College Avenue off limits to traffic

March 5, 2014

An accident yesterday morning has resulted in the closing of Clemson’s College Avenue while DHEC and other agencies respond to an environmental cleanup. All parking spots along the street are closed at this hour and, according to the city of Clemson, sections of College Avenue will be closed during the cleanup and re-opened as progress…

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Sunday sales vote requested

March 5, 2014

A restaurant developer, on behalf of the Oconee Chamber of Commerce, formally requested space on this November’s ballot to let the voters decide whether Oconee will allow Sunday sales of beer and wine. Dick Cottingham said Sunday sales was overwhelmingly approved by Seneca voters and is now permitted in more than 30 of South Carolina’s…

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OCC passes hospital resolution

March 5, 2014

In the least, Oconee Medical Center has the moral support of county government as the hospital goes about a potential partnership with the Greenville Health Systems. Oconee County Council passed a resolution to support the OMC board, management and staff and the hospital’s “ongoing exploration of ways to ensure its future ability to fulfill its…

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Dexter complains of double taxation

March 5, 2014

An Oconee councilman appealed last night to the public to demand of the county’s state lawmakers that the state live up to a commitment to its local government fund. That account for years, Reg Dexter complained, has been under-funded to the extent that it caused Oconee’s last tax millage increase. Dexter outlined what he called…

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Can we compromise?

March 5, 2014

Oconee County has disclosed its strategy in the aftermath of a citizens’ legal victory in a zoning dispute. After a closed-door session, the County Council last night instructed Administrator Scott Moulder to explore the possibility of a compromise with the winning plaintiffs. Failing that, the county will ask the court to re-consider. A judge recently…

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Components for meth-making

March 5, 2014

Two Oconee deputy sheriffs saw the doctor yesterday feeling headachy and burning sensation of the skin, as the result of serving an eviction notice to an empty rental home at Fair Play. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw late yesterday afternoon said he believed the deputies will be OK. Crenshaw said a search of the house revealed a…

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  • October 31, 2014Faith Baptist Church's Fall Festival
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmWalhalla High Cheerleader Candy Giveaway
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
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