Seneca man surrenders himself to face charges

April 10, 2015

Five months after the crimes, a Seneca man has turned himself over to authorities. The Oconee Sheriff’s Office reports the arrest yesterday of Justin Dimon Alexander on charges of first degree burglary and grand larceny. The crimes occurred November 5 on Old Clemson Highway, where three television sets were taken from a home.

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Car crash on SC 59

April 10, 2015

State troopers report a car accident on SC 59 near Seneca.  The accident shortly after 2:30 this afternoon has resulted in injuries.

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Additional drug arrests

April 10, 2015

Oconee County law enforcement agencies are announcing two additional arrests this morning in the ninth “Operation Infinity” drug sweep. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office along with all five municipal police departments in the county (Salem, Seneca, Walhalla, Westminster and West Union) as well as the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources participated in the countywide…

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Interest in two empty Seneca buildings

April 10, 2015

There is interest in two of Seneca’s empty buildings, according to Mayor Dan Alexander. And the mayor gave his vision for a further re-vitalization of the downtown today during a meeting at the Oconee Chamber of Commerce. He told the meeting that he would like to see two new anchor stores in the downtown to…

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Whitney letter has the mayor thinking

April 10, 2015

A Seneca attorney counted 323 cigarette butts alongside the walking track of the Shaver Recreation Center. In a letter to the editor of The Journal, Robert Whitney questions whether it’s proper for children engaged in recreation activities to be exposed to second hand smoke. Mayor Dan Alexander today expressed an open mind as to doing…

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Expression of confidence in Covington and Crenshaw

April 10, 2015

Seneca’s top elected leader expressed confidence today that if local law enforcement leaders detected an instance of racial profiling, they would take immediate steps to stop it and help ensure the practice is never repeated. During a public policy chat at the Oconee Chamber of Commerce, Mayor Dan Alexander said he has confidence in both…

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Calendar

  • July 1, 2015 7:00 pmMountain Heart Free Concert
  • July 1, 2015 7:00 pmVBS at Church of Christ, Lavonia
  • July 3, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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