Red Cross in desperate need of Volunteers

With the devastation left by Hurricane Sandy as well as fires and other disasters, the American Red Cross is in desperate need of volunteers. Kathy Rogers, executive director of the Oconee County Chapter of the American Red Cross explains. “This is probably the first time in my 25-year career with the Red Cross we’ve had to set up special classes. […]

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500 Military Families apply for Holiday Help

For the fourth year, Operation Homefront – Carolinasis matching military families in need with donors throughout the Carolinas to help deployed, returning and wounded military and their families with holiday expenses. Donors give a set amount to provide a family meal and gifts for each child.  The applications for help outline the circumstances of the families, including the names and […]

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Rosa Clark Clinic celebrates 30 Years

For the past 30 years the Rosa Clark Medical Clinic in Seneca has been serving the citizens of Oconee County, who might otherwise be unable to afford medical care.  Thursday evening, the clinic held a special invitation only birthday party with local dignitaries.  Vicki Thompson, executive director of the Rosa Clark Medical Clinic gives the history of the clinic.  “Rosa […]

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Mayor urging Residents to take Transit Survey

A survey is circulating around Oconee County asking residents their thoughts about public transportation.  Clemson Area Transit operates fare free public transportation in Seneca and residents are pushing for services to extend further into the county.  The City of Seneca is encouraging residents to take the survey, explains Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander.  “I’m a real strong advocate of public transportation […]

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Crenshaw wins OC Sheriff’s Race

For the first time in over 20 years, Oconee County will have a new Sheriff.  Mike Crenshaw won the three-way petition candidate race with 54% of the vote. Crenshaw beat out Terry Wilson and Donnie Fricks.  “I felt good about the last weeks of the campaign, but I was overwhelmed and very humbled with the turnout.  Folks braved the cold, […]

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Seneca Voters approve Sunday Alcohol Sales

By a margin of 60 to 40, Seneca residents approved a ballot proposition to allow the sale of alcohol inside the city limits on Sunday.  Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander gives details.  “Here is some background on how this actually came up.  Other counties like Anderson and Greenville already had this in place and there was a petition to have this […]

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SDOC reminder of Cold Weather Procedures

As cold weather descends on Oconee County this winter, the School District of Oconee County reminds faculty, teachers, and students about the inclement weather procedures. When there is a potential of hazardous driving conditions, administrators will visually check road conditions in all areas of the county. Officials may also consult Oconee County Emergency Management and law enforcement to assess driving […]

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