Bus Drivers needed in SDOC

The School District of Oconee County (SDOC) needs more bus drivers, explains Assistant Superintendent of Operations Steve Hanvey. “We have a consistent need for bus drivers in our district. Right now if we were to start the year coming up we are about nine short, but we do have some opportunities, there are some classes that are available this month […]

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Vote in One Primary on Tuesday

Tuesday, June 12, is primary election day in South Carolina. Voting precincts open at 7am and close at 7pm. According to the South Carolina State Election Commission, a voter may vote in either the Republican or the Democratic primary, but not both. State law prohibits voters from casting ballots in more than one party’s primary on the same day.

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Seneca Website attracting Viewers

Thousands of new viewers visited the City of Seneca’s website in May. Activities like Seneca Fest 2018 or Jazz on the Alley helped draw people to the website last month. Seneca Events Coordinator Riley Johnson gives recent website viewer numbers. “One of the great things about the city’s website is it gives us a chance to connect with the community. […]

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RBC Aerostructures presented Elite Supplier of the Year Award

Tuesday morning, June 5, Lockheed Martin presented RBC Aerostructures of Westminster with the 2017 Elite Supplier of the Year Award. Mark Miller, Airframe Procurement Director of Lockheed Martin, traveled from Fort Worth, Texas to make the presentation. “It is pretty incredible when you think out of 1,400 suppliers there were 23 that were near perfection, so that is saying 100% […]

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OC experiencing Tremendous Job Growth

Oconee County really is the geography of opportunity when it comes to job growth. According to the latest figures from the South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce, Oconee County’s unemployment rate is below 3%. Emily Hodge, Economic Development Specialist with the Oconee Economic Alliance gives details. “Our unemployment right now is at 2.7%, which accounts for roughly 923 people […]

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Autopsies conducted in Fair Play Deaths

An autopsy has been performed on both Fair Play men discovered dead on Friday afternoon, June 1, at 371 Tammi Lane near Fair Play. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis announces that the autopsy on 66-year-old Wesley B. Lothery of Fair Play, showed he died from blunt force injuries consistent with having been assaulted by someone. His manner of death is […]

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Two Deaths reported in Fair Play

On Friday afternoon, June 1, two adult men from Fair Play were discovered dead at 371 Tammi Lane near Fair Play. Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis reports that one of the decedent’s resided at the incident location and the other decedent was an acquaintance to the homeowner. The homeowner, 66-year-old Ronald L. Holbrooks was discovered dead in the bedroom of […]

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Several May Showers fall in OC

It was a very wet May in the Golden Corner of South Carolina; however, 18 days of rain did not set a record, explains Official U.S. Weather Observer Barbara Wilson. “In May of this year, I recorded 13.72 inches that was over 18 days. That was not the wettest May that we have had, the wettest was in 1976 when […]

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