In furtherance of economic development

September 18, 2013
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A new land deal apparently is in the works involving property in the undeveloped Golden Corner Commerce Park at Fair Play. County Administrator Scott Moulder announced last night the potential for a swap of property between the county and an Atlanta, Georgia area contractor. Patillo Construction would get 57 acres inside the GCCP to build…

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Everyone out of the pool!

September 18, 2013
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Walhalla’s abbreviated schedule for its pool lasted three summer weekends. At the city council meeting last night, Walhalla officials announced the closing of the pool for the season—with the intention that the refurbished pool will operate a full season in 2014.  

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Tax credit deal in place for new hotel

September 18, 2013
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Oconee County Council made good on a commitment to allow the developer of a new Seneca hotel a tax credit agreement. But the final action last night required a series of parliamentary procedures as District Two’s Wayne McCall made an unsuccessful attempt to refer the deal and related matters for the county attorney’s study. McCall…

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GCCP sewer line awarded

September 18, 2013
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An Oconee County Council of one mind last night when it came to a project that, for years, has been nearly talked and argued to death. The council awarded the Golden Corner Commerce Park sewer project to a Columbia area firm, and County Administrator Scott Moulder indicated he’ll issue a notice to proceed as early…

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Rabun gets Georgia job!

September 17, 2013
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A former Oconee County administrator has found work in the state of Georgia. Word has been received in Oconee that Ron Rabun will go to work as the next administrator of Lee County, near Albany. He served as Oconee County administrator from 2004 to 2006.  

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Sgt. Evatt deploys to Afghanistan

September 17, 2013
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An Oconee County native has embarked on his second deployment to northern Afghanistan. Sgt. Andrew Evatt will serve until July next summer as a combat engineer for the U-S Army. Evatt is based out of Fort Lewis, Washington. He’s the son of Mike Evatt of the Keowee Community and is a 2008 Walhalla High graduate.

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  • April 14, 2014 2:00 pmSpring into the Library at the OCPL’s Westminster Branch
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