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Democrats to gather in convention

March 6, 2014

Plans are set for the 2014 convention of the Oconee Democratic Party. New party officers and three members to the state executive committee are to be elected at the convention which will take place Saturday, March 15 at Seneca’s Gignilliat Community and begins at 10 o’clock. The convention will also be a forum for resolutions…

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Voss to speak to Oconee Alliance

March 6, 2014

The 18th president at Southern Wesleyan University will speak to an Oconee County meeting about the university in the Pickens County town of Central since he took charge in July 2011. Dr. Todd Voss speaks to the Oconee Alliance at 8 a-m Thursday, March 13 at Thrift Development near Seneca.

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Cain-Inabinet joint appearance tonight

March 6, 2014

The public can size up the two men seeking to fill the vacant seat on Oconee County Council during a meeting tonight near Seneca. The group Limited Government for Oconee invites everyone at 6 o’clock to 2036 Sandifer Boulevard near Schneider Electric to hear Paul Cain and Andy Inabinet. The two Republicans seek their part’s…

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“Everything is on the table,” Bagwell says

March 5, 2014

Budget time is apt to be crunch time for Walhalla city departments meaning that, to save money, some jobs could be cut. Tjay Bagwell, chairman of the city council finance committee, acknowledged talk making the rounds that “everything is on the table” as his city attempts to find funds for Streetscape and its water needs—two…

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Arrest made in church crime

March 5, 2014

A young man who played video games with other youths at a Westminster area church one day is being accused of stealing game equipment from the church the next day. Oconee Sheriff’s Office has announced the arrest of Reggie Malik Lewis of the Davis Bridge Road on charges of third degree burglary and petty larceny.…

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Bo knows biking, but what about Les?

March 5, 2014

Walhalla attorney Les Shayne harbors no illusions on how well he can keep up with a renowned former pro sport standout when it comes to a bicycle ride, but he’s in it for the exercise and the money it will raise for cancer research. Shayne is leaving for Alabama to be part of Bo Jackson’s…

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Walhalla leaders to meet privately

March 5, 2014

Walhalla has announced that city council will meet at 7 Tuesday night next week at City Hall about Streetscape. It’s planned as an executive session for a contract matter and comes at a time when city leaders are faced with squaring projected Streetscape costs with available funds.

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Water quality awareness

March 5, 2014

On a day when an environmental mishap has closed a main artery of Clemson, word comes of a new effort in Pickens and Anderson counties to gauge the public’s awareness of water-quality. Specifically, one question a survey seeks to answer is, “Do you know what happens to local rivers and streams if lawns are over-fertilized…

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Watch out for soda bottle meth labs!

March 5, 2014

In a search of an Oconee rental home, on which eviction papers were served, officers found components of making methamphetamine—although the evidence at that Fair Play location indicated no meth lab. A different meth-related problem has been detected in neighboring Stephens County, Georgia. There, the sheriff has issued a warning that residents should be wary…

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College Avenue UPDATE

March 5, 2014

According to the city of Clemson, sections of College Avenue will re-open today as progress is made in cleaning up a grease spill from yesterday’s truck accident. The temporary closing of downtown’s main street was ordered when a truck blew a valve and restaurant grease spilled onto the road–eventually winding up in Lake Hartwell. DHEC…

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  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
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