OCC sees benefit in new tax

April 10, 2013
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Members of Oconee County Council envision a one-cent capital project sales tax as a beneficial new tax that would create an alternative source of revenue for a county that relies on the property tax. During a committee meeting, council members last night agreed to bring up the idea during their next regular meeting. That idea…

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Spending the night in DC!

April 9, 2013
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At least some Duke Energy representatives who’ve gone to the nation’s capital for government meetings are likely to spend the night in the area. There was one meeting scheduled today, followed by another tomorrow. Duke officials are meeting with Nuclear Regulatory Commission staff about two subjects—the potential for flooding at the Oconee Nuclear Station and…

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Walhalla Depot to be closed four weeks

April 9, 2013
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Walhalla Depot to be closed four weeks

Walhalla’s frequently-used community depot building will close soon for a four-week period, as a contractor embarks on $45 thousand worth of renovations—including new light fixtures, new floor coverings and paint jobs inside and out. According to city administrator Nancy Goehle, J-Davis Construction plans to start work late this week or by Monday. The repair project…

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Railroad crossing to close temporarily

April 9, 2013
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Once again, the Jacobs Road railroad crossing near Clemson will be closed to vehicle traffic for continued maintenance by Norfolk Southern. Mike Smith, resident maintenance engineer for the DOT, says on the crossing, the railroad intends to replace a temporary asphalt covering with a permanent one. The work will take place Sunday between the hours…

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Back to work after car wreck

April 9, 2013
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Nancy Goehle, the Walhalla city administrator, is back on the job after a weekend car accident. The accident occurred at an intersection on the new Sheep Farm Road.  

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Fire consumes large truck

April 9, 2013
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Fire this morning destroyed a tractor-trailer truck in the Friendship Community near Seneca. Charlie King, the Oconee fire chief, says the fire broke out on the property of a home on Wild Rose Lane near the Coneross Creek. “The truck was kept at the residence of the operator. He was off-duty. He came in Sunday…

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