Dr. Lucas crossed the globe

One of the first things that Dr. Mike Lucas did last year after retiring as the Oconee Superintendent of Education was to take a trip around the world.  Lucas will share that experience during today’s meeting of the Walhalla Rotary Club. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Democratic National committeewoman to speak

Oconee County Democrats are bringing in a member of their party’s national committee to help raise money for the county party during their 4th annual picnic near Seneca.  The event takes places 5 to 8 pm Sunday, June 12 at the South Cove County Park.  Featured speaker will be State Rep. Gilda Cobb-Hunter of Orangeburg, member of the Democratic National […]

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Pennsylvania arrest has ties to Oconee

The office of the Pennsylvania Attorney General has announced the arrest of a 19-year old woman in that state on charges that she sexually assaulted a 10-year old girl, video-taped the abuse, and disseminated the recordings to others.  The arrest of Carissa Lee Vadala was announced by Pennsylvania Attorney General Kathleen Kane as part of an investigation by agents with […]

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A farewell tonight in Salem

It’s graduation weekend in Oconee where one of the ceremonies will make history.  The seniors at Tamassee-Salem High School are receiving the final diplomas in that school’s history.  The school is closing and its students are being re-assigned to the Walhalla attendance zone.  One Tamassee-Salem graduate tonight, Randall Martin, intends to perform a song he has written about the closing […]

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A one-on-one at the Civic Auditorium

Oconeeans crowded a meeting room at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium for a chance to size up the two men seeking the District Two seat on the County Council.  On one side of the table was Wayne McCall, the incumbent who is trying for a third, 4-year term.  On the other, Jared Ketterman, the challenger.  In between was Keith Denny who […]

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Charges accumulate against Anderson man

Charges are piling up against a young Anderson County man who is accused in crimes over an area in southern Oconee County in the vicinity of the county line at Townville.  22 year old Robert Jeffrey Hughes and a female suspect were arrested last month after a chase that ended off the Hunt Road at Townville.  Deputies say the truck […]

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Creating awareness of a neurological disorder

  A Seneca woman earned bravos today for helping create awareness of a neurological disorder for which there is not yet a cure.  Claire Muzal was called brave for making what Seneca Rotary President Debbie Dubose called a remarkable and informative talk to the club membership.  Many people are familiar with the name Parkinson’s Disease, but not with its symptoms […]

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