Moore to bid for new term

Seneca’s Dana Moore remembers a lesson handed down by his parents—-leave something better than you found it.  That’s partly why Moore will offer for a third term next year as a Seneca councilman.  Moore, who is completing his second, 4-year term, says he enjoys politics and looks forward to his city accomplishing more during the next four years—such as ridding […]

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A plan for the new trees

If Walhalla City Council says yes, Nutall oak trees and Legacy maple trees will be the new look in the downtown.  Dan Pollock, president of Partners for Progress, says the organization’s tree committee recommends the cultivar or hybrid Legacy maples for the curbs and corners to display the colors of fall.  And, for the new medians, the idea behind the […]

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Streetscape work today!

The remake of a four-block commercial area in downtown Walhalla continues today, as workers backfill the electrical conduit excavation between Catherine and Spring on the south side of Main Street .  They are installing new water service to the buildings in the same area.  On the north side of Main Street, the plan is to form driveways and prepare to […]

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Parade mishap

The police have confirmed there was a mishap in Saturday afternoon’s Walhalla Christmas Parade.  One of the units was forced out of the parade when it began to leak fuel.  Some of that fuel, according to Capt. Paul Harris, sprayed parade watchers.       VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Representing Westminster, Jeff Lord earns certificate

Westminster City Administrator Jeff Lord is one of 50 leaders and development professionals from across South Carolina who completed the 2015 South Carolina Economic Development Institute. Institute attendees received their Certificates of Completion during the final day of the 2015 Institute held last month at Red Ventures in Lancaster County.  During the quarterly, two-day sessions, participants traveled to different locations […]

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New deputy an award winner

A new Oconee deputy sheriff graduated from the South Carolina Criminal Justice Academy and the Basic Law Enforcement Program.  Deputy Garrett Bare also received the J-P Strom Award, given to the graduate who achieves the highest overall academic average, including the successful completion of all performance tests.  Bare was hired by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office June 4, but had served […]

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Someone is calling and impersonating a law officer

In a few days’ time, Oconee deputies counted four instances of someone using the telephone to demand money from an unsuspecting public.  The scammer, purporting to be a deputy sheriff, demands money to cover fines for bogus federal warrants.  No individual called lost money.  In each instance, the caller demands the money be placed on a pre-paid card.  In another […]

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John Dalton Wilson, Jr.

John Dalton Wilson, Jr., 85, of 511 Burnt Tanyard Road, West Union died Sunday at his home.  He was the husband of Eula Cecile Belle Shead Wilson.  The funeral will be 11 am Wednesday at North Walhalla Church of God with burial to follow in Heritage Memorial Gardens.  The family receives friends from 6-8 pm Tuesday at Davenport Funeral Home. […]

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Eula Vaughn

Eula Vaughn, 90, of West Union died Monday at Pruitt Healthcare of Six Mile.  The funeral will be 2 pm Wednesday from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family receives friends from 1-2 pm, prior to the service at Sandifer Funeral Home.  Entombment follows in Oconee Memorial Park Mausoleum.  Family members are at their homes.  In place of flowers, […]

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