Stormwater fees to impact Clemson

March 12, 2015

A state mandate is requiring Clemson to implement a permit process for managing stormwater, enforcement, inspections and operating standards. And the Pickens County municipality invites the public for a hearing 7 o’clock Monday night in City Hall council chambers. The city proposes an ordinance to establish a new storm water utility. Proposed so far are…

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Seneca students checked for sight and hearing

March 12, 2015

Nearly 250 students at the Seneca Middle School were checked for sight and hearing when a trailer belonging to South Carolina Lions clubs set up outside the school for one day last November. Some of the money that Lions Clubs raise from their candy sales goes to make those health checks possible. You can learn…

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Tech alumnus makes strides in business world

March 12, 2015

An Anderson printing company employee from Walhalla is making strides at a job where he wears several hats, and he gives credit to what he learned at Tri-County Technical College. Daniel Sanders works as a production supervisor at Advanced Labelworx, a custom label printing company. Sanders leads a 15-member production crew, coordinates schedules, and works…

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Westminster faces 4% hike in wholesale power costs

March 12, 2015

To what extent, if any, Westminster raises electric power rates is a matter left to the mayor and the six city council members. But Mayor Rick McCormick said it’s an issue, a touchy one for which city leaders have yet to start discussions. The mayor spoke briefly to 96.3/WGOG NEWS yesterday about the decision last…

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Sewer improvements in southeast Westminster

March 12, 2015

Antiquated sewer lines are to be replaced along Hampton Street and in other parts of Westminster, provided the city succeeds in obtaining a South Carolina Community Development Block Grant. During a public hearing last evening, a representative of the Appalachian Council of Governments said Westminster is applying for $300 thousand for the project. The hearing…

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“…if an offer sounds too good to be true….”

March 11, 2015

A management employee of The Journal has contacted Oconee Sheriff’s Office about what appears to be a scam attempted by an individual wanting to give away a motorcycle. The person with the motorcycle wanted to place an ad to give the motorcycle away, with the stipulation that the person receiving it pay the shipping costs.…

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Calendar

  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 7:00 pmConservation Theory in Concert
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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