Cell tower issues dominate board’s June 26 agenda

Issues involving communication towers dominate the agenda for the next set of public hearings planned by the Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals.  On the evening of Monday, June 26 in Walhalla, the board will consider applications to build cell towers at 378 Mountain Road, Westminster and 470 Dairy Farm Road.  A third applicant, Clemson Epoch, will ask the board for […]

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Pioneer’s lender balks at Seneca subpoena

The Colorado bank that is providing the interim financing to build the Pioneer water plant has balked at a subpoena from Seneca that seeks documents pertaining to the treatment plant project.  According to court papers, CoBank accepted the subpoena last Wednesday, but objected on the grounds that the bank is a Farm Credit System institution and that, under the regulations […]

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Councilman insists the two are separate

Call it a coincidence.  A Walhalla councilman says the legal challenge to the Pioneer water plant has nothing to do with the waiting game that Walhalla is playing in its project to come up with a new source of a potable water supply.  The city awaits a federal government decision on whether it may pump raw water from Lake Keowee […]

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Salem Town Council meeting

The agenda is set for the June meeting of the Salem Town Council.  The meeting takes place at 6 tomorrow night at Town Hall.  Executive session time is being reserved tomorrow for water department contract matters not specified by the pre-meeting agenda.

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Trustees take on double duty

The summer recess is no time for Oconee school trustees to relax.  They are doing double-duty with a pair of meetings this afternoon and tonight.  The school board’s annual planning session is 2 o’clock this afternoon at district headquarters, with reports on construction and capital improvements high on the agenda.  At 6 tonight, the trustees hold their regular June meetings. […]

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Robin Sorrells

Westminster – Robin Lea Watson Sorrells, 71, wife of Edwin Richard Sorrells of 168 West Bennett Rd., passed away Friday, June 9, 2017 at Cottingham Hospice House.  A funeral service will be held at 3 pm, Sunday, June 11, 2017 at Souls Harbor Baptist Church. The family will receive friends 1:30 – 3 pm, prior to the service at the […]

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Arrest in crimes at a Lake Keowee peninsula

Ten days after a burglary was discovered at a home on a Lake Keowee peninsula, the Oconee Sheriff’s Office arrested and charged a man as part of the investigation.  Law enforcement reports show charges of accessory before and after the fact to felony lodged against Jeb Daniel Hart, 54, of the Highlands Highway, Walhalla.  On May 29, Deputy Pelfrey investigated […]

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W. Union leaders focus attention on Anderson Street

A narrow West Union street is getting attention from the town’s elected leaders.  At their meeting Tuesday at Town Hall, the town council will talk about what can be done to make Anderson Street safer.  The street connects to West Union’s Main Street.  According to Mayor Linda Oliver, one option is for the town to consider taking over the maintenance […]

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Barnwell man charged in Anderson County incident

The state police have announced charges against a Barnwell man in connection with a burglary Tuesday at a home on Brown Road in Anderson.  The man charged, Jonathan Glenn Simpson, was wounded in a confrontation with an Anderson deputy sheriff.  According to the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division, the 55-year old Simpson was jailed and charged with burglary first degree, […]

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