“Project Star”=Hampton Inn & Suites

September 18, 2012

It became official at 10 this morning that “Project Star” is a Hampton Inn and Suites for Seneca, a product of the Hilton Hotel chain. The hotel is to contain 100 rooms, four stories, and an investment of $10 million or more. The Hampton Inn and Suites is to employ 38 people. Ground is to…

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BREAKING: Seneca announces major hotel project

September 18, 2012
BREAKING: Seneca announces major hotel project

At a City Hall press conference in Seneca this morning, officials announced plans for the construction of a new Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton hotel project on East North First Street behind Seneca Bank and Trust.  Members of Oconee County Council, and Oconee’s legislative delegation were on hand for the announcement from Seneca Mayor…

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New bug found in Internet Explorer

September 18, 2012
New bug found in Internet Explorer

Microsoft urged Windows users on Monday to install a free piece of security software to protect PCs from a newly discovered bug in the Internet Explorer browser. The security flaw, which researchers say could allow hackers to take remote control of an infected PC, affects Internet Explorer browsers used by hundreds of millions of consumers…

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Gamecock Swearinger suspended

September 18, 2012
Gamecock Swearinger suspended

South Carolina free safety D.J. Swearinger has been suspended by the Southeastern Conference for a flagrant hit during Saturday’s 49-6 win over UAB.  Swearinger will be ineligible to play for the Gamecocks against Missouri.  The action is the result of a hit which occurred at the 5:46 mark in the third quarter. The action, according…

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Help from Washington

September 18, 2012
Help from Washington

Federal funds amounting to $30,147 have been approved for Oconee County, under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program Phase 30 of FEMA. A local board of directors will meet to determine how the money is to be distributed among emergency food and shelter programs run by local service organizations. Applications are invited from…

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‘Flying Tomato’ hits wall

September 18, 2012
‘Flying Tomato’ hits wall

Gold medal snowboarder Shaun White was arrested early yesterday and charged with public intoxication and vandalism after a wild night at a Nashville hotel. White, who is 26, reportedly pulled a hotel fire alarm at 2 a.m., forcing an evacuation of the guests. Then, he tried to bolt in a taxi, and kicked someone who…

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