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Camp Sertoma celebrates golden anniversary
January 22, 2020 – 12:46 am | Comments Off on Camp Sertoma celebrates golden anniversary
Camp Sertoma celebrates golden anniversary

A dream that began through the Electric City Sertoma Club of Anderson to operate a summer camp serving underprivileged or speech- or hearing-impaired children throughout the state remains alive and well 50 years later.

Haven’t you noticed that ‘stupid’ is the new normal?
January 22, 2020 – 12:45 am | Comments Off on Haven’t you noticed that ‘stupid’ is the new normal?
Haven’t you noticed that ‘stupid’ is the new normal?

Willie: I save Christmas and all-occasion cards I get from friends.

Pickens County hunger study results to be released next month
January 22, 2020 – 12:43 am | Comments Off on Pickens County hunger study results to be released next month
Pickens County hunger study results to be released next month

The results of a hunger study throughout Pickens County, first announced last June, will finally be announced by the United Way of Pickens County and Clemson University at a special meeting early next month.

School board approves early start date for all students
January 22, 2020 – 12:08 am | Comments Off on School board approves early start date for all students
School board approves early start date for all students

Starting this year, all Oconee County students will start school the second Monday of August as a result of unanimous approval given by school board trustees on Tuesday night.

Whooping cough case confirmed at Seneca High
January 22, 2020 – 12:07 am | Comments Off on Whooping cough case confirmed at Seneca High
Whooping cough case confirmed at Seneca High

The School District of Oconee County on Tuesday said it has been informed by DHEC that a case of whooping cough has been identified at Seneca High School.

Comp plan meets resistance at first reading
January 22, 2020 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on Comp plan meets resistance at first reading
Comp plan meets resistance at first reading

After a year of work by staff and the planning commission, two county councilmen voted against adopting the Oconee County 2020 Comprehensive Plan on Tuesday night, though the motion passed with three votes.

Walhalla lowers $65 water bill penalty to $35
January 22, 2020 – 12:03 am | Comments Off on Walhalla lowers $65 water bill penalty to $35
Walhalla lowers $65 water bill penalty to $35

After months of discussion, Walhalla City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to lower the city’s $65 utility bill non-payment fee to $35.

Westminster delays third scheduled water rate increase
January 22, 2020 – 12:02 am | Comments Off on Westminster delays third scheduled water rate increase
Westminster delays third scheduled water rate increase

Additional data on Westminster’s two water rate increases has led city council to delay a third and final scheduled rate hike indefinitely.