Ammo explodes in house fire

November 28, 2012

Fire fighters encountered an unusual delay in pouring water onto a home fire Sunday night in Dillard, Georgia. Clayton Fire Chief Andrew Green said a cache of ammunition inside the house on Regiment Drive began to explode. According to Sky 104 Clayton, that caused a slight delay for the fire fighters. The house was destroyed.…

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Seneca to buy new tractor

November 28, 2012

The vehicle that Seneca relied on for picking up discarded brush placed at the city’s curbs has been lost to a fire. “It caught fire,” said Mark Krabbe, director of public works, during last night’s City Hall meetings. Krabbe believes the bucket component from the burn vehicle can be salvaged from the tractor and used…

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All across the universe

November 28, 2012

If you’re interested in NASA, telescopes, space — or just want to meet a Nobel Prize winner, plan to attend John Mather’s lecture tonight at Clemson University. The Nobel Laureate will speak at 7 at the Thurmond Institute about the “History of the Universe from Beginning to End.” Mather is a senior astrophysicist in the…

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Vandals strike Blue Ridge Field

November 28, 2012

Vandals in recent weeks created havoc at Seneca’s Blue Ridge Field. And the recreation director says the police are trying to find the culprits. According to Rick Lacey, recreation director, vandals kicked down a door and pulled down electric conduit. And that damaged the lighting system. Seneca and the community have high hopes for the…

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The public to get filled in

November 28, 2012

Plans by the state to close an old bridge near Westminster are to be explained tomorrow during a two-hour public information meeting at the former train depot on Main Street. From 5 to 7 p-m, the meeting will follow a drop-in format, with displays for viewing the proposed plans to remove the S-64 (N. Seed…

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First Sunday sip “weeks away”

November 28, 2012

The date on which the first Sunday sales of alcohol becomes legal in Seneca is just a few weeks ago, in the estimation of city leaders. City Administrator Greg Dietterick told the mayor and council last night that all of the documents and other information must first go to the State Department of Revenue in…

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