Weekend shooting near Seneca

June 29, 2015

The Oconee Sheriff’s Office is investigating a weekend shooting near Seneca. In the vicinity of 500 Shiloh Road, one person was wounded in the leg as two people met to exchange property. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the shooter fled. However, a deputy reported he saw the suspect. Deputies then located him at a family…

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Special Seneca meeting

June 26, 2015

A special meeting of the Seneca City Council has been announced for 6 o’clock Tuesday night at City Hall. It is planned as an executive session to discuss “power contracts.” As the result of a vote last winter, the city has been primed to switch wholesale suppliers—-from the Southern Company to the South Carolina Public…

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Think of others, donate a fan

June 26, 2015

Upper 90s today before some relief arrives.  The folks at the Oconee United Way hope you will think of others who are less fortunate this summer.  You can help them stay cool by donating a fan.  You can drop your donation off at the United WayBuilding in Seneca, at 409 W-N 1st Street, Monday-Thursday 9…

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‘Count the Light’ night at Clemson

June 26, 2015

‘The Vanishing Firefly Project at Clemson University hosts the first of two “Count the Light” nights tomorrow night at the South Carolina Botanical Garden to give the public a chance to count fireflies together and help researchers see if their numbers are declining. “Count the Light” will be 8 to 9:30 p-m. A second count…

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Oconee County prayer vigil

June 26, 2015

Plans were announced this morning for an Oconee County prayer vigil to remember the victims and their families of the Charleston church shootings. The Oconee Branch of the NAACP and the Seneca River Baptist Association invite the public for the vigil at 6 o’clock Sunday night at the Family Life Center in Seneca. A birthday…

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Day time crime on Rock Crusher Road

June 26, 2015

A Walhalla area woman is charged this week with burglarizing a neighbor’s home. Law enforcement authorities list the charges against April Michelle Norton as simple larceny and non-violent burglary second degree in the Sheriff’s Office investigation at 306 Rock Crusher Road. The 33-year old Norton was arrested yesterday. According to a deputy, the homeowner returned and noticed…

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Calendar

  • July 1, 2015 7:00 pmMountain Heart Free Concert
  • July 1, 2015 7:00 pmVBS at Church of Christ, Lavonia
  • July 3, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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