DEHEC addresses Westminster water violation

March 10, 2015

DHEC is requiring Westminster to submit a corrective action plan to address a violation of the state’s drinking water regulations. The violation was uncovered last summer, but the corrective plan of action is a matter to be considered Thursday during a meeting of the board of the Department of Health and Environmental Control. The plan…

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New arrivals for the family of Andrew and Abby Evatt

March 10, 2015

Andrew Evatt may be stationed in the army across the country, but he still considers Oconee County his home. Sgt. Evatt and his wife, Abby, are counting their blessings. Identical twins Brody and Jackson Evatt were born to the Evatts last Thursday at Fort Lewis, Washington. Sgt. Evatt’s father, Mike Evatt, is the proud grandfather…

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A top-performing micropolitan

March 10, 2015

The Seneca micropolitan area, which takes in all of Oconee County, was recently ranked the top performing micropolitan in South Carolina and eighth overall in the country. There are 576 micropolitan areas and those are defined by having an urban core of at least 10,000 residents but no more than 50 thousand in population. Site…

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Vandal spray paints the downtown

March 10, 2015
Vandal spray paints the downtown

The police in Clemson are ramping up their search for the individual who spray painted graffiti on several downtown buildings.  A camera caught an image of the suspect.  If you can help the Clemson police solve this crime, contact officer C. Chancellor at 864/624-2000.  You may remain anonymous.

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Seneca beats Walhalla on the diamond

March 10, 2015

Seneca baseball came back from being down by six runs Monday night to defeat Walhalla 7-6 in the Western AAA opener. Alex Medlin got the win on the mound for the Bobcats, going 6.1 innings and allowing only one unearned run. Seneca will host Wren on Friday. Walhalla is back in action Wednesday, hosting Easley.

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Thorsland: “It’s just the way we do business”

March 10, 2015

From time to time, questions arise as to just what purpose Oconee public school credit cards are being used. But the district’s top officials say the use of the credit cards by individual schools and individual school personnel is carefully monitored. District policy allows the cards to be used for purchases under $2,500 dollars. Dr.…

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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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