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A School District of Oconee County official begs to differ with the longstanding argument that school districts are top-heavy with administration and lacking in teaching positions.
Miss Oktoberfest Aubrey Bailey’s favorite attractions at her namesake festival are the Ferris wheel and lemonade.
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.
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.”
The unemployment rate in both Oconee and Pickens counties plummeted in September, following a statewide trend that has the Palmetto State workforce looking solid going into the holiday season.