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Farmers Market Month

August 8, 2013
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Once again, Governor Haley has proclaimed August as Farmers Market Month in South Carolina. And a new program that the Foothills Heritage Market of Oconee County starts Saturday will allow shopping as early as 7:30 a-m. That, according to Gwen McPhail, one of the managers, will allow consumers to take advantage of weekly discounts. The…

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Unsolved homicide from 11 years ago

August 8, 2013
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Unsolved homicide from 11 years ago

The passing years since 2002 have dulled the memories of what ranks as one of Oconee’s most brutal murders. But not the memory of the Sheriff’s Office. First-year Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says it’s time to focus attention again on trying to find the killer or killers of Bruce Gaines Marett. Marett was 50 years old…

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State awards grant for Walhalla project

August 8, 2013
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Additional residents of a low-to-moderate income Walhalla neighborhood will benefit from a project that’ll replace aging water lines and give them greater flow when they switch on the faucets. Walhalla has been approved for a grant of $387,747 for phase II of the Chicopee Mill Village water upgrade. According to an announcement by the state…

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Damage in Oconee could have been worse

August 8, 2013
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Compared to Pickens and other counties, Oconee’s storm damage could have been a lot worse, in the estimation of Mike Smith, the state DOT’s resident maintenance engineer. Still the DOT in Oconee received several calls of water covering roads. In many cases, roads have been washed with dirt and driveway gravel. By late yesterday afternoon,…

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Late night accident kills Central man

August 8, 2013
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An autopsy has been ordered in the death of a 23-year old man in Pickens County. The body of Logan Dale Evans was found late Tuesday night on his family’s property at 417 Silver Creek Road. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley said Evans was driving alone on Silver Creek Road, but his vehicle washed down…

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Bill-signing first pen goes to the Smiths!

August 7, 2013
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The South Carolina Governor turned to a Clemson family and expressed the hope a new law will give them peace. Governor Nikki Haley made Seneca’s Gignilliat Community Center a stop on her visit to Oconee County to celebrate a new law designed to improve the health and save the lives of babies born with heart…

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Park visitors to be “on the honor system”

August 7, 2013
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Soon the combination of a pay station and message board are coming to a recreation area, for which city of Walhalla has high hopes. Issaqueena Falls and Stumphouse Tunnel Park north of the city are believed to attract thousands of visitors a year. Until now, they’ve been free of charge. City leaders hope at least…

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Senecans donate water filters

August 7, 2013
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Too much rain makes for a water problem in our area. But in the Central American country of Honduras the problem is the cleanliness of water. Three Seneca Rotarians have returned from Honduras after having supplied 25 water filters to villages in need. Those water filters were paid for by individual donations to the Rotary…

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Bridge closing is weather-related

August 7, 2013
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The closing of a bridge near Clemson today is weather-related. The bridge on S-160 over Six Mile Creek north of Clemson was closed around midnight because of debris in the rising creek from last night’s storm, according to the DOT.  Rain is the order of the day, and National Weather Service has returned the Golden…

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Church moves Bible School

August 7, 2013
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Rain, rain and more rain! It’s adding up to some alternate plans for a Walhalla church. Golden Corner Church had wanted to have its Vacation Bible School classes outdoors tonight on the grounds of the Walhalla Swimming Pool. That has all changed, according to Ann Cannon. She says the classes will now be held indoors…

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