Building permits, home prices and new homes planned have all increased over a year ago in Oconee County, a sign that the local economy is continuing to improve, according to Richard Blackwell, executive director of the Oconee Economic Alliance.
After approving a budget in June that reversed the proportion of funds received from fee-in-lieu-of-tax agreements in favor of the county over the School District of Oconee County, county council is considering a move giving it flexibility to further increase its share of the money.
GREENVILLE — Riding a seven-game losing streak and taking on one of the top Class 4A teams in the state, the Daniel Lions faced a tall order with a trip to Sirrine Stadium to take on the Greenville Red Raiders on Friday night.
A Westminster woman faces multiple charges including first-degree burglary and grand larceny and another is being sought in connection with a theft and break-in earlier this month in which more than $22,000 in cash and firearms were taken.
A Westminster couple are facing charges and five children are in the custody of the S.C. Department of Social Services in connection with an August incident in which they were found living in a home described by investigators as “not suitable for an adult, much less a child.”