DOT: two Oconee bridge projects

March 12, 2013

Crews from the state Department of Transportation are involved in two rural Oconee County bridge projects. When completed, one of those projects will allow for the lifting of a detour now several months old north of West Union. Mike Smith, resident maintenance engineer for the DOT, said the Burns Mill Road Bridge is being replaced.…

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April-May to be key months for new WHS

March 12, 2013

Oconee School District still awaits the guaranteed maximum price for its first new high school construction in more than 20 years. Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent for operations, told the county board of trustees to expect the guaranteed maximum price at its meeting early next month, to be followed in May by start of the…

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Truck wreck strews mulch near I-85

March 12, 2013

A tractor-trailer accident near I-85 this morning deposited mulch all over an off-ramp at exit 4. Oconee County Dispatch reported no accident injuries, although assistance was required for a medical problem at the scene. State troopers reported the accident shortly before 4:45 this morning.

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Minor bus accident injuries

March 12, 2013
Minor bus accident injuries

Oconee School District officials say three students sent to the hospital after yesterday’s bus accident suffered minor injuries. A fourth student and the driver are OK, according to Dr. Michael Thorsland, assistant superintendent for operations. Thorsland went to the scene late yesterday afternoon to gather evidence of what was the third bus accident within the…

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School bus wreck in western OC

March 11, 2013

An Oconee School District official says a school bus has been involved in an accident this afternoon on the Unity Church Road. According to Dr. Michael Thorsland, it’s believed the bus carried four students and a driver—on a route home from the West-Oak middle and high schools. There is no confirmed word yet about injuries.…

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It’s almost like clockwork

March 11, 2013

Westminster’s electric power supplier is uping the ante. PMPA has approved a 7.3% increase in the charge it makes to member city Westminster. What Westminster elected leaders decide to pass onto their retail customers could be decided during tomorrow night’s city council meeting. According to the city administrator, the city council has a number of…

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