Clemson enrollment strong

August 22, 2014

There’s a simple reason why Clemson is a busier place this week: the return of more than 21 thousand students. The opening enrollment includes more than 3,400 freshmen and 1,200 transfer students. Official numbers won’t be available until October. Students may continue to register through August 26.

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Ground broken for Goodwill and Job Connection

August 22, 2014

Near Seneca where a restaurant (Ryan’s) once stood are now grounds ready for new construction and a new purpose. Public and private interests turned out this morning for a symbolic break of ground for the new Goodwill Store and Job Connection. Actual construction is set to begin Monday. The ceremony was led by Patrick Michaels,…

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Trustees chairman raises hopes for an ordinance

August 22, 2014

The ink has dried on an assistant attorney’s general opinion covering the disposition of taxes and fees accrued from Oconee County delinquent collections. But the chairman of the school board is hopeful for an eventual settlement in favor of the public schools. Andy Inabinet indicated yesterday all it would take would be an Oconee County…

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Busy Greenville intersection to be re-configured

August 22, 2014

A busy Greenville intersection is to undergo a re-configure, courtesy of funding from the state’s Act 98 fund in the South Carolina Transportation Infra-structure Bank. The contractor, Flatiron-Zachry Joint Venture, receives more than $230 million to re-surface, replace ramps, and build additional lanes at interstates 85 and 385. The project is aimed at greater traffic…

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“Back to School Splash” tomorrow

August 22, 2014

Oconee school children are back in the classroom, but there’s still time for a fun summer event. A “Back to School Splash” takes place tomorrow at the Walhalla Municipal Swimming Pool. The Foothills YMCA and Lifepoint Church are partnering to have the pool open at 12:30 and to serve hot dogs. Free games and activities…

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Mayberry approaches Obtoberfest in popularity

August 22, 2014

Figures given Oconee County’s ATAX Commission indicate that when it comes to attracting tourists, Westminster’s Mayberry Days is gaining on Walhalla’s Oktoberfest. Mayberry Days and Oktoberfest are among 11 organizations and projects that are applying for about $30 thousand of the county’s latest proceeds from hospitality and accommodation taxes. The commissioners reviewed applications yesterday and…

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Calendar

  • December 20, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
  • December 20, 2014 7:00 pm35th Old Fashion Christmas Pageant
  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 21, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
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