Tigerama to kickoff Homecoming Weekend

October 22, 2014

The annual Tigerama Homecoming Pep Rally Friday night will kickoff the weekend’s 100th anniversary Homecoming celebration at ClemsonUniversity.  Tigerama is scheduled to begin at 7 p-m in Littlejohn Coliseum.  It will be preceded by a family-friendly Tigerama Tailgate at 5 o’clock on the Littlejohn Coliseum lawn.  Visitors will be able to get autographs from Clemson…

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Roundabout is a new concept for Oconee

October 22, 2014

If one life is saved, the money and the effort will be worth it. That’s the thinking of the South Carolina DOT as it goes about introducing a new concept next year to the Oconee County motoring public. Josh Makison, resident construction engineer, says in the works for accident-prone Wells Highway and Strawberry Farm Road…

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Three highway projects in the works

October 22, 2014

The South Carolina Department of Transportation has three highway improvement projects in the pipeline for 2015.  One of them will introduce a new concept for Oconee County motoring.  It’s called a roundabout and it’s on the drawing table for the accident prone intersection of Wells Highway and Strawberry Farm Road near Seneca.  Not far away…

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Clearing up a misconception

October 22, 2014

At the start of last night meeting, Oconee County Administrator Scott Moulder took a few minutes to clarify and try to clear up confusion over whether a one cent increase in the local sales tax, should it pass the November referendum, will apply to the purchase of groceries. It will not, Moulder said. Confusion arose,…

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Auditor: Walhalla’s books in order

October 22, 2014

2013-14 was “a very good year” in the estimation of Walhalla’s auditor. Certified public accountant Jason White delivered a report last night to the mayor and council that the city’s general fund realized $178 thousand above expenses. According to White, the city was able to accomplish its financial standing with the help of a $391…

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Reslution approved after call to order

October 22, 2014

In light of the state’s lack of money to repair roads and bridges, is it fair to prod the state legislature to fund a financial commitment to local government? It was an issue raised last night as District Two’s Wayne McCall voted against a resolution aimed to increase the county’s Local Government Fund from state…

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Calendar

  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 4:30 pmCheohee Baptist Church Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmCollege Street Baptist Church's Fall Celebration
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