Saturday, January 23, 2016

Oconee County Ready For Winter Weather, Public Works Director Reassured Commissioners Yesterday

Two Spreaders Ready

For those who ever have wondered how Oconee County prepares for the threat of winter weather, Public Works Director Emil Beshara yesterday afternoon had the answer.

With the threat of snow and icy roads in the forecast, Beshara told county commissioners that the county had its two salt and sand spreaders on the trucks “and ready to go.”

Oconee County Citizens Gathered To Discuss U.S. 441 Widening Favor Close-In Bypass Of Bishop

No Epps Bridge Wanted

The 22 people who gathered at the Oconee County Community Center in Veterans Park Thursday night to discuss the proposed widening of U.S. 441 in the south of the county mostly agreed on two important things.

First, a bypass of Bishop is needed for the economic survival of the city and the safety of its residents.