Retreat Street ready for $50K in improvements

June 30, 2020

While money can be spent on Retreat Street Park upgrades when the city’s new fiscal year begins Wednesday, renovation work started last week on the Westminster project.

45 businesses sign up for ‘Neighbors’ in first month

Through the first month of the Neighbors Helping Neighbors program, locally owned small businesses got help marketing themselves after struggling during closings and reduced customers in the first two months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

YMCA clear from virus scare

The Foothills Area YMCA has received the all clear from health officials after announcing an employee was exposed to a confirmed COVID-19 case last week.

It’s almost like rewarding them for their bad behavior

Willie, I’m looking for the complete quote, “the communists are in our government, they are in our universities and our schools.” It was Adolf Hitler who said that before he came to power in Germany.  I don’t know the complete quote. I’m not siding with him by any stretch of the imagination. I just wanted […]

OCSO: Four charged after deputy interrupts burglary

An Oconee County Sheriff’s Office deputy checking on a frequently burglarized property found a crime in progress Saturday night, eventually landing four people in jail on various trespassing and burglary charges.