Fire fighters shuttle water in training exercise

July 24, 2013
Fire fighters shuttle water in training exercise

Members of four rural Oconee County fire departments took part last weekend in a training exercise in which they shuttled water from one location to another. Having the ability to quickly transport water, according to Oconee Fire Chief Charlie King, is essential in areas where no or few hydrants exist. The focus of last Saturday’s…

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One-cent tax ballot-bound

July 24, 2013

Members of Oconee County Council now have a timeline for a capital project one-cent sales tax proposition to land on next year’s General Election ballot. Art Holbrooks, county strategic planner, gave the members of the council’s budget and finance committee a list of dates to meet to qualify a one-cent sales tax as a referendum…

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Dexter gets combative about GCCP

July 24, 2013

During a committee meeting last night, Oconee County Councilman Reg Dexter complained about what he sees as a further delay in extending sewer service to the Golden Corner Commerce Park. Dexter made no secret of his displeasure after County Administrator Scott Moulder reported that the state Department of Commerce won’t release funds for one portion…

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Roof work at Seneca City Hall

July 23, 2013

A three-day project to repair the roof at Seneca City Hall will prevent parking in front of the building. On Thursday, two spaces in the front parking lot will be blocked off. On Friday, the entire front parking lot will be off-limits, along with the drive next to Old Town Hall. On Saturday, the entire…

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Off to the coast they are bound!

July 23, 2013

Members of Oconee County Council will attend this year’s conference of the South Carolina Association of Counties. The meetings and events are planned Friday, August 2-Wednesday, August 7 on Hilton Head, at the Marriott Beach and Golf Resort.  

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A daylight home burglary near Westminster

July 23, 2013

A day-time home burglary near Westminster is being investigated by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, with help from family members of the victim. The burglary occurred late yesterday morning on Wisteria Drive near U-S 76. According to the investigating officer’s report, a family member reacted quickly yesterday by removing the keys from the ignition of a…

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