Accident trial verdict for the defense

June 12, 2013

An Oconee jury returned a verdict for the defendant in a slip and fall accident in the parking lot of a convenience store. In the case of Adam Rouse against Palms LLC, the jury yesterday ruled in favor of Palms. Rouse had sought damages to cover medical and other costs for injuries he allegedly suffered…

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Seneca helping hand to Walhalla

June 12, 2013

Seneca extended a helping hand last night to Walhalla, in the form of equipment to help the County Seat municipality restore its swimming pool. Seneca Clerk-Treasurer Joel Seavey said during last night’s City Hall meeting the mayor and council made official their donation of equipment, such as pumps, to help Walhalla reopen its pool. Seneca…

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Superintendent’s package nears $175K

June 12, 2013

Oconee school trustees continue to like the job done by their county superintendent of education. They’ve extended the contract employment of Dr. Michael Lucas one additional year and raised his salary by two percent. Board Chairman Andy Inabinet told 96.3/WGOG NEWS this morning Lucas’s base salary is approximately $149,300, but his total package—counting annuities—approximates $175…

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Hulse: a certified clerk to OCC

June 12, 2013

Oconee County’s Elizabeth Hulse is one of 24 clerks to county councils statewide who successfully completed a training program conducted by the South Carolina Clerks to Council Association. On top of that, Hulse has been receiving congratulations recently for having written an article about the roles and responsibilities of county council clerks. The article appears…

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Westminster to repeal ordinance

June 12, 2013

Westminster city leaders have given first reading to repealing an ordinance under which the city tows cars parked on city streets between the hours of 2 and 6 a-m. One problem with enforcement, according to City Administrator David Smith, is that with only 11 city streets, most of Westminster’s roadway space are state roads passing…

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Public meeting tonight in OCC chambers

June 12, 2013

Oconee County tonight will host a Duke Energy public information meeting on the process to re-license the Keowee-Toxaway project. Everyone is invited at 6 o’clock to the County Council Chambers.

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Calendar

  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
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