Seneca woman’s devotion to Tom Brady

Seneca resident Tracy Burrell likely is no different from any other Tom Brady enthusiast in that she wouldn’t know what to give the man who seemingly has it all on the occasion yesterday of his 40th birthday.  Brady has the Hollywood looks, super model wife, family, and five Super Bowl rings.  But, if Burrell had to come up with a […]

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“Taylor Force Act” advances in Washington

Senators Lindsey Graham of South Carolina and Bob Corker of Tennessee praised the Senate Foreign Relations Committee which approved a bill that demands the Palestinian Authority end its policy of rewarding terrorism.  The bill is named for a Vanderbilt graduate student, Taylor Force, who was killed last year in a terror attack in Tel Aviv.  Force’s parents live in South […]

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Hydraulic fluid leak

A section of Walhalla’s W-S Broad Street was shut down for up to two hours yesterday when hydraulic fluid leaked from a city sanitation truck.  To clean the street, according to Capt. Mark Hollifield of the Walhalla Fire Department, a sand truck was brought in to soak up the fluid.  W-S Broad, between Cedar and S. Pine streets was temporarily […]

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Sex crimes alleged at Westminster Fire Department

A 23-year old man is under arrest having been accused of engaging in sexual intercourse at the Westminster Fire Department with two girls between the ages of 11 and 16.  The man arrested, Jaron Obie Livington, worked as a city fire fighter.  Warrants signed by sheriff’s investigator Tim Rice allege the crimes occurred on March 2 and between January 1 […]

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Suzann Hunt

Seneca, SC— Suzann “Suzy” Hunt, 71, wife of Bob Hunt, of Seneca, passed away Thursday, August 3, 2017, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted at 4:00 PM, Saturday, August 5, 2017, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 3:00-4:00 PM, Saturday, prior to the service, at […]

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Assessment notices in the mail

Oconee property owners who open their mail this week are finding oat how the results of countywide reassessment are affecting their values for tax purposes.  The notices, sent from the office of Tax Assessor Linda Shugart, reflect any changes in taxable and fair market vales over the last five years–the last time there was county re-assessment.  The notice is not […]

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Woman accused of inappropriate sexual contact

A 25-year old woman from the Pickens County town of Central is under arrest in Oconee County–accused of inappropriate sexual conduct with a 15-year old boy.  The Oconee Sheriff’s Office identified Angelene Francesca Nicole McAnulty as having been arrested Wednesday and charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor second degree.  A deputy sheriff investigated reports of a sexual assault […]

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Third arrest in storage unit burglaries

Three people have now been arrested in the investigation by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office of storage unit burglaries last March near Seneca.  The burglaries occurred on the Rochester Highway.  The latest arrest, according to the Sheriff’s Office, was that of Austin Thomas Woodard.  The 21-year old Freeman Street resident was charged with burglary second degree and larceny.

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Clemson makes outreach efforts leading to the eclipse

How long can you film the sun, without a proper filter, before UV rays will fry for your camera?  According to Andrew Garmon, graduate student in Clemson University’s department of physics and astronomy, the answer is about 40 seconds–if you are using your cell phone’s camera.  Factoids like that are what Garmon and Amber Porter, physics and astronomy lecturer, communicated […]

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