Park to remain open in 2014

December 30, 2013
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The federal government has decided a park near the South Carolina-Georgia crossing will remain open into 2014. According to Toccoa’s WNEG, the decision means the Army Corps of Engineers will not close the park off highway 123 January 1, as it first planned. Meantime, the corps and Stephens County will continue to work on an…

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A Pickens County controversy

December 30, 2013
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Philip Bowers hopes as many Pickens County residents as possible will show up at this week’s meeting of the county’s state legislative delegation to register their opposition to expanding the county school board. The delegation welcomes the public for a meeting at 5:30 Thursday evening at the Dacusville Community Center on Earls Bridge Road, Easley.…

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Lake lovers issue a 2014 challenge

December 30, 2013
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Lake lovers issue a 2014 challenge

To help its residents stay fit and healthy, the state of South Carolina sponsors ‘1st Day Hikes’ and other activities to get people out of the house and moving. State park trails are relatively short, though not without some challenges, but easy enough to walk in about one hour at a leisurely pace. Brooks Wade…

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Limited Government group meets this week

December 30, 2013
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The next meeting of the group Limited Government for Oconee is Thursday night near Seneca, and the public is welcome to attend. The meeting takes place at 6 o’clock at 2036 Sandifer Boulevard. The group is working to defeat a 1% capital sales tax, proposed as a public referendum as part of this November’s General…

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Seneca leaders meet Monday

December 27, 2013
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The mayor and the eight-member city council gather Monday night in Seneca for two meetings in which the city’s switch to electric-powered bus service will be a prime consideration. Four electric buses are now in Seneca’s possession. On Monday night, however, the council will be asked to approve the purchase of a 5th electric bus…

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Sober or Slammer this weekend!

December 27, 2013
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It’s always good advice to avoid drinking and driving. Especially between now and New Year’s Day. The Walhalla police have announced they’ll be on the lookout all this weekend for drivers under the influence. According to Sgt. Aaron Alexander, you can expect to see mandatory-stop checkpoints throughout the city. Alexander says his department will be…

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Calendar

  • April 14, 2014 2:00 pmSpring into the Library at the OCPL’s Westminster Branch
  • April 17, 2014 9:00 amBlue Ridge Bank Bake Sale to Benefit The March of Dimes
  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
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