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Explorers are farm team for Walhalla FD

October 3, 2013

In young people, the Walhalla fire chief sees fire fighting’s future. That’s why Chief Doug Kelley these days is enthusiastic about his department’s explorers post. A recent school visit produced 32 applicants for the Walhalla Fire Department’s Explorers Post. And, if just six of those youngsters actually follow through, Kelley will be pleased. He told…

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“Spirit of Safe Harbor” tonight in Seneca

October 3, 2013

Where do you get to see all five Oconee County mayors together at one time? The answer is tonight’s Jazz on the Alley in Seneca. The titular heads for the county’s municipalities are gathering on Ramcat Alley for the signing of a proclamation. Their proclamation sets October as “The Spirit of Safe Harbor.” It’s domestic…

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Long Creek woman appointed to library board

October 3, 2013

The Oconee Library Board of Trustees gets a new member. County Council this week appointed Maria Jacobson. She’s a Long Creek resident and media specialist at West-Oak High School.

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Cell tower business for the BZA

October 2, 2013

The members of the quasi-judicial Oconee County Board of Zoning Appeals gather this month in Walhalla to hear cell tower matters. Josh Stephens, county zoning administrator, announces two hearings the night of Thursday, October 24 in County Council Chambers at Walhalla. One will be a special exception request to allow a tower on Stamp Creek…

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Project Lifesaver: Saving Lives and Helping Families

October 2, 2013

Anyone who has been a caregiver or a parent to a child with Down’s syndrome or Autism or someone with a form of dementia knows the difficulty to provide care to their loved one. That’s especially in cases in which an individual must be watched 24 hours a day or can easily leave when one…

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Oconee County traffic accident

October 2, 2013

State troopers report injuries have occurred in a traffic accident shortly after 10:30 this morning at SC 11 and Critter Road.

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Important voting dates loom

October 2, 2013

Important dates are approaching in the next couple of days for any Walhalla and Westminster resident who can’t make it to the polls next month, but would like to make their vote count anyway. Absentee voting for the November 5 city elections will open Monday, October 7 and close 5 p-m Friday, November 1. You…

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Graham won’t accept pay during shutdown

October 2, 2013

Senator Lindsey Graham says he and the rest of Congress get paid during the government shutdown, but he won’t accept his salary. Instead Graham says he’ll donate his salary to the Wounded Warriors—a program that helps those soldiers catastrophically hurt in Iraq or Afghanistan.

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100 years of CU architectural education

October 2, 2013

A symposium this month will mark 100 years of architectural education at Clemson University. Clemson’s fourth-year chair of the architecture department, Kate Schwennsen, has enjoyed going thru the records to gain a sense of a storied architectural past. That historic era will be highlighted Friday, October 18 in Lee Hall. There, several noted architectural historian-theorists…

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Oconeean arrested in Idaho returned to OC

October 2, 2013

A 44-year old woman sits in an Oconee County jail cell, facing alleged violations of child custody laws. The arrest this summer in Idaho of Laverne Marie Bennett made headline news when Bennett and her four young daughters were found by state police in that far west state. They were found at a picnic table…

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