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Officials said local elections in Oconee County and throughout the state on Tuesday provided a good test of the state’s new paper ballot voting system ahead of the local, state and national elections in 2020.
Members of the Oconee County Board of Elections and Voter Registration are scheduled to meet this morning to canvass votes from Tuesday’s municipal elections, consider provisional ballots and order any required recounts before certifying the results.
Council has spent the past several years improving the look of downtown Walhalla. The city has also seen more trails developed, such as the Stumphouse Mountain Bike Trail, part of the Palmetto Trail and the recently proposed downtown greenway loop that would connect downtown to the Palmetto Trail.
The candidates elected from the field of six to Walhalla City Council next Tuesday could find themselves dealing with utility bills and the billing process in the next four years.
After talking about the issue for months, Walhalla City Council voted last month to make changes in the city’s water bills, giving most residents two months to pay before disconnection. But they didn’t change the $65 penalty for accounts subject to disconnection.