Gasoline Prices Up Again

It will cost more at the pump today than yesterday.  The U.S. Energy Information Administration is out with the latest figures on the price for gasoline and the cost has gone up, explains Amerine Woodyard.  “The U.S. average retail price for regular gasoline rose to $3.36 a gallon on Monday. That is up 4.2 cents from a week ago, based […]

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Duncan encourages Remington Arms to relocate to SC

South Carolina Congressman Jeff Duncan encouraged George Kollitides, the CEO of the parent company for Remington Arms, to consider relocating the company’s New York production facilities to South Carolina in light of New York’s recent decision to adopt the most restrictive gun policies in the country. In the letter, Congressman Duncan highlights South Carolina’s stellar business climate, pointing out the fact that […]

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Suspects arrested in Toccoa Assault Case

Two people face charges after an altercation earlier this month in Toccoa led to an injury. Toccoa Police Chief Tim Jarrell says that police were called to Stephens Drive just before 1am on January 19 in reference to a fight in progress in the roadway.  “It appears that there were some individuals from Westminster, who had come to Toccoa to […]

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Clemson Student charged with assaulting Police

A Clemson University student was arrested early Saturday and charged with assaulting two university police officers.  According to university police department reports, 20-year-old Jordan Philip Parker of Nashville, Tennessee, a sophomore engineering student, was charged with a felony count of assault of a police officer during the serving process or while resisting arrest.  The incident happened just after 3:45am on […]

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IPTAY Tax Deduction Information

If you are an IPTAY donor that gave $250 or more during the 2012 calendar year you should have received an email from the IPTAY Center that included your total donation amount that can be used when preparing your income tax returns. Please use this information and consult your tax advisor to make certain what amount you can use as […]

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OMC felt the effects of the Bug

December was a month for widespread flu, which brought many suffering people to the emergency department at Oconee Medical Center. In addition, from there, many of those emergency visitors went straight to patient rooms in the hospital. The financial reports supplied to the Oconee Medical Center Board of Directors showed a positive bottom line of nearly $525,000 in December.  Since […]

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Libraries to take Social Media Leap

Sister station WGOG reports that keen to the latest craze in technology, Oconee County public libraries are set to advance from Facebook to Twitter. After a presentation last night by Westminster Librarian, Leah Price, the county board of library trustees authorized the opening of a Twitter account, as a way to better communicate with its patrons and the world about […]

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Graham Statement on Immigration Reform

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham (R-South Carolina) made the following statement on agreement by a bipartisan group of Senators on a set of principles for immigration reform. “I hope the third time is the charm.  I have enjoyed working with my Senate colleagues in drafting these principles and believe we are off to a good start. The bipartisan immigration principles represent […]

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Black History Luncheon at Lunney

An historian will address a Seneca luncheon next month to help mark the city’s observance of Black History Month.  Seneca Events Coordinator Riley Johnson gives details.  “We are excited about Black History Month.  The big highlight of the month will be on February 7 at the Lunney House Museum.  We will have Rebekah Dobrasko from the SC Historic Preservation Office.  […]

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Seneca Finance Committee approves HAT Funds

The Seneca Finance Committee approved three requests for Hospitality and Accommodations Tax funds Monday morning.  The HAT funds are awarded twice a year to deserving groups in the city sponsoring events that draw visitors, explains Seneca Mayor Pro-Tem Ronnie O’Kelley, who chairs the Finance Committee. “We do requests twice a year and we took the requests had the city attorney […]

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