Job Openings in SDOC

As the School District of Oconee County (SDOC) prepares for another school year in August, they are currently looking for interested candidates to fill a number of job openings. At the conclusion of the recent school year, the SDOC celebrated the retirement of 70 teachers and faculty. Now they must fill those positions, tells Oconee County Schools Assistant Superintendent of […]

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Its costing More to fill up this Summer

Consumers are spending $69 more a month to fill-up compared to last summer. According to AAA, gasoline expenses are accounting, on average, for 7% of an American’s 2018 annual income, a one and half percent increase since the summer of 2017. With strong summer consumer gasoline demand expected in the months ahead, motorists can expect little relief at the pump. […]

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DHEC updates Swim Advisories

A section of beach along South Carolina’s coast is no longer under a swimming advisory, reports the Department of Health and Environmental Control (DHEC). The areas affected was 16th Avenue North in North Myrtle Beach. DHEC says that bacteria levels no longer exceed water quality standards there and the advisory has been lifted. To learn more, visit www.gis.dhec.sc.gov/beachaccess/ to view […]

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Seneca Rotary Club raises over $16,800 for Charity

Over $16,800 is going to local charities thanks to the Seneca Rotary Club. The club held its annual Lake Keowee Poker Run fundraiser on June 9, and raised a total of $16,898 for the club’s education programs and community grants for non-profit organizations. The Seneca Rotary Club encountered a dilemma just weeks before the event when they were informed about […]

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BACK TO WORK 50+ Workshop Set for June 27

Job seekers who are 50 years of age and older may be eligible to receive free job training through the AARP Back to Work 50+ grant at Tri-County Technical College. A 7 Smart Strategies for Job Search Workshop will be held Wednesday, June 27, from 2-4pm at the Tri-County Technical College Pendleton Campus. The BACK TO WORK 50+ program is […]

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Beer Burglar robs Walhalla Convenience Store

A burglar broke into a Walhalla convenience store Saturday morning to steal a suitcase of beer. The Walhalla Police Department reports that 33-year-old Eric MacKenzie Richardson of Seneca stands charged with burglary in the second degree and petty larceny. The robbery occurred at the Bountyland Quik Stop on Main Street in downtown Walhalla. A surveillance video showed Richardson wearing a […]

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OC to hold Three Public Hearings on Tuesday

There will be three public hearings on Tuesday, June 19, in Oconee County. The first is “AN ORDINANCE TO ESTABLISH THE BUDGET FOR OCONEE COUNTY AND TO PROVIDE FOR THE LEVY OF TAXES FOR ORDINARY COUNTY PURPOSES, FOR THE TRI-COUNTY TECHNICAL COLLEGE SPECIAL REVENUE FUND, FOR THE EMERGENCY SERVICES PROTECTION SPECIAL REVENUE FUND, FOR THE ROAD MAINTENANCE SPECIAL REVENUE FUND, […]

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