Help Wanted Sign at Walhalla City Hall

The City of Walhalla is seeking to hire a full-time codes and zoning official after James Ashton recently resigned. The position will enforce codes, administer zoning and planning functions for the city. And the individual’s duties are to include code enforcement services for the City of Westminster as well. Those interested should apply at Walhalla City Hall.

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Duke Energy and County Officials to test Sirens

The outdoor warning sirens around the Oconee Nuclear Station will be tested on Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018, at approximately 11:50am. The 65 sirens within 10 miles of the Oconee Nuclear Station will be tested for three-minutes to assure each siren works properly. This full-cycle siren test is performed once each quarter in cooperation with emergency officials in Oconee and Pickens […]

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Investigation continues into Westminster Area Homicide

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office is continuing its investigation into the murder of a Westminster area resident last month, explains Public Information Officer Jimmy Watt. “The Sheriff’s Office has been following up on leads and evidence obtained in the course of the investigation. Our investigators believe, however, that there is additional evidence and information that can give us the final […]

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TCTC announces Job Fair

If one of your goals is to find a job in the New Year, well look no further than Tri-County Technical College (TCTC). On Thursday, Jan. 4, TCTC holds a job fair in the Industrial Business Development Center on the Pendleton campus. From 3-4pm, this job fair will cater to TCTC students and veterans. Then, from 4-7pm, the job fair […]

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OCPL seeking Community Feedback

In 2018, the Oconee County Public Library (OCPL) wants to hear from the community. The library seeks feedback on what the community likes and needs, tells OCPL Director Blair Hinson. “We are going to be doing some strategic planning. We’ll be having a couple of community meetings. So, be looking for that after the first of the year, we’d like […]

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Kiplinger’s ranks Clemson among Best College Values of 2018

Clemson University once again has been named to Kiplinger’s Personal Finance list of 300 Best College Values of 2018. The Clemson University Media Relations Department reports that Clemson is ranked the 31st best value for in-state students at a public university and 35th for out-of-state students. Kiplinger’s quality measures, which are weighted more heavily than cost, include the admission rate, […]

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