Mary Helen Owens Peay

Mary Helen Owens Peay, 81, of 202 Fowler Road, Walhalla, passed away Sunday, February 28, 2016, at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  The funeral will be 2 PM, Wednesday, March 2, 2016 at the Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow at Oconee Memorial Park. The family will receive friends from 1:00-2:00 PM, Wednesday, March 2, 2016, prior to the service at Davenport […]

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Today at the State House

The state’s lawmakers take time today to recognize Clemson University and this year’s Leadership Oconee.  It’s a day that State Representative Bill Whitmire looks forward to.  He’s hoping for the chance to help recognize Dabo Swinney and the time to give the Leadership Oconee class a tour of the State House.

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Rescue truck in Senec accident

Authorities say a Seneca Fire Department rescue truck, on the way to a medical call, was involved in an accident shortly after 2 o’clock yesterday afternoon on the 123 By-Pass.  The accident at the Seneca Drive intersection involved a second vehicle, a Jeep, and one person from the Jeep was taken to the hospital.   The wreckage created a backup for […]

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Streetscape update from Mayor Edwards

Walhalla Mayor Danny Edwards indicated today that once new asphalt is applied to the remaining two blocks of Streetscape, the project will advance to the stage for planting trees in the medians and on the corners and sidewalks.  Twenty-three Legacy Maple trees are to be planted at the Main Street sidewalks and corner intersections, but the DOT has balked at […]

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Students of the Quarter represent hope for the future

“We are so proud of what you students do and who you are.”  That’s one of the compliments given today by Oconee school trustee Rosemary Bailes to the Students of the Quarter representing public schools in Walhalla, Keowee, and Tamassee-Salem.  The students, accompanied by their principals, received certificates and a free lunch today, courtesy of the Walhalla Rotary Club.  Bailes […]

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Walhalla sets public hearings

Walhalla has announced two public hearings for the evening of Thursday, March 17.  Starting at 5 o’clock the city planning commission will accept comment on a petition from Derrick Addis, requesting that a parcel at 300 Hetrick Street is annexed.  The property is south of highway 28 and east of Earle Street.  At 5:30 the board of zoning appeals will […]

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