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Third round of interviews with county administrator candidates set for Friday
October 25, 2018 – 12:09 am | No Comment
Third round of interviews with county  administrator candidates set for Friday | Test

Oconee County will host another round of interviews with its top three county administrator candidates on Friday, with two group sessions for each contender. 

National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day set for Saturday
October 25, 2018 – 12:08 am | No Comment
National Prescription Drug Take-Back Day set for Saturday | Test

Saturday will offer residents a chance to get rid of unneeded medication, while keeping those drugs off the street and out of water supplies. 

Oconee Memorial Hospital hosts breast cancer awareness event
October 25, 2018 – 12:06 am | No Comment
Oconee Memorial Hospital hosts breast cancer awareness event | Test

Survivors and supporters gathered at Oconee Memorial Hospital this week to discuss the struggles and fight with breast cancer.

Officials cut ribbon on new Twelve Mile park in Central
October 25, 2018 – 12:03 am | No Comment
Officials cut ribbon on new Twelve Mile park in Central | Test

Pickens County’s latest park is officially open. 

Vehicle crashes into restaurant’s dining room
October 24, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Vehicle crashes into restaurant’s dining room | Test

An 82-year-old woman drove her car into the dining area of the Walhalla Burger King on Tuesday morning.

Golf tournament raises more than $12K for breast cancer research
October 24, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Golf tournament raises more than $12K for breast cancer research | Test

Breast cancer research will benefit from a recently completed golf tournament at Chickasaw Point Golf Course that an official said was the group’s most successful tournament for the cause to date.

Seneca man faces multiple charges in home break-in
October 24, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Seneca man faces multiple charges in home break-in | Test

Richard Hans Burton, 64, of 408 E. North 5th St., is charged with second-degree burglary, malicious damage to a house, petit larceny and third-degree assault and battery.

Planning firms gathering data for county comp plan
October 24, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Planning firms gathering data for county comp plan | Test

The Oconee County Planning Commission got to work gathering input Tuesday night as it met with representatives from the agencies hired to assemble the county’s 2020 comprehensive plan.

YMCA looking for 1,425 membership units in first year
October 24, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
YMCA looking for 1,425 membership units in first year | Test

With the long-anticipated $8.4 million Foothills YMCA facility moving closer to reality, officials say they are looking to get 1,425 membership units in the first full year of the building’s operation as part of a projected $2.1 million budget for on-site and off-site programs and services.

3 three polling places change
October 24, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
3 three polling places change | Test

With Election Day less than two weeks away, county officials hope to remind voters at three Oconee County precincts that they will head to different locations this year.

3 still hospitalized after floor collapse
October 24, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
3 still hospitalized after floor collapse | Test

Clemson University officials said Tuesday afternoon three people are still hospitalized after being injured when a floor collapsed during an off-campus party early Sunday morning.

Sewer authority takes no action on agreement
October 24, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Sewer authority takes no action on agreement | Test

After meeting for more than an hour in executive session Tuesday, the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority board of commissioners adjourned without taking action on an agreement for Oconee County to turn over ownership of $9 million worth of sewer lines and equipment to the sewer authority.

Police: Walhalla man hit pregnant woman
October 24, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Police: Walhalla man hit pregnant woman | Test

Victor Edgardo Sorcia, of Greenwich Drive, was booked into the Oconee County Detention Center and given a $10,000 personal recognizance bond.

Officials still unsure of cause of floor collapse that hurt 30 people
October 23, 2018 – 12:48 am | No Comment
Officials still unsure of cause of floor collapse that hurt 30 people | Test

Clemson city officials are waiting for an inspection by a structural engineer to determine the cause of a floor collapse that hurt more than two dozen people early Sunday morning.