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Local officials react to sewer funding for southern Oconee
October 2, 2019 – 12:13 am | Comments Off on Local officials react to sewer funding for southern Oconee
Local officials react to sewer funding for southern Oconee | Test

Oconee County officials say $5.2 million in approved local, state and federal funding to bring sewer service to Interstate 85 may be the final piece to bring economic growth to the southern end of the county.

County makes offer for top economic job
October 2, 2019 – 12:12 am | Comments Off on County makes offer for top economic job
County makes offer for top economic job | Test

County administrator Amanda Brock confirmed to The Journal an offer has been made for a prospective new Oconee Economic Alliance executive director, and the county is awaiting a final decision from the candidate. 

New voting machine open for practice
October 2, 2019 – 12:06 am | Comments Off on New voting machine open for practice
New voting machine open for practice | Test

County voter registration and elections director Joy Scharich led a demonstration for county council at its Tuesday meeting, showing off one of the machines that — though they are worth more than $1 million — cost the county government nothing.

October 2 Arrests
October 1, 2019 – 11:59 pm | Comments Off on October 2 Arrests

Arrests for October 2

William (Bill) Senn
October 1, 2019 – 4:46 pm | Comments Off on William (Bill) Senn

William (Bill) Senn
September 20, 2019
CLEMSON, S.C. – William (Bill) Senn, 91, passed away Friday, Sept. 20.
He was the son of Edward R. Senn and Bertha L. Marquardt.
He is survived by his wife, Lilburne, three children, …

Carl Franklin Delk
October 1, 2019 – 4:46 pm | Comments Off on Carl Franklin Delk

Carl Franklin Delk
September 29, 2019
MOUNTAIN REST, S.C. – Carl Franklin Delk, 81, passed away Sunday, Sept. 29, in Greenville, S.C.
A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Friday, Oct. 4, at the Cremation Society …

Local insurance agent has fun giving clients ‘peace of mind’
October 1, 2019 – 12:27 am | Comments Off on Local insurance agent has fun giving clients ‘peace of mind’
Local insurance agent has fun giving clients ‘peace of mind’ | Test

hough some might find it rather dull, Donovan Pope enjoys his job. In fact, he says being an insurance agent is fun.

Crime briefs: Construction worker charged in theft
October 1, 2019 – 12:24 am | Comments Off on Crime briefs: Construction worker charged in theft
Crime briefs: Construction worker charged in theft | Test

Tillman L. Gibson, 52, of 543 Sam Moore Road in Westminster, was charged with two counts of grand larceny with a value of $10,000 or more.

Official: Gas prices falling across state
October 1, 2019 – 12:19 am | Comments Off on Official: Gas prices falling across state
Official: Gas prices falling across state | Test

AAA Carolinas spokeswoman Tiffany Wright said South Carolina’s average $2.32 per gallon cost of regular unleaded gas is down three cents since last week. 

Four new homes coming to Westminster
October 1, 2019 – 12:18 am | Comments Off on Four new homes coming to Westminster
Four new homes coming to Westminster | Test

Residential builder James Moore was recently granted permission from Westminster City Council to rezone 1.5 acres of property from R-22 single family residential to R-15 single family residential in order to give “the flexibility to subdivide and construct single-family dwellings as are similar in the surrounding neighborhood,” according to the zoning request.

Seneca boutique donates shoes to Safe Harbor
October 1, 2019 – 12:16 am | Comments Off on Seneca boutique donates shoes to Safe Harbor
Seneca boutique donates shoes to Safe Harbor | Test

Naot Footwear held a show at Emily’s in Seneca on Thursday, and for every person who tried on a pair of the footwear, the company agreed to donate a pair of brand new shoes to the nonprofit.

Woman killed in rollover wreck
October 1, 2019 – 12:14 am | Comments Off on Woman killed in rollover wreck
Woman killed in rollover wreck | Test

Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis identified the woman as Crystal Gail Holbrooks of Westminster.