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The salaries of lower-level employees have risen more than those of principals and teachers, by percentage, over the past 20 years in the School District of Oconee County, while all district salaries lag behind the national average for wages among all industries.
With the one-year anniversary of the shooting at Townville Elementary School that claimed the life of a 6-year-old boy now less than a week away, the teenager who police allege also killed his father before opening fire at the school is still awaiting his day in court.
Pickens County must now come up with additional money to fund construction of a new jail after bids for the project indicated bond revenue county council approved to pay for the facility falls more than $3 million short of the total estimated construction costs.
The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office recently issued its monthly scam update to help keep residents from becoming victims.