OC’s 911 backup in line for upgrade

September 26, 2013

By design, Seneca serves as backup to Oconee County’s 911 emergency system. And, if County Council says yes next week, Seneca Police Station equipment will get an upgrade. That upgrade, according to Oconee Communications Officer Travis Tilson, will enable the Seneca 911 center to receive text messages to 911. Seneca Police Chief John Covington says…

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Additional Sewer South/GCCP contract recommended

September 26, 2013

In front of Oconee County Council next week, there’ll be a request to authorize a contract for engineering services for the phase one development of Sewer South/Golden Corner Commerce Park. County staff recommends the contract for professional engineering services go to URS Corporation of Greenville in the amount of $176,500. Earlier this month, the council…

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Public input invited for Streetscape

September 26, 2013

Walhalla invites questions, comments and suggestions for Streetscape. And you can make them directly to one of the companies involved in the project. Representatives of Seamon Whiteside will greet the public at 124 E. Main Street, Walhalla between noon and 5 p-m Tuesday, October 8. According to city administrator Nancy Goehle, it’ll be a drop-in…

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In Westminster, to build or not to build?

September 26, 2013

For decades, Westminster’s recreation program has provided fun and competition for thousands of youngster—professional sports stars Andy Lee and Jared Burton, among them. But like a lot of towns, Westminster has begun to think about the future. The city council met last night apparently to discuss ideas. “The feeling right now is that we may…

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THURSDAY SPORTS: Leggett adds volunteer assistant; Extra-innings record set; Martin promotes coach

September 26, 2013

*Clemson Baseball Head Coach Jack Leggett announced the addition of former Tiger righthander Stephen Faris to the coaching staff as the volunteer assistant on Wednesday. Faris replaces former Tiger first-baseman Michael Johnson, who served as the volunteer assistant for the previous five seasons (2009-13). Faris will assist Associate Head Coach and Pitching Coach Dan Pepicelli…

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Fire report: no immediate safety concerns

September 26, 2013

A once-every-three year fire safety inspection report has been completed by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission at the Oconee Nuclear Plant. None of the findings resulted in any immediate safety concerns, according to an NRC spokesman, and Duke Energy immediately took corrective actions and other measures. The NRC’s Roger Hannah says those findings relate to how…

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