Robert “Bobby” Campbell

Robert “Bobby Campbell, 84, of 255 North Horseshoe Bridge Road, Westminster died Thursday at the Cottingham Hospice House.  He was retired from the construction department at Clemson University.  A graveside service will be 11 a-m Saturday in Centerville Methodist Church Cemetery, Oakway.  Flowers are accepted.  Memorials may be made to the GHS Oconee Hospice of the Foothills, Attn:  Foundation Office, […]

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Walhalla still evaluating water options

A Walhalla leader says the reason that a recent meeting by the city council in nearby Westminster went behind closed doors was to take up whether that city would consider supplying potable water to Walhalla. Mayor Pro-tem Tjay Bagwell describes reaching out to Westminster as part of Walhalla’s due diligence in deciding the best way to secure his city’s future […]

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Partners for Progress to meet Monday night

The work of a tree committee will take front and center during Monday night’s meeting of Walhalla’s Partners for Progress. Dan Pollock, partners president, says the meeting will evolve into the kind of grunt work needed before the presentation is made to city council as to which kinds of trees should be bought and planted as part of Streetscape downtown. […]

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Cars side-swipe in the rain

During late yesterday afternoon’s rain two cars collided on 2-lane SC 28 north of Walhalla. Two people were described as injured in what authorities found to have been a side-swipe accident. The wreck tied up or slowed down traffic up and down the mountain for about two hours—in the section between the Last Chance and the Dakota Grill. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Walhalla JROTC speaker stresses an active life

An Oconee native who has made his life a military career urged Walhalla students to do something positive with their lives, and he gave them suggestions. Army Lt. Col. Mark Winkler spoke during the recent annual Walhalla High JROTC banquet. He was speaking to an audience that included his niece, Walhalla senior Michelle Aubert. More than anything, Winkler urged the […]

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In spite of alerts, the fake calls persist

  Law enforcement has issued warnings to be cautious, yet telephone calls by individuals who purport to represent the IRS continue. The situation frustrates tax professionals and puts a scare into taxpayers who pick up the phone. The caller will say the taxpayer owes money and the police are on the way. They request checks immediately be written or gift […]

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Rosellen Aleguire’s new opinion of Hillary Clinton

The leader of Oconee Democrats has changed her opinion of the candidate considered to be the lead candidate of her party to run for President. Rosellen Aleguire expressed that opinion to 96.3/WGOG NEWS after having met and listened to Hillary Clinton when the former Secretary of State made a campaign stop Wednesday in Columbia. After she and fellow Oconee Democrat […]

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Church near Seneca hit by burglar

Memorial Day morning someone burglarized a church near Seneca.  A deputy learned that a an HP laptop computer, two HP tablets, and a small speaker were taken at 696 Emmnual Church Drive between 12:45 a-m and 2 a-m Monday.  The items taken carry a value of $960, but you can qualify for cash reward if you can help the Sheriff’s […]

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Seneca burglary leads to arrests

A burglary investigation in Seneca has led the police to make two arrests and to charge the men with multiple offenses. The charges grew out of a home burglary between May 21 and 24 on Lakeview Drive. A gun cabinet was found open at the home. Authorities have identified the two men charged as Devin Ian McCrackin, 20 year old […]

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“This little pig went to market….”

A young pig has gone missing near Walhalla, and its owner offers a reward for its return. This is no ordinary piglet. Nicole Justus says not yet 12 weeks old, this bottle-fed piglet has made recent appearances as Oconee’s 4-H mascot pig. Docile in nature, this piglet named “Sheldon” is valuable to its owner, Justus. She will pay a $100 […]

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