Two Senecans nabbed in drug bust

February 19, 2013

The police say two Seneca residents were arrested today in a drug bust, in which a K-9 was used to detain one suspect who ran. Qawi Aziz Kabir, formerly Michael Bernard Christian, and Gladys Rafiah Elmore were charged with trafficking crack cocaine and possession with intent to distribute marijuana. The police say Kabir was also…

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Duke and NRC talk potential for flooding

February 19, 2013

At Duke’s request, the electric utility and the NRC will be holding monthly meetings to cover safeguards against flooding at the Oconee Nuclear Station. An NRC spokesman told 96.3/WGOG NEWS: “They have asked for monthly meetings with the NRC staff to ensure that we are aware of how they are proceeding and provide guidance as…

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Ravenel wins Battle of the Books

February 19, 2013

A team of Ravenel Elementary students has won the Oconee School District’s Battle of the Books competition. Held last Saturday, 10 elementary schools and their 50-student teams competed. Each team was required to read and be familiar with 10 books chosen from South Carolina Children’s Book Award Nominees. In the final round, the Ravenel team…

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CU to boost SCDOT at construction sites

February 19, 2013

The S-C Department of Transportation has turned to Clemson University water quality researchers to help ensure that it meets future federal requirements to limit the discharge of pollutants from construction projects. Researchers are to design improved passive sediment-control solutions for creating outlets that withdraw surface water resulting from draining basins or impoundments during the construction…

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Coin thefts at laundries

February 19, 2013

Law enforcement has been told of a pattern to coin thefts in both Seneca and Clemson. The latest one, discovered yesterday at Seneca’s Northwoods Apartments off the Wells Highway, netted the thief or thieves about $100 dollars. The police were told that someone entered the laundry room and used an object to drill a two-inch…

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Rosa Clark welcomes new physician

February 19, 2013
Rosa Clark welcomes new physician

A retired emergency room physician from Kentucky is the latest volunteer doctor at Oconee’s only free medical clinic, Rosa Clark in Seneca. He’s Dr. Licerio Soto, who volunteered two weeks of his medical skills to Rosa Clark patients from January 21 through February 1. And, according to Rosa Clark board treasurer Maeve Binder, Soto plans…

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  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
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