SHS Choral Department to present Sounds of the Season

The Seneca High School (SHS) Choral Department will be presenting “Sounds of the Season” on Thursday, Dec. 7, at 8pm. 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 “Gaudete” with soloists Logan O’Kelley and Ryan Nation. The Women’s Chorus will present a […]

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OC Solid Waste announces Holiday Schedule

All Oconee County Solid Waste facilities will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 23, and Friday, Nov. 24 for the Thanksgiving Holiday. The schedule for the Recycling Centers is as follows: Monday, Nov. 20, Tuesday, Nov. 21, Wednesday, Nov. 22, and Saturday, Nov. 25, from 7am to 7pm. The Landfill schedule is Monday, Nov. 20, Tuesday, Nov. 21, Wednesday, Nov. 22, […]

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Holiday Lights are up in Seneca

The City of Seneca is now shinning bright for the holidays after crews with Seneca Light and Water hung lights on downtown street poles as well as on light posts along the major roads surrounding the city limits. Seneca Utilities Director Bob Faires said it was a team effort to light up the city for the holidays. “Well, people are […]

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SDOC 2017 Report Card shows District making Gains

The South Carolina Department of Education has recently released new accountability report cards for school districts. The School District of Oconee County (SDOC) is showing gains in areas of strategic focus. Superintendent Michael Thorsland stated, “As we have shared over the past months, our performance on state assessments is competitive, but we still have work to do to achieve our […]

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Don’t fall for IRS Scams

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is warn citizens about recent IRS scams reported to them. Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt offers these tips to avoid becoming a victim. “Scammers love to play on people’s emotions and one of those emotions. We are continuing to hear about IRS scams and much of the information we hear is […]

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Implosion of Clemson House planned

On Sunday, Dec. 3, at 8:30am, a series of small explosions will pulverize columns on the first, third and fifth floors of the Clemson House at Clemson University to collapse the building. The Clemson University Media Relations Department announces that Clemson House has been a landmark since 1950 but will soon become a green space and parking area. On Dec. […]

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SDOC reminding Parents of Inclement Weather Procedures

As cold weather approaches, the School District of Oconee County (SDOC) is reminding parents and caregivers of inclement weather procedures. When there is a potential of hazardous driving conditions, administrators will visually check road conditions in each attendance area. Officials may also consult Oconee County Emergency Management and law enforcement to assess driving conditions. Any decision to delay or cancel […]

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