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New Strickland Museum striving to educate Community

July 29, 2014

A new museum in Seneca is being designed with education in mind. The new Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum in Seneca invites the community to share their stories about the African-American heritage of the Golden Corner, warts and all, explains Shelby Henderson, coordinator of the Strickland Museum Preservation Group. “We want to have a...

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New Study examines College Dropout Rate

July 29, 2014

A new study finds 31-million students who enrolled in college in the last 20 years left without receiving a degree or certificate. Almost a third or 10-million, decided pretty quickly that college wasn’t for them and left school after only one semester, but 4-million had made at least 2 years of progress in their...

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More Americans claiming High Levels of Debt

July 29, 2014

A new study shows 35% of Americans have debt that has been reported to a collection agency. That could be money owed for anything from mortgages to cell phone contracts. The Urban Institute says, overall, Americans have reduced their credit card debt, since the Great Recession. However, roughly the same rate of people is...

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Upstate celebrating Quilting

July 29, 2014

The rich heritage of quilting will once again be celebrated throughout Oconee County during the month of September, with the bi-annual Lake and Mountains Quilt Guild (LMQG) quilt show co-sponsored by the Upstate Heritage Quilt Trail. The show is located at the Shaver Recreation Complex in Seneca and runs September 19, from 9am to...

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OC Small Business Resource Fair today

July 29, 2014

A small business resource fair takes place today in Seneca. This free event, presented by the Oconee Economic Alliance and the Oconee County, Walhalla and Westminster Chambers of Commerce will provide valuable information to small business owners looking to get started or take their business to the next level, explains Oconee County Chamber executive...

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OC First Responders donate to 9/11 Memorial

July 29, 2014

Four of Oconee County’s first responder units recently donated to the construction of a memorial to honor the fallen first responders of the 9/11 terrorist attacks. The Salem, Oakway, and Mountain Rest Fire Departments along with Keowee Rescue Squad #22, contributed more than $1,500 for the project. A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled for this...

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  • July 31, 2014 6:00 amSeneca Farmers Market
  • July 31, 2014 6:30 pmJazz On The Alley
  • August 2, 2014 6:00 amSeneca Farmers Market
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