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Weather won’t stop music in Westminster tonight Weather won’t stop music in Westminster tonight

Rain or shine, Westminster is set to continue its Music on Main series with a bit of homegrown talent.

Counterpoint to a counterpoint Counterpoint to a counterpoint

Editor: The author of the June 4 letter titled “Counterpoint” correctly observes that special counsel Mueller handed off the issue of possible obstruction of justice by the president to Congress.

Walhalla Elementary principal moving to district office position Walhalla Elementary principal moving to district office position

Walhalla Elementary School principal Shanon Lusk is leaving after seven years to take on a new role at the district level on July 1.

US123 roadway collapse repairs continues US123 roadway collapse repairs continues

Progress continues to be made in project to the repair a portion of collapsed roadway on U.S. Highway 123 outside of Westminster, as an official said an important piece of the project has been installed.

Council OKs attorney contract, courthouse security upgrades Council OKs attorney contract, courthouse security upgrades

Oconee County Council approved a contract for attorney David Root at its meeting this week, securing his $160,000 salaried position until the end of 2020.

Farley: Alliance gives county ‘a seat at the table’ Farley: Alliance gives county ‘a seat at the table’

Membership in Upstate Alliance extends Pickens County’s reach in attracting economic development projects, Alliance Pickens executive director Ray Farley told county council at a recent budget work session. 

West Union moves Fun in the Sun festival to August West Union moves Fun in the Sun festival to August

With rain on the ground and in the forecast through early next week, West Union leaders have opted to postpone their main summer event from Saturday to Aug. 3.

D-Day 75 years later: Seneca woman recalls father’s landing on Omaha Beach D-Day 75 years later: Seneca woman recalls father’s landing on Omaha Beach

 Nan Jones was still a little less than a month away from her birth on June 6, 1944. Her father, Curtis Norbeck, was not at home waiting for the day his daughter was born. 

Planners looking at county roads, entrances Planners looking at county roads, entrances

While the Oconee County Planning Commission wants to gather more specific data on the county’s transportation systems, the planning and economic development committee is looking to highlight county entrances.

Thorsland praises school district teachers of the year Thorsland praises school district teachers of the year

School District of Oconee County superintendent Michael Thorsland admits the naming of the district’s Teacher of the Year, Support Employee of the Year and Volunteer of the Year is something he looks forward to each May.

Sewer board welcomes first woman member Sewer board welcomes first woman member

Monday’s June meeting of the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority board marked the first meeting for the board’s only woman member.

Clemson budget has tax decrease Clemson budget has tax decrease

Clemson City Council unanimously approved first reading of its more than $13 million general fund budget that features $1.5 million in yet-to-be determined capital projects and a tax decrease.