After interruption, 911 service restored!

May 31, 2013

911 service is operational again in eight South Carolina counties after an interruption this morning in telephone service. Counties affected were Laurens, Clarendon, Fairfield, Georgetown, Horry Lee, McCormick and Williamsburg. During the outage, all counties switched to their secondary systems for emergency calls. The S-C Emergency Management Division recommends every family emergency plan include a…

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Public may speak on proposed land deal

May 31, 2013

Oconee County Council entertains public comment next week on a proposal to sell a small part of its Golden Corner Commerce Park to allow Pioneer Rural Water District to build a treatment plant. The public hearing is high on the agenda for Tuesday night’s 6 o’clock meeting in council chambers. An Atlanta, Georgia certified public…

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OC seniors taking final exams

May 31, 2013

In the last week of the public school year, Oconee seniors are taking exams—-and those results are a key to final grades that’ll impact the numbers of students who will qualify for diplomas. An announcement of the final numbers, according to Superintendent Dr. Mike Lucas, will be made next week. Graduation day for the seniors…

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CoC awards Ambassador scholarship

May 31, 2013

A Walhalla girl who one day would like to serve her city government was announced last night the winner of a scholarship awarded by the Greater Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce. The announcement of the $500 scholarship for Marley Fischer was made during the chamber’s annual membership and award dinner last night at the civic…

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One special exception OK’d, second deferred

May 31, 2013

Duke Energy will be allowed to put up a five-story office building within the protected area of Oconee Nuclear Station, but a separate request to allow a cell phone tower at Long Creek was deferred until next month. Several Long Creek property owners and others turned out to oppose a cell tower they say would…

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Seneca home lay in ruins

May 31, 2013

Fire, believed to have started in the basement, has taken a heavy toll on Seneca’s Normandy Shores peninsula. Hours after fire fighters were sent to 407 Northampton Road smoke spewed from the Kennedy home. A husband, wife, and their grandson all managed to get out of the house without injury. Because of the wood components…

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  • September 22, 2014 6:00 pmBrasstown Baptist Church's Revival
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 23, 2014 11:00 amLeague of Women Voters of the Clemson Area National Voter Registration Day
  • September 25, 2014 3:00 pmTHORback Thursday
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