Salem pleased at 1% commission’s vote

March 20, 2014

This week’s vote by the Oconee Capital Project Sales Tax Commission recommends two Salem area projects go on the ballot for this fall’s referendum, and one town official describes Salem leaders as very pleased. Pleased even though that in one of the projects, the commission lumped a new library which, until Monday’s meeting, had been…

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Motor graders humming

March 20, 2014

Dirt is being moved today in Walhalla to prepare the site to build the new Oconee jail. County motor graders were moving dirt this morning on the property between the cemetery and the Law Enforcement Center. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says a guaranteed maximum price for the project is to be presented during the April 1…

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The Week of the Young Child

March 20, 2014

Pickens County United Way takes part next month in “The Week of the Young Child” by focusing public attention on the needs of children, their families and the early childhood programs and services that meet those needs. The Clemson community is being asked to collect books for children ages birth to 3 during the week…

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On the campaign trail

March 20, 2014

Paul Cain and Andy Inabinet took their campaigns for Oconee County Council #3 this morning to a Republican Party breakfast at Seneca. We’re told the crowd was small.

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Third term for Duncan?

March 20, 2014

The Third District congressman will be a candidate for re-election this year in South Carolina. Jeff Duncan, a Republican from Laurens, is completing a second term and he wants to make it a third term. Duncan today expressed dissatisfaction with the economic recovery and he wants to be able to do more work toward a…

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Copper theft UPDATE

March 20, 2014
Copper theft UPDATE

 Deputies and investigators are investigating a major copper theft at the construction site for the new Walhalla High, on SC 11 in Picket Post community. The crime occurred sometime between 6 p-m yesterday and 6 this morning. Targeted were storage trailers and their copper wire and tubing. Though no dollar amount was immediately available, Sheriff…

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  • December 20, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
  • December 20, 2014 7:00 pm35th Old Fashion Christmas Pageant
  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 21, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
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