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Fire has been extinguished!

August 11, 2014

An apparent small fire has been extinguished this morning at Walhalla’s Kountry Kupboard restaurant. Chief Doug Kelley of the Walhalla Fire Department calls it a grease fire, but other details were not immediately known. Kelley believes the restaurant will be able to serve its customers this morning, although an assessment will be required.

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Chief building official to resign

August 8, 2014

Seneca’s long-time chief building official is departing. Ed Halbig, planning and community development director, this afternoon confirmed the resignation of Eddie Moore, who will leave his employment with the city by August 15. According to Halbig, B-J Klaren is being elevated to succeed Moore. Klaren has served as building inspector.

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The “Municipals” shall meet!

August 8, 2014

A rare meeting of the Oconee Municipal Association takes place Monday for the purpose of appointing a representative to the South Carolina Appalachian Council of Governments in Greenville. The meeting is set for 6 o’clock at the Seneca City Hall.

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Summer graduation at Clemson University

August 8, 2014

At Clemson University graduation, 965 students received degrees. The crowd that made its way into Littlejohn Coliseum numbered more than 6,000. The 965 degree candidates made the exercises one of Clemson’s largest summer ceremonies ever. They included Eddie Railey and his daughter, Reagan, who graduated together from Engineering and Science. Eddie Railey did most of…

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Headliners added for Duncan’s BBQ

August 8, 2014

Governor Nikki Haley and Senator Lindsey Graham have been added to the headliners who will attend the annual Faith and Freedom BBQ, sponsored by Congressman Jeff Duncan. The featured speaker will be Senator Marco Rubio of Florida. Everyone is invited to attend the event Monday, August 25 at the Anderson Civic Center. The cost is…

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Theft near Salem

August 8, 2014

A flatbed truck, along with a riding lawn mower, was stolen Wednesday night near Salem. The Sheriff’s Office is investigating the crime that occurred across n. highway 11 from a convenience store. The thieves also took heavy duty wire and batteries. The truck is a gray 1980s model Chevy flatbed, worth $2 thousand dollars.

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Seneca businessman charged with food stamp fraud

August 8, 2014

A Seneca businessman has been arrested as part of a police undercover operation alleging food stamp fraud. Law enforcement records show Jonathan Carter Redmond, owner of Redmond Boys Produce, arrested yesterday and charged with fraudulent acquisition or use of food stamps. According to the police incident report, a wired confidential informant working for the Seneca…

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Homicide victim in Clemson

August 8, 2014

A 52-year old man is a homicide victim in Clemson. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley identifies the victim as James Cherry and said the incident occurred Wednesday evening at 212 Summey Street. The Clemson police are investigating.

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A sign of radio times!

August 8, 2014
A sign of radio times!

 The familiar flashing red light atop the tower behind WGOG studios is no more. In fact, the tower is no more. The 250-foot tower, which ceased transmitting an AM signal in 2008, was dismantled yesterday. WGOG AM left the airwaves six years ago. The station owners sold the AM to a Puerto Rican businessman whose…

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Video will catch drivers who break school bus law

August 7, 2014

Video cameras may now record evidence of motorists who illegally pass a stopped school bus in South Carolina. And, as was pointed out during a Greenville news conference today, the authority comes from changes to the law. State Senator Thomas Alexander says the stories he is hearing about the extent to which the school bus…

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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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