Schools back in session

December 17, 2012

Oconee Superintendent of Education Dr. Mike Lucas, Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander, and Congressman Jeff Duncan are among those expressing sadness and condolences over the tragedy in Connecticut. Lucas said principals, counselors, and teachers will support and comfort Oconee students, especially the younger ones, who return to classes this morning, after a weekend of learning and…

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Parade to be re-played on cable-TV

December 14, 2012

If you missed it the first time, you can catch it again during the season’s holidays. The 2012 Seneca Christmas Parade, which took place December 3, will be telecast in a 30-minute program to air Christmas Eve at 11 a-m and 7 p-m and Christmas Day at 2 p-m on Northland Cable TV 4. According…

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Accident leaves roadway covered by sand

December 14, 2012
Accident leaves roadway covered by sand

An accident early today on U-S 76 between Westminster and Long Creek left a tractor-trailer practically cut in half. By this afternoon, the wrecked trailer part of the rig lay off the side of the highway. No injuries were reported.

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Whitmire to vote for no-texting

December 14, 2012

At least one member of Oconee’s state delegation says he will vote in favor of a bill that would make texting-while-driving illegal statewide. Oconee County Council was told this morning that such a bill will be introduced in the General Assembly and Bill Whitmire, the District One representative, declared he will vote for it.

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Rare meeting of county and state leaders

December 14, 2012

This morning’s rare meeting between Oconee County leaders and the county’s state lawmakers went well, according to participants. The county councilmen and the lawmakers batted around issues of common interest. There seemed to be a spirit of cordiality and a willingness to hold future meetings. The meeting also spotlighted some of the funding issues that…

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Bill signing ceremony called off

December 14, 2012

Word has been received that Governor Haley has called off her appearance in Oconee County Monday when she planned to sign a workplace bill, authored by Representative Bill Sandifer of Seneca. The ceremony had been planned for the Schneider Electric plant, which Sandifer says is an example of a workplace that will benefit from his…

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