Put on the walking shoes!

March 27, 2015

Members of Oconee County Council have been invited for a tour today of a manufacturing plant near Westminster. The tour of ITT Control Technologies on Commerce Way near Westminster begins at 2 o’clock this afternoon.

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Roads to counties? “Serious impact,” Moulder predicts

March 27, 2015

Oconee County Administrator Scott Moulder foresees serious financial impact to the counties if an effort at the state capital succeeds to transfer the maintenance of some state-owned roads to the counties. Moulder yesterday was the lead-off panel speaker for an Oconee-Pickens Chambers of Commerce Coalition forum, devoted in part to what some state lawmakers see…

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Proposed $100 dollar cap on business licenses draws ire

March 27, 2015

A bill recently introduced by a Lexington County lawmaker that would cap business license fees at $100 dollars drew the ire yesterday of municipal leaders from Oconee and Pickens counties. But they were told by a state municipal official that the $100 dollar cap “isn’t going anywhere.” Nevertheless, House Bill 3490, in the view of…

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Forigiving those bad weather school days

March 26, 2015

The South Carolina House of Representatives today gave second reading to forgiving up to three missed schools days due to this winter’s bad weather. State Representative Bill Whitmire supports forgiving the days, and says final reading of the bill takes place tomorrow. Oconee missed four days this year, but needed only one of the three…

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Plea results in prison term

March 26, 2015

A plea of guilt in the General Sessions Court in Walhalla has resulted in a prison term for a man who admitted he shot and wounded a woman last summer. Marcus Oneal Craig this morning pleaded guilty to assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature, and Judge McIntosh accepted the state’s recommendation of…

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Judge mulls Florida man’s request for trip home

March 26, 2015

Oconee General Sessions Judge Lawton McIntosh says he wants to speak to a Florida doctor before deciding whether he’ll allow a defendant to return to the Grapefruit State for the purpose of picking up medication for his condition. Stanley Dimitroff, who now lives in Florida, faces an Oconee County trial on the charge of breach…

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Calendar

  • March 31, 2015 7:00 pmLifetree Cafe
  • April 10, 2015 8:00 amShiloh Baptist Church HUGE Indoor Yard Sale and Hot Dog Sale
  • April 11, 2015 8:00 amThe Rockin U Soccer Tournament
  • April 11, 2015 8:00 amBoys Scout Troop 120 Benefit Breakfast
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