Duke Will Test Sirens Next Week

The outdoor warning sirens around Oconee Nuclear Station will be tested multiple times during the week of June 28 to close out their recent upgrade project on the sirens. A select, limited number of sirens will be tested using both a short, 20-second test as well as longer three-minute tests. These tests will occur from June 28 through July 1 […]

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Seneca PD Getting New Digs

A new headquarters for the Seneca Police department is under renovation. A 7,500 square foot facility at the Shiloh Road Seneca Industrial Complex will be the new home for most of the department, and officers will begin operating from there within the next few months, with more moving in next year. City officials said the 911 dispatch center will get […]

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Blood Drive Today in Seneca

The Blood Connection is hosting a mobile blood drive today in Seneca at Norton-Thompson Park from 10:00am until 6:00pm. The Blood Connection’s O negative blood supply has now reached a critical level. The Blood Connection (TBC) is the primary blood provider for hospitals in this region, which means the need for O negative blood donations is dire. The combination of […]

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Graham Supports Bipartisan Safer Communities Act

WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) today made this statement on the release of the Bipartisan Safer Communities Act. OVERVIEW:  “As a long-time gun owner and strong supporter of the Second Amendment, I have been horrified by the recent spate of mass shootings and the link between mental health and gun violence.   “My goal in working with the bipartisan group […]

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Oconee County A “Sitting Duck” For Developers

Oconee County resident Patsy Davis spoke last night during the public comments portion of the Oconee County Council meeting. She brought with her a petition that contained twenty-three signatures from concerned citizens regarding land development in Oconee, in particular, the building of new subdivisions. Davis said the county has become a “sitting duck” for development, and she’s worried that city […]

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DHEC Releases Annual Report on Healthcare-Associated Infections in Healthcare Settings

COLUMBIA, S.C. – The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC) recently published the 2020 Hospital Infections Disclosure Act (HIDA) Annual Report, which shares data on healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) acquired in health-care settings or as a result of medical procedures. This annual report is presented by DHEC’s Division of Acute Disease Epidemiology (DADE) in an effort to address HAIs […]

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