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Westminster boil advisory lifted
January 19, 2019 – 12:58 am | Comments Off on Westminster boil advisory lifted
Westminster boil advisory lifted | Test

A boil-water advisory has been lifted for Westminster water system customers after a second set of water samples taken from the water system on Thursday indicated “the system is now safe to use for drinking and cooking purposes,” according to officials.

Council members concerned about effects of closures
January 19, 2019 – 12:56 am | Comments Off on Council members concerned about effects of closures
Council members concerned about effects of closures | Test

The three newly elected Clemson City Council members said this week they want to see something done to alleviate the problems road closures are causing for businesses along S.C. Highway 93 from Palmetto’s Smokehouse to the Esso Club.

Westminster mayor proud of 2018, looking forward to 2019
January 19, 2019 – 12:17 am | Comments Off on Westminster mayor proud of 2018, looking forward to 2019
Westminster mayor proud of 2018, looking forward to 2019 | Test

With 2018 in the rearview mirror, Westminster Mayor Brian Ramey said he’s proud of the progress his city has made and has his eyes set on continuing the good work this year.

Hospital asking visitors to stay home during flu season
January 19, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Hospital asking visitors to stay home during flu season
Hospital asking visitors to stay home during flu season | Test

AnMed Health has stopped short of limiting visitation at its facilities for the remainder of flu season, but officials are asking visitors to stay away from the hospital and use the emergency department strictly for emergencies.

OEA board confirms new chairman
January 19, 2019 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on OEA board confirms new chairman
OEA board confirms new chairman | Test

Members of the Oconee Economic Alliance board of directors approved a slate of officer nominations at their meeting Friday morning, electing Zach Hinton chair of the board.

Clemson Brewery at the Astro project enters its next phase
January 19, 2019 – 12:11 am | Comments Off on Clemson Brewery at the Astro project enters its next phase
Clemson Brewery at the Astro project enters its next phase | Test

Plans for the new Clemson Brewery at the Astro at the same site that housed the Astro Triple theater for 37 years continue to move forward, with the sale of the property finalized last month.

Local leaders reflect on King’s legacy
January 19, 2019 – 12:10 am | Comments Off on Local leaders reflect on King’s legacy
Local leaders reflect  on King’s legacy | Test

 As the nation prepares to celebrate the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday on Monday, local officials say the slain civil rights leader’s teachings continue to motivate generations who came after him.

Pair of Oconee residents possibly exposed to rabies
January 18, 2019 – 10:17 pm | Comments Off on Pair of Oconee residents possibly exposed to rabies

Two people have potentially been exposed to rabies after being bitten and scratched by a stray cat that tested positive for the disease. 

Officials: Preliminary water testing results ‘within acceptable limits’
January 18, 2019 – 12:59 am | Comments Off on Officials: Preliminary water testing results ‘within acceptable limits’
Officials: Preliminary water testing  results ‘within acceptable limits’ | Test

Preliminary results of water samples taken from the Westminster water system on Wednesday showed the water “was within acceptable limits,” but a boil-water advisory remains in effect while officials wait for results of a second round of sampling expected today.

Whitehurst focusing on budget, roads this year
January 18, 2019 – 12:23 am | Comments Off on Whitehurst focusing on budget, roads this year
Whitehurst focusing on budget, roads this year | Test

The county budget, roads and fire service are among Pickens County Councilman Trey Whitehurst’s priorities for this year. 

Clary: State DOT officials looking at alternatives for Clemson median
January 18, 2019 – 12:22 am | Comments Off on Clary: State DOT officials looking at alternatives for Clemson median
Clary: State DOT officials looking  at alternatives for Clemson median | Test

State Rep. Gary Clary said Thursday that South Carolina Department of Transportation officials are looking at alternatives that don’t involve a concrete median to curb traffic accidents on Tiger Boulevard.

Council, planning commission talk county comp plan
January 18, 2019 – 12:09 am | Comments Off on Council, planning commission talk county comp plan
Council, planning commission talk county comp plan | Test

Members of the Oconee County Council met with the planning commission and Alta Planning and Design representatives Thursday night to make sure everyone is on the same page with the rewriting of the county’s comprehensive plan.

Southern Wesleyan special-needs housing project showing signs of progress
January 18, 2019 – 12:07 am | Comments Off on Southern Wesleyan special-needs housing project showing signs of progress
Southern Wesleyan special-needs housing project showing signs of progress | Test

The Jericho Project, a housing project at Southern Wesleyan University designed to serve those with special-needs and student mentors, is showing visible signs of progress.

Walhalla council approves change to zoning rules
January 18, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on Walhalla council approves change to zoning rules
Walhalla council approves change to zoning rules | Test

A newly approved amendment to Walhalla’s zoning ordinance allows the city’s zoning official to look at lot sizes before they are recorded with the register of deeds to make sure lots are in compliance with the ordinance.