Crafters and Artists wanted for Heritage Fair

The Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair is looking for crafters and artists. If you are an artist or a crafter of handmade items, the 5th Annual Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair wants you.  The cost of a 10’x10’ booth is just $25 for the entire Fair.  This year’s Fair hours are Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday from 5pm-10pm; Friday from 5pm-11pm; Saturday from […]

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Copper Thieves strike OC again

Thieves in search of copper to re-sell have struck once again in Oconee County. Sister station WGOG reports that the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is investigating the theft this week of 500 pounds of bare bright copper from HHH Recycling near Westminster. The stolen copper has an estimated value of $1,550. The thieves are also suspected of causing $5,000 worth […]

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7 Upstate Hunters charged with Wildlife Violations

Seven Upstate hunters were arrested this week and charged with a list of wildlife violations, including killing a mother bear with her cubs. The S.C. Department of Natural Resources reports that a four-year investigation with the South Carolina Attorney General’s Office lead to the arrests.  The DNR release lists Charles Claude Blowers, David Winston Brown, Ty Cooper Mills, Thomas Elliot […]

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Alverson pleads Guilty to Contributing to Minors

An Anderson man has pled guilty to contributing to the delinquency of minors.  Tenth Judicial Circuit Solicitor Chrissy Adams reports that 58-year-old Robert Alverson, Jr. pled guilty in Anderson General Sessions Court to two counts. The Honorable Edward Miller sentenced Alverson to three-years suspended on one-year of home incarceration program with four-years probation and no contact with either victim.  The […]

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Cruzin on Main Trip Winner

The winner of this year’s grand prize from Cruzin on Main presented by the City of Seneca has been announced, explains Seneca Events Coordinator Riley Johnson.  “Our winner is Tommy Darragh from West Union.  This is something that Donnie “Big Un” White, who is the host of Cruzin on Main came to me and asked about maybe doing a grand […]

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8th Annual Summer Sizzle on Saturday

Summer vacation is rapidly ending and Seneca Middle School is busy preparing to welcome students back.  Seneca Middle School will hold its registration day, known as Summer Sizzle, on Saturday, August 17.  At Summer Sizzle, students will complete registration paperwork, set up lunch accounts, purchase and size PE uniforms, have their ID picture taken, receive their schedule and have the opportunity […]

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SC Vocational Rehab helping OC Residents get back to Work

Help is available to people with disabilities looking for work in Oconee and Pickens counties. The South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department provides an array of services to these individuals, explains Anna Connelly, business development specialist with the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department in Seneca.  “We have a full range of programs that we offer and when someone comes in and […]

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More Rain expected in Upstate

More rain is coming to the Upstate of South Carolina and temperatures are expected to drop as well.  A weather system in the Gulf of Mexico is expected to bring more rain to the already saturated Upstate, and flooding is possible over the next few days. Along with that, residents can expect unseasonably cool temperatures through the weekend.  By Friday, […]

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Sober or Slammer Crackdown as Summer Travel ends

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety joined local law enforcement around the state this week for the beginning of an impaired driving crackdown that will include both a strong enforcement component, television commercials and alternative advertising such as DUI messages on ice boxes and box trucks. The campaign will run through the end of Labor Day weekend. From 2007-2011, […]

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