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Joseph Hardy

April 20, 2015

Joseph V. Hardy, 81, retired U-S Navy, died Saturday at his home. A celebration of his life will be held later.  Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com.  Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family of Joseph Hardy.

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Library volunteers recognized

April 20, 2015

Those who volunteer for their public libraries were given a thank you during an event Friday, arranged by the Oconee Public Library. Branch Services librarian Blair Hinson says at a dinner two top awards were given out: Jean Mercer of the Friends of the Library went home with the Lucy Bellotte Moore Award. The Sarah…

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Small fire damages Seneca home

April 20, 2015

A small fire late last night damaged a home in Seneca. Capt. Walter Lee of the Seneca Fire Department said this fire broke out shortly before midnight at 110 Boggs Drive. Fire fighters contained the fire to a washer in the hallway of the home. Lee says it appears an electrical issue caused the fire.

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General Electric executive to address Tech grads

April 20, 2015

Bernie Anger, general manager of GE Intelligent Platforms, a business unit within GE Energy Management based in Charlottesville, Virginia, will deliver Tri-County Technical College’s spring commencement address Friday, May 8, at 6 p.m. at the Anderson Civic Center. Approximately 662 students will be awarded degrees, diplomas and/or certificates during the College’s commencement. In addition to…

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Power outage in parts of Westminster

April 20, 2015

This morning’s power outage in Westminster is affecting two public schools:  Westminster Elementary and West-Oak Middle.  The school district’s Steve Hanvey says the middle school is making use of its generator and the elementary can expect to be restored to service within minutes.  Fallen trees have created problems for the city this morning, but Hanvey…

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All the talk was about what poured down from the sky

April 20, 2015

Wherever you happened to be yesterday in these parts the talk turned to what poured down from the heavens. And for all of those bands of rains, the amount measured at Walhalla amounted to one inch for the 24-hour period. Here are the official statistics from U-S Weather Observer Barbara Wilson at Walhalla: 69 for…

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Westminster meeting tonight

April 20, 2015

The city of Westminster comprehensive planning housing committee will meet at 6 o’clock tonight at the Historic Depot on Main Street. The public may attend.

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Walhalla zoning change sought for child care business

April 20, 2015

A City Hall hearing takes place next week in Walhalla to consider whether 321 Fox Run Road may be used for a child care business. Stephanie Crawford has applied for a change to the city zoning law to allow such use, and the public may weigh in on the request during a hearing at 5:30…

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Salem to divvy out money to crime victims

April 20, 2015

Town of Salem will re-unite five crime victims with money they lost when they thought they had contributed to a fundraiser for the Tamassee-Salem Elementary School. Town Judge Jim Williams says five people are due to share in $150 dollars’ restitution paid by a woman who sold chances for a car to be given away…

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You can help solve this crime!

April 20, 2015
You can help solve this crime!

Oconee Sheriff’s Office has posted a Crime Stoppers award for information that helps solve a crime near Seneca during the early morning hours of Saturday, April 11. A male on a moped was seen at the back of the Goodwill store on the Sandifer Boulevard between 3 and 4 a-m, taking items out of storage…

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Calendar

  • April 19, 2015Fairview Church of God's Revival
  • April 24, 2015Walhalla Civic Auditorium Play "BUSTED WEDDING BELLES"
  • April 24, 2015 3:00 pmBLOOD DRIVE
  • April 26, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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