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Walhalla’s new water billing system nearly ready
November 9, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Walhalla’s new water billing system nearly ready | Test

Customers frustrated by the Walhalla’s water billing system may see relief in the coming months, including getting longer to pay those bills.

Perry Ellis opens Seneca store
November 9, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Perry Ellis opens Seneca store | Test

A new clothing store is now open near the Jantzen facility in Seneca.

Suspect in Utica killings denied bond
November 9, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Suspect in Utica killings denied bond | Test

Steven Lee Reynolds, 19, appeared in front of Judge Lawton McIntosh, according to 10th Circuit Assistant Solicitor Lindsey Simmons. 

Sheriff’s office plans annual coat giveaway
November 9, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Sheriff’s office plans annual coat giveaway | Test

The Oconee County Sheriff’ Office will host its fifth coat giveaway this weekend, and there’s still time for those cleaning out closets to donate gently used items to the cause.

Official: ‘We haven’t seen the crest’ of opioid epidemic
November 9, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Official: ‘We haven’t seen the crest’ of opioid epidemic | Test

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. 

Tour of Homes less than a month away
November 9, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Tour of Homes less than a month away | Test

Plans are being made for the annual Westminster Area Historical Preservation Society’s Tour of Homes, set for Dec. 2.

3 say council should delay administrator search
November 9, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
3 say council should delay administrator search | Test

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.

Seneca gearing up for new holiday lights, decorations downtown
November 8, 2018 – 12:30 am | No Comment
Seneca gearing up for new holiday lights, decorations downtown | Test

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.

Local officials: New moped law not enough
November 8, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Local officials: New moped law not enough | Test

A new law requiring moped registration in South Carolina will go into effect on Nov. 19, more than a year and a half after Gov. Henry McMaster signed it.

Fulmer, McGuire on track for city council runoff
November 8, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Fulmer, McGuire on track for city council runoff | Test

Although vote tallies won’t be officially certified until Friday, it appears that Clemson City Council candidates John Fulmer and Fran McGuire are headed for a Nov. 20 runoff for the lone remaining seat up for grabs.

Officials set to hold interviews for police chief job
November 8, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Officials set to hold interviews for police chief job | Test

Walhalla officials will interview six applicants for the city’s vacant police chief job — including interim chief Paul Harris.

Salem plans special election
November 8, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Salem plans special election | Test

After choosing a new mayor in a special election last month, Salem voters will return to the polls in January for another special election to elect someone to take the former seat of the councilman they elected mayor.

Official: Clemson Sunday alcohol sales will take weeks to implement
November 8, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Official: Clemson Sunday alcohol sales will take weeks to implement | Test

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.

Walhalla officials pleased with city’s new credit rating
November 8, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Walhalla officials pleased with city’s new credit rating | Test

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.