MEDICAL AIR FLIGHT TRANSPORTS BURN VICTIM

December 7, 2018 Dick Mangrum Public safety officials say a young child, suffering from multiple burns, received an air flight this morning from the Westminster area to a medical facility. A helicopter landing zone was set up during the 7 o’clock hour this morning by Tabor Baptist Church near 123/the Westminster-Toccoa Highway. Westminster Fire Department and the Oconee Sheriff’s Office […]

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CLEMSON PARADE TRAFFIC ANNOUNCEMENT

December 3, 2018 Dick Mangrum Here are Clemson traffic announcements for tomorrow’s parade and basketball game. Participants in the 2018 Clemson Christmas parade will line up on highway 93 for the procession from the President’s House at Cherry Road to Bowman Field. As a result, College Avenue and that section of 93 will be closed starting at 4:45 pm. Anyone […]

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Sounds of the Season from the SHS Choral Department

The Seneca High School Choral Department will present “Sounds of the Season” Thursday, December 6 at 8:00pm. The program will feature the Women’s Chorus, Mixed Chorus, Honors Women’s Chorus, Honors Chorale and Madrigal Singers. The concert will open with the Madrigal Singers singing a beautiful German rendition of “Stille Nacht” from the balcony of the church, followed by the Women’s […]

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SENATOR TAKES CAUTIOUS APPROACH TO LEGALIZING MEDICAL MARIJUANA

November 27, 2018 Dick Mangrum Marijuana use for approved medical purposes is an issue that won’t go away in South Carolina, in spite of one lawmaker’s views on the controversial subject. State Senator Thomas Alexander has served on a committee studying whether certain patients should be allowed to smoke marijuana, to help relieve their discomfort. But Alexander told Walhalla Rotarians […]

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CAREER CENTER NOW, MIDDLE SCHOOL NEXT

November 27, 2018 Dick Mangrum Construction job one these days in the Oconee School District is the new career center on highway 11. Actual construction starts in February, with the targeted opening date 2020. But on the heels of the 140 thousand square foot career and technology center, district officials say, is a replacement Seneca middle school. The district is […]

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Results of Modified School Calendar Survey presented to Board

The results of parents and district employees on a modified school calendar that, if adopted, would stretch out the instruction year and shorten summer recess were given last night to the Board of Trustees for the School District of Oconee County, explains Associate Superintendent of Administration Steve Hanvey. “Well, we sent out surveys to our families and honestly I’m a […]

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