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4th of July
!! July 4th *** Don't Miss This !! Starts at 5. Bruce Hegleson Trio opens the show. Then Chasin the Blues performs opening for the headline act The Coasters. Then our famous fireworks show to end the night. All FREE. Come Join Us!!
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SENECA LIGHT & WATER HONORED WITH NATIONAL AWARD FOR OUTSTANDING SAFETY PRACTICES
WASHINGTON, D.C., MAY 18, 2015 – The City of Seneca’s utility, Seneca Light & Water, has earned the American Public Power Association’s Safety Award of Excellence for safe operating practices in 2014. The utility earned the 1st Place Award in the category for utilities with 30,000 to 59,999 worker-hours of annual worker exposure. Kenneth Roberts, chair of the APPA Safety Committee and line supervisor, Huntsville, Alabama, Utilities, presented the award on May 18, during the association’s annual ...
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The Mayors Business Spotlight - The Residences of Park Place
Mayor Dan Alexander Salutes The Residences at Park Place Our Newest Community Landmark Providing in Home Healthcare, Retirement Home, Hospice, and Elder Care in the Upstate of South Carolina. You may have to download a Vimeo player from your app store for certain Mobile Devices The Residence of Park Place from Seneca Video on Vimeo. Previous Spotlight Businesses: Walnut Street Bakery Carolina Summer Bojangles Cambridge Child Development Center WSNW The Lake REI Cinemas ...
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Veterans Appreciation Night at Jazz on the Alley
Jazz On The Alley Salutes Our Veterans June the 25th 6:30 to 9:00 pm will be a special night at Jazz on the Alley As we salute all of our Veterans Join us as singing sensation Jamie Wright performs songs form the 1930's to todays music. A TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE!
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Unwavering Contributions to the United Way Award
The City of Seneca won another award last evening for their Unwavering Contributions to the United Way of Oconee County. Donna Bradley with the City of Seneca accepted the award for the City. Donna coordinates the annual campaign for the United Way and the City of Seneca has continued to grow and make significant donations to the United Way and its Agency Partners. This year's campaign raised approximately $15,000.00; these donations come from employee commitments through one time gifts to o...
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Free Community Shed Day
Shred-A-Way will provide an on-site mobile truck toshred and recycle personal or sensitive documents. Friday, April 24 Blue Ridge Bank 10am - 4pm 118 Bountyland Road Seneca, SC 29672
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Public Notice - Board Vacancy
PUBLIC NOTICE Board Vacancy The City of Seneca Planning and Development Office seeks volunteers for board positions: Seneca Planning Commission and Zoning Board of Appeals has open positions Those interested, please submit a letter of intent with contact information to the Seneca Planning & Development Office PO Box 4773 Seneca, SC 29678 or email – tsmith@seneca.sc.us Download Public Notice PDF
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Walhalla Civic Auditorium
The Walhalla Civic Auditorium offers an exciting array of programs! World class entertainers from all over the country will be at the WCA to perform for your viewing pleasure.Children 12 and under are half price. Tickets for children can be purchased by calling the WCA Box Office: (864) 638-5277 or 1 877-368-5318. Check out the individual shows and be sure to look at the discount ticket packages being offered for the first time! It's a great way to save dollars and see all your favorite shows!On...
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Seneca Water Treatment Plant Renovation
Seneca Light and Water is proud to announce that the Water Treatment Plant Renovation is underway. We will keep you updated on the progress of this project with periodic picture uploads of the most recent work performed. Enjoy the Pictures Below! Please check back regularly for ongoing updates. Video Posted on October 5, 2014 Seneca Water Treatment Plant Construction from Seneca Video on Vimeo. Pictures Posted on July 27, 2014 Pictures Posted on July 8, 2014 ...
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Walhalla Civic Auditorium
The Civic Auditorium strives to provide a world-class facility for performances, conferences and special events in order to enhance the cultural and social life of Upstate South Carolina. Originally a grade school built in 1903, this auditorium was added in 1913. When the building no longer suited school district needs, it lay empty until a group of citizens began discussing how to breathe new life into a wonderful building. In 1993 the Walhalla Auditorium Restoration Committee created a charter...
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Area Merchant Events
Keep up with the latest Oconee County Chamber of Commerce Events. The Oconee County Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the county engaged in the promotion, marketing and development of the area. The Chamber’s primary goal is to help create a positive business climate. Chamber Membership is open to all. There are business categories as well as individual memberships. BACK Your browser does not support iframes. Click Here to View the Chambers Previous Events...
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PRESS RELEASE - Seneca All Electric CatBus
Seneca ready to test electric buses in passenger serviceSeneca, SC – August 2014 – The City of Seneca and Clemson Area Transit (CAT) are ready to begin the final deployment phase of the four Proterra electric buses: passenger service. Funded by a Federal Transit Agency grant awarded in 2011, the buses were recently delivered to Seneca for planned testing and deployment procedures. Starting September 3, Seneca will place the electric buses into passenger service, allowing the public to try out ...
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Area Merchant Events
Keep up with the latest Oconee County Chamber of Commerce Events. The Oconee County Chamber of Commerce is the largest business organization in the county engaged in the promotion, marketing and development of the area. The Chamber’s primary goal is to help create a positive business climate. Chamber Membership is open to all. There are business categories as well as individual memberships. BACK Your browser does not support iframes. Click Here to View the Chambers Previous Events...
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Walhalla Civic Auditorium
The Walhalla Civic Auditorium offers an exciting array of programs! World class entertainers from all over the country will be at the WCA to perform for your viewing pleasure.Children 12 and under are half price. Tickets for children can be purchased by calling the WCA Box Office: (864) 638-5277 or 1 877-368-5318. Check out the individual shows and be sure to look at the discount ticket packages being offered for the first time! It's a great way to save dollars and see all your favorite shows!On...
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2012 Swearing In Ceremony
The City of Seneca Council Presents the 2012 Swearing In Ceremony in pictures:
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Buchanan Park Ribbon Cutting Video
  Watch the ribbon cutting ceremony video of Buchanan Park on Ram Cat Alley below: Ribbon Cutting at Buchanan Park from Gene Borman on Vimeo.
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Dewitt Martin Honored For 20 Years of Service.
 The assistant utilities director for Seneca, Dewitt Martin, left last night's city council meeting with an engraved plaque in recognition of 20 years service to the former Oconee Sewer Commission and the modern day Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority.  Until recently replaced, Martin served as a Seneca representative to the authority which sets policy for wastewater services in Oconee County.  The plaque was presented by Mayor Dan Alexander, who said it is his city's intentions...
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Bojangles Ribbon Cutting
 Watch the ribbon cutting video for Bojangles below. 
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Grey Wealth Management Ribbon Cutting
Watch the ribbon cutting video for Grey Wealth Management below.  
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Seneca Bus System Goes "All Green"
 The City of Seneca has received a grant from the FTA to be the first in the NATION to be a totally Electric Bus System! Click here to read more.              
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Seneca Appoints New Fire Chief
Jan Oliver has been appointed the new Fire Chief for the Seneca Fire Department. Jan has been with the Department since March of 1986 and was Captain before being awarded Chiefs position. He was Fire Marshall for 5 years so Chief Oliver brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to his new position as Fire Chief of the Seneca Fire Department. Congratulations Fire Chief Jan Oliver!
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Job Shadowing at City Hall!
Justyn Gibson, an 8th grader at West Oak Middle School, job shadowed his grandmother Code Enforcement Officer Tina Kirby on Friday, February 25, 2011. He was able to view  and participate in some of the duties that his grandmother and other employees do throughout the day. Plus,  a lot of the employees had the previlige to meet Justyn. Justyn's grandfather Detective Ken Kirby also works for the City of Seneca.
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Car Seat Inspections - Seneca Fire Department
To ensure the safety of our children, the Seneca Fire Department is now doing car seat inspections the 1st Wednesday of every month - please call to set up an appointment! Be sure to click  'Read More'  and follow links to watch the News Channel 4 Video and to learn more about this program by visiting the Seneca Fire Departments website. Seneca Fire Department's website News Channel 4 Video
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Palmetto People - Spotlight On Seneca!
During the month of August, Seneca was featured in 'Palmetto People'. Palmetto People is  a  Time Warner Cable's public affairs talk show. Their customers get a first-hand look at the people, places and things that make South Carolina a great place to live, work and play. Palmetto People connects the communities across South Carolina through a positive, living-room style format.         
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Watch Videos of Wall Dedication
Watch videos of the Wall Dedication Ceremony in Seneca, SC held May 2010
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