No fire found at Westminster school

September 27, 2013

School is in session this morning on regular schedule at West-Oak Middle School—in spite of the presence of fire fighters and their equipment. No fire occurred there. According to Oconee Fire Chief Charlie King, a caller apparently mistook the sight of steam from a heating and air conditioning unit as smoke. But steam was all…

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Theft alert

September 27, 2013

Clemson and surrounding cities are experiencing a rash of thefts from motor vehicles and garage areas. The thieves have been targeting mopeds, motorcycles and bicycles. The Clemson police say the most recent thefts have occurred within the Maple Drive and Holly areas. The police say the arrests of two people Wednesday revealed them to be…

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Lucas return date November 4

September 27, 2013

Oconee’s superintendent of education, Dr. Mike Lucas, says Monday, November 4 is the date he is marking on his calendar to return to work. Dr. Michael Thorsland, acting superintendent, quotes Lucas as saying his recovery from a heart procedure early this month is going very well.  

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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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Calendar

  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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