Public’s Help sought in Sunday Wal-Mart Shoplifting

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is seeking the public’s help regarding a shoplifting that occurred Sunday afternoon around 6pm at the Seneca Walmart on Sandifer Boulevard, explains Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt. “A deputy responded to the store around 6:07pm to begin the investigation. The deputy was informed that a white male came into the store […]

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Labor Force exodus Continues

Americans for Limited Government President Nathan Mehrens today issued the following statement on the latest job numbers. “In the midst of what Obama continues to claim is an improving economy, in August only 80,000 fewer people were unemployed than in the previous month. Of those, 64,000 gave up on trying to get a job entirely and are no longer counted, […]

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LPGA Invitational Golf Tournament coming to Seneca

Some of the top LPGA professionals are coming to Seneca for an invitational tournament benefiting two local organizations. On Sept. 23, Seneca’s Cross Creek Plantation welcomes back Seneca High School graduate and former collegiate National Champion Austin Ernst play against fellow LPGA golfers as well as the Upstate’s best amateurs. All proceeds will benefit Safe Harbor and the Foothills Area […]

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Seneca Man arrested on Outstanding Warrants

Outstanding warrants finally caught up to a Seneca man. On Tuesday, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested 40-year-old Chad Tyron Lee on outstanding warrants that date back to the year 2003. Oconee County Sheriff’s Office Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt gives details. “An Oconee County Sheriff’s Office deputy met with deputies from Anderson County in Townville to pick Lee up […]

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Second shelter opens

A second shelter has opened in Oconee. This one at the town of Salem’s Community Center near Town Hall. Especially invited are the many Keowee Key residents who’ve been without electric power since early last night, but town spokeswoman Martin Jennings says this shelter is open to anyone who needs warmth. There are chairs and tables in the building, and […]

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Warming shelter opens

Oconee Emergency Services and the Oconee Chapter of the American Red Cross have opened a warming shelter in Seneca, at the St. Mark Methodist Church, 616 Quincy Road. Anyone needing to escape the elements is welcome. If you have questions or concerns, call Scott Krein, emergency management director, at 710-7027. The shelter may be just what some customers of Duke […]

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Avon Foundation Grant supports Breast Cancer Research

The Avon Foundation for Women has again awarded the Clemson University Institute for Biological Interfaces of Engineering a grant for medical research. The institute will receive $150,000 from the foundation to develop an easy-to-use diagnostic test that can both predict breast cancer risk and monitor changes in breast cancer over time. Clemson is one of six universities or hospitals to […]

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