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Clemson boil water advisory

May 2, 2014

A boil water advisory is in effect for several neighborhoods in Clemson. The advisory has been issued as a precaution because of low water pressure caused by a line tie-in on Downs Loop. It covers Downs Boulevard, Downs Loop, Hickory Way, Birch Place, Keystone Lane, Evergreen Drive, Hill Pine Court, and Berkeley Court. Residents in…

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Placing those electric lines underground

May 2, 2014

“I think it went well.” That is how Walhalla’s Scott Parris described a meeting this week to plan for the city’s Streetscape project. In this meeting Parris, along with a representative of the city’s contract landscape engineering company, talked with Duke Energy officials about the long-talked about project to bury electric power lines in a…

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Three contractors bid on Walhalla utilities work

May 1, 2014

A Pickens contractor appears to be the low bidder for the job of phase two of the Chicopee Mill Hill water line replacement project. Scott Parris, city utilities director, says Inflow Utilities bid a little more than $431 thousand, 500 dollars. Engineers must now pore over the bids submitted at today’s deadline by three companies…

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Corbeil-Cammick invited for candidate forums

May 1, 2014

The two contestants for Seat One, Oconee County Council are being invited for as many as three separate candidate forums in advance of their Republican primary showdown June 10. The candidates are the incumbent, Paul Corbeil, and the challenger, Edda Cammick. 96.3/WGOG NEWS has learned that three forums have been scheduled May 12, May 15,…

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Cities adhere to the Federal Fair Housing Law

May 1, 2014

The city of Walhalla in Oconee County and the city of Central in Pickens County have something in common. They both support the Federal Housing Law which states it is illegal to discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, family status or national origin in the sale or rental of housing,…

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Search leads to drug arrest in Seneca

May 1, 2014

With warrants in hand, Seneca police officers paid a visit this morning to 1207 E. Main Street. The occupant of that home—Andrew Terell Cleveland—wound up charged with cocaine offenses. An arrest affidavit alleges the 26-year old Cleveland “did knowingly, intentionally and without authorization possess with intent to distribute a quantity of crack cocaine….” A police…

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Chamber holds its membership and awards banquet

May 1, 2014

Walhalla city leaders and members of Partners for Progress were among those in the audience for last week’s annual membership and awards banquet held by the Greater Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce. They heard the event’s featured speaker, Pickens City Administrator Katherine Hendricks, talk about revitalization, business development and the South Carolina Main Street program.…

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Pickens County search at the early stage

May 1, 2014

Pickens County is at an early stage of filling the job of county administrator. A special County Council meeting has been called for Monday to discuss the process.

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An Oconee fundraiser for Vincent Sheheen

May 1, 2014
An Oconee fundraiser for Vincent Sheheen

 Oconee Democrats say they are pleased by the crowd for a fundraiser last night for Vincent Sheheen, their party’s hopeful this year for the nomination to run for Governor. Sheheen spoke at the event held at a Lake Keowee restaurant. Sheheen spoke on his vision for more a prosperous state and what he called real…

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Foothills Trail adds amenities for hiking season

May 1, 2014

Something new has been added along the 76-mile Foothills Trail, and hikers and the general public are invited to celebrate the additions during a ceremony this month at the Oconee State Park end of the trail. Heyward Douglass of the Foothills Trail Conference says there’s new paved parking, along with some kiosks whose maps help…

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  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
  • November 1, 2014 10:30 amMtn. Rest Cloggers Fund Raiser
  • November 1, 2014 4:00 pmCity of Salem Cruise-In
  • November 1, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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