Streetscape to move to north side of Main

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Within the next couple of days, the contractor predicts, work on Walhalla Streetscape will move to the north side of Main Street.  According to Hutch ‘N Son, traffic control devices will be transferred to the north side of Main at Catherine Street to start the demolition of the block on the north side from Catherine to College.  Rain has hampered […]

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More movement for “Sewer South” in 2015-16

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Oconee County Council members were told last night that by spring they can expect more progress to expand the county’s “Sewer South” project into the southern end of the county.  Specifically, County Administrator Scott Moulder predicted, a contract will be issued to run a line from the Golden Corner Commerce Park to exit 2 on I-85.  It would be the […]

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Kenneth “Jack” Julius Simpson

Kenneth “Jack” Julius Simpson, 73, of Tamassee died Monday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  He was the husband of Carolyn Louise Manley Simpson.  The family receives friends from 1 to 2 p-m Thursday at Walhalla First Baptist Church.  Funeral services will be 2 p-m Thursday at Walhalla First Baptist Church; entombment follows in Memory Gardens, Clemson.  Flowers are accepted.  Memorials may […]

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Projects worthy of a county bond issue

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Meeting as the budget committee, Oconee County council members made no decisions last night in what was called an “open discussion” of where the county should place its spending priorities for capital projects.  Last year the voters, during a referendum, said no to a long list of projects which they felt were unnecessary or too expensive.  But last night County […]

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A permanent home for agriculture events

During a budget meeting last night, Seneca’s representative on Oconee County Council proposed the county fund a permanent home for the county’s farmers market and its annual agricultural fair.  District Three Paul Cain’s idea garnered some interest during an “open discussion” last night of which projects the council should make part of a bond issue for capital projects.  Cain called […]

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Motorcycle accident on Seneca’s By-Pass

The police say a man suffered road burns and bruises when his motorcycle skidded onto a grass median yesterday on By-Pass 123.  Yesterday afternoon’s accident occurred near the Applebee’s Restaurant.  Capt. Robert Tribble said the motorcyclist took evasive action to avoid a collision with slower vehicles ahead of him in the westbound lanes.  The roadway was wet from an afternoon […]

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Airport director resigns

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The first-year director of the Oconee Regional Airport has resigned, and the county has turned to an old hand to guide things while a replacement is found.  County Administrator Scott Moulder announced the resignation last night of Sam Carver, who is returning to Mississippi to take what Moulder called a better pay opportunity.  In the meantime, the county has worked […]

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New school scene of road improvements

The students who are entering a new Walhalla High School next week are getting what’s considered a school in tune with contemporary times.  Those who drive in the vicinity of the rural school can expect road improvements.  One of them is the elimination of a hard right turn for school buses and other traffic.  The improvement project at SC 11 […]

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