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Shelter is part of answer to domestic violence issue
August 13, 2014 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Shelter is part of answer to domestic violence issue | Test

The doors will officially open Thursday for Safe Harbor’s domestic violence center in Oconee County, and while it is a remarkable and important achievement, it is only part of the answer to the issue of domestic violence in Oconee.

Light at the end of the tunnel?
August 6, 2014 – 12:55 am | No Comment
Light at the end of the tunnel? | Test

Oconee sheriff Mike Crenshaw may not have moved as fast as some had hoped in the investigation into $505,000 in missing drug money from the sheriff’s office accounts in 2009, but his announcement last week that he plans to complete his inquiry by the end of 2014 will hopefully bring light to a very dark tunnel in Oconee County’s history.

Bullying tactic or good business?
August 5, 2014 – 12:39 am | No Comment
Bullying tactic or good business? | Test

After a year and a half of posturing and not much else, the dispute between Oconee County Council and the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority over annual payments of $610,000 due to the sewer authority has reached a stage where the courts will now likely have to settle it.

Hilton Head: Worth the money?
August 1, 2014 – 12:15 am | 4 Comments
Hilton Head:  Worth the money? | Test

Oconee County is sending a total of seven people — including four councilmen — to Hilton Head for the S.C. Association of Counties annual conference, which starts today and runs through next week.

Time has come for us to repay Rogers
July 29, 2014 – 12:14 am | No Comment
Time has come for us to repay Rogers | Test

Kathy Rogers is not used to being on the receiving side of help from the people of Oconee County — she is usually the one providing assistance to those in need.

Prayer at local government meetings?
July 12, 2014 – 12:30 am | 6 Comments
Prayer at local government meetings? | Test

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Learning from the past
July 11, 2014 – 12:15 am | No Comment
Learning from the past | Test

There’s a building in Oconee County that is an embarrassment to its owners.

Changing the county’s reputation
July 9, 2014 – 12:07 am | No Comment
Changing the  county’s reputation | Test

From July 2012 to January 2013, six people died in three separate murder-suicides in Oconee County, earning the county the reputation as the No. 1 in South Carolina for deaths from domestic violence.

A good start to the dialogue
July 5, 2014 – 12:18 am | No Comment
A good start to the dialogue | Test

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“We hold these truths …”
July 4, 2014 – 12:20 am | No Comment
“We hold these truths …” | Test

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