Covington criminal case dismissed

A criminal case against a former Walhalla policeman was dismissed this morning in the court of the Westminster Magistrate.  Judge Will Derrick dismissed the charge of assault and battery third degree against former officer Zach Covington after, according to an officer of the court, the alleged victim in the case failed to show up for the jury trial.  The alleged […]

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Guardian ad litem appointed

Anderson attorney Mike Glenn has agreed to serve as guardian ad litem for the Rev. Efford Haynes in the Seneca man’s civil court case with the city of Seneca.  Glenn’s appointment, as ordered by Circuit Judge Cordell Maddox, was made June 3 and, according to the judge’s order, will precede an inspection by Glenn of the Haynes-owned building.  The condition […]

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Speak now or hold your peace!

Members of the Oconee Chamber of Commerce at Seneca have only a few days to vote on whether they think it is a good idea for the chambers of commerce in Seneca, Walhalla and Westminster to consolidate  The Oconee chamber is conducting an online survey to gather opinion.  The deadline to vote is 4 o’clock Monday afternoon.  

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Accident near Walhalla intersection

Three cars have collided on Walhalla’s E. Main Street/SC 28 near N. Earle Street.  The police say the acciident occurred as one of the vehicles attempted a left turn off 28 into the parking lot of the Kountry Kupboard restaurant.  According to Capt. Paul Harris one or possibly two people will be sent to the hospital.

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Clemson man charged with domestic violence

The state police report the arrest of a Clemson man, charged with domestic violence first degree.  The charge placed against Justin Ross Walker carries a penalty on conviction of up to 10 years in prison.  The case was investigated by the state Law Enforcement Division at the request of the Clemson police.  An affidavit, signed by officer Gene Donohue, alleges […]

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Marines’ motorcade returns Monday

The public has an invitation to fly the flag and wear patriotic colors next week when the U-S Marine Corps veterans’ motorcade passes through Pickens and Oconee counties. A total of 41 Marines will be on their way Monday afternoon for a few days of rest and relaxation on the lakes, rivers, and mountains.  Oconee families are welcoming the Marines […]

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Community help in decorating one-year old school

Walhalla High School requests the community’s help to decorate the hallways of the one-year old school.  Requested are photographs of local landmarks and beautiful scenery, along with frameable collections and memorabilia such as vintage yearbooks; sports, cheerleader, and band uniforms; jacket letters and patches; and programs.  The school seeks the donation of these materials representing all the attendance areas including […]

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Remembering the death of a Clemson student

A Clemson student killed in a car accident last summer had a goal to have a building on campus named for him.  The parents of the late Samuel Cadden are making the wish a reality.  Ken and Mary Cadden are establishing a $1.5 million gift to establish a chapel on campus in honor of their son.  Sam Cadden was a […]

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Employer selects Anderson for location

Engineered Plastic Components, Inc. (EPC), a provider of plastic injection molded products, has selected Anderson County for the company’s new operations. According to the SC Commerce Department, the $5.3 million investment is expected to create 43 new jobs. Founded in 1994, EPC designs, engineers and manufactures world-class thermoplastic products utilizing innovative engineering capabilities. Originally operating with only four injection molding […]

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