Jacobs Road to close Repairs

Motorists are being advised about a road closure that could influence travel in and around the Golden Coroner.  An announcement from the Oconee County Emergency Services says there will be an emergency road closure of Jacobs Road off Highway 123 between Seneca and Clemson on Tuesday from 9:30am to 4pm due to immediately required railroad crossing repairs being performed by […]

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WCA Roof Fundraiser

The Board of Directors of the Walhalla Civic Auditorium has started a fundraising campaign for roof repairs to its more than 100-year-old building.  Walhalla Civic Auditorium executive director Bill Chisano gives details. “It is the 100th anniversary of the building of the Auditorium, so the roof is 100-years-old.  Now it is not falling apart but whenever it rains, you almost have […]

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CWP would help keep Schools Safe

In the wake of public shootings across the United States, many suggestions have been voiced on the proper way to protect kids from gun violence.  On Friday during his listening tour about the Second Amendment, Third District Congressman Jeff Duncan spoke about Concealed Weapon Permits and he feels this would prevent school shootings like the one recently at Virginia Tech. […]

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SHS receives Bomb Threat

Seneca High School was evacuated this morning after officials received a bomb threat.  At 9:39am, school officials received a call claiming a bomb was in the school building.  The school was immediately evacuated as a precaution.  Seneca Police Chief John Covington reports that with the help of an Oconee County Sheriff’s Office K-9 unit, the building was swept.  The school […]

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Super Bowl Hangover

Labor attorney Paul Lanigan says the day after the Super Bowl each year costs American businesses billions of dollars because of the distraction.  “Attendance, lose of productivity, excessive internet searching and surfing and things like that.” Last year, 1.5 million workers did not show up the day after the game.  More than 4 million showed up late.  Lanigan says employers […]

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US Attorney sponsoring Sentry Logo Contest

The United States Attorney’s Office is sponsoring its 10thAnnual Project Sentry Logo Contest.  The statewide contest allows students an opportunity to illustrate how they prevent gun violence in their schools by designing a logo for use on upcoming Project Sentry publications.  The contest is open to any student (elementary, middle, or high school age) in South Carolina.  Entries will be […]

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NRC places Duke Energy on Notice

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission has placed Duke Energy on official notice of what the government watchdog agency considers an apparent violation of the power company’s failure to achieve enhanced fire protection measures at Oconee Nuclear Station, just outside Seneca.  The apparent violation is being considered for escalated enforcement action in accordance with the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission Enforcement Policy. A […]

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Bad Creek Hydro captures Award

Employees at Duke Energy’s Bad Creek Pumped Storage Hydroelectric Station in Oconee County are being honored for their leadership in conservation and education programs. The workers were recognized at the S.C. Wildlife Federation’s annual awards banquet for their involvement in Trout Unlimited’s “Scoutin’ for Trout,” and National Hunting and Fishing Day events, as well as an education program at the […]

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State of Clemson Address set for Today

The Clemson Area Chamber of Commerce will host the annual State of Clemson Address today at Clemson University’s Madren Center. Clemson Mayor J.C. Cook and Clemson University Provost Doris Helms will be the headline speakers at the event, intended to brief the city’s business community on what to expect in the coming year. University trustees tapped Helms to operate as […]

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Dot’s Kitchen needs Volunteers

A kitchen in Westminster that provides meals to thousands of needy people has a need of its own, volunteers. Dot’s Kitchen serves prepared meals Monday through Friday and is in need of more volunteers to meet the demand. Dot’s Kitchen operates at the American Legion Building on Lucky Street in Westminster, adjacent to the Westminster Baptist Church.  Volunteers currently serve […]

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