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As School District of Oconee County officials consider whether to recommend a year-round calendar next month, residents told trustees this week the proposal would negatively impact students.
With the city working to cut nearly $1 million to balance its general and utility fund budgets for the upcoming fiscal year, revisiting a county proposal from two years ago to absorb the Westminster Fire Department could be an option.
Seneca’s Jazz on the Alley will open for a new season next month, less than a year after the city began a more intentional focus on building business and attracting people downtown on nights when Jazz isn’t filling the street on Ram Cat Alley.
The sound of sniffles and the yellow tint on cars and buildings seen through watery eyes are telltale signs spring is upon the Upstate. Trees and plants are blooming, including the ficaria verna — commonly known as fig buttercup — which is invasive.
As Westminster continues to stabilize its electrical system, one electrical engineer said the city has “come a long way” since 2017, when no maintenance work had been done on the system in more than 20 years.
Pickens County Council is throwing its support behind a local nonprofit in applying for grant funds that will allow it to continue to help homeless families.
Westminster’s police and fire chiefs made their cases for additional personnel as the city faces nearly $1 million in budget cuts to break even for the 2019-20 fiscal year at Monday night’s budget workshop.