Electric power outage UPDATE

September 25, 2012

A spokeswoman for Duke Energy projects 2:30 this afternoon will the time that all service is restored in the West Union area.  A traffic accident that broke a pole late this morning at West Union Road and Old S.C. 28 was one thing, but strands of  electric lines left sagging was another.  And that’s why,…

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Political events to be staged at Fair Play

September 25, 2012

Two more candidate forums and debates have been announced for candidates in this year’s Oconee County elections. They’ll take place in October and November at the Fair-Oak Community Center, in advance of the November 6 General Election. According to the announcement, the three candidates for Oconee Sheriff have agreed to take part in a forum…

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The bill about to be placed in the mail

September 25, 2012

About 75 thousand tax notices will be mailed this week to Oconee property owners. Taxpayers should expect those bills to show up in mail boxes no later than Monday. The tax notices include real estate, airplanes, boats and motors, industry and business personal property. The announcement from Auditor Ken Nix states that if you do…

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Part of West Union Road closed

September 25, 2012

A small part of West Union Road remains closed as Duke Energy goes about the replacement of an electric pole that was struck in a car-truck accident.  Assistant Chief Jess Neville of the West Union Fire Department said no one was hurt in the accident, the impact of saw a transfer truck strike and break…

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Fate of newspaper’s home

September 25, 2012
Fate of newspaper’s home

What’s to be the fate of the venerable home of the Keowee Courier? An administrative review to the Walhalla Board of Zoning Appeals to allow 50 Short Street to be used for two story multi-housing goes to a hearing at 6 Thursday night at City Hall. Walhalla’s historic weekly paper has announced it is in…

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9/25 Top Political Headlines

September 25, 2012

*NBC’s FIRST READ: “We’re now inside 1,000 hours to Election Day (can you believe it!?!?!), and get ready to see A LOT of Barack Obama and Mitt Romney, starting with a near unprecedented level of media saturation. Let’s run through the schedule: the two candidates are holding high-profile speeches — with world leaders and a…

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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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