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One-cent tax ballot-bound

July 24, 2013

Members of Oconee County Council now have a timeline for a capital project one-cent sales tax proposition to land on next year’s General Election ballot. Art Holbrooks, county strategic planner, gave the members of the council’s budget and finance committee a list of dates to meet to qualify a one-cent sales tax as a referendum…

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Dexter gets combative about GCCP

July 24, 2013

During a committee meeting last night, Oconee County Councilman Reg Dexter complained about what he sees as a further delay in extending sewer service to the Golden Corner Commerce Park. Dexter made no secret of his displeasure after County Administrator Scott Moulder reported that the state Department of Commerce won’t release funds for one portion…

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Roof work at Seneca City Hall

July 23, 2013

A three-day project to repair the roof at Seneca City Hall will prevent parking in front of the building. On Thursday, two spaces in the front parking lot will be blocked off. On Friday, the entire front parking lot will be off-limits, along with the drive next to Old Town Hall. On Saturday, the entire…

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Off to the coast they are bound!

July 23, 2013

Members of Oconee County Council will attend this year’s conference of the South Carolina Association of Counties. The meetings and events are planned Friday, August 2-Wednesday, August 7 on Hilton Head, at the Marriott Beach and Golf Resort.  

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A daylight home burglary near Westminster

July 23, 2013

A day-time home burglary near Westminster is being investigated by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, with help from family members of the victim. The burglary occurred late yesterday morning on Wisteria Drive near U-S 76. According to the investigating officer’s report, a family member reacted quickly yesterday by removing the keys from the ignition of a…

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Seneca may have found a tenant!

July 23, 2013

Seneca may have found a tenant for its industrial park complex on the grounds of the former Pro Pex Plant on Shiloh Road. At its meeting tomorrow, the board of directors of the Seneca Facilities Corporation will take up “one or more lease agreements” involving property at what is commonly referred to as the Seneca…

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Beauty to reign supreme!

July 23, 2013

Golden Corner Pageants presents a triple crown pageant this weekend in Walhalla. The evening, called “Let’s Rock”, begins at 7:30 Saturday night at the high school. Winners will represent South Carolina’s Golden Corner in the Miss South Carolina USA and Miss South Carolina Teen USA Pageant in November in North Charleston. Eleven contestants are entered…

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Fill out a ballot for Seneca!

July 23, 2013

Even if you don’t ride a “CAT” bus, Seneca wants your opinion as to the color scheme that’s selected for its fleet of electric buses. Seneca has contracted with a company to make the electric buses, but now’s the time to select their colors, according to Riley Johnson, Seneca Events Coordinator. Johnson says you can…

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Tax-free weekend in two weeks!

July 23, 2013

A tax-free weekend will soon greet consumers buying back-to-school supplies, clothes, household items and computers. South Carolina’s 14th annual Sales Tax Holiday begins at 12:01 a-m Friday, August 2 and finishes at midnight Sunday, August 4. According to an announcement by the Oconee School District, the county’s classroom teachers will receive a $275 check for…

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Website values return for a CU degree

July 23, 2013

A website’s list on the rate of return for someone with a college degree shows that Clemson graduates get the highest return on their college investments than those at other colleges and universities in South Carolina. AffordableCollegesOnline.org ranked the top colleges in South Carolina with low net costs in tuition and fees whose graduates have…

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