Administrator’s work cut out for him

June 3, 2015

Scott Moulder’s note-taking was a reminder of the marching orders he was given during last night’s Oconee County Council meeting. Before making any decisions, the council will rely on its administrator to research a handful of questions. One is whether the county should join a lawsuit on behalf of five low state counties that seeks…

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Sheriff’s officer pleads for county raises

June 3, 2015

A sheriff’s officer appealed to Oconee County Council to award pay raises to county employees who, like other municipal residents, are being impacted by proposals to raise utility charges where they live. Capt. Jeff Underwood urged the council to raise taxes, as an investment in a good, quality workforce. As far as law enforcement is…

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Plane tax suit debated again

June 3, 2015

Wayne McCall directed an outburst last night at Ken Nix, as the Oconee County Council again considered whether to settle a lawsuit alleging the owners of an airplane owe back taxes. Chairman McCall interrupted Auditor Nix, as Nix defended and explained his part in the lawsuit. The outburst came when Nix referred to McCall and…

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Mountain Rest woman missing

June 3, 2015
Mountain Rest woman missing

A search intensified at Mountain Rest yesterday for a missing 29-year old woman. The Sheriff’s Office requests your help in finding Mandy Nicole Brewer. Concern for Brewer began Sunday afternoon when her boyfriend told a deputy that she had not been seen since the previous morning. Brewer was last seen walking on Trillium Drive wearing…

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I-85 chase

June 3, 2015

An Oconee sheriff’s officer says a chase on I-85 near the Anderson County line led to the discovery of an illegal drug. Capt. Jeff Underwood said at the apprehension scene yesterday near the Dobbins Bridge Road officers found crack cocaine.

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Car topples phone lines

June 3, 2015

In an accident, a car brought down a pair of telephone lines near West Union—-at Country Junction and Ebenezer roads. Yesterday’s accident left the phone lines sagging so low that large trucks could not pass beneath.

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Calendar

  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmSpring Revival at Flat Shoals Baptist Church
  • June 3, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 4, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 5, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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