First of its kind zoning case

July 15, 2013

A first of its kind zoning case makes it way tomorrow night to the Oconee County Council. The council is being asked to re-zone part of a parcel from residential district to traditional rural district. The entire parcel contains 7.5 acres and is located near Melton Road in the West Union area. It’s the first…

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Flooding closes SC Botanical Garden

July 15, 2013

No amount of preparation or planning could have spared the S.C. Botanical Garden at Clemson from the recent weeks of rain that resulted in a flood of unprecedented proportions. For the first time in its history, the garden now closed to the public. The incredible amount of rain overwhelmed the Duck Pond and flooded over…

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Mudslide damages Pickens County road

July 15, 2013

The South Carolina DOT expects that a quarter-mile section of U-S 178 in Pickens County near the North Carolina line will remain closed until early next month while repairs are made. A mudslide damaged part of that mountainous road. An approximate 30-minute detour has been posted in cooperation with the North Carolina DOT. That detour,…

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Mary Wyatt speaks in Walhalla

July 15, 2013

Walhalla Rotary Club today welcomes Mary Wyatt as its guest speaker. A retired attorney and former editor of the South Carolina Bar Association magazine, Wyatt serves as a member of the board of trustees for the John de la Howe School.

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Streetscape Discussion

July 14, 2013

The City of Walhalla will host merchants and the public to discuss the proposed streetscape project for downtown Walhalla, Tuesday, July 16, 6:30 at the Walhalla Depot.  This is a change of venue from council chambers originally planned.  The Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce encourages interested members and all merchants to attend.  City Council will…

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Oconee Mother, Children, Found In Idaho

July 13, 2013

Officials with the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office report a local mother and her four girls have been located in Idaho. Sheriff’s Spokesman Jimmy Watt says Idaho State Police located 44 year-old Laverne Bennett and her daughters at an interstate rest area in the town of Coeur d’Alene, near the Idaho/Washington state line. The Oconee Sheriff’s…

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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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