Oconee OKs deal with Sewer Authority on Fair Play/I-85 sewer

After months of negotiations, an agreement that could pave the way toward sewer service development along Oconee County’s I-85 corridor is going forward. On Tuesday , the Oconee County Council unanimously approved a resolution authorizing an agreement that transfer ownership to the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority of an approximately 12-mile service line from the county’s Golden Corner Commerce Park […]

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Plaintiff’s expert witness opens testimony

A retired emergency room doctor opened testimony this afternoon in an Oconee County civil court trial to decide whether medical personnel failed to diagnose what was wrong with a 67-year old woman who lost sight in her left eye. Court officers predict the trial could last into the early part next week. The plaintiff is Oconee resident Camille Hess. The […]

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Two days of bus service public hearings

Seneca invites the public in tonight for a hearing on bus passenger service. Topics such as government grants to run the CAT buses, transit stops, and route changes are all fair game for comment tonight at City Hall. The public hearing starts at 6 o’clock. A similar hearing is planned at City Hall for the noon hour tomorrow.

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Seneca officials are seeing colors

When it comes to building changes in Seneca’s downtown commercial area, city officials are seeing colors. Specifically, they are considering what shades of colors may be painted on buildings whose owners qualify for financial assistance from the city. The thinking is, if the city helps pay for the work there should be some kind of uniformity to re-painted downtown buildings. […]

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Early Walhalla political talk

Walhalla voters will choose a new mayor in 2019. And, although the November election is months away, there’s talk of who might run for the city’s top elected office—should Danny Edwards choose to step down. Yesterday Edwards told 101.7/WGOG NEWS he has not yet made up his mind if he will seek a third, four-year term. Two names prominently mentioned […]

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School trustees OK the deal

Oconee School District will pay $834 thousand dollars three groups of property owners for a little more than 40 acres on which the district will build a replacement Seneca middle school. The property fronts both Wells Highway and Garrison Road, not far from the 59 intersection. The deal, agreed to last night, is contingent on approvals from the South Carolina […]

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Cases of missing women enters second week

Two Oconee women remain missing into a second week. Laura Anders and Pamela Faith Roach were reported as separate missing person cases last week. Twenty-six year old Roach was last heard from February 11. She was believed to have been living in the Flat Rock Road area near Walhalla. She is a white female, strawberry blonde, blue eyes, 5’5”, 110 […]

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Duke details new Clemson projects

Duke Energy plans to meet future energy growth in Clemson and surrounding area with a new substation and a re-built transmission line. Details from the electric utility today call for the Death Valley substation to be built on the eastern side of university property near Pendleton Road and highway 76. That’s the area closest to the load center where electricity […]

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Tech student gains spot in pre-professional organization

Anderson resident Lindsay Cabasa, an associate degree Nursing student at Tri-County Technical College is one of 10 students statewide elected to serve on the South Carolina Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) Board. The Student Nurses’ Association of South Carolina (SNA-SC) is a pre-professional organization for nursing and pre-nursing students enrolled in South Carolina-accredited associate and baccalaureate degree nursing programs. The association […]

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