Blog Archives

OCC to go lakeside Monday

October 3, 2013
By

Oconee County councilmen will go lakeside during a tour next week of boat landings belonging to the Army Corps of Engineers. To save money, the federal agency seeks to close some of the landings in Oconee County. And the county council may have interest in the landings to be abandoned. “The purpose of this tour…

Read more »

Explorers are farm team for Walhalla FD

October 3, 2013
By

In young people, the Walhalla fire chief sees fire fighting’s future. That’s why Chief Doug Kelley these days is enthusiastic about his department’s explorers post. A recent school visit produced 32 applicants for the Walhalla Fire Department’s Explorers Post. And, if just six of those youngsters actually follow through, Kelley will be pleased. He told…

Read more »

“Spirit of Safe Harbor” tonight in Seneca

October 3, 2013
By

Where do you get to see all five Oconee County mayors together at one time? The answer is tonight’s Jazz on the Alley in Seneca. The titular heads for the county’s municipalities are gathering on Ramcat Alley for the signing of a proclamation. Their proclamation sets October as “The Spirit of Safe Harbor.” It’s domestic…

Read more »

Long Creek woman appointed to library board

October 3, 2013
By

The Oconee Library Board of Trustees gets a new member. County Council this week appointed Maria Jacobson. She’s a Long Creek resident and media specialist at West-Oak High School.

Read more »

Cell tower business for the BZA

October 2, 2013
By

The members of the quasi-judicial Oconee County Board of Zoning Appeals gather this month in Walhalla to hear cell tower matters. Josh Stephens, county zoning administrator, announces two hearings the night of Thursday, October 24 in County Council Chambers at Walhalla. One will be a special exception request to allow a tower on Stamp Creek…

Read more »

Project Lifesaver: Saving Lives and Helping Families

October 2, 2013
By

Anyone who has been a caregiver or a parent to a child with Down’s syndrome or Autism or someone with a form of dementia knows the difficulty to provide care to their loved one. That’s especially in cases in which an individual must be watched 24 hours a day or can easily leave when one…

Read more »

Oconee County traffic accident

October 2, 2013
By

State troopers report injuries have occurred in a traffic accident shortly after 10:30 this morning at SC 11 and Critter Road.

Read more »

Important voting dates loom

October 2, 2013
By

Important dates are approaching in the next couple of days for any Walhalla and Westminster resident who can’t make it to the polls next month, but would like to make their vote count anyway. Absentee voting for the November 5 city elections will open Monday, October 7 and close 5 p-m Friday, November 1. You…

Read more »

Graham won’t accept pay during shutdown

October 2, 2013
By

Senator Lindsey Graham says he and the rest of Congress get paid during the government shutdown, but he won’t accept his salary. Instead Graham says he’ll donate his salary to the Wounded Warriors—a program that helps those soldiers catastrophically hurt in Iraq or Afghanistan.

Read more »

100 years of CU architectural education

October 2, 2013
By

A symposium this month will mark 100 years of architectural education at Clemson University. Clemson’s fourth-year chair of the architecture department, Kate Schwennsen, has enjoyed going thru the records to gain a sense of a storied architectural past. That historic era will be highlighted Friday, October 18 in Lee Hall. There, several noted architectural historian-theorists…

Read more »

WGOG > Articles by: Dick Mangrum > Page 135

Weather

Calendar

  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 amClearmont Baptist Church's Easter Egg Hunt
  • April 19, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
AEC v1.0.4