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Second homicide case resolved today

January 29, 2015

For a second time today, the Oconee General Sessions Court accepted the guilty plea of a murder defendant to a lesser charge. Joshua Randall Ferguson this afternoon pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter and was sent to prison for 15 years. The 15 years were recommended by assistant solicitor Blair Stoudemire, and Judge Lee Alford told…

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Westminster sues its former bank

January 29, 2015

Westminster filed suit this week against the bank with which it maintained its general operating account until  four and a half years ago. The lawsuit, filed by city attorney Derek Enderlin, names First Citzens Bank and former police chief Scott Bannister as defendants. It’s an…

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Guilty plea brings 22-year sentence

January 29, 2015

A Westminster man, originally charged with murder, pleaded guilty to a lesser charge this morning and was sentenced in the Oconee General Sessions Court. Joshua Michael Fulbright pleaded guilty to voluntary manslaughter in the beating death of Richard Alan Marszalek in late 2013 at an…

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502 E. Main fetches one bidder

January 29, 2015

The for sale signs at 502 E. Main in Walhalla attracted one bidder. And Oconee County Council will be asked next week to approve the sale of the old house…

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Industry and Technology Park gets a “look-see”

January 29, 2015

The property that is Oconee’s Industry and Technology Park on n. highway 11 received what was described as an “economic development opportunity” yesterday. Late in the afternoon, according to one…

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With the help of an AARP grant, Six Mile woman gets back to work

January 29, 2015

In 2009, when she started her job search, Loretta Cappiello of Six Mile had no idea it would be so tough getting back into the workforce. Cappiello felt confident. She…

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  • January 30, 2015Walhalla Civic Auditorium Presents Southern Fried Nuptials
  • February 1, 2015 10:00 amShellem Cline at Bethel Baptist Church Singing
  • February 5, 2015 5:30 pmWalhalla High School's Freshman Focus Parent Night
  • February 5, 2015 7:00 pmHoly Spirit Encounter Conference
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