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With no public comments and no millage increases, Oconee County Council unanimously passed the fiscal year 2018 budgets for the county, the school district and the Keowee Fire Special Tax District on Tuesday.
The caseload for trial week at the Oconee County Courthouse was lightened Monday afternoon, as a Liberty man who received multiple charges from the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources nearly a year ago decided to forego his scheduled trial and plead guilty.
Nearly two years after she was charged with trying to kill her mother by covering her head with plastic shopping bags, a West Union woman has been charged with attempted murder for a second time for an incident that police say again involved plastic bags, as well as a machete and an ax.
In a 4-3 vote last week, Westminster City Council rejected Oconee County’s offer to consolidate its fire department with the county’s own.