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Facelift for hopsital emergency department

June 16, 2014

Oconee Medical Center’s emergency department remains a 20-bed unit, but a lot else has changed—-for the better! A bright green ribbon was cut this morning to mark the completion of a one-year renovation project. New flooring, new counter tops, and a new-look waiting room are among the features of the $550 thousand project that took…

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Electrical fire Saturday in Walhalla

June 16, 2014

Walhalla fire trucks rolled Saturday afternoon to an electrical fire at 318 Lucas Street. Minor damage occurred and no one was hurt.

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Voters asked to return to the polls

June 16, 2014

Voters in Oconee County and the rest of South Carolina are being asked to return to the polls next week to decide run-off elections. Primary run-off elections take place Tuesday, June 24. Democratic voters get to choose between Shelia Gallagher and Tom Thompson for State Superintendent of Education. Republican voters will select their nominees between…

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Home fire in the Wexford subdivison

June 16, 2014

Fire has taken a heavy toll to a home in the Wexford subdivision, between Seneca and Clemson. Multiple fire departments responded to the address on Beacon Ridge Drive and found fire consuming the house.  No injuries reported.  All members of the family made it to safety.  It took about one hour to put a stop…

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Holdup in Clemson

June 14, 2014

An armed robbery occurred this morning at a Clemson convenience  store.  Jimmy Dixon, the police chief, says information will be released this evening on what happened at the Sunoco station on U-S 76 near the 123 traffic lights.

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Indoor aquatic center pins hopes on November ballot

June 13, 2014

The project to build Oconee County’s first public indoor swimming pool combined with a general recreation center is headed for this year’s General Election ballot. It’ll be a referendum vote November 4—a proposition in which Oconeeans are being asked to accept an extra penny of sales tax in exchange for a variety of improvement projects…

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Crenshaw to neighbors: “Bear with us.”

June 13, 2014

Oconee County officials have been receiving inquiries this week from concerned Walhalla residents that the height of the new jail will actually be higher than they’ve been led to believe. But Sheriff Mike Crenshaw is asking patience from those residents because, the sheriff says, he is getting assurance from the contractor that the finished building…

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Former Walhallan’s son draws All-Star invite

June 13, 2014
Former Walhallan’s son draws All-Star invite

 Princeton University basketball player Clay Wilson’s Oconee County relatives have received the news that the rising senior is getting the chance to compete this summer in international competition. He’s Clay Wilson, son of former Walhallan Dean Wilson Owasso, Oklahoma and nephew of 96.3/WGOG account executive Ann Anderson of Walhalla. Clay Wilson has an invitation to…

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Software solution found in South Dakota

June 13, 2014

Oconee County Sheriff Mike Crenshaw believes he has found the solution to his office’s software needs in the state of South Dakota. At its meeting next week, Oconee County Council is scheduled to consider a recommendation that Zuercher Technologies of Sioux Falls, South Dakota be awarded a sole source contract for a public safety software…

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Senecan offered full-time job by BMW

June 13, 2014

A Tri-County Technical College graduate from Seneca is one of four recent graduates who have been offered full-time employment by the car maker BMW. Jeremy Davies was among 28 students from Tri-County and Greenville technical colleges who graduated June 5 from the BMW Scholars program. It was the third and largest class of scholars to…

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  • December 20, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
  • December 20, 2014 7:00 pm35th Old Fashion Christmas Pageant
  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
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