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Talks continue on county animal control ordinance
October 19, 2018 – 12:31 am | No Comment

After two meetings in consecutive weeks, Oconee County Council’s Law Enforcement, Public Safety, Health and Welfare Committee has asked interim county administrator Rick Martin to continue discussions on animal control ordinance revisions with animal control officers.

Seneca man headed to prison for 2017 stabbing
October 19, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
Seneca man headed to prison for 2017 stabbing | Test

A Seneca man was sentenced Tuesday on a charge of first-degree assault and battery in connection with a stabbing last year in the Utica community near Seneca.

3 arrested after online threats against school
October 19, 2018 – 12:27 am | No Comment
3 arrested after online threats against school | Test

Three 17-year-old Pickens High School students are facing charges after threats were made on social media against the school. 

Police: Walhalla man beat woman in front of children
October 19, 2018 – 12:26 am | No Comment
Police: Walhalla man beat woman in front of children | Test

After two visits to the same home in less than 24 hours, the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office arrested a 49-year-old Walhalla man on two charges of second-degree domestic violence.

Art deadline approaching for second Sip ‘N Stroll
October 19, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Art deadline approaching for second Sip ‘N Stroll | Test

Even though the second annual Sip ‘N Stroll event won’t happen until March, committee member Crystal Romanyszyn is urging people to submit art ahead of the Nov. 24 deadline.

Year-round school an option in survey for parents, staff
October 19, 2018 – 12:24 am | No Comment
Year-round school an option in survey for parents, staff | Test

A survey seeking input from parents and School District of Oconee County employees on calendar options, including a year-round school calendar, for 2020-21 has been sent out, with votes sought by Oct. 26.

Bruehl brings collaboration, communication
October 18, 2018 – 12:41 am | No Comment
Bruehl brings collaboration, communication | Test

Seneca resident and Pennsylvania native Bill Bruehl doesn’t have a political background, but he said his theater experience gives him a leg up when it comes to working together to get a job done.

Elliott offers financial insight, accountability
October 18, 2018 – 12:40 am | No Comment
Elliott offers financial insight, accountability | Test

Editor’s note: Bill Bruehl and John Elliott are running for the District 1 Oconee County Council seat
By Caitlin Herrington
The Journal
South Carolina native John Elliott just celebrated his 59th birthday and hopes to find another cause …

‘Way ahead’
October 18, 2018 – 12:39 am | No Comment
‘Way ahead’ | Test

Absentee voting already exceeds 2014, 2016 participation

Council approves agreement with sewer board
October 18, 2018 – 12:38 am | No Comment
Council approves agreement with sewer board | Test

An agreement to transfer ownership and operations of sewer lines and equipment in the southern end of Oconee County from the county to the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority is nearly complete, nearly a year after talks began.

Special ed director says vacancies being filled, overall teacher shortage remains
October 18, 2018 – 12:29 am | No Comment
Special ed director says vacancies being filled, overall teacher shortage remains | Test

The School District of Oconee County’s special education director said position vacancies which existed at the beginning of the current school year are slowly being filled. However, the field itself continues to experience an overall shortage nationwide.

Central OKs new contract for longtime administrator
October 18, 2018 – 12:28 am | No Comment
Central OKs new contract for longtime administrator | Test

Central town administrator Phillip Mishoe has been in a situation many in his profession never experience, working for nearly three years without a contract.

Bisto opens at Keowee Key
October 18, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Bisto opens at Keowee Key | Test

Keowee Key celebrated the addition of The Bistro at Keowee Key to its club during a recent ribbon cutting.

Fitness center expanded, renovated in ‘Outstanding October’
October 18, 2018 – 12:25 am | No Comment
Fitness center expanded, renovated in ‘Outstanding October’ | Test

Outstanding October” continues at Keowee Key as the community celebrated another renovation project coming online this week.