Seneca/West-Oak battle on the hardwood tonight

February 10, 2015

The Seneca Bobcats varsity basketball teams will host the West-Oak Warriors in Region 1-3A play Tuesday night. It will be Senior Night at Seneca. The varsity cheerleaders will perform at halftime of the girls game and the Bobcats Winter Guard Team will perform at halftime of the boys game. All students, both high school and…

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Three choices for a future school calendar

February 10, 2015

Oconee school trustees are already looking ahead at a calendar two years away. As is their practice, trustees set school calendars years in advance. For instance, the calendar is already in place for the next school year—2015-16. But, at their meeting next week, the trustees will be asked to choose among three suggested calendars for…

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School leaders talk budget with county officials

February 10, 2015

Apparently some ground work has been laid between Oconee County leaders and the school district as to the size of the next budget for the public schools. Dr. Michael Thorsland, county superintendent, announced last night that district officials have held “informal meetings” with some members of the new Oconee County Council that took office January…

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$2.3 million in cuts outlined

February 10, 2015

In the final months of another government year, Oconee public school officials are immersed in numbers—the financial kind and specifically how they mesh with the district’s goal to eventually balance their budget. By 2016-17, the goal is to even expenses with revenues. But, during a work session last night, trustees focused on the upcoming 2015-16…

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Harold Welborn honored for his American Legion work

February 9, 2015

Harold Welborn, commander of the Walhalla American Legion Post 124, has been recognized for the vital role he fills in post duties. At the Christmas dinner, Welborn received the Post Meritorious Service Award for his vital role. Post 124 holds regular monthly/dinner meetings at 6 o’clock on the second Monday of the month. All veterans…

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Dalton to speak at business forum

February 9, 2015

Charles Dalton, president/CEO of the Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative, will make the featured talk at the business forum this week of the Oconee Economic Alliance. Dalton will speak on how Blue Ridge remains a competitive, quality provider of energy while adapting to the challenges of a changing world. The forum takes place at 8 o’clock…

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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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