Death follows car accident near Seneca

An 83-year old Oconeean died Friday at a Greenville hospital, one week after being involved in a two-vehicle collision near Seneca. Coroner Karl Addis said the victim, Thomas Kudro of Point Place Drive, Westminster suffered a traumatic injury at 2:30 Friday afternoon, April 10 at highway 59 and Sam Brown Road. According to Addis, Kudro died of complications of a […]

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Oconee woman charged in boyfriend’s stabbing

A Thursday stabbing near Walhalla landed a 45-year old woman in jail. The Sheriff’s Office has identified Jean Marie Moore as the woman arrested on the charge of criminal domestic violence at her home on Little River Lane in the vicinity of Flat Shoals Community near Salem. The victim, identified as Moore’s boyfriend, was stabbed in the upper torso with […]

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Which city runs water to lake property?

A developer bought nearly 40 acres near Walhalla’s intake property on Melton Road near Lake Keowee. The question that arose last week at City Hall was which municipality, Seneca or Walhalla, provides the water. Walhalla claims the developer’s property is within its service area though, according to the minutes for the April 7 meeting of the mayor and council, the […]

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Police chief requests money for five rifles

As part of his budget request for a new year, the Walhalla police chief is asking for $5,365 for five patrol rifles. Chief Ronald Wilbanks told the mayor and council last week those rifles could be useful in the event of a school shooting or someone barricaded inside a house. There is a Special Weapons and Tactical Team (SWAT) in […]

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Biology exam today on the Clemson campus

More than 600 South Carolina middle and high school students are at Clemson University today to test their knowledge of biology and become acquainted with the university atmosphere. For many students, the Biology Merit Exam serves as a source of inspiration to get involved in science and to pursue college educations. The test consists of 40 multiple-choice questions.

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Father, daughter both named teacher of the year

Amanda Link Harris was recently named Teacher of the Year at Walhalla High School. Her father, Dale Link, was named Teacher of the Year at Tamassee-Salem High School. Both father and daughter are graduates of Southern Wesleyan University. The daughter never considered a career other than teaching. She was born into a family of educators. While she was a student […]

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28-year old man charged in Utica drug case

A man walking across someone else’s backyard in Utica community near Seneca raised the suspicions of an Oconee sheriff’s deputy. The man wound up arrested and charged Wednesday night with manufacturing methamphetamine. The Sheriff’s Office has identified the arrested man as John Daniel Alexander Price, 28-year old resident of Sirrine Street. Narcotics officers and a cleanup crew arrived after deputies […]

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