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Oconee County Hurricane Relief Drive
Oconee County Hurricane Relief Drive Sunny 107.9 WFBS in Partnership with Borg Warner, T & R Graphics, Two3Four Entertainment, Wal-Mart, Dominos This trailer will go to Florida. A trailer full of donations, spearheaded and driven by Kevin Sexton has already been sent to Texas. WE NEED YOUR HELP BY DONATING & BY HELPING US SHARE THIS MESSAGE!
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 Seneca Proclamation: Constitution Week
STATE OF SOUTH CORALINA CITY OF SENECA PROCLAMATION Whereas, Ordained and established on September 17, 1787, the United States Constitution secured our commitment to freedom and democracy, a commitment which has guided us through more than two centuries of enormous growth and change; Click below for the original document: SenecaProclamation.pdf
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The Oconee County Job Fair: 2017
THE OCONEE COUNTY CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND THE OCONEE ECONOMIC ALLIANCE PRESENT THE OCONEE COUNTY JOB FAIR Date & Time: AUGUST 31ST 4PM - 7PM Location: SHAVER COMPLEX 698 WEST SOUTH FOURTH STREET SENECA, SC 29678 OVER 25 BUSINESSES, 200+ JOBS. WE NEED YOU!
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Heath's Haven: Murder at the Summit
Heath's Haven presents Murder at the Summit: Hero and Villian Mystery Dinner Theatre & Silent Auction Time: Saturday, October 14,2017 from 6-9 pm Location: Clemson Presbyterian Church 346 Old Greenville Hwy in Clemson Reservations are required & Seating is limitedCall 864.710.4085 or 864.710.0672 for tickets or more information
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Celebrate Christmas with a Hero, Inc.: Annual Golf Tournament
Celebrate Christmas with a Hero, Inc." Annual Golf Tournament FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 29, 2017 BREAKFAST BISCUITS & COFFEE, 8:00AM REGISTRATION/WARM-UP, 8:00AM-8:45AM SHOTGUN START, 9:00AM LUNCH, 1:30PM THIS TOURNAMENT BENEFITS NEEDY CHILDREN OF OCONEE COUNTY PRIMARILY AT CHRISTMAS, BUT ALSO THROUGHOUT THE YEAR TOO & PROVIDES INTERACTION WITH LOCAL HEROES IN THE FIELDS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT, EMERGENCY SERVICES, COMMUNITY LEADERS, & THE MILITARY THE TRAILS AT CHICKASAW POINT THE TRAILS’ FAIRWAYS & GREENS...
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Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum presents: Tea & Culture Lecture Series
Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum Presents TEA & CULTURE LECTURE SERIES Tues., August 22,2017, 6:00pm Seneca Water Treatment Facility 630 Northampton Rd. Seneca SC 29672 Dr. Millicent Brown, guest Lecturer, was among the first African American children in South Carolina to integrate schools in South Carolina, almost 10 years after the U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown vs. Board of Education. She is co-founder and Project Director of a national initiative to identify the “first children”, ...
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Oconee County Animal Control & Oconee Humane society Present: Super Solar Saturday
Oconee County Animal Control & Oconee Humane society Present:Super Solar SaturdayAugust 19, 9am to 4 pm. 1925 Sandifer Blvd, Seneca, SC. Get YOUR sunshine before the Solar Eclipse Adopt! Dogs & Cats $10 Spay/Neuter Certificates Only $25* Join us for FREE food & fun Lets "Eclipse" Pet Overpopulation
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Eclipse 2017
This coming summer on August 21, 2017, Clemson and the neighboring cities will experience a total solar eclipse where the Moon's shadow will fall across the United States and block the light of the Sun over the course of approximately three hours. Eclipses themselves are not rare, but the chance to see one in your own backyard is very special! Visit The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University is kicking off our fir...
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Seneca Water Plant Receives Envision Silver Award
Seneca’s Water Treatment Plant Improvements project in South Carolina is the recent recipient of the Envision Silver award from the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure (ISI). The water treatment plant is the third infrastructure project in South Carolina to earn an Envision award from ISI, and is the first to earn a Silver award in the state. The Envision system rates the sustainability of infrastructure projects across the full range of environmental, social, and economic impacts. For More...
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South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair
South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair Be a part of this exciting community event. Family fun that gives back to our community, our youth and our sponsors.Hours of Operation September 26th – 30th, 2017 Tues.—Thurs: 4 pm – 10 pm (rides will operate until 11pm) Friday: 4 pm – 11 pm (rides will operate until midnight) Saturday: 10 am – 11 pm (rides will operate until midnight) Latest News It looks like we are on the move!Click the link below to find out more about the proposed FARM Center which w...
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Arts and Antiques: Lunney House Museum Free Event
Opening Reception Friday, September 29, 2017 (6:00 - 8:00 pm)- Lunney House Museum Free Event - Open to the Public Historic Venues and Working Artists Antiques and Art for Sale Saturday, September 30, 2017 (10:00 am - 5:00 pm) Closing Reception & Drawing for Victorian Bed Sunday, October 1, 2017 (3:00 - 5:00 pm) - Historic Ballenger House Free Event - Open to the Public Tickets $10 Purchase online: www.BlueRidgeArtsCenter.com. Tickets are also available through BRAC (864-710-6593), the Seneca W...
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Labor Day 5K
Labor Day 5K Connecting the Green Dots Help prevent domestic and dating violence in Oconee County Date: Monday, Sept. 4th, 2017. Registration begins at 7:30 and Race begins at 8:15 Location: Norton Thompson Park Downtown Seneca. Register at active.com Sponsored by ACTA Oconee acalltoactionoconee.com Contact info:  acalltoactionoconee@gmail.com ------- Celeste Norris - 864-710-4224
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ARTS OFF THE ALLEY: KIDS' CAMP
ARTS OFF THE ALLEY presents: KIDS' CAMP Balloon extravanganza July 11-14 9am-12pm, $85* classes for ages 4-6 and 7&up. Each day kids will create, have snacks, and fun! Arts and crafts supplies are included in the cost. Reserve spots today by calling Arts Off the Alley 864.888.2882 * call for multiple child discount
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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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State of South Carolina: Governor's Proclamation for Deaf-Blind
State of South Carolina Governor's Proclamation for Deaf-Blind WHEREAS, the combine loss of vision and hearing, one of the most severe of all disabilities, affects more then one million in the United States; and WHEREAS, Helen Keller was one of the most accomplished, respected, and reknowned Americans who was deaf-blind; andWHEREAS, encouraging the full participation of Americans with multi-sensory disabilities by furthering employment, housing, and recreational options for people who are ...
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Passport to Downtown Seneca
Passport to Downtown Seneca Saturday, June 17th 12:00 pm-5:00 pmPassport to Downtown Seneca is a trip not to be missed. Attendees receive a"passport" at M. Tannery & Sons. Passports will be stamped at *participatingvenues as you travel through Seneca. Once you have all your travels stamped,return to M. Tannery & Sons to be entered to win an iPad donated by Oconee Economic Alliance.*The Spot, Green Springs, The Red Door, Brews, Paint-Play Studio, The Purple Sunflower, The HealthyOlive, The Ballen...
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The Outdoor Dream Foundation: Freedom Dream  Walk/Run
This is our 4th year of having this event on the East/West Connector here in Anderson. We really would appreciate your support for this great cause. After the event, we ALWAYS have some great "door" prizes which we give away----------including a night's stay at the Bleckley Inn in downtown Anderson. This place is AWESOME!!! You may print out as many entry forms as you need, but please remember we need your form no later than June 22 in order to ensure that you will receive a tee shirt. Thanks, a...
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The 2017 Chick-fil-A of Seneca  Senior Living Expo
94.1 The Lake, WSNW presents: The 2017 Chick-fil-A of Seneca Senior Living Expo Free Admission$$THOUSANDS OF DOLLARS IN DOOR PRIZES$$FREE Chick-fil-A Samples for ALL!!!OVER 80 BUSINESSES!!!WHEN: THURSDAY, MAY 25th TIME: 9:00 AM – 1:00 PMWHERE: SHAVER RECREATION COMPLEX IN SENECAFOR MORE INFORMATION CALL 864-882-9769. Please click here for your SENIOR EXPO FAQ Sheet in a pdf formSENIOREXPOFAQSHEET2017
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Seneca Participated in National Tourism Week
National Travel & Tourism Week-May 1-7, 2017, is a tradition celebrated annually since 1984. The event was established as National Tourism Week when the U.S. Congress passed a joint resolution in 1983 designating the week to be celebrated in May
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GRACE'S CLOSET SPAGHETTI DINNER
Sunday, June 4th, 2017 Includes Spaghetti, Salad, Bread, Drink and Dessert. Open Seating 11am-3pm. Music Provided By “The Onstarz” Walhalla High School 4701 North Highway 11 Walhalla, SC 29691 Adult (13 & over) $10 Kids (5-12) $5 4 & Under Free Buy Your Tickets Now! Order online at www.gracescloset.org Or Call Julie-ann Shannon 410-370-3988 or Joyce Powell 864-723-2370 Tickets may also be purchased at the door.All proceeds benefit Grace’s Closet. Grace's Closet provides a welcoming, boutique-lik...
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March Of Dimes: March for Babies Festival
Oconee Memorial Hospital is hosting a March For Babies Festival Saturday, April 29, 2017. The March for Babies Walk begins at 9AM with the Festival beginning at 10AM-4PM.
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Sock Hops: Walhalla Civic Auditorium
Come relive with us the fabulous music of the50’s, 60’s & 70’s with theTHE SOCK HOPSSaturday, May 13 @ 7:30 pmAdvance tickets $16, children $8, group $12Day of show $20The Sock Hops return to the WCA stage! From The Four Seasons to The Four Tops, from The Temptations to The Tokens, The Sock Hopsspecialize in the four-part harmonies all of your favorites from the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s. www.sockhops.com...Sponsored in part by Your Oconee County Government & Old Towne Pizza Buffet.Blue Highway(blueg...
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City of Seneca Recognized for Going Green
The Municipal Association of South Carolina recently released an article detailing South Carolina'a cities and towns that are implementing environmentally friendly ideas. The City of Seneca made the list with its upgrades to its water treatment plant, which has made the water the cleanest its ever been. Seneca was also mentioned because of it is the owner of the first entirely electric bus fleet.Seneca's water treatment plant now uses a sodium hydrochloride process to purify water instead of usi...
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Seneca: The Best Place to Retire in South Carolina
Seneca, SC was ranked 1st in South Carolina as the best place to retire. Smartasset.com compared Seneca to all other major cities in the state. They used factors such as Taxes, Doctors' Offices per 1,000 People, Percent of Seniors in the area, and many other factors to get their results.Check out the results, methodology and an interactive map here!
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Foothills YMCA Lakeside Art and Music Festival
Come experience the Foothills YMCA Lakeside Art and Music Festival on the beautiful shores of Lake Keowee, at The Lighthouse Event Center. The weekend festivities kick off on Friday, April 21st with The Gala Dinner, and continues to Saturday, April 22nd filled with Art, Live Music, & Children’s Activities. An interactive online bidding process will be utilized for the extensive silent auction. You may use your own mobile device (phone or tablet) to participate in the fun or ask one of the auctio...
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OCP Spring Soirée
The Oconee Cultivation Project invites you to our first annual Spring Soirée at the Westminster Music Centre on Saturday, April 15th from 7:00-9:00 PM. The purchase of a $20 ticket will provide you with two glasses of wine, dessert, a chance to visit the Sparkle CKat Creative photo booth, and live entertainment from Conservation Theory.Proceeds from this event will benefit the CultivaTeen summer youth program. CultivaTeen is preserving traditions and empowering future generations by teaching loc...
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Child Abuse Prevention Proclamation
Every child deserves to grow up in a safe, loving and stable family free from physical, sexual, emotional and verbal abuse, neglect and exploitation. The city of Seneca in conjunction with concerned citizens throughout the state, designates the month of April as Child Abuse Prevention Month while urging all citizens to dedicate themselves to protect quality of life for every child.
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Greater Clemson Music Festival
  Clemson's Greater Music Festival will be taking place during April 20 - April 30. There will music every day in different areas all across the area. Do not miss your chance to be apart of this festival featuring many different local artist! For more information check out www.clemsonmusicfest.org.            
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Colored Soldiers Exhibit
  The Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum (BLSCM) in Seneca features a new exhibit: "Colored Soldiers." The exhibit features stories of men and women who bravely fought for the United States and who returned home to fight for their own freedoms. The main feature is A War On Two Fronts, a traveling exhibited created by the Athenaeum Press of Coastal Carolina University, will be on display. The exhibit will be open from February 11 - May 31, 2017. Hours: Tuesday - Saturday, 11:00am - 4...
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Planes Trains and Automobiles
On Saturday, May 20th, The City of Seneca will be hosting Planes, Trains, and Automobiles. The event will run from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm on E. South 2nd Street in Downtown Seneca. Visit www.blueridgeartscenter.com for more event information
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Eclipse 2017
This coming summer on August 21, 2017, Clemson and the neighboring cities will experience a total solar eclipse where the Moon's shadow will fall across the United States and block the light of the Sun over the course of approximately three hours. Eclipses themselves are not rare, but the chance to see one in your own backyard is very special! Visit The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University The Department of Physics and Astronomy at Clemson University is kicking off our fir...
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Freezin' for a Reason
Seneca Junior Woman’s Club 7th Annual Polar Bear Plunge March 4th, 2017 ▪ Registration begins at 10:30a ▪ Plunge at noon The Lighthouse ▪ 1290 Doug Hollow Road Seneca SC Registration & Sponsorship Form at the Bottom of this page. Click for Registration Form Click for Sponsorship Form
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Black History Luncheon - Success
The Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum Thanks You for helping us celebrate the 5th Annual Black History Luncheon: Held 11:30am - 1:30pm, at the Seneca River Family Life Institute, 298 Poplar Street,Seneca, SC 29678. Black History Month Luncheon 2017 - Seneca, SC from Seneca Video on Vimeo.
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Baby Read: January 2017
Sophia is a real "mama's girl". She sits in her mom's, Veronica, Lap whenever they meet with their family reader, Betty Lou Dobson. At two years old, she is still fairly shy with strangers, but Veronica says she is starting to come out of her shell. Her shyness was one of the things that prompted her mom to sign her up for BabyRead a second time.
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Seneca: The Art Project
Student Faces smiling at Seneca City HallStudent faces are now smiling in downtown Seneca. Across the street from both City Hall on N.E. 1st Street and from Norton-Thompson Park on Main Street, Seneca High School students have decorated the former Kimbrell’s store front. Now instead of seeing furniture, you can see students’ artwork. “These are Face Motif Design works my students created for the windows of the empty Kimbrell’s building,” said Seneca High School Art Teacher Fred Edgerton. “The fa...
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Saddle Fitting Clinic
Saddle fitting services by Vicky Toporek, LMT, CNMT, CKTP, CESMT.Flying Angel Farm Enterprises, LLC and owner of U of the Horse U rode In On.Vicky is highly experienced in professional saddle fitting for all disciplines including English, Western, Trail and Endurance. She is a leading expert at saddle fitting and saddle evaluations, as well as adjustment and total replacement of English wool flocking and billet replacement.She is also experienced in body work with humans, horses and dogs. In her...
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City Basketball Champions
Congratulations to all the City Champions for their team's accomplishments this season! Listed below are the team rosters and the coaching staff:14u Boys City ChampionsCoach HunterWalker Bowen Jr., Cameron Breaseale, Dontavious Campbell, Malachi Cobb, Timmy Hipkins, Logan Hunter, Jacob Kotewa, Chance McCall, Howie Thomas, Tyler Westmoreland, Dorian Jones12u Boys City ChampionsCoach WilsonTyler Brown, Damian Cordova, James (Micah) Jenkins, Devon Lewis, Kaden Long, Trevor Merck, Deairus Ramsey, Di...
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Seneca Light and Water Achievement Award
Water Operator of the Year Award. The Water Operator of the Year Award was established in the early 1970’s and has been presented annually to a water treatment plant operator for excellent achievement in the direct operation of either a water or wastewater treatment system in South Carolina.Consideration shall be given to:Preventative maintenance, including cleanliness, safety, good housekeeping, and efficiency;Consistent quality of the finished product with approved standards;Active interest in...
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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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Blue Ridge Arts Center Annual Juried Art Show 2017
Please join us Friday, January 20th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at the Blue Ridge Arts Center for the Opening Reception of our Annual Juried Art Show. There will be 75 different pieces to admire by 84 artists! There will be complimentary appetizers and beverages available during the show!
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Council honors Blue Ridge Bank for Property Donation
    The City of Seneca thanks Blue Ridge Bank for its recent donation of property at 416 East Main Street. At a special called meeting on Dec. 2, 2016, the Seneca City Council accepted the gift of a building and property in foreclosure from the bank, which will allow the city to grow its real estate holdings.         To further show its grattitude, at their regular monthly meeting in January, the City Council presented Kyle Thomas, President and Chief Executive ...
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Seneca receives Improved Building Department ISO Rating
    Seneca Receives Improved Building Department Insurance Services Office Rating. Residents should expect lower insurance rates in the future thanks to the Building Code Effectiveness Grading Classification being highly-rated in the City of Seneca                          “The Insurance Services Office, Inc. (ISO) evaluated the City of Seneca Building Department,” Ed Halbig, Planning and Development Director said. “T...
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Seneca Light and Water Mural Design Winners
    Congratulations to Jim Juras and Donna Bradley for designing the Mural at Seneca's Treatment Facility. Bob Faires and Steve Fletcher of Seneca Light and Water presented the winner's their checks.        Steve Fletcher, Jim Juras, and Bob Faires Steve Fletcher, Donna Bradley, and Bob Faires  
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Coats For Kids
The Second Annual Coats for Kids event is on January 14th from 10:00am to 2:00pm at the Shaver Complex. The event collects coats for the children/youth in need in the local area. Through generous donations, Coats for Kids gave away more than 300 coats last year to youth in the community! If anyone would like to donate this year, they are taking New or Gently UsedCoats, Hats, Gloves, Scarves and warm weather gear through January 13th, 2017. The items can be dropped off at the Oconee County Solici...
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Think Oconee!
"Think Oconee!" is an initiative created to focus local spending habits, support the county's businesses and to celebrate what makes Oconee County special! Its objectives are to emphasize what makes Oconee County great, to educate citizens on their global impact, to localize spending, and to deepen connections within the community. "Think Oconee!" is part of the Destination Oconee initiative of the Oconee Economic Alliance. Find them on Facebook at www.facebook.com/ThinkOconee!
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Western District Champions
Congratulations to the Gilbert Team for winning their regular-season city and county championship this year. They had a flawless record going 15-0 for the season. This a great achievement for this young group of athletes ROSTER: Jeb Crooks, Marvin Galindo, Joel Galindo, Austin Holder, Ethan Ibarra, Teagan McAuley, Xander Meleca, Eric Metzel, Brody Moore, Bruce Moore, Kyler Moorhead, Jude Owens, Nathanael Thorsland , Carlos Valdes, Turner Wilson, COACHES: Tony Gilbert, Gaspar Galindo, Matt Moore
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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: ARC of Oconee, Inc.
Lt. Lisa L Williams, Sgt. Dwayne Kelley, Capt. Robert Tribble, and Cpl. James Dickert visited, “Our Place” 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 Oconee County, Inc., 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 with...
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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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Celebrate Christmas With A Hero
“CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WITH A HERO, INC” IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY OF SENECA ANNUAL NEW TOY/CLOTHING COLLECTION Items may be dropped off at Seneca City Hall from November 10, 2014 - December 19, 2016 Make Christmas Special This Year Listen to Christmas with a Hero Radio SpotWith Mayor Pro Tem Ronnie O'Kelly and Riley Johnson ---> “Celebrate Christmas with a Hero, Inc.” consists of a board of directors, has its own 501 c 3 tax exempt status designation, bylaws, policies/procedures, and a...
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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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Seneca Christmas Parade 107.9 WFBS Live Broadcast
Join Sunny 107.9 WFBS and The City of Seneca for the 2016 Seneca Christmas Parade and Lighting of the Park. Listen to all the fun live from Downtown Seneca. Airtime starts at 5:30 pm. Join Donnie Bigun White, Councilmen Joel Ward and Jazzy Jeff Bright for the action. Sunny 107.9 will stream Live Video of the Christmas Parade on Facebook Live (Click HERE) via the Sunny 107.9 Facebook page. Also, you can listen over the air at 107.9 or online at www.wfbsfm.com (Click HERE)
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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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Seneca hosting 2016 Oconee County Veteran's Day Parade
The 2016 Oconee County Veterans Day Parade takes place this year in the City of Seneca. The community is encouraged to make signs, waive flags, dress in red, white, and blue and thank the county’s veterans for their service and sacrifice to keep our nation free. This annual parade saluting the veterans of the Golden Corner of South Carolina rotates each year between the three cities in the county. “It is rotated between Westminster, Walhalla, and Seneca. This year it will be in historic, downtow...
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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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Lachlan's Light The Night
Join us for the second annual Lachlan's Light The Night Sunday, November 20th, 2016, 1pm to 6pm Free Admission - Hay Rides, Games Food Vendors, Visit Santa, Luminaries Live Music - Spencer Rush, Adam Carter, Chris Branch Sponsored by Imagers, T&R Graphics, The City Of Seneca, and Southern Fried Cotton.
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October Fest 2016
One Big Festival Two Great Venues! SERTOMA FIELD Oct. 21-23Venue has a gated entry and features carnival rides, Little German Band and Dancers, the beer tent, art, craft and food vendors. Friday, October 21st 6:00pm Opening Ceremony6:00pm - Midnight Crafts, Food & Carnival Rides7:00 - 11:00pm Little German Band & DancersSaturday, October 22nd10:00am - Midnight Crafts, Food & Carnival Rides11:15am - Noon Walhalla Oktoberfest Dancers1:00 - 5:00pm Kinderhaus (Children's Art Center)1:00 - 4:00pm ...
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SC Vocational Rehab Visit City Hall
The city of Seneca was proud to welcome students from the Oconee County School District that are clients of the Vocational Rehabilitation Center to City Hall. They got a chance to see how graphic art is displayed and used to market and promote city events.. they were trained by Jeff Hopkins the IT specialist that works for the city of Seneca making the events on graphic art really pop.. the students took their time and learned a variety of great things on how graphic art can promote and educate ...
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Mystery Dinner Theatre & Silent Auction
East Side Story A 1950s Murder Mystery Mystery Dinner Theatre & Silent Auction November 19, 2016; 6-9pm Clemson Presbyterian Church, 346 Old Greenville Hwy, Clemson $40 per person/ $75 per couple or $250 for a table of 8; price includes dinner & mystery, silent auction. Reservations are Required & Seating is Limited. Call 710-4085 or 710-0672 for tickets or more info Can your table solve the mystery?
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2016 has been a very busy year for BabyRead!
2016 has been a very busy year for BabyRead! Family Readers are currently working with sixteen families, many of whom joined BabyRead this year. Some of our little ones have “graduated” while others have left the program for a variety of reasons such as families moving away from the area or a mom who went to work or to school. Two families have been in our program for well over 1 year. Another family has been with BabyRead for 8 months. Overall, there is a lot of transience in our families and l...
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Mayor Proclaims Lions Club Sight and Hearing Week -- October 2nd - 8th
South Carolina Lions Sight and Hearing Conservation Week Mayor Dan Alexander again proclaims the week of October 2nd - 8th as Lions Sight and Hearing week in Seneca. The Seneca Lions Men and Women will be in our area this week. It is their Annual Candy Days donation drive to support glasses and hearing aids needs.
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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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Mayor Procalims September 17th - 23rd "Constitution Week"
State of South Carolina City of Seneca Proclamation Mayor Dan Alexander hereby proclaims September 17th - 23rd as "Constitution Week"
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Child Safety Seat and Booster Seat Awareness and Proclamation
Get your car seat Check in September!Learn how to install your child's car seat or booster seat, or find out if it's time for a change.DATE: Sat., Sept. 24 - TIME: 10 a.m.-2 p.m.PLACE: Seneca Fire Department, 321 W. South 4th St.For more information, call Safe Kids Upstate at(864) 885-7390.Safe Kids Upstate is led by the Bradshaw Institute for Community Child Health & Advocacy of GHS Children's Hospital. PROCLAMATION PRESENTATION CLICK HERE to Download Proclamation!
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Pet Palooza 2016
Third Annual Pet Palooza Saturday September 24, 2016, 11 am to 4 pm Join the Fun, Door Prizes, Pet Contest. Interactive Animal Hospital Tours, Police K9 Demonstrations. Craft venders and Much Much More. Smokin Pig BBQ, Pony Rides, Bungee Run, Bounce House. Hosted by Seneca Animal Hospital.
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Scarborough-Hamer Collection of 19th and early 20th Century Decorative Arts
The City of Seneca and the Seneca City Museums have acquisitioned the Scarborough-Hamer Collection of 19th and early 20th Century Decorative Arts. The Collection was transferred to the City of Seneca from the Scarborough-Hamer Foundation in Eastover, South Carolina. The Collection was exhibited for nineteen years at Kensington Mansion in Eastover, South Carolina until Kensington’s owner, International Paper, closed the Mansion to the public. Foundation Executive Director Rickie Good stated, “Wh...
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CAMPAIGN KICK-OFF PANCAKE BREAKFAST - AUGUST 27, 2016
Come join us for a Pancake Breakfast on August 27, 2016! We will kick-off our campaign by celebrating with a breakfast for all at FATZ in Seneca! Stop by ANYTIME between 8:30am -10am. Bring your family with you and make it a time to spend together.Tickets are $8.00 (children 6 and under eat FREE - one free child ticket per adult ticket). Tickets may be purchased from the United Way office or see other contact information on the attached flyer.We will have other prizes, give-a-ways and fun!
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Seneca High Athletics 1st Annual Bass Fishing Tournament
The first annual Seneca High Athletic Department Bass Fishing Tournament will be held at Broyles Landing on Lake Hartwell on Saturday, September 24. The entry fee is $100 per boat. Cash prizes will be awarded to the top 6 place finishers with $2500 going to the winner. The tournament is sponsored by Oxford Farm in Anderson and 20% of the proceeds will be donated to Mane Solutions, a therapeutic riding program for children. Contact Yon Radford or Karen Trammell at Seneca High School to register. ...
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CCWAH Annual Golf Tournament 2016
“Celebrate Christmas with a Hero, Inc.” Annual Golf TournamentTHIS TOURNAMENT BENEFITS NEEDY CHILDREN OF OCONEE COUNTY PRIMARILY AT CHRISTMAS, BUT ALSO THROUGHOUT THE YEAR TOO & PROVIDES INTERACTION WITH LOCAL HEROES IN THE FIELDS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT, EMERGENCY SERVICES, COMMUNITY LEADERS, & THE MILITARYTHE TRAILS AT CHICKASAW POINT THE TRAILS’ FAIRWAYS & GREENS ARE IN GREAT SHAPE & THE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION OFFERS A PRO SHOP, GRILL, & YAMAHA GOLF CARTS. THEY OFFER A FULL SERVICE 18 HOLE GO...
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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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Municipal Association of South Carolina honors Seneca with Achievement Award
Municipal Association of South Carolina honors Seneca with Achievement Award The City of Seneca received a Municipal Achievement Award for its water treatment plant upgrade. Officials accepted the award during the Municipal Association of South Carolina's Annual Meeting on July 16. The city won in the public works category. Twenty-six cities and towns submitted their projects and initiatives. ...By Casey Fields Constructed in the late 60s in tandem with scenic Lake Keowee, the Seneca water tre...
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SENECA  PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB
SENECA PHOTOGRAPHY CLUB Everybody loves to have there picture taken or loves to take pictures. Seneca now has a photography club where you can learn, as much as you would like to know, about photography and have fun doing it. Beginners, Intermediate or Professionals, this is the club for you. For more information call 941-544-4852. In addition to our monthly meetings, we also have 1 to 2 group photo shoots a month. The shootings vary from a wide variety of photos. Landscapes, street photos, e...
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Seneca is MORE!
Residents: Seneca downtown is about more than Ram Cat AlleyBy Teresa Cutlip According to some residents and business leaders, downtown Seneca is about more than Ram Cat Alley, the one-block section of downtown that’s home to a variety of boutique shops and restaurants, as well as various festivals and activities throughout the year. According to legend, this section of downtown got its name because of the many cats that gathered around the meat and fish markets in the early 1900s. Locals used to...
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July 4th Playback on Sunny 107.9 WFBS
Coming Sunday July 17th at 12:00 pm.The City of Seneca and Sunny 107.9 Present an Encore performance of The Catalina's. The Catalina's preformed at this years City of Seneca July 4th Celebration. Listen to this concert in it's entirety starting at 12:00 Noon Sunday July 17th on Sunny 107.9 WFBS-LP and online at www.wfbsfm.com Listen Now!!
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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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Day Of Action June 21 2016
Each year on June 21, United Ways around the world invite their communities to improve the conditions in which they live by volunteering with United Way.On this year's United Way Day of Action (Tuesday, June 21, 2016), UNITED WAY OF OCONEE COUNTY will hold a FREE RESOURCE FAIR, SHRED, and PILL TAKE BACK DAY in downtown Seneca (CATBus Shelter - Norton Thompson Park) 10am - 2pm. Over a dozen more vendors will also be available to give information and answer questions about services available in Oc...
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The Mayors Business Spotlight - Four Paws Only
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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Edwards Printing, LLC in Westminster honored as Medium Employer of the Year
Edwards Printing recognized for employment of people with disabilities The S.C. Governor’s Committee on Employment of People with Disabilities recently honored Edwards Printing, LLC in Westminster as Medium Employer of the Year. The award, which results from nominations from throughout the state, recognizes an organization that has exemplary practices in hiring people with disabilities, making worksite accommodations and actively promoting disability awareness and workforce opportunities in the ...
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Relay For Life - Jail And Bail
HELP!! I've been arrested for Relay for Life!! I have 24 hours to raise my $500.00 bail and fight cancer! Please click on the link below to DONATE on my personal page... Thank you for helping us find the cure! CLICK HERE To help get Dan out of Jail!!
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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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Relay For Life of Oconee County - American Cancer Society
Date: April 22,2016Event Time: 6pm- 12amLocation: Oconee County High SchoolContact Us: Natalie Peck, Community Manager 706.543.2240Opening Ceremony: 6:00pmThe Opening Ceremony brings everyone together for a high-energy event kickoff that celebrates the lives of those who have battled cancer and reminds us all that while we are winning this battle, fighting cancer is a year-round priority. CLICK HERE for More Info
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OMH March of Dimes - Go To Bat For Babies
Oconee Memorial Hospital’s March of Dimes Festival When? Saturday, April 16th 2016, 8am– 4pm Where? OMH’s Walking Trail, 298 Memorial Drive, Seneca, SC 29672 Join us for a community festival at OMH to raise money for the March of Dimes Foundation! GO TO BAT FOR BABIES!
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Seneca's Glo in the Night Run 2016
This is Seneca's 2nd Glo in the Night Run.Join us Friday May 27th 2016 at 9:00 pm.Shaver Recreation ComplexKids (9 and under) Fun Run Begins a 9:15 pm5k Run begins at 9:30Registration Fee 20 in advance and 30 day of Race Download Registration Form - CLICK HERE
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Pickleball Sweeps Seneca
Pickleball is a racket sport that combines elements of badminton, tennis, and table tennis.[1] Two, three, or four players use solid paddles made of wood or composite materials to hit a perforated polymer ball, similar to a wiffle ball, over a net. The sport shares features of other racquet sports, the dimensions and layout of a badminton court, and a net and rules similar to tennis, with a few modifications. Pickleball was invented in the mid 1960s as a children's backyard pastime but quickly ...
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The Mayors Business Spotlight - United Way - NEA - Reading Across America Proclamation
Mayor Dan Alexander Salutes United Way - NEA - Reading Across America Proclamation Our Newest Community Landmark Providing Help, Support, Charity and Education in the Upstate of South Carolina. You may have to download a Vimeo player from your app store for certain Mobile Devices United Way - NEA - Reading Across America from Seneca Video on Vimeo. Previous Spotlight Businesses: Blue Mountain Media The Lions Club LRM Services and Medlin Roofing The Residence At Park Place Wa...
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FLW COLLEGE FISHING NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP READIES FOR LAKE KEOWEE
The best anglers in the world fishing the Walmart FLW Tour won’t be the only anglers competing in South Carolina next week. College fishing teams from across the country will be heading to Lake Keowee in Seneca, South Carolina, March 17-20 for the 2016 FLW College Fishing National Championship presented by the Lowrance Insight Genesis College Cup. Fifty-four college bass fishing clubs will be competing for a top award of a Ranger Z175 boat with a 90-horsepower outboard engine and entry into the ...
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Seneca Woman’s Club Annual Prom Dress Giveaway
Seneca Woman’s Club Proudly Presents their Annual Prom Dress Giveaway Hundreds of dresses to choose from, try them on, select a dress and take it home for any event! Saturday March 5thTuesday, March 8thTuesday, March 15thTuesday March 22ndEach day is 3pm to 6pm!
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The Mayors Business Spotlight - Blue Mountain Media
Mayor Dan Alexander Salutes Blue Mountain Media Our Newest Community Landmark Providing Marketing and Promotional Items in the Upstate of South Carolina. You may have to download a Vimeo player from your app store for certain Mobile Devices Blue Mountain Media from Seneca Video on Vimeo. Previous Spotlight Businesses: The Lions Club LRM Services and Medlin Roofing The Residence At Park Place Walnut Street Bakery Carolina Summer Bojangles Cambridge Child Development Cen...
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Antique Pedal Car Collection
A rare collection of antique toys donated by the Cannon family will be on display. COLLECTION ON VIEW THROUGH JUNE 2016 Friday, Saturday & Sunday 1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. 211 West South 1st Street • Seneca, SC 29678 864.710.7494 www.lunneyhousemuseum.org
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2016 State of Oconee Luncheon
Join us for Oconee County’s annual economic update and business luncheon. Hear the latest on recent projects, political issues, and learn about the impact of education on our community. TICKETS: $25 Available at all Chamber offices or on-line at: www.oconeechambersc.com Friday, February 19th 11:30 am to 1:00 pm Walhalla High School 4701 SC-11​ Walhalla, SC 29691 Sponsorship and ticket information available here.
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Grand Opening BLSCM and Black History Luncheon
We invite you to join us as we celebrate the Grand Opening of the Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum and our 4th Annual Black History Luncheon. The Grand Opening celebration will begin at 11:30 am on February 12th with lunch at the Gignilliat Center. Following Lunch, we will then move the museum for a tour of our new exhibit, The Waymakers, featuring a number of Oconee’s 20th Century African American Trailblazers.
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Downtown Go Round!
The Merchants of Ram Cat AlleyWelcome you to the return of Downtown Go Round Come and enjoy an evening of music and light refreshments.Friday November 6th, 5-8pmFriday February 5th, 5-8pmFriday April 1st, 5-8pmFor more information call 864-888-4455
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Tamassee DAR School - Celebrating Our “Road to 100”
You are invited to join us as we revisit our bluegrass and mountain music roots! Be a part of the musical celebration as we welcome back: The Po’ Ramblin Boys Friday, February 12, 2016 Georgia Talmadge Auditorium Stage Doors open 5:30 p.m. Concert begins 6:00 p.m. Admission is FREE!
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Garland Smith Celebrates 100th Birthday
Mayor Dan Alexander and City Council Declare a Proclomation NOW THEREFORE, on behalf of the Mayor and City Council of Seneca, it is an honor to recognize Mr. Garland Smith on his 100th birthday. My prayer is that God will continue to bless Mr. Garland Smith with good health and many blessings. Listen to an Interview with Mr. Garland Smith
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CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE at the LUNNEY HOUSE MUSEUM
CHRISTMAS OPEN HOUSE at the LUNNEY HOUSE MUSEUM December 12, 2015 - 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. ~ Christmas Exhibit ~ The Cannon Family Toy Collection ~ Enjoy Our Annual ~ Chestnuts Roasting on an Open,Fire = Refreshments = 211 West South 1st Str_eet, Seneca, South Carolina (864) 710-7494 CLICK HERE Download PDF Flyer
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Thanks to All - BLSCM Ribbon Cutting
Thanks to All for the great turnout to The Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum RIBBON CUTTING and The "Places in Time"Exhibit Preview and glimpse at three of the OldestHistorical African American Landmarks in Oconee County On November 19th, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm The Public is Invited The City of Seneca extends its warmest regards to all that attended. VISIT OUR WEBSITE www.blscm.org
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Cannon Family Toy Show at Lunney House Museum
On behalf of the Lunney House Museum and the Mike and Brenda Cannon family, you are invited to the grand opening of the Cannon Family Toy Collection at the Lunney House Museum in Seneca on Saturday, December 12 from 2 until 6 PM. This will be a drop-in opening, and we hope you will be able to join us anytime during this time period. The toys will be on display at the Lunney House Museum every weekend Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1 to 5 PM through January 31, 2016. We will be at the museum fr...
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The Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum Ribbon Cutting
Please join us for the The Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum RIBBON CUTTING Presenting "Places in Time"Exhibit Preview and glimpse at three of the OldestHistorical African American Landmarks in Oconee County November 19th, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm The Public is InvitedRefreshments will be served on the back lawn VISIT OUR WEBSITE www.blscm.org
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National Pet Adoption Weekend!
You know you can't resist... =) Come Join Us at PetSmart for the Cutist Fun You Can Find this weekend! National Pet Adoption Weekend! NOVEMBER 13-15 AT PetSmart 253 Applewood Center PlaceSeneca, SC 29678-0919
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The City Of Seneca 2014-2024 Comprehensive Plan Draft
The City Of Seneca Planning Department Presents: The City Of Seneca 2014-2024 Comprehensive Plan Draft. The previous decade has been one of significant flux in local, national and international settings. The emergence of new international economic powers such as China and India have also shifted the economic futures of the local area. Once popular and profitable textile jobs have been outsourced overseas and little has come in its place in the form of economic and employment opportunity. As such...
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Halloween On The Green
Join us for Family Fun at Norton Thompson Park for: Halloween On The Green! October 31st 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm Pumkin painting for the kids Free Hot Dogs and Candy Served by Mayor Dan Alexander and the City Council Members Come Meet Everybody, See Ya There!!!! :)
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Lachlan's Light The Night
Please Join us as The Lachlan MacIntosh Tannery Foundation Presents Lachlan's Light The Night Friday November 13th from 4-8 pm Food, Lantern lighting, Ballon Release, Special Guest Hayrides, Bouncy house, Hot cider, Fun Games, Face Painting,Baloon Artist Live Music, Spencer Rush, Love & Ransom, Clemson Gospel Choir
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CITY OF SENECA NDEAM PROCLAMATION
The month of October has been designated as "National Disability Employment Awareness Month" to increase the public's awareness of the contributions and skillsof American workers with disabilities; NOW THEREFORE, as Mayor of the City of Seneca, I do hereby proclaim October 2015 as "National Disability Employment Awareness Month"
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National Disability Employment Awareness Month
October is National Disability Employment Awareness (NDEA) Month. The theme for this year's NDEA Month is "My Disability is One Part of Who I Am. ” Studies show that people with disabilities are vastly underutilized in our nation’s workforce, even though employers often say they have a difficult time finding qualified workers. People with disabilities have the education, training, experience and desire to be successful in the workplace. People with disabilities have many talents and abilities to...
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An Afternoon with an Artist-  Fabulous Fiber
Blue Ridge Arts Center Presents An Afternoon with an Artist- Fabulous Fiber TAKING PLACE DURING THE HI-FIBER QUILT SHOW NOVEMBER 18, 2015 12-3pm LUNCHEON AND DEMO: TURKEY AND HAM WRAPS; PASTA SALAD; CHOCOLATE CAKE $25.00 PER PERSON CONTACT SUZETTE CROSS- crosssuzette@YAHOO.COM The FABULOUS FIBER TRIO, Fiber Artists Penny Little, Laurie Crino and Bonnie Ouellette will open our eyes to a whole new world of art that many of us have not seen let alone tried.
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Octoberfest 2015
One Big Festival Two Great Venues! MAIN STREET Venue features live music, art, craft and food vendors, shops and restaurants and the Walhalla Kraft Bier Garden. Art, Craft & Food Booths Friday 10-6 Saturday 9-6 Sunday 11-5 Chardon Polka Band Friday 12-1, 2:30-3:30, 4:30-5:30, 6-7 Saturday 11:30-12:30, 2:30-3:30, 4:30-5:30 6-7 Sunday 12:30-1:30, 2-3, 4-5 Oktoberfest Dancers Saturday 12:30-1:00, 1:00-2:30 Kraft Bier Garden Featuring German style brew! On the Green (next to Arby's) Friday 4-8 ...
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CCWAH Annual Golf Tournament
“Celebrate Christmas with a Hero, Inc.” Annual Golf Tournament @ THE TRAILS AT CHICKASAW POINT THE CCWAH TOURNAMENT BENEFITS NEEDY CHILDREN OF OCONEE COUNTY AT CHRISTMAS & THROUGHOUT THE YEAR & PROVIDES INTERACTION WITH LOCAL HEROES IN THE FIELDS OF LAW ENFORCEMENT, EMERGENCY SERVICES, COMMUNITY LEADERS, & THE MILITARY THE TRAILS AT CHICKASAW POINTTHE TRAILS’ FAIRWAYS & GREENS ARE IN GREAT SHAPE & THE PROPERTY OWNERS ASSOCIATION OFFERS A PRO SHOP, GRILL, & YAMAHA GOLF CARTS. THEY OFFER A FULL...
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Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair 2015
What An Old Fashioned Country Fair Should Be September 29th - October 4th 2012 The beginning of Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair in Fair Play South Carolina. A seed of hope planted in the minds of a group of young farmers in the foothills of South Carolina. A thought that perhaps people would enjoy a return to the good old days-- days when old fashioned country fairs were a great place to see your neighbors and meet new people. Back in the day when you knew the neighbor who raised the vegetable...
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The Mayors Business Spotlight - The Lions Club
Mayor Dan Alexander Salutes The Lions Club Our Newest Community Landmark Providing relief services for communities and individuals in the Upstate of South Carolina. You may have to download a Vimeo player from your app store for certain Mobile Devices The Lions Club from Seneca Video on Vimeo. Previous Spotlight Businesses: LRM Services and Medlin Roofing The Residence At Park Place Walnut Street Bakery Carolina Summer Bojangles Cambridge Child Development Center WSNW...
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Jerome Mandel at the Historic Ballenger House
Mary Martin and Flora Riley, members of the Seneca Woman's Club, are hosting a literary reading at the Historic Ballenger House from 1:30 to 2:30 pm in the afternoon on Saturday, 19 September. Jerome Mandel will read some of his short stories.Jerome Mandel won first-place in the P.E.N.-UNESCO International Short Story Competition (1997). His stories have appeared in literary magazines and collections on both sides of the Atlantic and the Pacific. His books include Nothing Gold Can Stay: 18 Stori...
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Annual Oconee Marine Corps Reserve Toys For Tots Toy Run
Motorcycle, Car and Jeep Clubs welcome Saturday, October 24, 2015, Starts @ 12:00 NoonLeaves downtown Seneca depot at 1:00 pm headed to the Lighthouse CabanaPolice Escort— Rain or Shine Santa will ride with the processionCost to participate: Donate a new, unwrapped toy or game.(Please no stuffed animals)This will be an annual event so come and join us for this worthwhile cause.Help those less fortunate and have a great time!!!For information, call Mike Fieseler @864-638-0456 or 563-349-4018 Or...
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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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1st Annual 0.0K Race
Seneca's 1st Annual 0.0K Race The Race you have been training for all of your life!! Finish this challenging race and get your 0.0K Race sticker. A trophy you can brag about to your friends Join us downtown Seneca at Norton Thompson Park UPDATE MOVED TO: October 1st at 6pm You don't want to miss this one.... Download Registration Form CLICK HERE! Download Registration Form CLICK HERE!
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The Mayors Business Spotlight - LRM Services and Medlin Roofing
Mayor Dan Alexander Salutes LRM Services and Medlin Roofing Our Newest Community Landmark Providing Heating and Air services and Roofing Services in the Upstate of South Carolina. You may have to download a Vimeo player from your app store for certain Mobile Devices LRM Services and Medlin Roofing from Seneca Video on Vimeo. Previous Spotlight Businesses: The Residence At Park Place Walnut Street Bakery Carolina Summer Bojangles Cambridge Child Development Center WSNW T...
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Appalachian Series, 7 Days - 7 Marathons - 7 States
Mainly Marathons puts on a race series like no other, from the unique course setup to the unparalleled spread of food and drinks to fuel you on your journey, all mixed with a sense of fun and family you just won’t find anywhere else. Check out our schedule to see where we’ll be, then sign up on our simple registration page. CLICK HERE.
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2015 Municiple Achievement Award - All Electric Bus Transit
2015 Municiple Achievement Award - All Electric Bus Transit The City of Seneca can boast it is the first city in the country with an all-electric, fare-free bus system. The five electric buses, built by a South Carolina manufacturer, replaced the city’s diesel buses that were polluting the air and expensive to fuel. Each electric bus runs on six large lithium batteries and has a lifespan of 12 years and 500,000 miles. For More Information CLICK HERE!
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Golden Corner Wrestling - Back To School Bash
Golden Corner Wrestling - Back To School Bash All Benefits go to James M. Brown Elementary School This Event will be held at Bountyland Baptist Church 1926 Blue Ridge Blvd, Seneca SC Saturday , Aug. 15, 2015, Doors open at 6:00pm, Bell Time 7:15pm Bring School Supply Donations
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NEW RED ROUTE HOURS
ROUTE: Red Route BEGINS: Wednesday, July 1st – for the Summer Schedule: Monday thru Thursdays NOTICE: The Red Route bus – During the Summer Schedule, on Monday thru Thursday evenings, the CATbus route will now continue to operate until 8:30pm (the last bus from C.U. Bryan Circle will depart @ 8:20pm)…instead of ending @ 6:30pm. The Friday evening hours will remain the same and not change.
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SLW COMMITTEE MEETING
SLW COMMITTEE MEETING The Seneca Light & Water will have a committee meeting on Wednesday, July 8, 2015, at 3 pm in the Conference Room in City Hall. The agenda for the meeting will be as follows: SLW COMMITTEE MEETING Agenda 1. Invocation 2. Capital Projects Update a. Water Treatment Plant b. Substation Project c. Lowery Building & Warehouse Projectd. Newspring/Casto Development e. Sewer Lift Stations 3. Lowery Building Funds Request(recommendation) 4. Adjournment
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2015 Dixie Girls State Tournament
To District Winners, On behalf of the City of Seneca, We would like to congratulate you on advancing to the 2015 Dixie Softball State Tournament, which begins on July 10th and lasts through July 15th. At the same time, I would like to welcome you to the City of Seneca, T.W. Shorty Shaver Recreation Complex. Included in your packet are listings of all of our host hotels and restaurants inside the City of Seneca. Hotels are listed in the front of the packet with restaurants listed alphabetically t...
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4th of July
!! July 4th *** Don't Miss This !! Starts at 5. Hannah Donald will sing the National Anthem then Bruce Hegleson Trio opens the show followed by Chasin the Blues then the headline act Charlie Browns Trubute to The Coasters. Then our famous fireworks show to end the night. All FREE. Come Join Us!!
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Buchanan Park Mural Unveiling - WYFF4
This last Thursday 6/11/2015 at Jazz on the Alley, WYFF4 was present to witness the unveiling of Artist Jim Juras Buchanan Park Mural Mayor Dan Alexander officiated the event. Everyone is welcome to stop by the park and view the mural. Your browser does not support iframes. BACK
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Seneca Farmer's Market 2015
Seneca Farmer’s Market 2015 Help Support Your Local Farmers Will begin on June 2nd, 2015 and go through November 3rd, 2015.Farm Fresh Vegetable and FruitsEvery Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday Norton Thompson Park 6:00 am- 12:00 pm
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Summer Fun 2015
You are invited to EVERY HERO HAS A STORY at the Oconee County Public Library’s 2015 Summer Library Program Starts June 8th a library near you! Read below for more information Also Free Movies at REI Cinema see Schedule Below in this article:
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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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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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The Mayors Business Spotlight - Walnut Street Bakery
Mayor Dan Alexander Salutes Walnut Street Bakery Our Newest Community Landmark Providing Wedding Cakes, Cup Cakes, Pies and Deserts in the Upstate of South Carolina. You may have to download a Vimeo player from your app store for certain Mobile Devices Walnut Street Bakery from Seneca Video on Vimeo. Previous Spotlight Businesses: Carolina Summer Bojangles Cambridge Child Development Center WSNW The Lake REI Cinemas Oconee Lanes American Services Time Drive In App...
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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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March For Babies 2015
Join us for our March for Babies 2015! *Meet the local ambassador family *Recognition of top walkers & teams *Enjoy a great family friendly atmos-phere with music and entertainment Date: April 25th, 2015, Registration: 8:30am, Ceremony: 9am, Location: Norton Thompson Park For more information or to register a team go to marchforbabies.org or contact Amanda LaVecchia (864)551-2642 alavecchia@marchofdimes.org
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Get PLUGGED In with Local Resouces and Information
Join Us for a Community Wide Event Thursday, April 16th 6PM - 7:30PM Gignilliat Center ~ Seneca 621 N. Townville Street ~ Seneca, SC This event is brought to you by the Oconee Transition Planning Cooperative Community Outreach Committee
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Seneca Glo Run 2015
Seneca's 1st run at night! Glo Run 2015 Friday May 22 at 9:30PM The race starts at Shaver Recreation To Register Online At Active.com CLICK HERE Download Registration PDF
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Seneca Employees honored for supporting United Way
In recognition of their continued support, the United Way of Oconee County honored Seneca employees at the annual Campaign Appreciation Luncheon. On March 12, the City and all its employees won the United Way’s Outstanding Campaign Achievement Award this year. In addition, Donna Bradley, the Human Resources Coordinator for the City of Seneca, received the Outstanding Campaign Coordinator of the Year award. “I appreciate the support from the City and employees with the United Way’s annual fundra...
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DOT Award presented to Seneca
The South Carolina Department of Transportation recently recognized the City of Seneca for its public transit service. At the annual transit conference awards banquet on Feb. 21, 2015, in Myrtle Beach, the city received the Director’s Award for Distinguished Service. Seneca was recognized for outstanding transit services to the general public by the SC DOT Division of Intermodal Planning Office of Public Transit. The annual conference coincides with the South Carolina Alliance for Mobile Infrast...
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Transit Center Ribbon Cutting
The City of Seneca, S.C. Becomes the First City in the World to Electrify its Entire Transit Bus Fleet Officials Celebrate Milestone and opening of new electric vehicle transit center with ribbon cutting event. SENECA, S.C., March 4, 2015 - The City of Seneca, S.C. recently hosted a VIP ceremony to celebrate its status as the first city in the world to convert its entire bus fleet to zero-emission, battery electric buses. The celebration also included a ribbon cutting for the city’s new stat...
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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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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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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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3rd Annual Black History Luncheon Celebration
The City of Seneca, South Carolina Cordially Invites You to the Bertha Lee Strickland Cultural Museum 3rd Annual Black History Luncheon Celebration Friday, February 13, 2015, 11:30 am Keynote Speaker: Dr. Roy Jones Director, Call Me Mister, Clemson University Gignilliat Community Center 621 North Townville Street Seneca, South Carolina 29678 Please RSVP To: (864) 247-3996
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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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Electric CatBus - Proterra Monthly Performance Report - December 2014
Proterra Monthly Performance Report - December 2014 This is the last report of 2014 so be sure to take a look at the estimated yearly savings as a result of operating your Proterra buses. Happy Charging!
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The Mayors Business Spotlight - Bojangles
Mayor Dan Alexander Salutes Bojangles http://www.bojangles.com/ Our Newest Community Landmark Providing Quality Chicken and Sides 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: Cambridge Child Development Center WSNW The Lake REI Cinemas Oconee Lanes American Services Time Drive In Applebees English Homes X-Press Yourself Studios Seneca Family Restuarant Gray...
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Seneca receives State Award
Seneca receives State Award from Events Association For the second year in a row, the South Carolina Festival and Events Association recognized the City of Seneca for being best in the state. At their annual conference, the association presented the city with the 2014 best event t-shirt design award. “We had a chance to enter some of our events that we do each year at the conference and this year we received the best event t-shirt design award,” said Seneca Events Coordinator Riley Johnson.Pr...
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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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The Mayors Business Spotlight - CAMBRIGE CHILD DEVELOPMENT CENTER
Mayor Dan Alexander Salutes Cambridge Child Development Center http://www.cambridgechilddevelopmentcenter.com/ A Community Landmark Providing Quality Child Care and Education for Years 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: WSNW The Lake REI Cinemas Oconee Lanes American Services Time Drive In Applebees English Homes X-Press Yourself Studios Seneca Famil...
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CatBus Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
CatBus Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule The Schedule for Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday Will be as the following: PDF Schedule Download
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Warm a Child for the Winter with Blankets for First Steps
City of Seneca Employees proudly participated in collecting warm blankets for Oconee County First Steps. SENECA - With hundreds of children under the age of six living in poverty in the county, Oconee County First Steps hopes to meet a critical need by collecting new blankets in the "Warm a Child for the Winter" project. Now in its eighth year, this year's blanket collection ended with success on Nov. 10, according to Marie Dunham, First Steps executive director. "This program which has become...
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“A Mayberry Christmas”
Golden Corner Gospel & WGOG Presents “A Mayberry Christmas”with Mark Bishop and Friends Thursday, December 11 6:00 p.m. Westminster Music Hall Tickets $15.00 (includes hors d’oeuvres) (Group rates available) westminstermusichall.com - 864-280-6067
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Christmas Season at the Ballenger House
The Seneca Woman's Club will hosts a Reception and Tea to launch the Christmas Season in Seneca, November 30, 2014, 2 - 5 PM. Historic Ballenger House, 212 East So. 3rd (at Depot) behind the library in Seneca. Free & open to the Public. Following the 11/30 Reception, the "Quilted Treasures" exhibit will be open on Saturdays 11-3 and Sundays 12 - 3 throughout December, or by appointment. - Call Arlene Manley 864-888-2825.Visit the Website: www.ballengerhouse.org .Tours busses (or other large gro...
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Road Titans 300 Race Start Video
The City of Seneca is proud to welcome the Road Titans 300. The journey start on Friday morning in Seneca, SC and returns Sunday afternoon to finish the race. They will travel over 300 miles in 3 days and traverse over 30,000 feet of elevation climbs. Come out and helps welcome them back Sundat afternoon at Norton Thompson Park. Watch race start video below.
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Celebrate Christmas With A Hero
“CELEBRATE CHRISTMAS WITH A HERO, INC” IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE CITY OF SENECA ANNUAL NEW TOY/CLOTHING COLLECTION Items may be dropped off at Seneca City Hall from November 10, 2014 - December 15, 2014 Make Christmas Special This Year Listen to Christmas with a Hero Radio SpotWith Mayor Pro Tem Ronnie O'Kelly and Riley Johnson ---> “Celebrate Christmas with a Hero, Inc.” consists of a board of directors, has its own 501 c 3 tax exempt status designation, bylaws, policies/procedures, and a...
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City of Seneca Thanksgiving Holiday Schedule
The City of Seneca & Seneca Light & Water will be closed on Thursday, November 27th & Friday, November 28th and wish you a Happy Thanksgiving The Sanitation Dept. will continue their normal scheduled hours. For your convenience, the Seneca Light & Water Night Deposit will remain open 24 hours for Seneca Light & Water payments. In case of an emergency, please call 885-2723 for assistance.
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Northside Elementary Visits City Hall and Police Department
There was a wirl of sound in downtown Seneca as Northside Elementary Visited City Hall and Police Department. The students got a first hand view of Seneca City Hall and Seneca PD in our normal day to day business. Mayor Dan Alexander spoke with thestudents in the City Council Chamber and explained how the City goes about it's business
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sCATenger Hunt for Ram Cat Alley Cats
Nov. 1st- 10:00- 12:00- sCATenger Hunt for Ram Cat Alley Cats. Meet at the Seneca library at 10:00, receive a Coloring Cat Catalog to help you find the 12 cats scattered around the city. Bring your walking shoes, family and friends, and follow the clues to find the cats. A goodie bag will be your reward for finding all 12 cats. sCatenger Hunt Brochure CLICK HERE FIND ALL OF THESE CATS! Hope by Trell Rice Blue Moon by Tania Santibanez Stand Cattiello by Fred Edgerton Cherokat by...
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National Disability Employment Awareness Month Proclamation
Seneca and the Cities listed below have designated the month of October as "National Disability Employment Awareness Month" to increase the public's awareness of the contributions and skills of American workers with disabilities; and, Disability is a natural part of the human experience and in no way diminishes the right of individuals with disabilities to live independently, enjoy self-determination, make choices, contribute to society, and fully experience the economic, political, social, ...
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Toys For Tots Run
Motorcycle, Car and Jeep Clubs welcome Saturday, October 25, 2014, Starts @ 12:00 NoonLeaves Sertoma Field in Walhalla Ends at Seneca DepotPolice Escort— Rain or Shine Santa will ride with the processionCost to participate: Donate a new, unwrapped toy or game.(Please no stuffed animals)This will be an annual event so come and join us for this worthwhile cause.Help those less fortunate and have a great time!!!For information, call Mike Fieseler @864-638-0456 or 563-349-4018 Or Jim Stone @ 864-3...
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Sealed Bid Auction
Invitation to Sealed Bid Auction. The City of Seneca is selling surplus vehicles. Labeled Sealed bids will be accepted until 12:00 on Friday, October 24, 2014 at the City of Seneca Public Works Department located at 298 E.S. 1st Street. For information and bid sheets contact (or download PDF below) the Seneca Public Works Department weekdays between 7:00am and 3:30pm at (864) 885-2750. Bids will be opened at 12:30 on October 24, 2014 at the City of Seneca Public Works Department at 298 E.S. 1st...
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Spooky Tales at the Ballenger House
Spooky Tales at the Ballenger House Sunday 26th - 3 to 5pm Featuring Story Teller Sarah Duvall Free Community Event For kids of all ages!!
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Ghost and Goblins and Strut Your Mutt 3K Run
Ghost and Goblins and Strut Your Mutt 3K Run Come out and Join us!!! It's going to be a Howling good time. Downtown Seneca at Norton Thompson Park Fun Costumes - Games - Prizes - And More! Bring your CARVED pumpkins to Norton Thompson Park on Thursday October 30th 3:00pm-5:00pm to get registered. Pumpkins will be lit for our event Thursday night, Halloween On The Green and judged later that night. 1st $100, 2nd $50 and 3rd $25. Play Ghost and Goblin 3k Run Radio Spot Ghost and Goblin Run R...
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Seneca Light & Water Facilities Upgrade
Public Meeting - Seneca Light & Water Facilities Upgrade Thursday, September 25th at 6:00 in the Seneca City Hall Council Chambers, a public meeting will be held concerning the utility operations capital improvement project. The meeting will focus on updates to the warehouse operations. This involves the property (where equipment is presently stored) along E.N. 3rd Street between N. Walnut St. and N. Depot St. This will be a great opportunity for anyone to learn more about the project.
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Lions Club Sight and Hearing Week
Seneca Mayor Signs Proclamation for Lions Candy Day L to R: Radford Sullivan, Dan Whitehurst, Ed McCann, President Vic Holley, Bob Janvrin Mayor Dan Alexander again proclaims the week ending on October 4 as Lions Sight and Hearing week in Seneca. Mayor Dan Alexander again proclaims the week ending on October 4 as Lions Sight and Hearing week in Seneca. The Seneca Lions Men and Women will be in front of Walmart on Thursday, Friday and Saturday that week. It is their Annual Candy Days donation ...
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March 17th Half Marathon & 5K Runners/Walkers
 On behalf of the City of Seneca, let me be the first to “Welcome” you to Seneca, South Carolina.  This is our 2nd Annual Half Marathon & 5K.  We are very excited that you will be joining us this weekend.    Listed below are a few things you need to be aware of:   1.         Packet Pick Up—You will be able to pick up your packet at the Shaver Recreation Complex located at 698 W S 4th Street on Friday, March 16th from ...
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Curves Food Drive in March
Curves of Seneca is having their annual food drive for the whole month of March benefiting area food banks. Ladies bring a bag of groceries and join our womens only fitness facility FREE. Call us today at 864-885-2003 Or Visit Us at: 702 bypass hwy 123 Seneca, SC 29678
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Baseball and Softball Signups
Monday 2/27/12 is the last day for Baseball and Softball signups at Shaver Rec.  
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Chick-fil-A Chamber Ribbon Cutting
  Chick-fil-A hosts an Ribbon Cutting / Open House to celebrate 10 years in Seneca and a remodeling of the Seneca restaurant.  
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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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Half-staff Flag Observance Jan 7, 2012
 Flags will be at half-staff on Saturday, January 7, 2012 from sunup to sundown, in honor of Private First Class Justin M. Whitmire, of Simpsonville, South Carolina who died on December 27, 2011 in Afghanistan while serving our country.  In accordance with SC Code of Laws Section 10-1-161 (D)  
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New Years Eve Road Closings
 The following roads will be closed at 2pm for the City of Seneca's New Years Eve Party: Townville at North 1st St Main at Depot Street Fairplay at Ram Cat Alley Townville At RailRoad The bottom of Norton Tompson Park  
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Flags at half-staff
 Pursuant to Section 1-3-470 of South Carolina Code of Laws, the Governor orders the flags atop State Buildings to be flown at half-staff from sunup to sundown, on Tusday, December 27, 2011 in honor of Aiken Master Public Safety Officer Scott Richardson who died after being shot in the line of duty. Click here to read more.
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Holiday Hours
 The City of Seneca and Seneca Light & Water will be closed Friday Dec 23rd, Monday, Dec 26th and Tuesday Dec 27th in observance of Christmas.  For your convenience,  the Seneca Light and Water Night Deposit will remain open 24 hours for Seneca Light and Water payments.  In case of emergency please call 885-2723 for assistance.
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Seneca 2011 Christmas Parade Highlights
 Watch the video highlights of the Seneca Christmas Parade here. Seneca 2011 Christmas parade Highlights
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Dixie Boys World Series - 2011 Junior Tournament
Seneca, South Carolina will host the 2011 Junior Dixie Boys World Series. Located in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Seneca is known as a friendly community with outstretched arms. Everyone in attendance will enjoy the abundant recreational opportunities that are available in the region. The event has the full support of the Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department, Clemson University and the people of the Seneca community. J. Sandy Jones, Commissioner/CEO commented; “We are v...
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Seneca Woman's Club Wine Tasting
Join the Seneca Woman's Club for a Wine Tasting on Friday, February 11th, 2011 at the Historic Ballenger House at 212 East South Third St. in Seneca! Tickets are a $20 Donation per person and there will be food and a silent auction for vacation opportunities as well! Download the flyer here!
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City of Seneca Scholarship
The City of Seneca is pleased to announce the 2011 City of Seneca Scholarship! Applicants must be seniors at Seneca High School who will graduate in the top 50% of their class and have a 2.5 GPA.  Applications will be available for students through the guidance office at Seneca High School and/or City Hall. Applicants must be seniors at Seneca High School who will graduate in the top 50% of their class and have a 2.5 GPA.  Applications will be available for students through the guidanc...
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Seneca Light & Water Plant Scholarship Winners Announced
On behalf of the City of Seneca and Seneca Light and Water, I would like to congratulate the Class of 2010. This is a very special day. The future of our community lies in the hands of many of the students here today. The City of Seneca is very proud of all ofyou. We also celebrate with you on your graduation. Because of you, the future will be brighter. I am proud to be able to present the 9th Annual Seneca Light & Water Plant $1,000.00 Scholarship to two very special individuals. Their h...
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Mothers Day Weekend Garden Walk
Come and join Ray & Ginney Lightfoot’s Mothers Day Weekend Garden Walk Where: 138 Emerald Rd, Seneca SC When: Saturday May 8, 2010 – 1:00 to 5:00 pm Sunday May 9, 2010 – 1:00 to 5:00 pm Directions From Rt. 123 and Wells Highway turn South at Walgreen’s Drug Store toward Seneca High School. Go just past Seneca High School and turn left onto Clydesdale Rd, just before Carolina Plumbing. The first road on the left is Emerald rd. Our house is the second house on the right at...
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Atlanta Rhythm Section Coming to Seneca!
The Atlanta Rhythm Section is coming to Seneca May 29, 2010. Concerts starts at 5:30 with the opening act ‘Stone Echo’ in the beautiful downtown Norton-Thompson Park. Come and enjoy the music!
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Antique Boat Festival
Chris Smith, grandson of Christopher Columbus Smith , who founded Chris Craft, will be available to answer questions about Chris Craft and the early days of boating. There is no cost to the public. ~ Food will be available for purchase. The boat show will be held at Crooked Creek RV Park - 777 Arvee Lane, Seneca, SC. May 20 - 22, 2010 On Saturday, May 2010 Opened to the Public, 9am - 4 pm For information, contact Faye Smith. 864-903-3389
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Seneca Fest - 5K Run and 1 Mile "Fun Run"
May 29, 2010 8:00 am Please join us for the City of Seneca’s 1st Annual 5K and One Mile Fun Run, Saturday May 29, 2010 starting at 8:00 am. Awards will be given in different age groups for 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place and a cash award will be given to the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd overall female and male winners. A cool t-shirt is included with all registration received by May 15, 2010. Download a Map of the Race here (PDF) Download the Registration Form here (PDF)
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Seneca Fest – Fourth Annual Memorial Day Festival
Come and join us for an event filled weekend, starting Friday at 1:00 pm with “Arts on The Alley”, a “Classic Car Cruise In” starting at 3:00 pm, and “No Butts About It” an Education Foundation Barbeque Cook off starting at 6:00 pm. Then on Saturday, Start the day at 8:00 am with a 5K run - if you dare! Followed by a 1 mile “Fun Run”. After you have finished your exercise for the day, you can browse through a myriad of food vendors and craft booths finishing your day off with a BBQ plate as you liste...
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