NRC report card to be issued next week

April 6, 2015

The staff of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission has decided that Duke Energy’s nuclear units 1, 2, and 3 in Oconee County operated safely in 2014. Information about that assessment will be shared next week during an informal open house at the World of Energy. Beginning at 5:30 Tuesday evening, April 14, there will be informational…

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Truck belonging to Atlanta dealer found in Oconee

April 6, 2015

Oconee sheriff’s officers determined that a truck found inside a West-Oak Highway storage unit belongs to a dealership near Atlanta, Georgia. They have since returned the 2005 Dodge Ram to its owner, USA Auto Sales in Lawrenceville, Georgia, and have identified two suspects for whom the Sheriff’s Office has arrest warrants. The two have been…

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Worker touched a live wire

April 6, 2015

A mishap occurred Friday at the Oconee Jail Construction site. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw quotes the contractor as saying an employee installing lights while on a ladder accidentally touched a live wire and fell a distance of five feet. No other information immediately available.

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Home builders’ leader to speak Thursday

April 6, 2015

The leader of South Carolina’s home builders will make remarks Thursday in Oconee County. Mark Nix, executive officer of the Home Builders Association of South Carolina, will talk about the home building industry in South Carolina at a business forum of the Oconee Economic Alliance. The public may attend this free event, beginning at 8…

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Those yellow buses back on the roads!

April 6, 2015

The re-appearance of those yellow buses is a sign this morning that Oconee public schools are back in session. Spring break week is over. The buses are a reminder for drivers to be careful—especially in and around school zones.

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Oconee’s 2015 Ambassador for Economic Development

April 6, 2015

Oconee’s 2015 Ambassador for Economic Development is a manufacturing plant manager near Westminster who is said to be worthy of this year’s award for two important reasons. As part of the Annual Industry Appreciation Week, the South Carolina Department of Commerce recognized Bobby Dover of U-S Engine Valve for his exceptional efforts to bolster community…

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Calendar

  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 8, 2015 11:50 amDuke Energy Siren Test
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 12, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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