Bogus bills turn up in Walhalla and West Union

May 30, 2013

Fake currency has turned up in Walhalla and West Union, and the Oconee Sheriff’s Department is investigating. The first incident occurred last Saturday in Walhalla when a woman who was in the process of selling a piece of furniture discovered the intended buyer had left her with a counterfeit $20 bill. Jimmy Watt, spokesman for…

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Roundup UPDATE

May 30, 2013

The numbers of drug suspects being sent to the Oconee Detention Center from today’s sweep by the Seneca Police Department is expected to swell the prisoner count. At last report, 18 to 20 of the 38 suspects were in custody. Capt. Steve Pruitt at the Law Enforcement Center said today’s overall count stood at 133—11…

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Why “scoping” sessions differs from public hearing

May 30, 2013

The heading of an announcement reads, “Public hearings Begin to Plan for the Future of Atlanta-Charlotte Passenger Rail Service.” But a representative of the South Carolina Department of Transportation today explained why it’s better to refer to next week’s events as public “scoping” sessions in place of public hearings. “It’s more general in nature, more…

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Thirty-eight drug suspects sought

May 30, 2013

In Seneca, the war against drugs is an ongoing struggle. And that struggle has resumed today with a police round up of 38 suspects—wanted on 70 warrants, charging an array of offenses, according to Police Chief John Covington. By 10 o’clock this morning, 20 suspects had been arrested. Covington says the sweep will continue through…

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ACC Clean Energy Challenge

May 30, 2013

A team of Clemson University bio-systems engineering faculty and students won a $5 thousand second place prize in the ACC Clean Energy Challenge. Named Brewcovery, the team created a plan for converting food and brewery waste into sustainable products for growing grains and energy crops.

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Townville exits tourney

May 30, 2013

A Dixie Youth baseball tournament at Seneca is underway this week, with one less entrant. City Recreation Director Rick Lacey has confirmed that, following a protest made by a Walhalla coach, the Townville Recreation Department withdrew its teams from 7 and 8-year old competition. The protest involved a game Tuesday night and a question of…

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  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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