Westminster testing Hydrants this Month

The Westminster Fire Department and the Westminster Utility Department will be conducting annual flow testing of hydrants in May and that could possibly go into the month of June. The City of Westminster does not expect any issues with the water during this process; however, it encourages everyone to check the clarity of their water before drinking or washing clothes.

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Moulder resigns from OC

Oconee County is now looking for a candidate to fill its top position. Tuesday night, eight-year County Administrator Scott Moulder submitted his resignation to the Oconee County Council. Council Chair Edda Cammick made the motion. “I would like to make a motion to accept Mr. Moulder’s resignation and seek the appointment of an interim in his place based on the […]

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OCPL to celebrate Star Wars Day

The Force is strong at the Oconee County Public Library (OCPL). Special Star Wars events are planned at the Salem, Seneca, and Westminster branches to celebrate Star Wars Day on Friday, May the 4th. “Star Wars movies, graphic novels, books, and e-books are some of our most checked out items,” says circulation assistant Kayla Rucker. “It only makes sense we […]

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Apply for Absentee Ballot soon

The June 12, Primary Elections in South Carolina are fast approaching and those wishing to vote absentee need to apply for a ballot soon, tells Oconee County Voter Registration and Elections Director Joy Scharich. “We have Absentee Voting and it gets confusing because states right beside us have what is called No Excuse Early Voting, but ours is still called […]

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RSVP for Retired Officers Appreciation Luncheon in OC

Any retired local, state, tribal or federal law enforcement officer who currently reside in Oconee County is encouraged to RSVP for the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office fourth annual Retired Law Enforcement Officers Appreciation Luncheon on Tuesday, May 15. This is part of Law Enforcement Officers Appreciation Week, tells Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt. “The luncheon begins at noon on the […]

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Seneca High School Spring Chorus Concert

The Seneca High School Choral Department will be presenting their spring concert on Sunday, May 6, at 3pm. The program will feature the Women’s Chorus, Mixed Chorus, Honors Women’s Chorus, Honors Chorale and Madrigal Singers. The concert will open with the Madrigal Singers singing the King’s Singers arrangement of “Can’t Buy Me Love”, composed by Lennon and McCartney. The Women’s […]

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SDOC appoints New Administrators

At a special called board meeting today, April 25, the Board of Trustees for the School District of Oconee County (SDOC) accepted the recommendation of two new administrators, effective July 1, 2018. Stephanie Hammond was named the new principal of Blue Ridge Elementary. She has 29 years of experience as a teacher and administrator. She is currently the Principal of […]

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