No water for six hours

September 6, 2012

Westminster will shut off water on Doyle Street, at Doyle and Simpson streets, beginning at 11 this morning. Customers there will be without service for about six hours, while crews connect a line to the new northern loop.

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Fugitive from justice case in Oconee

September 6, 2012

A 75-year old man sits in an Oconee jail cell this morning, having been arrested on a warrant alleging fugitive from justice. According to an Oconee Sheriff’s Department report, Newman Howard Shankle was identified by authorities in Richmond County, North Carolina as a suspect in fraud and the mistreatment of a body. The department quotes…

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Advanceman Billy Boylston

September 6, 2012

A young man from Seneca serves as an advanceman for the Mitt Romney campaign for President. With the campaign in high gear, it’s a busy job for Billy Boylston who managed a quick trip home last weekend. Boylston is a former aide to Congressman Jeff Duncan.

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Johnson Controls believes in Foothills Trail

September 6, 2012
Johnson Controls believes in Foothills Trail

The Foothills Trail Conference has accepted a $1 thousand donation from Johnson Controls. A worldwide technology and manufacturing company, Johnson Controls made the donation as part of its environmental stewardship program called Blue Sky. For several years, the company has donated money to assist with maintenance of the 77-mile hiking trail between Oconee State Park…

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Leadership S.C. Class of 2013 gathers

September 5, 2012

From bankers and real estate agents to educators, the latest class of S.C. Leadership gathers for the first time today with a vision to better themselves and those around them. The program is supported by Clemson University’s Institute for Economic and Community Development and was established to provide gifted and highly motivated South Carolinians a…

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Explaining that tax increase

September 5, 2012

An explanation today on the pocketbook impact of that Oconee County school tax increase that’ll show up in the bills that are to go out in the mail this fall. On his blog, County Superintendent of Education Mike Lucas says the increase of 8.7 mills will have no effect on the homeowner for an owner-occupied…

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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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