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Events scheduled Thursday for National Day of Prayer
May 2, 2018 – 12:57 am
Events scheduled Thursday for National Day of Prayer

Several local events are scheduled on Thursday for the annual commemoration of the National Day of Prayer.

Man charged with drug trafficking after stop
May 2, 2018 – 12:55 am
Man charged with drug trafficking after stop

Devan Chase Bennett, of Evans Street, was still being held at the Oconee County Detention Center on a combined $32,772.50 surety bond Tuesday on charges of trafficking meth, petit larceny, driving with a suspended license and possession of a stolen vehicle.

Senior awareness, preparedness event set for Friday at Gignilliat
May 2, 2018 – 12:54 am
Senior awareness, preparedness event set for Friday at Gignilliat

A program administered through the South Carolina Lieutenant Governor’s Office on Aging to help make seniors aware and prepared for different issues they may face is coming to Seneca on Friday.

Pioneer customers’ rates to increase
May 2, 2018 – 12:52 am
Pioneer customers’ rates to increase

Pioneer Rural Water District customers will see a 12.5 percent rates increase in the next fiscal year — but not as big an increase as they would have if the district’s new water plant had fallen through.

Goat exposes four to rabies in Pickens County
May 2, 2018 – 12:51 am
Goat exposes four to rabies in Pickens County

Four people in Pickens County have been potentially exposed to rabies by a young goat that tested positive for the disease.

Folks scratching their heads
May 2, 2018 – 12:46 am
Folks scratching their heads

Editor: Rep. Bill Sandifer’s recent legislative updates surely have Oconee folks scratching their heads.

Disappointed in Tuesday’s coverage
May 2, 2018 – 12:44 am
Disappointed in Tuesday’s coverage

Editor: I am disappointed in your newspaper coverage Tuesday on the issue over short-term rentals in the lake neighborhoods inside the city limits of Seneca.

Seneca moves closer to hiring administrator
May 2, 2018 – 12:43 am
Seneca moves closer to hiring administrator

Seneca Mayor Dan Alexander said Tuesday he hopes to name a new city administrator this week.