George Will to speak at Clemson

February 20, 2015

Nationally syndicated columnist George Will visits Clemson University next week as the featured speaker for the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism’s biannual John W. Pope Lecture. He will speak about “America’s Great Debate: James Madison vs. Woodrow Wilson” in a free public event at 4:30 Thursday afternoon, February 26 in Tillman Hall auditorium.…

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Start of Bassmaster Classic delayed

February 20, 2015

All activities at the Green Pond Event facility as part of this weekend’s GEICO Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell are being delayed until after daylight today—including the launch which now has been moved back to about 8:30 this morning. Tournament officials announced the decision yesterday, in consultation with Anderson County public safety officials concerned that…

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Westminster’s power supplier raises rates

February 20, 2015

The board of directors of Piedmont Municipal Power Agency, at its meeting yesterday in Greer, voted to raise by 4% the rate it charges for wholesale electric service. Affected is Westminster, one of the member cities of PMPA. Westminster had one vote in the action, cast by Jeff Lord, city administrator. Lord said, “I did…

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In-service day for Oconee schools

February 20, 2015

Today is a teacher- in-service day in the Oconee School District, meaning no classes today for the students.  The students, however, will have to return to school Monday–a make up day for inclement weather.

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Crews attend to ruptured water line

February 20, 2015

14 degrees is the temperature reading here this morning at 96.3/WGOG. We’ll await the U-S weather observer’s report for Walhalla’s official low. Crews during the night attended to a broken water line on the Oak Grove Road near Hesse Highway.

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PMPA approves rate increase to member cities

February 19, 2015

The board of directors at Piedmont Municipal Power Agency in Greer today raised the rates it charges for wholesale electric service. The 4% increase, effective May 1, will apply to PMPA’s 10-member cities that rely on the consortium for their power supply. Westminster is one of those member cities. Joel Ledbetter, chairman of the board…

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Calendar

  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 6, 2015 6:00 pmAudtions for Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 12, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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