Streetscape bids to be received next week

February 4, 2015

Contractor’s bids to build Walhalla’s downtown Streetscape are to be received next week, and Mayor Danny Edwards says he’s hopeful those bids can be processed fast enough to allow for consideration during city council’s regular February meeting on the 17th. Meeting as committees last night, the mayor and council heard Scott Parris, the utilities director,…

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Fee in place of tax agreements

February 4, 2015

The company Borg Warner is in an expansion frame of mind at Seneca.  And last night Oconee County Council gave preliminary approval to a change in its fee in lieu of tax agreement with the company.  Officials say the expansion pertains to the Borg Warner’s operations on the Wells Highway and is unrelated to a…

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Old Seneca home gets reprieve

February 3, 2015

With the concurrence of the city of Seneca, a South Oak Street property owner will have 30 days to obtain the necessary financing to bring an old house up to city standards. Brenda Knox, owner of the structure on South Oak near Third, made a joint appearance with the city’s Ed Halbig in front of…

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Duncan to vote for repeal

February 3, 2015

In Washington, the Republican-controlled House is moving today toward a vote to repeal Obamacare, the Affordable Care Act.  Congressman Jeff Duncan, critic of President Obama,  plans to vote in favor of repealing the Democratic administration-backed health insurance program.

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The Legion names Office of the Year

February 3, 2015

An Oconee sheriff’s officer has been named the 2015 American Legion Law Enforcement Officer of the Year. The award, for Corp. Charles Mulwee, was presented last night during the annual Jake Robinson Law Enforcement Dinner in Seneca. Mulwee serves as resource officer for Oconee’s elementary schools. He acts as a mentor and focuses on drug…

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Scott to chair banking and housing subcommittee

February 3, 2015

U-S Senator Tim Scott, serving his first, full six-year term, has been named chairman of the banking, housing and urban affairs subcommittee on Housing, Transportation and Community Development. The Charleston Republican made this statement on his appointment: “I truly believe housing is a key component of the American Dream, and I look forward to our…

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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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