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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OMC: “We want to hear from YOU!”

February 26, 2014

According to Oconee Medical Center, your opinion is important when it comes to a potential affiliation with the Greenville Health Systems. OMC is gathering comments to help its board of directors make the important decision. You can register your thoughts by calling 864/885-7191, by email at feedback@oconeemed.org or by going to the website www.oconeemed.org/feedback.  …

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Cell tower vote delayed

February 26, 2014

Oconee County has decided to delay a vote on whether to vary from its zoning law to allow a cell tower in Mountain Rest—-in spite of a large turnout of support last night for the Verizon application. Josh Stephens, zoning administrator, advised the board of zoning appeals of several points on which the county requires…

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Group invites OCC #3 candidates

February 26, 2014

Paul Cain and Andy Inabinet have a date to mark for their political calendars. The two hopefuls to fill the un-expired term of the late Archie Barron on Oconee County Council have been invited to speak during the next meeting of the group Limited Government for Oconee. The meeting takes place 6 o’clock Thursday night,…

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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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