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Is penny tax decided?
August 20, 2010 – 9:06 pm | One Comment
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It appears it will take Armageddon to keep a 1-cent sales tax referendum off an election ballot in Oconee County in 2012.
County Council has approved an ordinance establishing a Sales Tax Commission and, in the …

Cooperation makes it happen
August 20, 2010 – 1:00 am | One Comment
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Sometimes it works. When it does, those who make it happen should take a bow.

Retro planning gets a boost
August 18, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Retro planning gets a boost | Test

With all due respect to the Oconee County Planning Commission, the thing that most directly may influence business …

School days are here again
August 17, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
School days are here again | Test

In this year unlike any other in recent memory, public school teachers and administrators will be challenged to do more with less as they educate America’s current generation of students.

Will the sun shine today?
August 14, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Will the sun shine today? | Test

The public can only hope that this morning’s “cup o’ joe” Oconee Council meeting will finally shed some light on …

Recent fires should help focus planning
August 12, 2010 – 1:00 am | One Comment
Recent fires should help focus planning | Test

Recent tragic events serve as a not-so-subtle reminder that the process of developing a comprehensive fire plan …

Recycling answers monetary concerns
August 11, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Recycling answers monetary concerns | Test

No one wants to think about higher taxes or more fees for public services, but, sooner or …

Caution on jail project is good
August 7, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Caution on jail project is good | Test

The best news coming out of the Oconee County Council this week was no news.

Where is the transparency?
August 6, 2010 – 1:00 am | No Comment
Where is the transparency? | Test

Oconee County Council members Paul Corbeil and Joel Thrift should be commended for their recent pledges to share vital public information with the taxpaying public but forgive us if we question their sincerity.

Lecroy case is disconcerting
August 5, 2010 – 1:00 am | One Comment
Lecroy case is disconcerting | Test

Chances are Cody Lecroy has not seen the last of Circuit Court Judge Cordell Maddox Jr.