Meeting ends without vote

December 12, 2012

State authorities apparently will wait another month before taking a vote on the Sanctuary Pointe project in Oconee County. A spokeswoman for the State Budget and Control Board says the Columbia meeting adjourned this morning, before the item of business involving a proposed sublease between the state PRT and Sanctuary Pointe LLC. The spokeswoman said…

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Walhalla’s holiday sanitation schedule

December 12, 2012

City of Walhalla trucks will make regular trash pickups on Christmas Eve, Monday, December 24. But a new Christmas week pickup date has been set for Walhalla sanitation customers who normally see their trash picked up on Tuesdays and Wednesdays. Instead of Tuesday, December 25 and Wednesday, December 26, trash will be picked up Thursday,…

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Auditor discovers WU water loss

December 12, 2012

The auditor for the town of West Union has detected a major loss of water, and the mayor says it equates to hundreds of gallons a month worth thousands of dollars a year. Auditor Dave Suttles provided Mayor Linda Oliver and the town council last night with his discovery, as part of his report on…

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Anticipating the fiscal cliff

December 12, 2012

If the leadership of Oconee schools wagered, their bet would be on a solution before the federal government’s financial condition falls from the cliff, forcing major funding cuts. Near the end of this week’s meeting Dr. Mike Lucas, superintendent of education, led the trustees in a discussion of what-if. If the fiscal cliff can’t be…

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Pre-filed legislation

December 12, 2012

Oconee County’s two resident members of the State House of Representatives have pre-filed a pair of bills to be considered during the 2013 legislative session, which begins next month. District Two’s Bill Sandifer seeks to amend a law, to allow for “Brianna’s Law.” If approved, the amendment would increase to life without parole or death,…

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Solid waste sets holiday schedule

December 12, 2012

Oconee County Solid Waste has set its holiday schedule. The landfill will accept regular business Monday, December 24 and close Tuesday and Wednesday, December 25 and 26. The landfill also closes Tuesday, January 1. Oconee’s manned convenience centers will operate 7 a-m to 3 p-m December 24 and close on December 25 and 26. The…

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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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