Streetscape work today!

The contractor plans final bacteria tests today on the new water line on Walhalla’s Main Street—on the south side of the block from College to Catherine streets.  Meantime, they are “sawing out” the concrete.  It’s a waiting game on the block from Tugaloo to College streets.  According to Hutch ‘N Son, waiting for Duke Energy to re-schedule the changeover at […]

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No intent to reach farther

In explaining why he voted to move the Confederate flag, the Oconee-Pickens senator says the action is confined to the flag that flew on the State House grounds.  Senator Thomas Alexander said the vote pertains to that the one location only, and he does not favor requiring anyone else.  Some flag supporters have expressed worry that the legislature’s vote is […]

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Returning to work tonight!

The members of Westminster Planning Commission return to work tonight on their city’s comprehensive plan.  They’ll meet in a work session at 6 at the Historic Train Depot.  Planning commissioners are Sandra Powell, Ken Sloan, Claudia Spearman, Wendell Tidwell and Steve White.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Albert Holden

Albert Holden, 78, of Westminster died Saturday at the Oconee Hospice of the Foothills (the Cottingham House. The family is at the home of Mary Ann Blassingame.  Funeral arrangements are being handled by the Gilbert Mortuary.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Bruce Alvin Cooper

Bruce Alvin Cooper, 69, of 5272 West-Oak Highway, Westminster died Sunday. Funeral plans will be announced by the Kenneth J. Perkins Funeral Home of Gorham, NY. Condolences may be expressed online by visiting www.sandiferfuneralhome.com. Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Oconee County drug round up

  Fourteen people were being sought by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office in a new version of “Operation Infinity” drug sweep.  By 4 p-m Friday, seven of the 14 had been arrested.  The number included one person jailed in another state.  The charges against 14 include drug distribution and unlawful neglect of children.     VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Campus police make arrest

A 22-year old man from The Bronx, New York has been arrested by Clemson campus police and charged with stealing a book bag containing a laptop computer.  The theft occurred Thursday at the university library. According to ClesmonUniversity the man arrested, Edward Ortiz, is neither a Clemson student, nor an employee.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Wrongful death claim filed

A claim alleging wrongful death has been filed in OconeeCounty for an Asheville, North Carolina area woman who is the personal representative of the estate of Joshua Adam Silvers.  The 29-year old Silvers and a second person, 28-year old Michele Wright, were killed in a traffic accident the night of September 6, 2014 near Seneca.  Silvers and Wright were in […]

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Andrew Bryant in the choral ensemble

Andrew Bryant will take part in the choral ensemble while earning a music degree in the Fine Arts Division of Southern Wesleyan University.  The music scholarship for Bryant, a Daniel High graduate, is renewable and open to students who are active in their school’s music programs.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Fair Play man charged with fraud and forgery

      A Fair Play man was jailed at Walhalla this week, charged with fraud and forgery in an investigation of someone’s stolen personal identity.  According to the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, six warrants were obtained against Ronnie Kipp Stancil, 25-year old resident of W. Fair Play Boulevard.  Stolen last year was a wallet that contained a debit card, a […]

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