Take recycling more seriously

February 5, 2014

An Oconee County councilman says the county should take recycling more seriously. And Wayne McCall last night said he’s not just talking about county government, but everyone in the community. McCall, who chairs the council committee dealing with solid waste issues, gave a report to council that amounted to a pep talk for Oconee County…

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Tax deal terminated

February 5, 2014

A fee-in-place-of-tax arrangement between Oconee County and one of its mainstay members of the industrial community is no more—the result of a first and final reading of a resolution during last night’s county council meeting. But it doesn’t mean that the manufacturer, Parkway Products, is going anywhere other than its highway 28 Bountyland location. According…

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Oconee public transit moves ahead

February 5, 2014

Oconee County Council agreed to pay for a study to implement an expansion of bus service, but individual councilmen’s comments indicate concern for the overall cost of the service. The council approved a request to spend $23 thousand, 500 dollars for a service implementation study. The request came from County Administrator Scott Moulder, who chairs…

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Aftermath of the deep freeze

February 5, 2014

Freezing temperatures and a water pipe burst last month left the offices of Oconee’s South Cove Park un-inhabitable, and last night the County Council came to the rescue. At the recommendation of its administrator, the council authorized the demolition of the office and building and their replacement. The estimate to replace is in the vicinity…

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Seneca Accident Sends One to Hospital

February 4, 2014

A small car and a gas propane truck collided around 4 PM On Seneca’s Radio Station Road in front of the credit union. Police say the driver of the Kia was taken to the hospital.

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Grant request deadline is Valentine’s Day

February 4, 2014

Groups that want to share in the latest cycle of Oconee County accommodations tax money are running up on a deadline. Their requests must be submitted at the county’s High Falls Park by 2 p-m Friday, February 14. All applications are to be reviewed by the Parks, Recreation and Tourism commissioners during a February 20…

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Calendar

  • 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
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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