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Westminster in need of updated plan

September 13, 2013

Westminster leaders are pressing for an updated comprehensive plan for their city. They turned last night to a representative of the government service agency that wrote the last plan in 1990. With funds allocated by the city council, Westminster Planning Commission looks to contract with the Appalachian Council of Governments. Last night the planning commissioners…

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Pet grooming business planned for Westminster address

September 13, 2013

An address along U-S 76, the Long Creek Highway in Westminster, is in line for a pet grooming business. Westminster Planning Commission last night recommended a zoning change to allow David Kane to move ahead with his plans, provided the recommendation is accepted at city council level. For a lot next door to a convenience…

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Open House at the Career Center

September 12, 2013

All Hamilton Career Center students and their parents or guardians are invited next week for open house. It’s a drop-in event, planned for 6 to 8 o’clock Tuesday night. You can meet the teachers and visit the classrooms and labs. And everyone is welcome to enjoy a hot dog dinner at no charge.  

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Project “Flat” seeks to invest in OC

September 12, 2013

The agenda for Oconee County Council’s meeting Tuesday reflects the potential for a couple of code-named economic development projects. One of them is being referred to as Project “Flat.” It is being held out on first reading as a potential $12 million capital investment. For its part, the company is seeking infrastructure tax credits and…

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Emergency officials called to the lake!

September 12, 2013

Like the Walhalla area, the Lake Jocassee area was struck this afternoon by a storm with high winds and that apparently has created problems on the water for kayakers. At this hour, reports are conflicting to 96.3/WGOG NEWS as to whether a drowning has occurred or whether all aboard a kayak are safe and encountered…

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Companies bid on the GCCP job

September 12, 2013

Oconee County has seven bids to choose among to decide who gets the job of bringing piped sewer to the Golden Corner Commerce Park. The bid opening for the long-awaited project took place this afternoon in the County Council Chambers. The bids ranged from an unofficial low of $6.6 million to a high of $7.7…

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23-year old Clemson woman is safe

September 12, 2013

Here’s an update from the Clemson police on the following story displayed below:  The police now say the missing woman has been located and is safe. A 23-year old Clemson woman remains missing, after having not been seen or heard from since Sunday. The police say they are actively trying to find Rebecca Bailey to…

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Here’s a correction!

September 12, 2013

South Carolina Agriculture Commissioner High Weather spoke at last year’s “Steak in Oconee.” But he will not be on the dais this time. Chamber of Commerce officials tell us that the speakers for the September 30 dinner will be Lieutenant Governor Glenn McConnell, Chairman Tom Dobbins of the Clemson University Division of Agriculture, and Anna…

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Guest lecturers from the U-S Congress

September 12, 2013

The college classroom days of Senator Lindsey Graham and Congressman Trey Gowdy are long behind them. But it’s a classroom setting where Graham and Gowdy find themselves tomorrow. At Furman University, they’ll lecture on the congressional investigation into the Benghazi attacks that killed four Americans. They’ll be joined by a fellow Republican lawmaker, Utah Congressman…

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Spec buildings get a thumbs up

September 12, 2013

The use of a spec building to attract a tenant, controversial to some, is considered by others to be a valuable tool to attract economic development. And that tool got a thumbs-up this morning at a meeting near Seneca, from a man whose company represents Oconee County’s newest addition to its manufacturing community. In relocating…

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