“Next phase” for MLK Way in Seneca

The Oconee Chapter of the NAACP gave Seneca leaders a proposal last night to enhance the section of S. 6th TREET named for Martin Luther King.  The NAACP’S George Anderson said banners hung a few years ago to denote Ming Way have deteriorated,  and his organization wants to see King Way become an  historic attraction.  A city official tells 101.7/WGOG […]

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Consent order results from contest subpoena

Attorneys in the Pioneer Rural Water litigation have agreed for Pioneer’s lender to produce documents wanted by the City of Seneca.  The wholesale supplier has requested documents covering the construction loan and other financial records.  The agreement is a consent order made part of the case file.  The case is set for trial late next month.  The order applies to […]

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Grant money to fix up buildings

Westminster City Council threw its support behind a grant program to promote new business and fix some of the city’s buildings.  Mayor Brian Ramey says the city Economic Development Corporation gave birth to the program.  From a pool of $29 thousand dollars, grants of $3 thousand will be available to building owners.  The money can go toward facades and general […]

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CAT route changes announced

Changes to CAT bus routes are the topic for three public hearings this month and next.  Planned is an additional Orange bus on Campus routes to increase frequency to 5 to 6 minutes.  A new Central Route will connect Southern Wesleyan University and Central downtown.  The Red Route will offer 15 minute service Monday thru Thursday with a turn around at […]

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Jeremy Kelly

Walhalla–Jeremy Lloyd Kelly, 36, of 924 Robin Hood Drive, died July 9 at the Cottingham Hospice House.  The funeral will be 3 pm Friday, July 14 at the Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family receives friends from 2-3 pm prior to the service at the funeral home.  Burial will follow in Evergreen Memorial Gardens.  The family is at the residence.  Flowers […]

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Ruth Gibbs

Ruth Eloise Gibbs, 91, of 201 Dairy Farm Road, Westminster, wife of Alvin Monroe Gibbs, died July 10 at her home.  The service honoring her life will be 2 pm July 13 at Fair Play Church of God, 301 W. Fairplay Blvd., Fair Play, SC  29643.  Burial follows in the church cemetery.  The family receives friends 6 to 8 pm […]

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Incumbent prevails at Pioneer Rural Water

Customers of Pioneer Rural Water decided last evening to stay with the man who brought them to the dance.  Eddie Grant beat back a challenge from Brad Hobbs to keep his District 5 seat on the board of directors.  Announced by Chairman Barry Stevenson, the vote tally gave Grant 86 votes; Hobbs, 34.  A total of 120 votes represents a […]

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