104-page comprehensive plan for Westminster

  Over 40 years, Westminster’s population has varied only a little.  Census numbers show 2,539 Westminster residents during 2014, not much different than the number of city residents in 1970.  But the city now has a 104-page comprehensive plan adopted last night by the planning commission and recommended to the city council.  During a public hearing a staff member of […]

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Lawsuit filed for former county building official

  A lawsuit has been filed in the Oconee Common Pleas Court on behalf of the county’s former building official.  The lawsuit, by Pawleys Island attorney J-Clay Hopkins, was filed yesterday for David Stokes and alleges slander and wrongful termination against Oconee County and two county council members, Edda Cammick and Wayne McCall.  The lawsuit claims that Stokes, hired as […]

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Doris Rager

  Seneca-Doris Hancox Rager, 71, wife of Claude Swafford of 270 Hemlock Drive passed away Wednesday, May 31, 2017 at her residence. A funeral service will be held at 11:00 am, Saturday, June 3, 2017, at Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends Friday, June 2, 2017, from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm and Saturday, June 3, 2017, […]

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Researchers convene this month at Clemson

Researchers from all over the world will convene at Clemson University this month for the eighth annual Conference of the American Council for Medicinally Active Plants (ACMAP) to talk about how plants can be used to help fight diseases, provide proper nutrition and much more. The ACMAP conference takes place June 20-23 at the Madren Center. Jeffrey Adelberg, a Clemson horticulture professor and conference […]

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Second arrest in pair of Seneca area burglaries

A second arrest has been made in the Oconee Sheriff’s Office investigation of two burglaries in March near Seneca.  The arrest of Audrey Lynn Sosby of the Adam Sullivan Road took place yesterday and, according to the Sheriff’s Office, the 22-year old Sosby is charged with larcenies and second degree burglary.  Last week the Sheriff’s Office arrested and booked Austin […]

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