Boylston to lead OC Chamber

January 31, 2013

A former government servant and lifelong Oconee resident has been named interim executive director of the Oconee County Chamber of Commerce at Seneca. Billy Boylston worked in Republican Party circles at last year’s national convention and then for the Romney-Ryan campaign. Previous to that, he worked on Capitol Hill for Congressmen Jeff Duncan of South…

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Duncan to stop at Oconee gun shops

January 31, 2013

As part of his listening tour tomorrow, Congressman Jeff Duncan will make stops at two Oconee County gun shops. He plans to be at The Gun Shop on Main Street in Walhalla from 11:30 a-m to noon and then in Seneca at Southern Firearms and Saddle on Ramcat Alley from 12:30 to 1. Duncan says,…

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Make-up games rescheduled…again

January 31, 2013

The stormy weather on Wednesday postponed basketball make-up games around the area. West-Oak was set to face BHP, while Seneca was hosting Palmetto. Both games had been originally scheduled for last Friday, but were postponed when an ice storm threatened the area. Seneca will host the Mustangs Thursday night with the girl’s game beginning at 6:00 PM. West-Oak…

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New government inspectors at ONS

January 31, 2013
New government inspectors at ONS

Nuclear Regulatory Commission officials in Atlanta have announced new inspectors at Duke’s Oconee nuclear power project. Ed Crowe will serve as senior resident inspector, transferring from an identical position at Alabama’s Farley nuclear plant. Gregory Croon joined the NRC in August 2011 as a project engineer in the Region II Division of Reactor Projects in…

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New supermarket to require highway changes

January 31, 2013

The project to bring a Publix supermarket to Clemson will require changes to U-S 123. And Monday the city council will take up a change to the agreement with the Publix shopping center developers, Gateway Tiger (123), LLC. The highway changes are to be made to 123, as well as to the highway approach to…

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Powell feels the excitement

January 31, 2013

Businessman John Powell anticipates Tuesday night will be the last hurdle at the Oconee County level for his project to convert the former courthouse building into a Walhalla hotel. Powell is partnering with another Oconee County resident, Jim Carswell, to develop the project. Provided Tuesday’s final vote is favorable you can expect the start of…

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Calendar

  • November 22, 2014Benefit for Mark & Jody Vissage
  • November 22, 2014 7:00 pmThe Miss Walhira Pageant
  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
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