Atkins’ retirement date March 1

After 28 years with West Union, Cecelia Atkins will retire as the town’s clerk-treasurer.  At its meeting tomorrow, the town council is to act on Atkins’ retirement request and discuss what’s next.  She plans to retire March 1.  West Union Town Council tomorrow also receives a report from its external auditor and will discuss the appointment of a planning commission. […]

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Test for radon can save a life

January is National Radon Action Month, and the S.C. Department of Health and Environmental Control announced today that it encourages all South Carolinians to test their homes for radon so they can find it, fix it, and potentially save a life. A free radon test kit can be ordered from DHEC’s website at www.scdhec.gov/radon or by calling 1-800-768-0362. The Environmental […]

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How an administrator comports himself important

Scott Moulder went to work for Oconee County in 2010.  The years since have proved that he was successful closing the revolving door of Oconee County administrators.  Considering that a county administrator some times can’t please his immediate employers, the county county council, or satisfy those he serves, the general public.  Moulder told the Walhalla Rotary Club that he made […]

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Changes planned for school visits

At their meeting today, Oconee school trustees will consider changes to their policy covering school visitors.  Here’s part of what’s proposed, while the board welcomes and encourages interest in education programs and other school-related activities, no longer will the following sentence be part of its public visitors’ policy:  “The board encourages parents/legal guardians and other citizens of the district to […]

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Trayvon Martin’s mother to speak at Clemson

Keynote speaker for this year’s commemorative service as part of the Clemson’s MLK Celebration will be Sybrina Fulton, mother of Trayvon Martin.  Since the death of her son, Fulton has dedicated her life to transforming her family’s tragedy into social change.  The service takes place 6 o’clock Tuesday night, January 19 in the Brooks Center for the Performing Arts. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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City Council meeting tomorrow night

Seneca City Council holds its January regular meeting at 6 tomorrow night at City Hall, with bus service-related matters part of the agenda.  The council will be asked to approve a contract to book the featured act for this year’s Seneca Fest.  The soul group Temptations were recently identified as the city’s first choice.  Personnel and legal matters are expected […]

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Coats for Kids a success!

Employees of the 10th Circuit Solicitor’s Office realized on Saturday there is no shortage for those in need of a coat for the winter time.  From tables set up beside the Bi-Lo at Keowee Village Shopping Center, Solicitor’s Office employees disbursed donated clothes to children of all sizes.  But it was just not kids who benefited.  Some adult coats were […]

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If you are driving in the Pendleton area

Road work continues today  on US 76, the Clemson Hwy, in Anderson County Between LaFrance Rd and W Queen St ., men and equipment are working in a lane closure patching the road.  Drivers should pay attention to warning signs, flagmen, men and equipment.  If possible, take an alternate route.  Use caution and slow speed when traveling through the work […]

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Frances Carrie Galloway Burrell

Frances Carrie Galloway Burrell, 71, of 227 South Abbott Road, Walhalla died Saturday at Pruitt Healthcare.  She was the wife of Charles Burrell.  Graveside services will be 11 am Monday at Oconee Memorial Park.  Flowers accepted.  Family members are at their homes. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.davenportfuneralhome.com. Davenport Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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