Prepping for the school distrrict’s next budget

April 14, 2015

On schedule last night, Oconee school trustees received some of the numbers they’ll consider for the district’s new budget, for the year beginning July 1. At their meeting next week, the trustees are scheduled to give first reading to the spending plan. According to Steve Hanvey, assistant superintendent for operations, administrators are working to try…

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Economist to speak on Streetscape

April 13, 2015
Economist to speak on Streetscape

  Those attending this year’s membership and awards dinner for the Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce will hear the views of an economist on what the prospects for streetscape and revitalization mean for a community. Dr. Bruce Yandle of Clemson will be the guest speaker for the Thursday, April 30 dinner meeting at the Depot. The…

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Rotary gets ready for Mayberry Days

April 13, 2015

Westminster Rotarians are getting ready for the crowds that will make their way into their city at the end of the month. The annual “Mayberry Comes to Westminster” will be April 30-May 2. At their meeting tomorrow, Rotarians will hear about this year’s event from organizer Tom Rusk. On Saturday, April 25 Rotarians will organize…

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Tech requests $45 thousand increase in budget

April 13, 2015

For its operating budget for the next government year, Tri-County Technical College is asking Oconee County to raise its share by $45 thousand and that is to reflect the cost of arming Tech’s security guards with weapons. Dr. Ronnie Booth, college president, said today the decision that the college must arm its security guards is…

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Tech proposes new student center

April 13, 2015

Tri-County Technical College seeks funding to build a new student center on its Pendleton campus. It’s a project that would address overcrowding on its main campus that, college officials say, inhibits students from finding quiet time and space to study. Part of the backdrop, as explained today to Oconee County Council members, is the maintenance…

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Store worker charged with taking lottery tickets

April 13, 2015

Law enforcement authorities have confirmed the arrest of a 24-year old Walhalla man as part of an investigation of stolen lottery tickets in Seneca. Municipal Judge Danny Singleton issued warrants charging Darius Alexander Priester with breach of trust with fraudulent intent and a violation of the statute covering intent to defraud and counterfeit game tickets.…

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Calendar

  • April 19, 2015Fairview Church of God's Revival
  • April 19, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • April 20, 2015 1:00 pmThe Thyroid Support Group Meeting
  • April 24, 2015Walhalla Civic Auditorium Play "BUSTED WEDDING BELLES"
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