OCC to go lakeside Monday

October 3, 2013

Oconee County councilmen will go lakeside during a tour next week of boat landings belonging to the Army Corps of Engineers. To save money, the federal agency seeks to close some of the landings in Oconee County. And the county council may have interest in the landings to be abandoned. “The purpose of this tour…

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Explorers are farm team for Walhalla FD

October 3, 2013

In young people, the Walhalla fire chief sees fire fighting’s future. That’s why Chief Doug Kelley these days is enthusiastic about his department’s explorers post. A recent school visit produced 32 applicants for the Walhalla Fire Department’s Explorers Post. And, if just six of those youngsters actually follow through, Kelley will be pleased. He told…

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“Spirit of Safe Harbor” tonight in Seneca

October 3, 2013

Where do you get to see all five Oconee County mayors together at one time? The answer is tonight’s Jazz on the Alley in Seneca. The titular heads for the county’s municipalities are gathering on Ramcat Alley for the signing of a proclamation. Their proclamation sets October as “The Spirit of Safe Harbor.” It’s domestic…

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Long Creek woman appointed to library board

October 3, 2013

The Oconee Library Board of Trustees gets a new member. County Council this week appointed Maria Jacobson. She’s a Long Creek resident and media specialist at West-Oak High School.

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Cell tower business for the BZA

October 2, 2013

The members of the quasi-judicial Oconee County Board of Zoning Appeals gather this month in Walhalla to hear cell tower matters. Josh Stephens, county zoning administrator, announces two hearings the night of Thursday, October 24 in County Council Chambers at Walhalla. One will be a special exception request to allow a tower on Stamp Creek…

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Project Lifesaver: Saving Lives and Helping Families

October 2, 2013

Anyone who has been a caregiver or a parent to a child with Down’s syndrome or Autism or someone with a form of dementia knows the difficulty to provide care to their loved one. That’s especially in cases in which an individual must be watched 24 hours a day or can easily leave when one…

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Calendar

  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
  • October 5, 2014 11:00 amBethlehem Baptist Church's Homecoming
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