Hunt hears input on budget
November 16, 2010 – 1:00 am
Hunt hears input on budget

School District of Pickens County Superintendent Henry Hunt said Monday he plans to meet with the Legislative Delegation early next month to discuss mandates …

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Conservatives back lower tax advocates
November 16, 2010 – 1:00 am
Conservatives back lower tax advocates

Oconee County Treasure Greg Nowell and former County Councilman Steve Moore found a friendly crowd of conservatives Monday night, and they left them shaking their heads, mostly in the affirmative.

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Arts Council, Quilt Trail to split
November 16, 2010 – 1:00 am
Arts Council, Quilt Trail to split

The Blue Ridge Arts Council has agreed to allow the Oconee Heritage Quilt Trail to separate from the BRAC umbrella and function as a separate entity.

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911 call opens Chavez murder trial
November 16, 2010 – 1:00 am
911 call opens Chavez murder trial

Former Seneca investigator Ted Roundy painted a picture in court Monday of the place where 21-year-old Wendoli Chavez took her last breaths — a small bedroom, sparsely furnished and in disarray, with the rancid stench of dog waste permeating throughout. Signs of kick marks were on the wall near the victim’s feet, as she lay supine on the floor.

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Our Daily Rest raising awareness
November 16, 2010 – 1:00 am
Our Daily Rest raising awareness

Plans are falling exactly into place when it comes to the success of Our Daily Rest, a transitional homeless shelter in Seneca. In honor of National Homelessness Awareness Week and Month, organizers are putting on a benefit concert this weekend.

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Prison escapee remains on loose
November 16, 2010 – 1:00 am
Prison escapee remains on loose

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its search for a 27-year-old Travelers Rest man they believe scaled a fence to escape the prison stockade Friday evening.

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Planners table rezoning request
November 16, 2010 – 1:00 am
Planners table rezoning request

The Oconee County Planning Commission would like to hear from former Seneca Mayor Devoe Blackston before making a recommendation on a new rezoning petition it just received from County Council.

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Children need you
November 16, 2010 – 1:00 am
Children need you

Joan Patterson has a simple philosophy when it comes to Christmas and children: as long as a child is in school and faces the prospect of no Christmas, she intends to help them

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Pendleton can achieve its vision
November 16, 2010 – 1:00 am
Pendleton can achieve its vision

Hearty congratulations and a big thank you to all who helped organize and promote the Fox 21 Town Takeover of Pendleton especially Mayor Randy Hayes, Amber Barnes and those from Town Hall and the …

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Consider outsourcing EDC
November 16, 2010 – 1:00 am
Consider outsourcing EDC

At the Nov. 9 (Oconee) County Council meeting, I spoke about the high unemployment rate, now at 11 percent, and the inefficiency of our Economic Development Commission.

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