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Woman seen running near home burglary

December 5, 2013

A wildlife officer saw a woman last summer running behind a home near Westminster. It turned out that a burglary had occurred at that Edgewater Drive home near the Cobb Bridge Road. Late last night sheriff’s officers brought burglary and larceny charges against Ashley Brooke Sanders of Forest Drive, Seneca. Sheriff’s reports identify the 31-year…

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Scientists rekindle beef bloodline

December 5, 2013

The sale this fall of a $25 thousand bull to a Texas ranch is more than just bragging rights for the Clemson Extension Service. It’s a step to rebuild a herd of Herefords that once provided a research and teaching platform for improving cattle genetics on South Carolina farms. The bull on its way to…

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Breakthrough celebrated at Tech breakfast

December 5, 2013

The revamped South Carolina Manufacturing Certification program is being unveiled at a breakfast this morning at Tri-County Technical College. Tech calls it a quick, yet comprehensive training route for individuals who seek to enhance their skills and secure full-time employment as operators in manufacturing. State funding is allowing Tech to enroll individuals in the program…

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Gym space needed

December 5, 2013

At the Walhalla Recreation Department, John Galbreath could use some more gymnasium space. The reason given by the Walhalla recreation director this week to the mayor and city council? The Walhalla department this year is sponsoring 31 basketball teams.

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If you are a duck, you’ll like the forecast

December 5, 2013

The folks at the Army Corps of Engineers are watching the rain fall and recording measurements across the basin. In the final days of last month, they report, a welcome relief of rain fell on the upper Savannah basin. And that brought rainfall for November nearly to average for lakes Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond. Lake…

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Let’s hope Santa doesn’t mind the rain

December 5, 2013

The annual Westminster Christmas Parade is planned for 6 o’clock tonight. One of the units in the parade will consist of the members of the newly-formed Walhalla Fire Department’s Explorers Post. The members are youngsters who are learning about fire fighting and fire protection. And Walhalla Chief Doug Kelley hopes the experience will whet their…

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Limited Government groups meets tonight

December 5, 2013

The group Limited Government for Oconee meets at 6 tonight at 2036 Sandifer Boulevard near the Schneider Electric Plant. According to Donna Linsin, “Our current project is working toward stopping the proposed 1% Capital Project Sales Tax.” The public is welcome to attend.

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Bond set for arrested Greenville man

December 5, 2013

A Greenville County man remained jailed in Walhalla and charged with, among other offenses, possession of a stolen truck belonging to the Greenville School District. At a hearing yesterday, bond for Joshua Paul Dockery was set at $10,525 surety. According to Jimmy Watt, public information officer for the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, a deputy on routine…

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Oconee prisoner hospitalized

December 5, 2013

At first, authorities suspected an injured prisoner had fallen in the Oconee Detention Center. Now they think someone assaulted Joshua Charles Campbell, and the Walhalla police are investigating. Chief Ronald Wilbanks said, as part of his department’s investigation, police officers last night were planning to question other inmates as to what happened and why. At…

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Greenville County man arrested in Oconee

December 4, 2013
Greenville County man arrested in Oconee

 A Greenville County man has been arrested in Oconee County, and the Oconee Sheriff’s Office reports the man arrested was in the possession of a stolen Greenville School District truck. As late as this morning, Joshua Paul Dockery of Travelers Rest was being held in the Oconee Detention Center on a temporary custody order on…

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  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 30, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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