Congressman making up his mind

May 7, 2013

Whether the bill to let states collect tax on Internet sales will follow the regular House committee process or go straight to floor for a vote was unclear earlier today, according to information from the office of Third District Congressman Jeff Duncan. A spokesman for the Laurens Republican said he is still listening to peoples’…

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Office building would exceed county’s height limit

May 7, 2013

A five-story office building in the planning by Duke Energy would rise so high that it would exceed Oconee County’s height limit for buildings. According to Josh Stephens, county zoning administrator, any request for a building exceeding 65 feet in height automatically triggers consideration by the board of zoning appeals. Duke’s building would reach 80…

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Special week at the welcome centers

May 7, 2013

Drivers who pull into the welcome centers as they enter South Carolina this week will notice a party going on. It’s South Carolina’s way to extend a special welcome to visitors. The state Welcome Center at Fair Play on I-85 is one place for the grand celebration. Dawn Duncan, tourism manager at the Fair Play…

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Will OC students PASS?

May 7, 2013

Nearly five thousand Oconee public school students are clearing their desks today for the PASS test. The Palmetto Assessment of State Standards is a test for grades 3-8. Dr. Mike Lucas, county superintendent, says, “I know our teachers have worked hard to prepare students in Grades 3-8, and I wish our students the best of…

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Vietnam vets install officers

May 7, 2013
Vietnam vets install officers

Officers are in place for Oconee County’s Vietnam Veterans organization. Ernest Riley is the president; Dave Bertges, vice president; Rick Gibson, secretary; and Harvey Spencer, treasurer. The Roger Merck Chapter #1017, Vietnam Veterans of America meets the fourth Monday of the month at the American Legion Post home on Walhalla’s North Church Street. The gatherings…

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Adding onto the church!

May 7, 2013

In a regulatory hearing tonight in Clemson, a contractor seeks approval for an addition to the University Lutheran Church. The applicant is the Trehel Corporation. Tonight’s Board of Architectural Review hearing begins at 6 o’clock at City Hall.

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