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West Union to act tonight!

September 11, 2012

Several matters of business are on the agenda tonight for the West Union Town Council for discussion and action. The council meeting begins at 6 at Town Hall. Under new business tonight, the West Union leaders are to vote on fees for water and sewer taps and on bids for renovating Town Hall. A report…

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Prevent flu during fair season

September 11, 2012
Prevent flu during fair season

DHEC is working with Clemson University Livestock Poultry Health to help prevent the possible spread of the newly identified H3N2v influenza virus at this year’s S-C State Fair. Dr. Linda Bell, interim state epidemiologist, says, “H3N2v is a new strain of the influenza that is circulating in pigs and has infected a number of people…

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Duncan recalls 9-11

September 11, 2012
Duncan recalls 9-11

On this anniversary of a series of tragic events in American history, Congressman Jeff Duncan said, “As we pause to remember the 11th anniversary of the September 11th attacks, we are reminded of those who perished on that day, and those who gave the ultimate sacrifice while defending our freedoms during the War on Terror.”…

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Editorial—Chance to question your leaders

September 11, 2012

How often do you get the chance to question your elected leaders . . . and get an answer back immediately? Critics of Oconee overnment leaders will likely tell you not enough. But the chambers of commerce are to be commended for the time and expense they’ve taken to hold countywide town hall meetings. The…

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After lightning, insurance claim

September 11, 2012

A bolt of lightning from the summer sky caused computer and other problems last month for Oconee County’s Coneross Wastewater Treatment Plant at Seneca. Bob Winchester, executive director, told the Joint Regional Sewer Authority commissioners last night that a yard light appears to have been the conduit for the strike. An insurance claim has been…

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County leaders in Columbia

September 11, 2012

Chairman Joel Thrift of Oconee County Council takes part today in Columbia in a meeting of the Land Use, Natural Resources and Transportation Steering Committee of the S.C. Association of Counties. Tomorrow’s District Five’s Reg Dexter’s turn to be in the capital city, for a meeting of the state association’s Revenue, Finance and Economic Development…

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Edgewater appeal rescheduled

September 11, 2012

DHEC has a new date to consider the appeal of an Oconee County homeowners’ group in the matter of a project to build a Pioneer Rural Water District treatment plant. The appeal, by Edgewater Property Owners Association, is now scheduled to be heard during this week’s meeting of the board of the Department of Health…

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Demonstrating what’s wrong

September 11, 2012
Demonstrating what’s wrong

Bob Winchester, executive director of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority, used a model expansion joint to demonstrate a problem with the JRSA’s recent project to upgrade the Martin Creek pump station near Seneca.

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Something new at Clemson intersection

September 11, 2012
Something new at Clemson intersection

The intersection of SC 93 and Williamson Road is the latest Clemson intersection to receive mast arm decorative traffic light poles. The work last Friday was a joint project of Clemson University and the S.C. Department of Public Safety.

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Scout beautifies medical clinic grounds

September 11, 2012

The grounds of the free medical clinic in Seneca received a makeover during the weekend from a Boy Scout completing Eagle Scout requirements. Assisted by Rosa Clark secretary and board member Marlene Edmund, Brightin Blanton worked on the grounds and planted a bird house. For the project, Brightin raised his own funds and received a…

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