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Local Hero Saves Life of Teenager
Seneca Police Officer Staff Sergeant Ross Ragsdale saves the life of a young teenager at The El Alazan Mexican Restaurant. The boy came into the restaurant for lunch when started choking. Luckily, A group of Seneca's police officers were there at the time of the incident. Staff Sergeant Ragsdale performed the Heimlich maneuver to save the boy's life and escorted him to the bathroom to ensure he was okay. Amanda Jo Kalchthaler, the boy's older sister give her take on the story:"Just a few minute...
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Community Outreach: Tribble Center
Lt. Lisa L Williams, Sgt. Dwayne Kelley, Capt. Robert Tribble, and Cpl. James Dickert visited the Tribble Center to give back to the community. The officers who went on the outing reported having a wonderful time with some amazing people. In the words of Lt. Lisa L. Williams, "I grabbed several of our SPD guys and we went to the ARC of the Tribble to visit our Friends!! There were a LOT of other Friends there, but these are the ones that were not eating at the time... Love visiting out there wit...
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Christmas with a Hero Toy Drive
Sunny 107.9 WFBS has teamed up with our friends at The Seneca Police Department and Cruzin On Main to present Cruzin On Main for The Kids. Please mark your Calendar for December 10th in Downtown Seneca, SC.We're asking everyone to please brings a toy for a boy or girl. All items that are collected will then be given to Lt. Lisa Williams to be distributed to children that are in need of a brighter Christmas. Sunny 107.9 will be broadcasting live starting at 10:00 am. Please lets do our part and...
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Join Us for these fun Holiday Events
Norton Thompson Park - Santa's WorkshopHistoric Ballenger House - 212 E. South 3rd Street, Seneca, SC 29678- Christmas Boutique Arts and Craft SaleSaturday, December 3rd • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.- Christmas Open House and Tea SocialSunday, December 4th • 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.RSVP to (864) 324-8417CHRISTMAS AT THE LUNNEYDECEMBER 11th • 3:00 P.M. - 6:00 P.M.
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Christmas Parade Schedules
Schedules • Seneca - November 28th, 6:00 PM - For information, call 864-882-2097 • Westminster - December 1st, 6:00 PM - For information, call 864-647-5316 • Walhalla - December 3rd, 5:00 PM - For information, call 864-638-2727 • Salem - December 4th - For information, call 864-944-2819 • West Union - December 10th - For information, call 864-638-9978 • West Union - December 10th - For information, call 864-638-9978
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National Disabilities Awareness Month celebrated at SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department in Seneca
National Disabilities Awareness Month celebrated at SC Vocational Rehabilitation Department in Seneca A hidden gem in Seneca is getting some long-overdue exposure this month as October is National Disability Awareness Month. Disabilities cover an array of things, from physical to mental, and dispite these challenges the South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department is assisting people to gain and retain employment. “We have been serving South Carolina for 90 years strong and we are the ...
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Wild Hearts Equine Therapy Center
“HOPE THROUGH HORSES” Professional horse trainer and riding instructor Jessica Fry founded Wild Hearts Equine Therapy Center. Trained in globally recognized practices for equine-assisted therapy, she – along with her staff members – offer customized programs that incorporate a variety of methods that include riding and the basics of natural horsemanship. While evaluating a new program for veterans at Wild Hearts Equine Therapy Center, Derrick Popham (tri-county field office director of Upstate W...
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The Mayors Business Spotlight - United Way 2016
Mayor Dan Alexander Salutes United Way A Community Landmark Providing Education on Health, Financial Stability and Independence in the Upstate of South Carolina. You may have to download a Vimeo player from your app store for certain Mobile Devices Previous Spotlight Businesses: Four Paws Only United Way NEA Reading Proclamation Blue Mountain Media The Lions Club LRM Services and Medlin Roofing The Residence At Park Place Walnut Street Bakery Carolina Summer Bojangle...
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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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Mayor Dan Alexander Salutes Four Paws Only Our Newest Community Landmark Providing Pet Grooming and Boarding in the Upstate of South Carolina. You may have to download a Vimeo player from your app store for certain Mobile Devices Four Paws Only Spotlight from Seneca Video on Vimeo. Previous Spotlight Businesses: United Way NEA Reading Proclamation Blue Mountain Media The Lions Club LRM Services and Medlin Roofing The Residence At Park Place Walnut Street Bakery Carolina...
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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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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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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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