Accident blocks traffic in Bountyland

May 18, 2013

Part of South Carolina Highway 188 at the Bountyland traffic lights was blocked to traffic during the noon hour Saturday, while crews repaired a power pole. Bob Faires of Seneca Light and Water said a motorist’s vehicle hit the pole.

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Keowee School Bells Ring Again

May 18, 2013

The old Keowee School bell rang clear and loud Saturday afternoon for the first time in 45 years. A ceremony marking the community’s 100 year-old school saw the bell dedicated to Jerry Opperman, the man who saved it.

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Ball is in Scott Moulder’s court

May 17, 2013

Oconee County Councilman Reg Dexter, chairman of the budget committee, said Friday he and his colleagues were awaiting Administrator Scott Moulder’s response to the council’s offer of a pay increase for 2013-14. Apparently it’s the major aspect left unresolved in a new, three-year contract for Moulder, county administrator since 2010. According to Moulder, the council…

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Looking forward to his clients’ day in court

May 17, 2013

A defense lawyer looks forward to his clients day in court next month to try to counteract a judge’s preliminary ruling that gaming machines seized last month are illegal. “Some of the machines print tickets showing there’s no cash value and say the machines comply with state law,” Gruber Sires of Seneca told reporters this…

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Possibilities in the OC job pipeline

May 17, 2013

Among on-going attempts by the office of Oconee Economic Development to recruit new manufacturing jobs is a company with interest of moving to Oconee County. It’s a project the ED office refers to as “Project May.” Richard Blackwell, ED recruiter, said, “They will be closing facility outside the state and moving operations here, along with…

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Blackwell: “Business is good”

May 17, 2013

On a day when the state reports jobless claims continue to drop, Oconee’s top economic development recruiter said local business is good and the addition of even one new job on Main Street is something to relish. The state Department of Employment and Workforce reports the adjusted unemployment rate statewide in April fell to 8%.…

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