More People riding CAT Buses

As the City of Seneca prepares to usher in new all-electric CAT buses, more and more people are riding the public transit system.  Seneca Planning and Community Development Director Ed Halbig said a record number of people rode CAT buses in 2012.  “It was between 250,000 and 270,000 riders last year, which is amazing for a system, our size.  I […]

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Upstate seeing Mold

This summer’s wet weather is causing mold to move in across the Upstate.  The smell is the best indicator of mold growing inside your home, however the next time you see what you think is a stain, take a closer look because it could be mold. According to the Centers for Disease Control, mold can cause lung inflammation and aggravate […]

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WCA hosts Local Bluegrass Band Concert tonight

The Walhalla Civic Auditorium hosts a local Bluegrass Concert tonight, explains Auditorium executive director Bill Chisano.  “Tonight we have Highway 81 and The Most Wanted Bluegrass Band performing.  Highway 81 is a relatively new band but it is made of former members of the Last Road Bluegrass Band, which was popular around here.  Some of the folks from that band […]

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CU Students begin 21st Habitat House

The Clemson University Chapter of Habitat for Humanity will host its 20th annual build on Bowman Field Sept. 18 to 27.  Around 500 students are expected to work on the house for an anticipated total of 2,100 volunteer hours. The Clemson University Habitat for Humanity and Pickens County Habitat for Humanity typically split the cost of building the house, which costs […]

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Easley Man indicted for Theft of Government Funds

An Easley man has been indicted for the theft of government funds.  United States Attorney Bill Nettles announces that a Federal Grand Jury in Greenville returned an indictment against 60-year-old Anthony Lee Holcomb of Easley.  The maximum penalty Holcomb could receive is 10 years imprisonment and a maximum fine of $250,000.  The case was investigated by agents of the Department […]

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Missing TCTC Student located

The search for a missing college student has been called off.  On Thursday, Clemson City Police were looking for 23-year-old Rebecca Bailey, who was last seen on September 8. She is a student at Tri-County Technical College. Investigators reported that she suffers from a health condition, which made their search a priority.  She was located safe and police thank everyone […]

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Hampton Inn to open Sept. 27

Due to record rainfall this summer, the new 100-room Hampton Inn and Suites in downtown Seneca has been forced to push back its grand opening.  The hotel originally hoped to welcome guests for Clemson University’s first football game of the season against the University of Georgia on August 31.  That was delayed by the constant rain this summer.  However sister […]

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Seneca Lions helping Community see clearly

A non-profit, community service organization is helping citizens in the Seneca area see more clearly.  “The Lions Club focus is on eye conservation, sight conservation.  The Seneca Lions Club probably devotes 90% of our activities to that.  We provide glasses and examinations to individuals here who do not have insurance, who can not find other means or resources to help […]

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Financial Incentives effective in improving Care

The Affordable Care Act includes a pay for performance program designed to promote high quality health care. A new study examined if financial incentives paid to physicians and the practice team encouraged higher quality care for patients with hypertension.  “Pay for performance is not a panacea but it could be part of an overall strategy to improve the quality of […]

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SHS FFA Chapter receives National Award

The National Future Farmers of America or FFA Organization recently selected the Seneca High School FFA Chapter from a pool of more than 600 candidates nationwide as a two-star winner in the National FFA Chapter Award program. The chapter members have been invited to attend the 86th National FFA Convention in Louisville, Kentucky, Oct. 30 through Nov. 2, where they will […]

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