Echo Hills recommendation

October 12, 2012

Phase one work to cost about $2.4 million dollars. At its meeting Tuesday, Oconee County Council will consider a staff recommendation to award a contract for all site work in phase one of Echo Hills. Recommended for the job is the company Phillips and Jordan of Robbinsville, North Carolina. As part of the work within…

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Hazardous waste collection day

October 12, 2012
Hazardous waste collection day

We all have waste that sits around the house, and some of it is hazardous. Tomorrow Oconeeans can take advantage of a free event called Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day.” From 10 a-m to 2 p-m, you may bring items to the parking lot of Seneca High School. Paint will not be accepted, but you…

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Zoning exception approved

October 12, 2012

Campground coming to Jefferson Road nearWest Union, as the result of action last night by the Oconee Board of Zoning Appeals.  The board approved a special exception that’ll allow Ronnie Hughey to establish a 16-unit campground inside a lake residential district.  Two conditions were attached to the approval:  Hughey must obey all codes and ordinances…

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OC students at the fair

October 12, 2012

About 750 Oconee students, along with a fifth grade group from Clemson Elementary, took part last week in Ag Days at the Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair. About 30 exhibits, from composting to calf roping, were available for the students to experience. In the barn the students also saw horses, chickens, pigs, and alpacas. Christina Alexander,…

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Morning accidents

October 12, 2012

Two persons were injured this morning in an accident near West Union. Their car went down a 75-foot embankment on the Burns Mill Road. A 96.3/WGOG NEWS source indicates the injuries were minor. In Pickens County this morning, the state patrol reports a traffic collision fatality on Fernwood Drive near Easley. No other details available.

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SC has plenty of water

October 12, 2012

South Carolina has plenty of water.  The challenge, according to lawmakers,  is managing the natural resource. Six state senators and representatives, including Anderson Rep. Don Bowen, discussed  issues such as surface water permits, preserving wetlands, saltwater intrusion and marketplace pricing.  At the state conference, Senator Phil Leventis said water pricing should be revamped.  Instead of…

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  • July 25, 2014One Night with the "King" Prophetic Women's Conference
  • July 25, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • July 26, 2014Boat Poker Run
  • July 26, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
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