Zoning change could lead to new Seneca home development

A zoning change could lead to a large, new home development at Seneca’s northwest border near Lake Keowee. The city planning commission will deliberate tonight whether a planned development residential zoning classification is appropriate for the property. The City Hall hearing begins at 6 o’clock . The re-zoning applicant is the Greenville engineering/architecture company Seamon Whiteside. The property address is […]

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One parade called off, a second STILL ON

Rain has forced Fair Play to cancel its Christmas parade today, and that means there will be no official Christmas parade in that Oconee County community this year.  At this moment (shortly after 11:30 am,) the Walhalla parade is still on.  Organizers are looking at an improving forecast with the hope that by parade time, 5 pm today, there will […]

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Oconee school wins state grant

Westminster’s Orchard Park Elementary School is one of eight South Carolina schools to win DHEC grants to help educate the next generation of environmental stewards. “Champions of the Environment grant winners will restore and protect coastal habitats, grow organic, sustainable gardens that attract pollinators, and reuse discarded items to reduce waste,” said Amanda Ley, DHEC’s coordinator for the Champions of […]

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Westminster’s Orchard Park Elementary School is one of eight South Carolina schools to win DHEC grants to help educate the next generation of environmental stewards. “Champions of the Environment grant winners will restore and protect coastal habitats, grow organic, sustainable gardens that attract pollinators, and reuse discarded items to reduce waste,” said Amanda Ley, DHEC’s coordinator for the Champions of […]

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Treatment plant renovations re-set at $1.75M

The men who make policy for Oconee’s wastewaster treatment plant have re-set the budget for renovations at $1.75 million. That’s more than they first envisioned, but less than what the contractor presented last week. They finished debating the topic by taking a vote during a special Wednesday afternoon meeting at the Coneross Wastewater Treatment Plant at Seneca. In answer to […]

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Party time at the shelter

Shelter pets at Oconee Humane Society in Seneca will get a bit of holiday magic during the Holiday Wishes Party tomorrow from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. at 1925 Sandifer Blvd. Visitors and volunteers will sing rousing renditions of “Santa Paws is Coming to Town”, “Jingle Bones,” and more to the adoptable cats and dogs. Many dogs and cats can […]

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