amBlue Ridge Bank Bake Sale to Benefit The March of Dimes
  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
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