Walhalla underage drinking problem

November 26, 2012
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Walhalla’s new chief of police is shedding light on a community problem which, of late, is more and more prevalent, he says. Chief Ronald Wilbanks said it’s the problem of young people breaking or attempting to break the law against underage drinking. The police have already made cases against 17 to 19 year olds who,…

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Highway finish date extended

November 26, 2012
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The State of South Carolina has approved extension dates to allow the general contractor another month to complete Oconee County’s major highway project, Sheep Farm Road. The original agreement called for all work to be finished by December 15, but the new date is January 20. According to Ryan Miller, resident construction engineer for the…

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Restoring an historic creek

November 26, 2012
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An Experiment Station grant of more than $100 thousand will enable researchers to monitor and restore part of an historic creek that flows through and around the Clemson campus. Hunnicutt Creek and Clemson have a long relationship going back to the university founding. In 1890, state lawmakers approved using convict labor for Clemson’s first buildings…

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Plans set for Salem parade

November 26, 2012
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Plans are set for the 2012 Salem Christmas parade. The event will be this Sunday at 4 o’clock. Units should lineup one hour ahead of time at the high school.

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River Birch to replace Oaks

November 26, 2012
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The Westminster Tree Board is recommending River Birch trees be planted as replacements for seven oak trees which the Department of Transportation scheduled for removal yesterday. A recent incident in which a tree fell onto a vehicle led the city to discover seven Main Street oak trees suffering from age issues, including hollow trunks and…

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Board hearing tonight

November 26, 2012
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At a hearing tonight at Seneca City Hall, the issue is to be a facade change at the Ye Olde Sandwich Shop on N. Townville Street. The Board of Architectural Review will take public comment before a vote on whether to grant a certificate of appropriateness. The hearing begins at 6.

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  • April 14, 2014 2:00 pmSpring into the Library at the OCPL’s Westminster Branch
  • April 17, 2014 9:00 amBlue Ridge Bank Bake Sale to Benefit The March of Dimes
  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
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