Citizens Reveal Concerns And Ideas For The Highway 123 Corridor Project To Alta Planning And Design

(Seneca, SC)—————————The Oconee County Planning Department along with Alta Planning and Design wrapped up three days of workshops and meetings Wednesday gaining public input as the group prepares a draft document for the Planning Commission concerning the Highway 123 Corridor Project.  Kat Maines, who is the Senior Planner for Alta Planning and Design, told us what the public has mentioned […]

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U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham Supports President Trump’s Decision To Recognize Golan Heights As Part of Israel

(Seneca, SC)——————-U.S. Senator and Seneca native Lindsey Graham issued a statement yesterday supporting the decision by President Trump to recognize the Golan Heights as part of the state of Israel. Graham said in his statement that “To return the Golan Heights to Syria would be to reward aggression and put the Jewish State at perpetual risk.”  Graham said he will […]

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Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Seneca Man On Fugitive From Justice Warrant

(Seneca, SC)————–The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a Seneca man on a Fugitive from Justice warrant this week. 56 year old Domino Larry Tower was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center Wednesday afternoon by a deputy from the Warrants Division.  According to the arrest warrant, Tower is a fugitive from justice from the state of Washington and is accused […]

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U.S. Senator Tim Scott Co-Sponsoring Legislation In the U.S. Senate

(Seneca, SC)—————-U.S. Senator Tim Scott is a co-sponsor of bipartisan legislation in Congress, along with fellow South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, called the College Transparency Act. The legislation, according to a press release from the Senator’s Office, would modernize the college reporting system for postsecondary data by ensuring accurate reporting on student outcomes such as enrollment, completion and post-college success […]

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Pickens County Sheriff’s Office Arrests Greenville Man On Voluntary Manslaughter Charge

(Seneca, SC)——————-The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office has arrested a Greenville man on charges of Voluntary Manslaughter. 46 year old Richard Scott Hinds was taken into custody yesterday without incident and was transported to the Pickens County Detention Center, according to Chief Deputy Creed Hashe.  Deputies from the Sheriff’s Office responded to an address on Pauls Road near Pickens in reference […]

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Central Fire Chief Wins Dr. David Spittal Community Award From Southern Wesleyan University

(Seneca, SC)—————-Southern Wesleyan University has announced that Central Fire Chief Ed Reynolds recently received the Dr. David Spittal Community Award. The award is named for former the Southern Wesleyan University President and was presented during the recent state of Central address. Reynolds serves on Central town council and helps to sponsor youth recreation teams as well as working on improvements […]

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Upstate Peach Trees Suffered Only Minimal Damage During Recent Cold Snap, According To Clemson University Pomolgist

(Seneca, SC)————-Researchers from Clemson University say that South Carolina peaches appear to have survived the recent cold snap that we have experienced, but growers are advised to continue to be on guard.  Juan Carlos Melgar, who is a Clemson pomologist, said that Upstate trees appeared to only suffer minimal damage due to the fact that Upstate trees normally bloom later […]

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Clemson University Announces Reopening Of Brooks Center For The Performing Arts Next Monday

(Seneca, SC)—————–Clemson University has announced that the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts will be reopening its doors next Monday, March 25th after being closed for the past few weeks for some spring cleaning and also for the removal of bats.  Several bats were discovered in the building about three weeks ago on February 27th and the closing of the […]

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Oconee County Planning Department Wraps Up Three Days Of Meetings and Workshops Regarding Highway 123 Corridor Project

(Seneca, SC)——————The Oconee County Planning Department wrapped up three days of meetings and workshops yesterday as they gained input from citizens regarding the Highway 123 Corridor Project.  Adam Chapman, who is the Planning Director for Oconee County, says they received great input from citizens over the last three days and that there was a tremendous outshowing of public support and […]

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U.S. Senator And Seneca Native Lindsey Graham Addresses Seneca Rotary Club

(Seneca, SC)———————U.S. Senator and Seneca native Lindsey Graham spoke at yesterday’s Seneca Rotary Club meeting at Cross Creek Plantation. During his remarks to the Rotarians, Graham said that he believes that there could be consensus on bipartisan legislation in Congress regarding a national infrastructure bill and on reducing the cost of prescription drugs and he said that he will be […]

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