Communication tower requested at Mtn. Rest

February 19, 2014

An Oconee regulatory authority will be asked to rule next week on whether to allow a communications tower at Mountain Rest. The county Board of Zoning Appeals has scheduled a public hearing during its 6 o’clock meeting Tuesday night, February 25 in County Council chambers at Walhalla. Verizon Wireless seeks permission to put up a…

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City Hall to remain closed for lunch

February 19, 2014

Westminster City Hall will continue to be closed for one hour to allow the office staff a lunch break. The issue has divided one city councilman from the rest of his colleagues. The council last night voted 5 to 1 in favor keeping City Hall closed 1 to 2 o’clock each weekday afternoon. Opposed was…

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Secure trash when traveling the highways

February 19, 2014

Perhaps as much or more than anyone, Tim Rice can see what’s wrong with today’s Oconee County landscape. Corp. Rice is the full-time environmental services officer for the Oconee Sheriff’s Office and, through him, county law enforcement’s assault on illegal littering is spearheaded. In a program recorded for later airing on 96.3/WGOG, Rice identified two…

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Clemson downs NC State

February 19, 2014

Rod Hall posted a career-high 20 points and Clemson registered its largest point total of the ACC regular season in a 73-56 victory over NC State in Littlejohn Coliseum on Tuesday. The win snapped a three-game losing streak for Clemson, improving the Tigers to 16-9 on the season, 7-6 in the ACC. ______________________________________________________________________________ In the…

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Moms group applauds defeat of “reckless” gun bill

February 19, 2014

The South Carolina chapter of Moms Demand Action for Gun Sense applauds the Senate Judiciary Committee for voting down a bill that would have allowed the open carry of firearms in public without a background check or gun safety training. That same bill, the group says, would have allowed convicted criminals to have and openly…

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Seized property on the auction block

February 19, 2014

Property seized by law enforcement in Oconee, Anderson and Pickens counties is headed for the auction block. The Oconee Sheriff’s Office has announced the auction, to be conducted by Chris Pracht Auctioneers of Anderson, begins today and will last until 2 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, February 25. The auction is being offered online at www.prachtauction.net and…

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Calendar

  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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