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The National Institute on Drug Abuse reports that more than 115 people in the United States die of an opioid overdose every day, and Palmetto Foundation for Prevention and Recover executive director Martine Helou is looking to spread the word about the crisis in Oconee County.
Before the first votes were ever counted in Tuesday night’s election, the agenda for next week’s Oconee County Council meeting included an item to “discuss and vote on selection of county administrator” — a move two councilmen and a new councilman-elect say should be postponed until January.
On Wednesday afternoon, approximately 15-20 city employees were hard at work in downtown Seneca hanging lights on existing trees and bushes, getting wiring and other projects done and coming back to the design of a plan they say will give the downtown area a brand-new look this Christmas season.
Walhalla officials will interview six applicants for the city’s vacant police chief job — including interim chief Paul Harris.
Clemson attorney Mary McCormac said Wednesday the city’s newly approved Sunday alcohol sales for grocery and convenience stores throughout the city will take a few weeks to implement.
The city of Walhalla has received an A1 credit rating, and officials believe the rating will help minimize the interest rate on bonds that will fund the city’s new water plant.