Police chief says funds well spent

April 19, 2013

Thirty thousand dollars spent one year ago is paying off today for the Seneca Police Department, according to its chief. John Covington said the $30 thousand dollars approved by city council was enough to finish equipping all patrol vehicles with up-to-date car video/audio recording equipment and replace out-dated units. It also allowed the police to…

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High School Sports – Thursday

April 19, 2013

In high school sports on Thursday, Walhalla’s softball team is headed the playoffs following a 1-0 win over rival West-Oak. Taylor Crawford earned the win after throwing a complete-game two-hitter. In baseball, Daniel defeated Seneca 5-4. Walhalla’s boys soccer team downed West-Oak 7-0. Henley Cothran and Thad Estes with two goals each. The Walhalla girls…

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Hall of Fame Clemson coach dies

April 19, 2013

Clemson Hall of Fame Women’s Basketball Coach Annie Tribble passed away on Thursday, April 18 after a battle with cancer. Tribble, 80, died in hospice care in a facility in Anderson, SC. Tribble served as Clemson’s women’s basketball coach from the 1976-77 season through the 1986-87 season. In her 11 years she led the Lady…

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Oakway student wins honorable mention

April 19, 2013

An Oconee County public school student gained honorable mention in this year’s Project Sentry Logo Contest, sponsored by the U-S Attorney’s Office in South Carolina. A certificate of appreciation and a ribbon went to Oakway Intermediate School’s Lilly Smith, who competed in the grades 3-5 division. The statewide contest gives South Carolina students a chance…

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40-unit apartment complex proposed

April 19, 2013

Alabama concerns are pursuing a 40-unit apartment complex at the edge of Seneca city limits and are requesting the city to annex the 19.45 acres involved. A city planning commission hearing May 20 will take up the annexation and the designation of a zoning classification to cover the property at 336 Maple Grove Road, near…

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OC’s jobless rate falls to 7.9%

April 19, 2013

Oconee County’s unemployment rate fell to 7.9% in March, from the February rate of 9%. The number of employed Oconeeans was 29,037 and the unemployed totaled 2,482. The Department of Employment and Workforce reported the state’s seasonally-adjusted unemployment rate decreased to 8.4% in March from February’s 8.6%. Across the state unemployment numbers are at the…

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  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
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