Secure trash when traveling the highways

February 19, 2014

Perhaps as much or more than anyone, Tim Rice can see what’s wrong with today’s Oconee County landscape. Corp. Rice is the full-time environmental services officer for the Oconee Sheriff’s Office and, through him, county law enforcement’s assault on illegal littering is spearheaded. In a program recorded for later airing on 96.3/WGOG, Rice identified two goals today for the Sheriff’s Office when it comes to cleaning up the countryside. “I would like to see the illegal dumps definitely go down, and that’s something we’re working on. Another focus: educating the folks who live in Oconee County,” according to Rice. Illegal dumps, or what’s considered as neighborhood trash piles, remain prevalent—despite the county’s maintaining of manned convenience centers across the county that operate 7 a-m to 7 p-m five days a week.

 

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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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