Articles by Zack Mauldin
Walhalla City Council approved a change order on construction of the city’s water plant Tuesday night, a change utilities director Scott Parris believes will better protect the main line coming into the new plant.
While the Oconee County Planning Commission continues to review the goals of the 2030 comprehensive plan, it also took care of some routine business at its Monday night meeting.
Andrew Chance Keaton, 26, of 418 Hamby Road, was charged with grand larceny, according to a warrant.
Antonio Bernard Holden, 41, of 205 Daniel Ave., faces two counts of distribution of methamphetamine and one count of distribution of LSD, according to warrants.
The Tennessee Highway Patrol said in its report on the March 23 accident that Kenneth Myles Gordy, 47, parked his 2016 Kenworth 310 tractor-trailer truck illegally on the right shoulder facing eastbound on I-40.
Brandon Ray Hopkins, 27, of McCall Road in Westminster, was charge with one count of petit larceny in the incident. Upon his arrest, he was also charged with one count of grand larceny and malicious injury to personal property.
Westminster city administrator Chris Carter told council Tuesday night he expects relocation work for a permanent water line to be completed within the next two weeks at Dixon and Singleton roads along U.S. Highway 123.
A small subdivision with up to a dozen homes could be coming to Seneca if a rezoning request approved by the Seneca Planning Commission Monday night gets the final go-ahead from city council.
Members of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority’s finance and administration committee voted unanimously to approve a recommendation of the authority’s proposed $5.5 million operation and maintenance fund budget for fiscal year 2020 at their meeting Monday afternoon.
Christopher Zachary Malone, 27, of Deborahs Way, is charged with a second offense of possession with the intent to distribute methamphetamine. He was being held on a $10,000 surety bond Monday.
They called him the “senator from central casting.”
It didn’t capture the national attention that Tiger Woods received in his comeback to win his fifth Masters on Sunday, but several hundred athletes made their own lasting athletic memories on Friday afternoon at the Area 13 Special Olympics at Clemson University’s Rock Norman Track and Field Complex.