Budget Passes First Reading in Clemson

Clemson City Council unanimously approved the first reading of the $97.6 million 2024-2025 fiscal year budget, which includes a millage increase from 92 to 95 mills and the creation of eight new full-time city positions. The budget, which anticipates revenues of over $91.6 million, will cover a $6 million gap with fund balances. The millage increase will contribute to public […]

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Sewer South Phase 2 Nearing Compeletion

The Sewer South Phase 2 Project, overseen by the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority, is expected to be completed by the end of June 2024, according to executive director Chris Eleazer. The project is currently 90% complete and is anticipated to remain under budget, with savings of about $500,000 already realized. Despite potential change orders related to creek bank stabilization […]

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“I Voted” Sticker Design Contest

Our sister station Golden Corner Country 101.7’s Dick Mangrum tells us about students in grades K-12 have the chance to design a new “I Voted” sticker to be given to voters this November… Entries will be accepted Wednesday, June 5 through Wednesday, July 31 at each library, The Journal newspaper office in Seneca, and the Voter Registration Office in Walhalla. […]

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Wanderweg Open in Walhalla

The Walhalla Wanderweg, a new walking and biking park in the city of Walhalla, was officially opened on Saturday with a ribbon-cutting ceremony at the Earle House. The project, first presented in 2019, was named in tribute to the city’s German heritage. The 0.8-mile path, referred to as the city’s newest park by Mayor Tim Hall, cost about $925,000 and […]

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Committee Meetings This Evening in Walhalla

The Walhalla City Council is set to convene tonight at 5:30 p.m. at City Hall for various committee meetings. The seven committees, each chaired by an elected official and joined by two other council members, have specific agendas. The Utilities Committee, chaired by Councilman Grant Keehn, will discuss updates. The Public Works Committee, chaired by Councilman Josh Holliday, will discuss […]

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