School District of Oconee County issues Memo concerning inclement weather policy

(Seneca, SC)——–With winter approaching and with the inclement weather it brings, the School District of Oconee County issued a memo this week regarding their inclement weather policies. When there is a potential of hazardous conditions, administrators will visually check road conditions in each attendance area and also consult law enforcement and Oconee County Emergency Services. Any decision to delay or […]

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South Carolina Department of Commerce and Oconee Economic alliance announces operations expansion for ACI Plastics

(Seneca, SC)—————The South Carolina Department of Commerce and Oconee Economic Alliance announced yesterday that ACI Plastics is planning a $10 million dollar expansion of its operations in Oconee County. ACI Plastics is a thermoplastics processor and recycler. The company will partner with PreZero, who is a leading recyclables manager, on the project. As part of the expansion, the company will […]

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Celebrate Christmas with a hero forms partnership with city of seneca for new toy and clothing collection drive

(Seneca, SC)–Celebrate Christmas with a Hero, Inc. has formed a partnership with the city of Seneca for an annual new toy and clothing collection drive. Items can be dropped off at City Hall beginning Thursday, November 21st – Saturday, December 14th from 8am until 5pm each day. For more information, contact Lt. Lisa Williams with the Seneca Police Department at […]

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Property Crime Statistics part of 2018 Uniform Crime Report from South Carolina Law Enforcement Division

(Seneca, SC)————-The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division recently released its Uniform Crime Report for 2018, and overall throughout the state, the rates for overall violent crimes and property crimes fell last year. However, the report states that murders reached a five year high in the state last year, with 393 victims of murder reported. The report also saw an increase […]

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Preview of upcoming expansion of the emergency department at Prisma Health – oconee Memorial hospital presented at chamber of commerce luncheon

(Seneca, SC)—–Earlier this week, the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce held their Annual Meeting with a luncheon at the Lighthouse Restaurant. During the meeting, Hunter Kome from Prisma Health – Oconee Memorial Hospital provided those in attendance with an update on hospital activities, including projects ongoing on the hospital campus, which includes the upcoming expansion of the emergency department. Kome […]

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South Carolina Law Enforcement Division Releases Uniform Crime Report for 2018; includes violent Crime numbers

(Seneca, SC)—-The South Carolina Law Enforcement Division recently released its Uniform Crime Report for 2018, and overall throughout the state, the rates for overall violent crimes and property crimes fell last year. However, the report states that murders reached a five year high in the state last year, with 393 victims of murder reported. The report also saw an increase […]

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South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority Announces Grant for Sewer Line Upgrades for Westminster

(Seneca, SC)—The South Carolina Rural Infrastructure Authority has announced grant assistance for 24 projects across the state of South Carolina. The total cost of the grants awarded totals $10.8 million dollars, according to a press release. The release also states that more than 18,000 residential and business customers across 19 counties will benefit from the funded projects. Among the projects […]

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