60,000 gallons lost on a hot day

Walhalla estimates it lost 60 thousand gallons of water early yesterday afternoon when a contractor struck a 10-inch line at Walhalla Veterinary Clinic.  However, Scott Parris, the utilities superintendent, said only a few customers lost water.  One veterinary clinic customer looked out the window and saw so much water in the parking lot he wondered whether he was going to […]

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Wrongful death claim settled by judge’s order

  A claim alleging wrongful death near Seneca nearly two years ago was settled today in an Oconee courtroom.  Common Pleas Judge Scott Sprouse approved an order submitted by attorneys that puts an end to the damage lawsuit filed by Kimberly Silvers against Drew Woodall Greene.  The agreement disburses $25 thousand dollars from the state’s uninsured motorist fund for two […]

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Jump in Oconee joblessness

A report today shows that two thousand members of the Oconee workforce are out of work but are looking to become gainfully employed again.  According to the Department of Employment and Workforce, the figure of 2,080 workers represents a 5.8% unemployment rate in June.  It was 5% in May.  In spite of eight-tenths of a percentage increase, there were nearly […]

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There will be new asphalt “in weeks to come”

A road paving company has announced work will start Tuesday in Anderson County on U-S 76/the Clemson Highway–between May Street and La France Road.  According to Ashmore Brothers, a division of Rogers Group, men and equipment will be working in a lane closure milling the road to prepare for asphalt paving in the weeks to come.   Drivers are asked to […]

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“The man with the plan”–Richard Alexander

At a meeting in Seneca, Richard Alexander was “the man with the plan.”  The school district’s director of facilities shared with the Rotary Club information and drawings of new education buildings that are to be built on highway 11 inside the Oconee Information and Technology Park.  The project is called “Oconee County Workforce Development Center.”  In the largest building is […]

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Clemson’s new Game Day event law

A new ordinance adopted by Clemson City Council regulates game day and and other university event parking.  According to the city’s announcement, the ordinance was crafted in a way that is fair to property owners and entrepreneurs while taking measures to preserve the sanctity of its neighborhoods.  The new law regulates the use of private property for those who charge […]

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Clemson boil water advisory repealed

TO THE RESIDENTS OF ELM STREET, CALHOUN STREET, WARBRANCH ROAD, AND FERN CIRCLE IN THE CITY OF CLEMSON. The City of Clemson Utilities Department repeals the boil water advisory for residents of the above listed neighborhood in the City of Clemson, located in Pickens County. Residents no longer need to vigorously boil their water prior to drinking or cooking. Water samples […]

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Frank McAlister

Seneca – Frank Junior McAlister, 76, husband of Martha S. McAlister, 4018 Woodfield Dr., died July 18, 2016 at his residence.  A funeral service will be held at 2 pm, Saturday, July 23, 2016 from the Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends prior to the service Saturday from 1 – […]

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Daniel Blackwell

Westminster – Daniel Morris Blackwell, 54, husband of Barbara Jane Lively Blackwell, 636 Poplar Springs Rd., passed away Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  A Graveside Funeral Service and burial will be held 2 pm, Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Coneross Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends at Sandifer Funeral Home on Friday, July 22, 2016, […]

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