Nothing scenic about Sheep Farm Road

February 27, 2013

Oconee’s Sheep Farm Road opens a rural landscape which could not previously be viewed from the window of a motor vehicle.  However,  the brand-new, five-lane highway won’t carry the distinction of a scenic highway and the rules such highways must adhere to. The county planning commission this week voted to recommend against a scenic highway…

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Takin’ it to the street!

February 27, 2013

For street events, such as Seneca’s Jazz on the Alley, patrons of permitted bars and restaurants may enjoy beer and wine at tables set up in Ramcat Alley. The question arises whether a patron, with a glass of liquor in his hand, may do the same. The Seneca city attorney is not sure. Though the…

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Time for a new Walhalla festival

February 26, 2013

From her perch on Walhalla’s N. Catherine Street, Maxie Duke has an idea for a new festival in the County Seat. A festival, she says, that can make a mark in ways similar to Walhalla’s Oktoberfest and Mayfest. The point she makes is that, thanks to groups of determined people, Walhalla about five years ago…

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As another cliff approaches….

February 26, 2013

The automatic spending cut sequestration is on the mind today of the Oconee County superintendent of education. Dr. Mike Lucas is worried that spending cuts beginning Friday will impact what Oconee County spends for public education, beginning with the federal government’s next budget year starting this fall. Lucas is hoping for political compromise. Without, he…

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Walhalla Defeats West-Oak in Monday’s Baseball Action

February 26, 2013

High school baseball on Monday saw Walhalla defeat West-Oak 19-7 in the opening round of the Anderson-Oconee Preseason Tournament. The game lasted five innings. Luke Pace got the win for the Razors. Play continues Tuesday night as Walhalla will host TL Hanna and West-Oak will host Daniel. First pitch in both games is set for 6:30 PM.

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Clemson’s 2013 Football Schedule Features Two Thursday Matchups

February 26, 2013

Clemson’s 2013 football schedule includes three games against teams that finished the 2012 season in the top 10 in the nation. The schedule was released by the Atlantic Coast Conference on Monday. The Tigers will open the season on August 31 against Georgia. They also face Florida State and South Carolina, all teams that finished…

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  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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