2062 students to enjoy blast from the past

To celebrate 50 years, Tri-County Technical College buried a time capsule that’ll give future students and administrators a glimpse of the college and its important events of 2012. The time capsule is small, hermetically-sealed cube containing symbolic items, It was buried yesterday by President Ronnie Booth and student leaders during a ceremony outside the Student Center. The capsule is to […]

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Change smoke detector batteries

Sunday, November 4 is the day to fall back one hour, to keep up with the time change. The time change is also a good time to remember to change the batteries in smoke detectors. According to Walhalla Fire Department, a smoke detector properly installed and tested with a fresh battery is one of the simplest and most effective things […]

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First case of fungal meningitis

South Carolina health officials are reporting the first probable case of fungal meningitis in a state resident related to the investigation of steroid injections from a potentially contaminated product called methylprednisolone acetate. “The patient is being treated with antifungal medications based on treatment guidelines recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,” said Dr. Linda Bell, M.D. and […]

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Your right to vote is protected

The government has announced an effort to ensure that all is on the up-and-up on election day and that no one may interfere with your lawful right to cast a ballot. To that end in South Carolina, the U-S Justice Department has appointed assistant U-S attorney Barbara Bowens as the District Election Officer for the District of South Carolina. Bowens […]

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Eyewitness to history at CU

At Clemson tonight, photographer Cecil Williams gives “An Eyewitness Account of Harvey Gantt’s historic enrollment nearly 50 years ago. The presentation takes place at 7 in Brackett Hall auditorium. Gantt became the first African-American to attend the university, and there was great worry that trouble would greet his start. Photographer Williams played a major role in documenting the Civil Rights […]

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Gas company worker calls for help

A 36-year old Seneca woman was arrested, the result of a complaint by a gas company worker who was attempting to repair a line next door to the woman’s home. As many as three officers wound up at 108 Ware Street yesterday morning as they tried to figure out why Wilette Denise Harrison allegedly cut up the driver’s license belonging […]

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Mayor talks up bus service

Nary a soul from general West Union citizenry took advantage of a meeting to discuss bus passenger service, but the mayor says that doesn’t mean there isn’t a need. Mayor Linda Oliver expressed confidence today a need can be justified, especially by the numbers of young people requiring transportation these days and what she believes will be increasing gas prices […]

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Walhalla sets Christmas parade

While memories of another Oktoberfest are just past, Walhalla is looking ahead on the calendar. The city’s Christmas parade for 2012 will be 5 p-m Saturday, December 1. This year’s theme: “Believe in Christmas.” There is no entry fee, but all entries must be decorated for the holiday. Participants may register online at www.walhallachamber.com or call the office at 638-2727 […]

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Zoning change Ok’d

A compromise reached last week means a zoning change in Seneca. The city board of zoning appeals approved a variance that will allow an apartment complex on West South Fourth Street to relocate its entrance sign. Ed Halbig, director of planning and community development, said the board vote authorizes the sign a distance of 15 feet from the street pavement. […]

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