Graham votes against gun control

April 18, 2013

U-S Senator Lindsey Graham says President Obama wanted three things on gun control—-and lost on all three. Graham is hailing his votes as the Senate rejected a ban on assault weapons, limit on magazine sizes, and expand background checks. “Today we saw that President Obama’s politically-driven solutions to gun violence could not withstand scrutiny from…

Read more »

Exception to the zoning

April 18, 2013

A Seneca homeowner applies tonight for a variance to the city’s zoning law. Jeff Waters on Oak Knoll Court is the applicant for a variance to property zoned RM-8. The Seneca Board of Zoning Appeals will hold a hearing starting at 6 at City Hall.

Read more »

Ferocious spring storm

April 18, 2013

A ferocious spring storm that struck the Walhalla area caused people to seek cover and kept emergency crews on to go from Walhalla to West Union. During a two-hour period late yesterday afternoon, U-S Weather Observer Barbara Wilson recorded more than two inches of rain in Walhalla. Around 4:15, a tree fell onto a car…

Read more »

SHS represented at conference

April 17, 2013
SHS represented at conference

A senior at Seneca High, James Eister, won first place in the physics category last weekend at the annual conference of the South Carolina Junior Academy of Science. Before judges and peers, James presented research in which he used a pneumatic projectile launcher. He competed against hundreds of students from across the state. Representing Seneca…

Read more »

Two more drug arrests

April 17, 2013

Two more arrests are reported by the Oconee Sheriff’s Department as part of the drug round-up that began yesterday morning. The latest arrests make 16 people rounded up. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says a total of 25 people are targeted.

Read more »

Deaths knell being sounded for Oconee plant

April 17, 2013

The official proceeding for an Oconee County manufacturing plant to jump across the county line into Pickens is scheduled Monday night during a meeting in Pickens. The Pickens County Council has set a public hearing and third reading of an ordinance transferring property to Taylor Made Golf. Taylor Made, now located near Westminster, announced plans…

Read more »

Weather

Calendar

  • August 23, 2014 11:00 amBBQ & Bluegrass
  • August 23, 2014 11:00 amTaylor-Neal Reunion
  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 30, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
AEC v1.0.4