Why does the lake level fluctuate?

A Duke Energy official credited with making complicated information easily understand will address a public forum next week at the World of Energy.  “FOLKS”—Friends of Lake Keowee—invites the public for George Galleher’s presentation at 6:30 Thursday night, February 25.  For Duke, Galleher is responsible for power generation hydro operations and compliance.  The forum is titled, “Pumped Storage 101” and “FOLKS” […]

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Haley to appear with Rubio at Clemson

Republican hopeful Marco Rubio, in the company of Gov Nikki Haley from whom he has her endorsement, will appear for a rally tomorrow night at Clemson University.  Joining Rubio and Haley for the event will be Sen. Tim Scott.  According to the Rubio campaign, the event will take place at 7:30 at the Madren Conference Center Pavilion.  Doors open at […]

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Oconee to be represented on hospital board

At a meeting yesterday, the Greenville Health System approved nominees for open seats on the board of GHS, along with what are described as broader boards to form a not-for-profit multi-regional system.  GHS oversees the Oconee Memorial Hospital.  All but one of the new board members lives in the Upstate and one with a Greenville background now lives in Kershaw […]

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Recogntion for Oconee economic efforts

A magazine geared toward U-S companies has recognized the Oconee Economic Alliance as a top economic development corporation.  The Oconee group gets a mention in the current Global Trade magazine as one of 18 organizations and the only one from South Carolina.  The magazine salutes Oconee Economic Alliance for securing $190 million worth of capital investments in 36 months. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Wagner launches his campaign today

The long-time Oconee County deputy solicitor, David Wagner, will apsire during this election year to move one more rung up the political ladder.  An Anderson County resident, Wagner will officially announced that he will run for the office of 10th Circuit Solicitor to succeed his boss, Chrissy Adams of Seneca, who is bowing out for health reasons.  Wagner has called […]

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Multi-million dollar drug trafficking dismantled

Law enforcement authorities are expressing confidence they have dismantled a multi-million drug trafficking operation based in Stephens County, Georgia—an operation that impacts Oconee County.  The Appalachian Regional Drug Enforcement Office in Cleveland, Georgia yesterday announced that 200 officers were serving nearly 50 search and arrest warrants.  A special agent for the Georgia Bureau of Investigation identified Barrow County resident and […]

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Fire UPDATE

The clubhouse in a Lake Keowee home development near Walhalla lay in ruins this morning—the result of an early morning fire that, at this point, fire fighters are unsure why.  An investigation team from Oconee County was scheduled to join the remaining fire crews at the Waterside Crossing subdivision on SC 183/the Walhalla-Pickens Highway.  The first fire call was received […]

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Susan Elaine Woody

Susan Elaine Woody, 52, wife of Timothy Duane Woody, of 2094 Westminster Hwy, Walhalla, passed away Tuesday, February 16, 2016, at her home. Funeral services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Friday, February 19, 2016, at Davenport Funeral Home with burial to follow at Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends from 6:00-8:00 PM, Thursday, February 18, 2016, at Davenport Funeral […]

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