5-cent hike in school food prices

District administrators have asked Oconee school trustees to approve a five-cent increase in the cost of student meals.  As proposed by Steve Hanvey, assistant superintendent, the increase for both breakfast and student meals for students would start with the new school year August 17.  Prices for adult school meals are set by another government agency.  

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Senate reaffirms NATO commitment

U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham’s resolution reaffirming the United States Senate’s commitment to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO) was adopted by a 100-0 vote. “Article 5 states that an attack on one NATO nation is an attack on all,” said Graham, a member of the Senate Armed Services Committee.  “This is an important founding principle of NATO and the concept […]

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Arthur “Art” Escritt

Walhalla – Arthur “Art” Edmund Escritt, 79, widower of the late Loraine “Lori” Ann Aslakson Escritt, 165 Bradfield Lane, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017 at his residence.    A memorial service will be held 7 pm, Friday, June 23, 2017 at the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family will receive friends from 6-7 pm, prior to the service at […]

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Formal order filed in Pioneer case

The written order by Judge McIntosh that denies a temporary restraining order for the legal opponents of Pioneer Rural Water is now part of the case file in the Oconee Court of Common Pleas.  Word came late last month that McIntosh ruled against Oconee County and the cities of Seneca and Westminster in their attempt to halt construction of the […]

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Three zoning appeals to be heard tonight

Three zoning appeals are to be heard tonight by a regulatory board at Seneca.  The city board of appeals will hold hearings at City Hall starting at 6 o’clock.  The following appeals will be heard:  242 Lee Lane, applicant Flay Dalrymple; 716 By-Pass 123, property owner, Kishyam LLC; and 502 Loba Court, property owner Robert Loftin.      

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Seneca vertinary clinic to combat dog flu outbreak

A veterinary medical clinic at Seneca has announced plans to target a regional outbreak of dog flu, an infectious respiratory disease in dogs.  The viruses can be transmitted through saliva and directly from dog-to-dog through droplets from sneezing and coughing.  Seneca Animal Hospital, partnering with Merck Animal Health, will offer Dog Flu Vaccination Day Tuesday, June 20.  The facility says […]

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Building permit approved for Zaxby’s

Until the heavy rain arrived at mid afternon yesterday, workers moved dirt at the property for a Zaxby’s restaurant in Walhalla.  The location is SC 28 next to Scenic Chevrolet. Oconee officials say a grading permit has been issued and the builder’s permit is ready to be picked up.  The project has been nearly two years in the making.  Recently, […]

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Earl Rowland

Salem, SC — Earl Marshall Rowland, 82, of 246 Cross Creek Road, Salem, passed away Tuesday, June 13, 2017.  Funeral services will be held at 4:00 PM, Friday, June 16, 2017, at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Fall Creek Baptist Church Cemetery. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Thursday, June 15, 2017, at Davenport […]

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Storm strands Lake Jocasse kayakers

Two Lake Jocassee kayakers are reported OK, but bad weather has forced them to ride out this afternoon’s storm.  Scott Krein of Oconee Emergency Services said a search-and-rescue has been called off.  It had been a sunny day today on Jocassee until the sky turned dark and the rains came.  Heavy rain reported a few minutes ago at Devil’s Fork […]

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