Budget requests due Friday

February 13, 2013

What Oconee County departments are going to spend during 2013-14 have to be in writing to the county administrator by the end of the work week. Scott Moulder says the department heads are aware that Friday is the deadline for them to submit their requests for a new budget year. Moulder predicts another tight year,…

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Man charged with burglary at neighbors

February 13, 2013

A 25-year old man, Waylon Eugene Robinson, is under arrest by the Oconee Sheriff’s Department, charged with burglary second degree and petty larceny at the home of neighbors. According to Sheriff’s Department reports, the crime occurred two weeks ago on Fairfield Road near Walhalla. The victim reported missing her purse, containing medication.  

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High School Basketball Playoffs

February 13, 2013

The Daniel, Seneca and Walhalla girls teams were all victorious in first-round games on Monday. In boy’s action on Tuesday, Seneca defeated Woodruff 69-56. The Daniel boys beat Clinton 77-43. The Seneca boys will now travel to Eastside on Friday for a second round game, while Daniel will host Southside.

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Why Hartwell and Thurmond out of balance

February 13, 2013

The Army Corps of Engineers ascribes two factors to explain why lakes Hartwell and Thurmond are out of balance. According to Russell Wicke of Savannah district Corporate Communications, the Hartwell sub-basin received above-average rainfall last month. But Thurmond’s experienced below-average. During drought conditions, water is only released from the Hartwell project when it is required…

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Graham to vote no

February 13, 2013

In an Armed Services Committee meeting, Senator Lindsey Graham announced he’ll vote no on President Obama’s nomination of Chuck Hagel as the next defense secretary. Graham, the Republican from Oconee, says he is unnerved by what he views as Hagel’s inability to articulate what the U-S policy should be toward Iran. Graham told his committee…

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Gamecock Baseball Selected To Finish Third in East In SEC Coaches’ Poll

February 13, 2013

South Carolina was selected to finish in third place in the Eastern Division in the 2013 SEC Preseason Coaches’ Poll that was released on Tuesday, Feb. 12. Both the Gamecocks and Kentucky shared a tie for third place in the poll. The 2013 season begins on Friday, February 15 as the Gamecocks host a three-game…

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  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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