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The Mayors Business Spotlight - Carolina Summer
Mayor Dan Alexander Salutes Carolina Summer Our Newest Community Landmark Providing Formal Wear, Wedding Dresses and Tuxidoes in the Upstate of South Carolina. You may have to download a Vimeo player from your app store for certain Mobile Devices Mayor's Spotlight - Carolina Summer from Seneca Video on Vimeo. Previous Spotlight Businesses: Bojangles Cambridge Child Development Center WSNW The Lake REI Cinemas Oconee Lanes American Services Time Drive In Applebe...
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Seneca Rated Among Best Areas to Retire
Seneca is the most desirable area in South Carolina and one of the best in the nation if you’re a retiree looking for a tax-friendly city with amenities much sought after by seniors. That’s the assessment of a financial technology solutions company based in New York City, which ranked Seneca No. 1 among the top-10 places to retire in South Carolina. Perhaps even more impressive, the company ranked Seneca the 15th best place to retire in the nation. SmartAsset compiles its list of best places ...
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Kellett Community Improvement Concepts
Kellett Community Improvement Concepts In 2014, the City of Seneca tasked architecture students from Clemson University with the opportunity to come up with proposals to redesign and repurpose the former Kellett School as a college course project.In an effort to engage and receive public comment, please see the 3 attached student presentations. 1.) Cultural Connections - 2.) Healthy City - 3.) Sustainability Jason Streetman, AICP, City Planner, jstreetman@seneca.sc.us, 864-888-0878
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23rd Annual Juried Art Exhibit
The 23rd Annual Juried Art ExhibitHeld at Salon de Refuse @ Ballenger House,Seneca Women’s ClubExhibit Duration -3/13/2015 – 5/1/2015Opening Reception: $1,500 to be awardedMarch 13, 2015 5:30-8:30 pmWine and Heavy Hors D’OEuvrés ServedJUROR: C. Allen ColemanCurator and Director Pickens County Museum Save the Date!Any Artists Working in Any Medium! 111 E South 2nd Street Seneca SC 29678, BRAC Gallery and Ballenger Salon Hours: Tuesday & Friday 1-5pm Saturday 10-2pm. VISIT OUR WEBSITE FOR INFORM...
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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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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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