Voting is your right

September 7, 2012
Voting is your right

Governor Nikki Haley recognizes September as Voter Education Month in South Carolina. And the state election commission encourages South Carolina’s 600 thousand eligible voters to register by October 6. October 6 is important for it is the last day for those who are not registered to qualify and be eligible to vote in the November…

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Senator speaks to SHS seniors

September 7, 2012
Senator speaks to SHS seniors

State Senator Thomas Alexander, Oconee-Pickens Republican, paid a visit recently to seniors of the AP U-S Government class at Seneca High and stressed the value of democracy for the country. Alexander told the students how he first became involved in public service and encouraged them to look for way to become involved through local organizations.…

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United Way supporter Lisa Williams

September 7, 2012

B-B-and-T, Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, and the City of Seneca are examples of organizations that allow the Oconee United Way to fill the needs of the community. A police officer whose family instilled in her the need to help others gave the official welcome yesterday for the kickoff meeting of the 2012 United Way campaign.…

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“No criminal acts took place”

September 6, 2012

    The Westminster interim chief of police has concluded that no criminal acts took place in the case of a man who may have served as reserve officer when he was not certified in that capacity. City Administrator David Smith announced today that Mike Crenshaw, the interim chief, reached his conclusion after discussing his…

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Seven cars on lot for sale vandalized

September 6, 2012

Vandals inflicted four thousand dollars’ damage to seven vehicles on the sales lot at Seneca’s Leader Ford. The crimes apparently occurred between 6 p.m. Friday, August 31 and 4 p.m. Saturday, September 1. Chief John Covington said the paint had been “keyed.” By this afternoon, the police investigation had revealed no suspects, but the investigation…

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United Way campaign lifts off

September 6, 2012
United Way campaign lifts off

Former Congressman Gresham Barrett asked the audience for the start of the new Oconee United Way campaign to grasp that the key to solve needs and problems can be as small as helping one person at a time. Barrett conceded that the problems and needs faced Oconeeans and their Upstate neighbors are great, but not…

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Calendar

  • September 22, 2014 6:00 pmBrasstown Baptist Church's Revival
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 23, 2014 11:00 amLeague of Women Voters of the Clemson Area National Voter Registration Day
  • September 25, 2014 3:00 pmTHORback Thursday
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