CU Police arrest former Bookstore Employee

A former campus bookstore employee stands charged with breach of trust.  Clemson University Police arrested 37-year-old David Reed Graham in connection with return refunds that were deposited into his personal bank account. He was booked on charges of felony breach of trust with fraudulent intent, with a value more than $2,000 but less than $10,000. Graham is not a student […]

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Four killed on SC Highways over weekend

Four people were killed on sate roads and highways over the weekend.  The South Carolina Department of Public Safety announces four deaths from Friday, March 15, at 6pm until Sunday, March 17, at midnight. As of March 17, 126 people have died on South Carolina highways, compared to 161 highway deaths in this same time period in 2012. Oconee County […]

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No Scenic Designation for Sheep Farm Road

Sister station WGOG reports the new Sheep Farm Road in Oconee County will carry no designation as a scenic by-way that would entail rules impairing development. The extended rural highway near Seneca built without grass medians will not be pursued as scenic, in accordance with last night’s vote by the Oconee County Council. The council upheld its planning commission’s recommendation […]

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SHS Summer Youth Camp Series 2013

Seneca High School is partnering with Foothills Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Blue Mountain Ink and Threads, and The UPS Store in Seneca to host youth summer camps for rising  first through eighth grade students.  Camps will begin the week of June 10-13 with baseball, girls basketball, golf, wrestling, and softball camps.  June 17-20 boys basketball, cheerleading, and tennis camps will […]

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Volunteers sought to help combat Cogongrass

An environmental health manager at Clemson University is calling on all volunteers to help eradicate an noxious weed. Steve Compton wants you to volunteer in the effort to rid the state of Cogongrass, an invasive plant, which is banned in the state of South Carolina. Compton works in the Department of Plant Industry as a part of Clemson University’s regulatory […]

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SDOC Annual Report to be released

The annual report from the School District of Oconee County is going out this week.  The report is filled with information about schools, students, teachers, and the district as a whole, explains Oconee County Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Lucas.  “This is a report to the community about our successes.  It come out this week.  Essentially it has a message from […]

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Job Vacancy at SC Employment and Workforce

A legislative panel is accepting notice from those interested in applying for the position of Executive Director of the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce. Applicants must meet statutorily prescribed eligibility requirements and must possess certain qualifications in order to serve.  Applicants will undergo a review process that includes a South Carolina Law Enforcement Division background check, a credit […]

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Scholarship Season at SHS

With less than two months left in the current school year, area high school guidance offices are actively searching for student scholarships.  Seneca High School Guidance Director Karen Trammell explains.  “We have worked hard all year emphasizing scholarships to our seniors.  We send out a bulletin advertising all the scholarships available to them.  Our kids are doing a great job […]

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OMC hosting 2nd Annual 5K for March of Dimes

Oconee Medical Center is hosting its 2nd annual 5K fundraiser for the March of Dimes on April 13 at Trinity Baptist Church in Seneca. Registration will begin at 8am and the 5K will start at 9am.  Last year over 100 walkers and runners, some pushing baby strollers or escorting dogs, came out for the 5K, which helped the hospital raise over $20,000 for the March of Dimes. “We […]

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