USFS: two prescribed burns today

March 28, 2013

White smoke is drifting south toward the Walhalla area today from at least one of two prescribed burns being carried out inside the Sumter National Forest. A USFS representative says today’s first burn took place at Presbyterian Lake, in the vicinity of the rifle range at Mountain Rest. A second prescribed burn is planned for…

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Tech makes “flatline” budget request

March 28, 2013

Students are enrolling at Tri-County Technical College in fewer numbers than they were at the height of the last recession, but the college president says there’s still the need for students to take the kinds of courses that impart skills to make things. Those comments during a luncheon today preceded the official presentation of Tri-County…

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Body discovery UPDATE

March 28, 2013

Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says preliminary investigation shows a body found this morning near Seneca matches the physical description of a person reported missing yesterday. A hunter this morning found the body on what was described as a logging road near Friendship Road, not far from that community’s volunteer fire station. Highway troopers investigated a…

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Greg Dietterick to receive assistant

March 28, 2013

Seneca’s top man in charge is to receive an assistant. At a special meeting this week, the city council approved the diversion of salary for a vacated utilities’ position to create the job of administrative assistant for City Administrator Greg Dietterick. According to Joel Seavey, Seneca clerk-treasurer, a job description for the new position has…

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Oconeean to be arraigned

March 28, 2013

A magistrate is scheduled to convene a court arraignment at Greenville this morning for a 33-year old Oconeean charged with a federal firearms offense. In the proceeding, according to a court officer, Shannon David Powers of Alexander Road, Seneca, is to be read the formal charge and asked to state a plea. Authorities say in…

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Walhalla High leading the way

March 28, 2013
Walhalla High leading the way

For a second time, Walhalla High School has completed a national certification process to validate its program Project Lead the Way. The curriculum allows students to apply what they learn in math and science to real-life engineering and technology projects. Brett Stephenson, Walhalla teacher, said, “The beauty of PLTW courses is that our kids get…

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