Last day to file an application

June 19, 2015

Today is the last day to make application to become Walhalla’s next director public works. James Moore, after 25 years with the city, retires June 30. By yesterday morning, City Administrator Nancy Goehle said four applicants had filed. Those applications are to be referred to a city council committee for review.

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Clemson utility line work next week

June 19, 2015

Clemson will undertake upgrades to drinking water and sanitary sewer utilities next week in the city’s historic Calhoun District. The work begins Tuesday and will take until the end of next month. If possible, drivers are advised to avoid the area and find alternate routes. Affected streets are Calhoun Street, from Pickens Street to Boggs…

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Excessive heat causes trouble on I-85

June 19, 2015

The searing heat was the culprit yesterday for for problems with a pair of Interstate-85 bridges in Oconee County. Crews from the South Carolina DOT Maintenance Shop at Richland were sent yesterday to start emergency repairs on the northbound side of 85 to the bridges crossing Fair Play Creek. A state contractor is in the…

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Admissions counselor killed in church shootings

June 19, 2015
Admissions counselor killed in church shootings

As the world mourns for the nine victims in the Charleston church shootings, Southern Wesleyan University in Central mourns the lost of one of its employees and alumna. DePayne Doctor, admissions coordinator at Southern Wesleyan’s Charleston learning center, was in the Emmanuel AME Church and was among the shooting victims. University President Todd Voss was…

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Upper 130 re-opens to thru traffic

June 18, 2015

A late morning accident wound up blocking part of SC 130 north of Salem for about two and a half hours.  Two people were reported hurt in the accident at 130 and Gunn’s Way at 11 a-m.  96.3/WGOG NEWS learned that one of the two vehicles involved was a dump truck.  By 1:30 the police…

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Sheriff predicts taxpayers money to be saved

June 18, 2015

Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says there is taxpayers’ money to be saved thru a deal approved this week to allow a Tennessee-based company to provide inmate health care at the new Detention Center. State law requires Oconee County to provide medical care for those who are incarcerated. Oconee County Council awarded a contract worth nearly $255…

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Calendar

  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 6, 2015 6:00 pmAudtions for Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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