Audience restless over proposed tax increase and new fee

May 8, 2013

Last night’s large Oconee County Council meeting audience reflected restlessness. During public comment  several Oconeeans  railed against the idea of a tax mill increase and a first-ever road maintenance fee. One man complained, “We want a decent rate.” Another, Berry Nichols, in a reference to Oconeeans on fixed incomes, asked the county officials to imagine…

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PRWD renews commitment to GCCP

May 8, 2013

Pioneer Rural Water District is going full-steam forward with its plan to make the Golden Corner Commerce Park the home for its first treatment plant, and that pleased the only member of a group called “Stop Pioneer Now” who attended yesterday’s district board. Terry Pruitt, Pioneer general manager, laid out a timeline for Oconee County…

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County tells Walhalla it’s willing!

May 8, 2013

After a long closed-door meeting, Oconee County Council has directed its administrator to tell Walhalla that the county is willing to help arrange state prison inmate labor to restore the municipal swim pool. In line with the action taken after executive session, the county—through Sheriff Mike Crenshaw—would be responsible for housing, feeding, transportation and normal…

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Seneca Softball Comes up Short

May 7, 2013

The Seneca High School Softball team lost to Union County 5-2 Monday night in the opening round of the 3A Upper State playoffs. The Lady Cats now face an elimination game on Wednesday against the loser of Tuesday’s Daniel-Chapman game.

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Walhalla Girls Soccer Team Advances

May 7, 2013

The Walhalla High School Girls Soccer team defeated Chapman 2-0 Monday night in the first round of the playoffs. The Lady Razors will now travel to Eastside on Wednesday for a second round game against the Eagles.

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Seminar tonight on veterans benefits

May 7, 2013

Oconee Veterans Affairs Officer Jerry Dyar holds a seminar at 6 tonight at Belvedere Commons in Seneca. The purpose: to educate veterans and their spouses on benefits and changes.

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Calendar

  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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