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Fair Play man charged with fraud and forgery

July 10, 2015
Fair Play man charged with fraud and forgery

      A Fair Play man was jailed at Walhalla this week, charged with fraud and forgery in an investigation of someone’s stolen personal identity.  According to the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, six warrants were obtained against Ronnie Kipp Stancil, 25-year old resident of W. Fair Play Boulevard.  Stolen last year was a wallet that…

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Sewer work Monday near Seneca

July 10, 2015

Residents on Reedy Fork Road near Seneca are being notified to expect sewer work to begin Monday and a partial obstruction on the road while the work is underway.  According to the Oconee Joint Regional Sewer Authority, Tugaloo Pipeline Company will commence replacement of a sewer force main—100 feet of pipe in all.  Workers will…

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Temporary parking for Main Street businesses

July 10, 2015

Walkways are to be placed today in Walhalla on the south side of Main Street between College and Catherine streets to allow customers to access businesses from temporary parking spots.  Temporary parking is now available on a section of the block to the west.  Conduit has been installed for the electricity changeover at Bantam Chef. …

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For flag vote, Alexander relied on faith

July 10, 2015

A Presbyterian Church Sunday School teacher, Thomas Alexander opened his Bible for insight as to how he should vote when it came to taking down the Confederate flag from the grounds of the State House.  The state senator from Oconee-Pickens voted with the majority of his colleagues this week in approving a bill, now signed…

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Support and patience for Streetscape

July 10, 2015

  In recent days, Streetscape with its workers and equipment arrived on the block on which the Oconee-Pickens state senator makes his livelihood.  Senator Thomas Alexander is the proprietor of Oconee Office Supply on Walhalla’s Main Street.  He’s also a former Walhalla city councilman.  Alexander says he supports the current-day city council and its project…

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Robert Lee Bishop

July 9, 2015

Robert Lee Bishop, 50, of 100 Near Lake Circle, Seneca died Wednesday at the Cottingham Hospice House.  The family receives friends from 4-7 p-m Saturday at Sandifer Funeral Home.  No formal service will be held.  Family members are at their homes.  Flowers are accepted.  Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com.  Sandifer Funeral Home…

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A 96.3/WGOG NEWS clarification

July 9, 2015

Our story Wednesday about an appropriation of $500 thousand for Walhalla’s Streetscape budget failed to make clear that the money was approved by the county’s state “C” Fund Committee, chaired by Sam Dickson. Our story made it sound as if the money were granted by the transportation committee of Oconee County Council, chaired by Joel…

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Bank VP on statewide committee

July 9, 2015
Bank VP on statewide committee

Blue Ridge Bank is proud of William Christopher Ellenburg.  The bank vice president has been appointed to serve a two-year term on the Bank Operations Committee of the South Carolina Bankers Association.  The committee stays abreast of developments affecting the operations and technology areas of banks and relays available information to all members of their…

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Jose “Joe” Guadalupe Chavez

July 9, 2015

Jose “Joe” Guadalupe Chavez, 61, of Ranger Road, Walhalla died Tuesday at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  He worked as an apple harvester.  Flowers are accepted.  The family is at the home.  Davenport Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

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Rotarians get tour of the new jail

July 9, 2015
Rotarians get tour of the new jail

Members of the Seneca Rotary Club visited a place this afternoon that they hope that they’ll never have the occasion to see again.  They toured the new Oconee Jail, which Sheriff Mike Crenshaw hopes will open next month.  That’s provided some finishing touches are added and the state Department of Corrections gives its blessing during…

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  • July 28, 2015 3:00 pmCrossgate Church Bible Boot Camp
  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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