Walhalla sets public hearings

Walhalla has announced two public hearings for the evening of Thursday, March 17.  Starting at 5 o’clock the city planning commission will accept comment on a petition from Derrick Addis, requesting that a parcel at 300 Hetrick Street is annexed.  The property is south of highway 28 and east of Earle Street.  At 5:30 the board of zoning appeals will […]

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Why not hold the primaries the same day?

These days Democrats and Republicans agree on little.  In South Carolina, they can’t agree to hold their Presidential Preference primaries on the same day.  But if they did, Oconee election leaders say taxpayers’ money would be saved.  At least three members of the Oconee Registration and Election Commission would welcome same day voting for both parties.  Joy Scharich, director of […]

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Davis seeks a new term

Builder Joel Davis seeks a new term on the board of directors of the Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative.  Blue Ridge customers are invited to a meeting 10 o’clock Monday morning, March 7 at the Oconee County headquarters on the Sandifer Boulevard for the purpose of selecting a candidate.  Meeting registration opens at 9:15 and closes promptly at 10. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Havok Davyd Arcuri

    Havok Davyd Arcuri, infant son of JJ Arcuri and Faith Roach, passed away February 24, 2016. A Funeral Service will be held 2 pm, Monday, February 29, 2016 at Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends from 1-2 prior at the funeral home. Burial to follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens. A message of condolence can be […]

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Brush and car fires

Car fires near Seneca.  A scrap car burned yesterday behind Lake Keowee Chrysler Dodge.  Corinth-Shiloh Fire Department responded to the call, as well as to another car fire on the border of the Seneca-Corinth-Shiloh district on Brookwood Drive.  Fair Play fire fighters were sent yesterday to a brush fire on Lee Road near Richey Road. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Clinton tops Oconee vote

Oconee County unofficial results tabulated tonight give Hillary Clinton 1,960 votes or 59.63% of those Oconeeans eligible to have voted today in the state’s Democratic Presidential Preference Primary.  Clinton bested her three ballot opponents.  Placing second was Bernie Sanders with 1,303 votes or 39.64%.  Both Martin O’Malley and Willie Wilson received less than 1% of the votes cast.  From the […]

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