No room at the Inn?

December 12, 2013

This morning’s prisoner count at the Oconee Detention Center stood at 174 inmates. Recent drug sweeps carried out by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office and the Seneca police have ballooned the jail population in facility rated for a capacity of 122 prisoners. Some relief to the over-crowding is expected next week when Oconee General Sessions Court…

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Backpack to benefit from $1 thousand grant

December 12, 2013

A one thousand dollar grant to the Education Foundation of Oconee County is being earmarked to support the Backpack Program. The money was granted by the Sodexo Foundation. Sodexo is the company that supplies the Oconee School District’s food program. The Education Foundation is earmarking the $1 thousand grant for Backpack—a program started three years…

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VOSO speaks out about solid waste bill

December 11, 2013

An organization that looks out for the interests of southern Oconee County is asking its members to contact State Senator Thomas Alexander about a controversial solid waste bill that’s moving from one legislative chamber to the other in Columbia. According to the Voice of Southern Oconee, it’s clear that many South Carolinians don’t want the…

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Fall graduation next week at CU

December 11, 2013

More than 11-hundred students are expected to receive degrees next week when Clemson University hosts its fall graduation ceremonies at Littlejohn Coliseum. The academic ceremonies are the last ones for James Barker. Clemson’s president announced in April he is stepping down after 14 years. His replacement, Jim Clements, takes over January 1.

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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Seneca’s Green headed to Berea; Brown set to leave Texas; HS hoops

December 11, 2013

Seneca Bobcat head football coach Wayne Green resigned on Tuesday. According to a press release issued Tuesday, Green has resigned his duties effective immediately. In four seasons at Seneca, Green led the Bobcats to the Class AAA playoffs each season, compiling a 27-19 record. A press conference was held at Berea High School in Greenville County Wednesday morning to…

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Streetscape doins!

December 11, 2013

Walhalla is getting Streetscape attention at this hour. The project landscape engineer and others, along with the mayor and a couple of department heads, have embarked on a walking tour of the downtown area envisioned for a street and sidewalk re-make. They’ve brought the detailed plans with them on the walking tour, and Mayor Danny…

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Calendar

  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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