Exception requested!

February 26, 2014

Walhalla has scheduled a public hearing next month on a downtown business request for a beer/wine permit. The board of zoning appeals will consider the application during a hearing at 5:30 p-m Thursday, March 6 at City Hall. The applicant is Palmetto Bakery and Café on Main Street. According to James Ashton, zoning administrator, the…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Deacons hurt Clemson’s tournament chances

February 26, 2014

Clemson led 44-42 in the second half but WakeForest produced a 13-2 run to take control in a 62-57 win over the Tigers on Tuesday at Lawrence Joel Coliseum in Winston-Salem. The Tigers fell to 17-10 with the loss and 8-7 in the ACC. K. J. McDaniels struggled Tuesday, posting 10 points on just 3-of-11…

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Pickens man receives 16-year term

February 26, 2014

A 34-year old Pickens man has been sentenced in an underage sex case in his home county. The office of the 13th Circuit Solicitor has announced that Christopher Lee Meadows received a 16-year prison term this week after being convicted by a jury of criminal sexual conduct with a minor in the second degree. According…

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Judge files full order

February 26, 2014

A South Carolina judge has filed a full order of his earlier ruling in favor of a set of Oconee County zoning challengers. It’s an approximate 15-page order that details Judge Lawton McIntosh’s ruling in favor of Jean Jennings, David McMahan and others in their challenge of Oconee County’s agricultural residential zoning classification. The plaintiffs…

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Proterra makes a statement

February 26, 2014

The following statement was released today on behalf of Proterra, the maker of Seneca’s fleet of electric buses. The statement, from Heidi McNary, vice president of marketing, reads, “We recognize that there has been some public concern about the delay in getting EV buses into revenue service in Seneca. Any advanced technology requires careful vetting,…

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When will the electric buses run?

February 26, 2014

To get an answer to when Seneca’s four electric buses will make their official debut, we went last night to Seneca’s all-point man for buses—gas-powered or electric. “The when is going to still be up to Proterra (the manufacturer,) said Halbig. In a 96.3/WGOG NEWS interview, Halbig said the four buses are in the process…

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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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