One special exception OK’d, second deferred

May 31, 2013

Duke Energy will be allowed to put up a five-story office building within the protected area of Oconee Nuclear Station, but a separate request to allow a cell phone tower at Long Creek was deferred until next month. Several Long Creek property owners and others turned out to oppose a cell tower they say would…

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Seneca home lay in ruins

May 31, 2013

Fire, believed to have started in the basement, has taken a heavy toll on Seneca’s Normandy Shores peninsula. Hours after fire fighters were sent to 407 Northampton Road smoke spewed from the Kennedy home. A husband, wife, and their grandson all managed to get out of the house without injury. Because of the wood components…

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Seneca Home Catches Fire

May 30, 2013

Smoke smolders tonight from a home that caught fire this afternoon at Seneca’s Normandy Shores. The three people in the Kennedy home on North Hampton Road got out safely. WGOG will have further details on the blaze on our Friday morning newscasts.

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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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