West Union raises rates, looks to expand garbage pickup

February 11, 2015

West Union’s elected leaders have approved a one-dollar increase in their garbage pickup charges. Mayor Linda Oliver said the unanimous vote taken during last night’s town council meeting allows the town to grow its garbage revenues without raising taxes. The town also is considering adding weekly garbage pick up customers beyond the town limits. If…

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Seneca votes on new wholesale power deal

February 11, 2015

Seneca is halfway there toward a new arrangement to buy its electrical power from a wholesale supplier. At city administrator Greg Dietterick’s recommendation, city council voted last night to approve first reading of an ordinance to sign a contract with the state-created Public Service Authority (Santee Cooper) in Moncks Corner. Dietterick told the mayor and…

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Seneca replaces its crime scene van

February 11, 2015

The 15-year old van that the Seneca police use for crime scene purposes will be replaced by a new model. The city council last night gave the OK to a $23 thousand contract to acquire a 2015 cargo van through a state contract with Love Chevrolet of Columbia.

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Seneca to “release” diesel buses

February 11, 2015

Ed Halbig says Seneca’s switch to all electric buses is working so well that the city no longer needs its fleet of diesel-powered buses. On the recommendation of the city’s planning and community development director, city council last night voted “to release” the buses to the South Carolina Department of Transportation. The DOT holds title…

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Seneca replaces its crime scene van

February 11, 2015

The 15-year old van that the Seneca police use for crime scene purposes will be replaced by a new model. The city council last night gave the OK to a $23 thousand contract to acquire a 2015 cargo van through a state contract with Love Chevrolet of Columbia.

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Seneca gets the best opinion possible

February 11, 2015

The Seneca mayor and council left their meeting last night with a kick to their steps. Not just because they had finished their February meeting in time to watch Clemson-Notre Dame basketball. They had just received a favorable financial opinion from their outside auditor, coupled with an expectation that new economic development is on its…

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  • April 24, 2015Walhalla Civic Auditorium Play "BUSTED WEDDING BELLES"
  • April 26, 2015 2:00 pmSpring Fashion Show to Benefit Collins Children's Home
  • April 26, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • May 2, 2015 8:00 amPancakes for Princess Raelyn
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