Parking lot accident

The police in Seneca believe a gear shifted in a pickup truck causing injury to the driver who apparently got out of his truck to check what was wrong. The truck wound up at an angle wedged between Joe’s Pizza and Mullen’s Irish Pub on By-Pass 123 and the driver was placed on a stretcher for transport to be treated […]

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Californian jailed on attempted murder charge

A 38-year old man has been jailed in Oconee County on the charge of attempted murder and four other charges. According to this morning’s booking report, Stockton, California resident Lamarcus Sharen Brawner is charged with attempted murder, kidnapping, burglary, grand larceny, and possession of a weapon during a violent crime.  Oconee County Sheriff’s Department last year issued a CrimeStopper alert […]

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CU students partner with NASCAR driver

Clemson marketing students are helping NASCAR driver Mike Wallace find a sponsor for his car. The students also hope to raise enough money for Clemson to sponsor Wallace’s car for one race. The driver will be on campus Saturday, with an orange and white car, to promote his partnership with the marketing student team.

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The board explains its action

The official order in which a Walhalla regulatory board said no to a plan to create new homes for senior citizens is on file at City Hall. As signed by the board chairman, Frank Guldner, the order gives three reasons for denying a variance sought by architect Lori Sons to make a new use of the Short Street old brick […]

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Military mail deadlines

U-S Postal Service has released its suggested mail-by-dates to help customers ensure that their packages, cards and letters arrive in time for this year’s holiday season. The first holiday mailing deadline is November 13 for customers sending Parcel Post packages to APO and FPO addresses. Space Available mail must be mailed by November 26.

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Two days after the election

No matter how next month’s elections turn out, a Seneca chapter of a national and international service club is going to hear a slant on the results from one of the country’s leaders. Hometown U-S Senator Lindsey Graham has accepted an invitation to speak to the Seneca Rotary Club Thursday, November 8, according to Rotarian Marvin Gray.

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Congressman speaks tonight

The group Conservatives Taking America Back sponsors a speaking event, starting at 6 tonight at Seneca’s Gignilliat Community Center. Among the speakers: Republican Congressman Jeff Duncan, S.C. 3rd District Congressman, seeking a second term next month. Gignilliat’s doors open at 5:30.

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Training mission this afternoon

A military helicopter that will fly and make landings this afternoon in the mountainous areas of both Oconee and Pickens won’t be lost. The National Guard helicopter will be preparing for a future training event involving Oconee County Emergency Services and the SC HART team, which has been used to assist in several Oconee County incidents including the search last […]

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Trials scheduled this month

A verbal argument that turned violent near Seneca in the spring of 2011 will make its way into the Oconee Court of General Sessions during the October term. The office of Circuit Solicitor Chrissy Adams has announced plans to call to trial the state’s case against Tyson Tyrone Watt. The young Seneca man faces charges of attempted murder and possession […]

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