Board will pursue “a finding of fact”

October 25, 2013

To resolve an administrative appeal, the Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals next month will pursue a finding of fact and issue an order. It’s all aimed at resolving whether a man in Mountain Rest may use a tower for the purpose of acting as an internet service provider. Howard Hopkins told the board Thursday night…

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Just what is the staff’s process?

October 25, 2013

In the view of Gary Littlefield, the entire Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals will be better off if it knows more about the process that the county staff follows regarding applications to allow communication cell towers. Oconee County forbids such towers, unless a special exception to the zoning law is granted. And such an exception…

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Drop-off site on National Pill Take Back Day

October 25, 2013

Clemson Free Clinic is a drop-off location for National Pill Take Back Day. The day is tomorrow, and the general public is invited to rid their homes of potentially dangerous, expired, un-used and un-wanted prescription drugs. The service is free and anonymous, with no questions asked. The drop off-site, at 1200 Tiger Boulevard, is open…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: Cards even Series; Panthers win; Mississppi State beats UK

October 25, 2013

*The St. Louis Cardinals defeated the Boston Red Sox 4-2 Thursday night at Fenway Park to even the World Series at one game each. Although St. Louis got on the board first, David Ortiz again went long for Boston in the loss, with a two-run homer in the sixth that put them up 2-1. But the Cardinals…

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A memorial to the late Henry Biemann

October 25, 2013

A ceremony takes place November 9 at Walhalla’s Stumphouse Tunnel Park to dedicate a trail sign, as a memorial to Henry D. Biemann III, a city fire fighter known also for his work as a Boy Scout leader. The sign officially names a little more than one mile of a hiking trail for the late…

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Exception made for cell tower

October 25, 2013

Oconee County made an exception last night to allow a cell phone tower in a Lake Keowee area plagued by spotty reception. The special exception to the zoning law will allow American Tower Company, on behalf of A-T-and-T, to put up a 180-foot mono-pole along Stamp Creek Road. “Under the ordinance we would have the…

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  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
  • November 1, 2014 10:30 amMtn. Rest Cloggers Fund Raiser
  • November 1, 2014 4:00 pmCity of Salem Cruise-In
  • November 1, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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