Extra school officers discussed during two meetings

Oconee County Council members were told last night to expect a vote next week by the school board, approving two additional school resource officers to rotate among the county’s elementary schools.  How Oconee can enhance school safety was the prime topic last night for a meeting of the county council’s law enforcement and public safety committee.  Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said […]

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Multi-vehicle accident

A busy Oconee traffic light intersection is the scene of a multi-vehicle accident.  Shortly after 1 this afternoon, according to an account from the scene, four or five vehciles collided, apparently three of them damaged severely.  The accident occurred on 123 at Davis Creek Road in front of Lorraine Harding Real Estate.  It’s believed there may be at least one […]

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Mamie Dell Woodall

Walhalla, SC — Mamie Dell Woodall, 86, wife of the late Joseph W. Woodall, of 162 Willow Lane, Walhalla, passed away October 10, 2016, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House. Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at Neville Cemetery in Walhalla, SC. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Collin’s Children’s Home,   PO […]

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Main Street to remain open during Ok’fest

Walhalla’s new two-lane Main Street in the downtown will remain open for thru traffic during the city’s biggest event of the year.  Vanessa Penton of the Greater Walhalla Chamber of Commerce today announced a consensus to keep Main downtown open for motorized traffic and position the street vendors in the angle parking spaces, to allow the public to access from […]

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Senior Solutions job fair

Paying jobs are available to help senior citizens in Oconee and Anderson counties.  Senior Solutions will hold a job fair tomorrow afternoon 1 to 4 o’clock at 101 Perry Avenue in Seneca.  Driver positions and home care positions are available in both counties and assisted living staff jobs are available in Walhalla.

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Meet-and-greet congressional candidate Hosea Cleveland

Politics Democratic-style goes on display this week in Seneca.  The public is invited Thursday night to a meet-and-greet featuring the Democratic nominee for the U-S House of Representatives from South Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District. Sponsored by the Oconee Democratic Party, the event featuring candidate Hosea Cleveland will be 6 to 8 o’clock at party headquarters at 121 N. Townville Street. […]

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Westminster pursues aquatic and swim center

  Westminster has approved the idea to locate a year-round aquatic and swim center on the city property that contains the municipal swimming pool.  In a special meeting, the city council last night approved the concept of allowing Todd Chrisley, a cable TV reality show host who has a Westminster background, to pursue the project thru a 25-year lease for […]

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