SHS FFA Members finalists in National FFA Agriscience Fair

Seneca High School FFA members, Alexus Moore, Brittany Shook, K’Yundra Martin, Emmalee Rawlings, and Christa Addis, will be traveling to the National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky this October to compete in the National FFA Agriscience Fair. The National FFA Agriscience Fair is a competition for FFA members who are interested in the science and technology of agriculture. It is […]

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Pickens Co Schools adding Security

In preparation of the upcoming school year, the School District of Pickens County is installing additional security.  The front entrance of each school in the county will be equipped with an intercom system and visitors will now have to speak to the receptionist through the intercom before they will be allowed inside. The schools will also be equipped with security […]

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Bright launches U.S. Senate Campaign

Longtime U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) will have some competition this year as he bids for another term in office.  State Senator Lee Bright (R-Spartanburg) officially announced Tuesday that he would run against Graham. Bright has served in the South Carolina Senate since 2008.  Bright is the third Republican to challenge Graham in the 2014 GOP primary. Charleston businesswoman […]

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Graham applauds Court Ruling on Yucca Mountain

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) says he was pleased with the federal appeals court ruling saying the Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) has been violating federal law by delaying a decision on a proposed nuclear waste dump in Nevada. By a 2-1 vote, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia ordered the NRC to complete the licensing […]

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Marine Corps League Annual Family Picnic

Area Marines and families are invited to the Marine Corps League Detachment 1131 “Annual Family Picnic” on August 20 at Biggerstaff Christian Retreat Center in Seneca.  “We especially invite area Marines who wish to find out more about the Marine Corps League and how we can help them,” said Senior Vice Commandant Jim Stone. Adam Carter, a Nashville recording artist and Oconee […]

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Seneca Man wants Paraphernalia removed from Stores

A concerned resident voiced his opposition to what he calls drug paraphernalia being sold in stores at last night’s Seneca City Council meeting.  The man asked the mayor and city council to require the enforcement of a law that forbids stores from selling items such as pipes.  Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander gives details. “Frankie Pearson asked to be on the […]

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Fire forces Apartment Evacuation

An apartment fire forced the evacuation of several residents this morning in Pendleton.  The fire was reported around 4:30am at the Azalea Apartments on Nunnally Road near I-85 in Anderson County.  Fire officials say a caller to 911 reported that a moped caught fire in a storage area next to the apartment building.  The apartments were evacuated.  The fire appeared […]

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TCTC and PC enter Articulation Agreement

An inter-collegiate agreement between Tri-County Technical College and Presbyterian College will ensure the best and brightest students from the Upstate have an opportunity to earn advanced degrees. Tri-County Technical College Science Department Head Dr. Sue Ellenberger gives details. “This is something very exciting, we recently signed an articulation agreement with Presbyterian College School of Pharmacy and what this agreement says […]

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SDOC hears New Hire Report

This week the School District of Oconee County welcomed 90 new employees as teachers returned to the classroom on Tuesday. Oconee County Schools Superintendent Dr. Mike Lucas presented the Board of Trustees this year’s new hire report at their meeting this week.  “Last week, we had our first year teachers begin, there are 27 new teachers in the district who […]

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Dr. Lucas unveils Oconee Academic Dashboard

There is a new way to stay informed about testing in the School District of Oconee County.  At their meeting this week, the Board of Trustees heard a report from Superintendent Dr. Mike Lucas on the new Oconee Academic Dashboard.  “The Board of Trustees back in June when I had my evaluation they said they wanted a place where all […]

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