Phil Cheney says Danny Day will be missed

Danny Day of Seneca has completed two, four-year terms on the Oconee Library Board of Trustees.  Day chairs the board that sets policy for the county’s public libraries.  By county ordinance, Day (left) is forced to leave the board and his replacement will be named by the Oconee County Council.  Phil Cheney, director of the libraries, says Day will be […]

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No findings of more than minor significance

    The Nuclear Regulatory Commission informed Duke Energy yesterday that inspectors this month “did not identify any findings or violations of more than minor significance” in Units 1, 2, and 3 at the Oconee Nuclear Station.  The announcement was made by the NRC’s Brian Bonser in correspondence to Thomas Ray, Duke’s site vice president at the Oconee plant.  A […]

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Zenobia Jeannette Grant

Zenobia Jeannette Mize Grant, 92 went to be with her Lord and Savior on Dec. 28th, 2016 at GHS.   Memorial services will be held 11am Saturday, Dec. 31st, 2016 at the Brown-Oglesby Chapel with Dr. C Von Reynolds officiating.  The family will receive friends from 10 to 11 am prior to the service. Brown-Oglesby is assisting the family.

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Kick the tobacco habit, for good

Smokers who want to kick the habit are likely to make a New Year’s resolution.  The South Carolina Tobacco Quitline can help, no matter the stage of the quit process that you are in.  The DHEC-administered S.C. Tobacco Quitline features free, one-on-one telephone coaching, web-based and text message support, help to develop personalized quit plans and, to eligible callers, free […]

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Committee to interview magistrate hopefuls

As is his custom, the resident Oconee state senator will choose a committee to pore thru the applicants for the part-time position of county magistrate.  Then Senator Thomas Alexander makes a recommendation for appointment to the Governor.  An earlier 101.7/WGOG story incorrectly stated that the county’s three-member delegation would interview the candidates.  Last June Chief Magistrate Todd Simmons appealed to […]

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