Utility part of Streetscape to be bid

April 4, 2014

Drawings are to be prepared before Walhalla calls for contractor bids to undertake water and sewer line work which Mayor Danny Edwards says will be the next step in starting Streetscape downtown. Edwards says meetings have taken place involving the city’s utilities superintendent, a representative of the Streetscape project landscape engineering company, and Neal Workman,…

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Duncan talks energy production with Interior Secretary

April 4, 2014

A committee hearing at Washington gave Congressman Jeff Duncan the chance to talk Atlantic Ocean energy production with Sally Jewell, the U-S Secretary of the Interior. The occasion yesterday was a hearing on President Obama’s budget proposal for the Interior Department. Duncan, the Third District Republican from Laurens, raised questions about production, permitting of seismic…

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Seneca principal resigns

April 4, 2014
Seneca principal resigns

Oconee School District has released the following statement pertaining to Principal Idasa Cobb: “The principal at Blue Ridge Elementary School was placed on administrative leave, with pay, earlier this week. The principal has submitted her resignation to the School District of Oconee County, and there is a pending investigation by law enforcement. The principal has…

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Program addresses early learning potential of children

April 4, 2014

Seven United Ways, including Oconee County, have launched an effort to help maximize the early learning potential of children. “Born Learning Upstate SC” is a public engagement campaign to help parents, caregivers and communities provide children with quality learning opportunities. The campaign is built on research that shows children are “born learning.” Oconee United Way…

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Sunday alcohol sales in Clemson?

April 4, 2014

Like Oconeeans, Clemson residents may get the chance to approve Sunday alcohol sales in their locale. Clemson City Council Monday night awaits a report from Bill Lanham, representing a group of Clemson restaurants, about a potential public referendum on Sunday alcohol sales and consumption. In Oconee County, an ordinance setting a similar referendum for the…

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Seneca principal arrested

April 4, 2014

The police in Seneca obtained a warrant for the arrest of an elementary school principal. Major Jeremy Rothell say the warrant charges Idasa Cobb, Blue Ridge Elementary School principal, with the misdemeanor offense of “failure of certain persons to report child abuse or neglect.” Cobb, 41 years old, was booked at the Oconee Detention Center…

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Calendar

  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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