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Hanvey: ‘Hamilton name isn’t going away’ — School district pondering best way to honor retired educator, former superintendent
July 18, 2018 – 12:17 am | No Comment
Hanvey: ‘Hamilton name isn’t going away’ — School district pondering best way to honor retired educator, former superintendent | Test

School District of Oconee County officials say the name of legendary educator and superintendent Fred P. Hamilton will continue to be visible no matter whether it remains at the existing career center or the new facility slated to open in August 2020.

Residents urge Walhalla council to support public transportation 
July 18, 2018 – 12:11 am | No Comment
Residents urge Walhalla council to support public transportation  | Test

A group of residents addressed Walhalla City Council on Tuesday to ask members to support efforts to develop public transportation in the city. 

Clemson council approves transit agreements for FY ’19
July 18, 2018 – 12:05 am | No Comment
Clemson council approves transit agreements for FY ’19 | Test

Clemson City Council recently unanimously approved intergovernmental transit agreements with Seneca, Central, Pendleton, Tri-County Technical College, Southern Wesleyan University and The Pier/The View for the 2018-19 fiscal year that began July 1.

Camp iRock receives grant from Duke Energy Foundation
July 18, 2018 – 12:00 am | No Comment
Camp iRock receives grant from Duke Energy Foundation | Test

When then-S.C. Gov. Nikki Haley signed into law the Read to Succeed reform policy, in which a student must be kept in the third grade if they are failing to demonstrate reading proficiency on the SC Ready state reading assessment, local educators and nonprofit agencies sprang into action.

Westminster-area boil advisory lifted
July 17, 2018 – 7:33 pm | No Comment

Residents of the Welcome Church Road area in Westminster can skip a step in their meal preparations after a boil-water advisory was lifted at 3 p.m. Tuesday.

Oconee economic development director stepping down
July 17, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Oconee economic development director stepping down | Test

Oconee Economic Alliance executive director Richard Blackwell, who has spearheaded the county’s growth of new and expanding businesses over the past six years, is leaving to pursue another opportunity.

Central bank branch to close
July 17, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Central bank branch to close | Test

First Citizens Bank officials have announced the closing of the bank’s longtime Central branch in less than two months.

Westminster residents urged to boil water
July 17, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Westminster residents urged to boil water | Test

A boil-water advisory is in effect through at least this afternoon for some residents in the Westminster area after a water main ruptured early Sunday morning.

Store collecting bags for Safe Harbor
July 17, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Store collecting bags for Safe Harbor | Test

As part of handbag producer Brighton’s annual event, Emily’s Especially for You in Seneca is collecting gently used purses, totes and handbags to donate to Safe Harbor.

Clinic offers help clearing criminal records
July 17, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Clinic offers help clearing criminal records | Test

SC Works and South Carolina Legal Services are teaming up to provide information to residents seeking to clear their criminal records.

Council to discuss equipment purchase, water line
July 17, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Council to discuss equipment purchase, water line | Test

Oconee County Council will hold its only July meeting at 6 p.m. today.

Parade planned to help Toys for Tots
July 17, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Parade planned to help Toys for Tots | Test

Walhalla will be celebrating Christmas in July with a parade to benefit Toys for Tots. 

OHS participating in grand opening at Petco
July 14, 2018 – 12:53 am | No Comment

Cats and dogs of all sizes from OHS will be presenting their best sides in hopes of being adopted by animal lovers attending the event. The grand opening will kick off at 9 a.m. and run through closing at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

School board to discuss future career center name
July 14, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
School board to discuss future career center name | Test

Oconee County School Board trustees will take time during their meeting Monday night to discuss naming the district’s new career center, scheduled to open in a little more than two years on S.C. Highway 11.