Walhalla water service in expansive mode

March 4, 2014

As many as five companies have responded to Walhalla’s request for qualifications to study the city’s water future. Scott Parris, city utilities director, said last night those qualifications are being reviewed. The Walhalla Water Department is looking for an engineering company for a twofold study. According to Parris, Walhalla remains in the search for a…

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JRSA signs up for OC Economic Alliance

March 4, 2014

The Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority has agreed to become a dues-paying member of the new Oconee Economic Alliance. At their meeting, the authority commissioners voted to join the alliance and pay an annual membership fee of $3 thousand. The alliance is new entity which combines public and private interests in the pursuit of economic…

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Talks begin that could lead to development

March 4, 2014

Talks have begun between government and private interests that could lead to development on property near Clemson that, for many years, was home to a textile plant. At their meeting, Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority commissioners heard a report last night that the property involved formerly was used as a Milliken manufacturing plant and is…

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Student charged with assaulting officer

March 4, 2014

A Clemson student has been arrested on the charge that he assaulted a police officer while resisting arrest. William Van Tuyl Hobbie IV, 19 years old from Montclair, New Jersey, was arrested in a room in Johnstone Hall Friday night while the police and fire fighters were searching to be sure everyone had evacuated the…

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Scott Krein to represent OC at state workshop

March 3, 2014

Scott Krein, the Oconee Emergency Management Director, will represent the county this week at a training event at Myrtle Beach. This week’s workshop by the state Emergency Management Association is considered the largest training event of its kind in South Carolina and will feature sessions on local, state and national-scale emergencies.

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Flashlight used as robbery weapon

March 3, 2014

Law enforcement authorities say a flashlight was used last week in the robbery of a man in a rural part of Oconee County, between Seneca and Clemson. Terrell Logan Compton, 27-year old Seneca area resident, was arrested and charged with armed robbery and assault and battery first degree. According to the allegations, Compton used a…

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