Oconeean dies five weeks after home fire

November 15, 2012

A 51-year old Oconeean has lost his battle to recover from burns at home last month near Walhalla. Coroner Karl Addis this afternoon announced the death of Timothy Neal Sammons of Tammy Lane, Walhalla. Since the October 8 fire at his home, Sammons had been a patient at the Joseph M. Still Burn Center at…

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Grades A-F for students, but not for teachers

November 15, 2012

An Associated Press account from yesterday’s meeting of the State Board of Education quotes the board chairman as saying that teachers need not worry about letter grades being applied to their work during the next two years. And that’s good news to Dr. Mike Lucas, the Oconee Superintendent of Education. Lucas is asking his board…

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Rosa Clark is an Angel

November 15, 2012

In the eyes of the S.C. Secretary of State, Oconee’s only free medical clinic is an Angel. Mark Hammond, Secretary of State, announces a list of his Scrooges and Angels for 2012. And this year he includes the 30-year old Rosa Clark Medical Clinic in Seneca as an angel, based on a review of financial…

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Contest winners to be awarded

November 15, 2012

The winners of this year’s Anti-drug/Anti-violence calendar contest, sponsored by the 10th Circuit Solicitor’s Office, are invited to an awards luncheon tomorrow at the Anderson Arts Center. Among the winners from Oconee and Anderson in the contest judged by the Clemson Arts Guild are Matilyn Million of Townville Elementary, Ava Maw of Ravenel, Jeannee Evans…

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Recycling added to Welcome Center

November 15, 2012

A recycling program offered to travelers is becoming part of the offerings at the S.C. Welcome Center at Fair Play. The “SC Welcomes You to Recycle” program is a public-private partnership that gives travelers the opportunity to recycle aluminum cans, plastic bottles and newspapers. More than two million people every year stop at South Carolina…

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Zoning change would allow town homes

November 15, 2012

A St. Augustine, Florida resident goes before Seneca Planning Commission next week to allow part of his By-Pass 123/Lake Keowee property to be used for residential town homes. The planning commissioners will convene a public hearing on the Gary Phillips’ request at 6 Monday night at City Hall. Tamy Sanford, city planner, says Phillips requests…

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