A county with a message to spread

October 18, 2013

Social media, paid radio ads, and newspaper articles are all avenues that Oconee County, from its corner perch in western South Carolina, is using to get its message out. Leaders hope that message will reach those who can make economic development happen—especially the creation of new jobs. And if indications given by the county’s economic…

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EDC to coordinate with JRSA

October 18, 2013

Bob Winchester is just the guy that Richard Blackwell is going to confer with when it comes to a couple of potential economic development projects affecting eastern Oconee County near Clemson. Blackwell is the Oconee economic development director and Winchester the director of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority. This morning Blackwell announced a company…

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FRIDAY SPORTS: HS and College Football; BoSox win; Seahawks top Cardinals

October 18, 2013

*Golden Corner High School Football Friday night carries 96.3 WGOG to Warrior Field in Westminster where West-Oak will host Palmetto for Homecoming 2013. We hit the air with the Northland Communications Pregame Show at 7:00 PM. Kick off is set for 7:30 PM. Elsewhere Friday night, Walhalla is at home to take on Wren, and Seneca will…

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Much talked addition at treatment plant

October 18, 2013

A long-talked about acquisition for the business of collecting Oconee wastewater is about to take shape at the county treatment plant at Seneca. Bob Winchester, executive director of the Coneross Wastewater Treatment Plant, told the county Economic Development Commission construction is imminent for a septage receiving facility worth $1 million. “The beneficiaries will be the…

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A commitment to gun safety

October 18, 2013

As far as Oconee Sheriff’s Office is concerned, anyone who keeps a gun should know how to safely handle that gun. Sgt. Mike McGowan, a certified range instructor, takes a frontline position when it comes to gun safety and ensuring that no one is shot by accident—whether that be with a gun held by a…

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Jail update from Sheriff Crenshaw

October 18, 2013

After a meeting yesterday, Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said about the project to build the replacement jail, “We are still making revisions in the design mainly the interior layout to accommodate our needs. The architects are supposed to have preliminary drawings by the end of next week,” he said.

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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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