Rains force Spillway release

Over a foot of rain in one week has forced officials with Georgia Power to open up spillways in the Tallulah and Tugaloo River area to release water, explains Oconee County Emergency Services Deputy Chief of Emergency Management and Special Operations Scott Krein. “Georgia Power notified us last night that they would be opening some of their spillways in the […]

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New Bookmobile Stops coming Soon

The Bookmobile of the Oconee County Public Library (OCPL) will begin stopping in the Utica community in Seneca at Ann Hope United Methodist Church on the 2nd and 4th Mondays, from 10-11am, starting June 11. It will also begin a stop on the 2nd and 4th Wednesdays at the Foothills Shopping Center in West Union, from 1-2pm, starting June 13. […]

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Two OEA Members graduate from Leadership Oconee

Two members of the Oconee Economic Alliance (OEA) team recently graduated from the Leadership Oconee County Program; gaining a wealth of knowledge about team building, leadership skills and practices, along with an understanding of the organizational makeup of many of Oconee County’s government services, non-profits, and community entities. In the 2017-18 class were OEA team members, Daja Dial and Emily […]

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SDOC to interview SHS Principal Candidates

The School District of Oconee County (SDOC) will interview candidates for principal at Seneca High School (SHS) after the holiday weekend, tells Oconee County Schools Superintendent Dr. Michael Thorsland. “We’ve been advertising for that position for the last week half or so and we closed that job positing yesterday afternoon and we anticipate interviewing some candidates on Tuesday morning.” Since […]

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Walk In and Vote Absentee

Walk in and vote absentee. On May 14, in person absentee voting began in South Carolina for the June 12, Primary Elections. Oconee County Voter Registration and Elections Director Joy Scharich tells who is eligible to vote absentee. “We have absentee voting and there are 17 reasons that you can vote by absentee. So, members of the Armed Forces or […]

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