Helicopter assists in plane debris recovery

Activity today in rural, western Oconee—where the small plane crashed last Friday and took four lives.  Because some of the wreckage fell in a ravine, the National Transportation Safety Board has employed a heavy-lift helicopter to extract debris.  From the crash scene that debris will be trucked to Atlanta to a facility where the plan is to try to re-assemble […]

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Christine Roach

Christine Lois Roach, 61, of 421 Spy Mtn. Road, Westminster died Monday at Greenvlle Medical Center.  She was the wife of James Roach.  A graveside service will be 2 p-m Friday at Heritage Memorial Gardens.  The family receives friends from 11:30-1:30 prior to the service at Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family is at the residence.  Flowers are accepted. Condolences may […]

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Fire fighters raise money to fight cancer!

By buying a pink T-shirt this month, one-half of the $15 dollar cost will go to the American Cancer Society.  The members of the Walhalla Volunteer Fire Department hope will you stopl by the station on N. Broad Street and buy one or as many as you would like.  The volunteer fire fighters will also sell the T-shirts under their […]

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Medical marijuana to be discussed

Oconee Republicans will take up the topic medical marijuana during their meeting Monday night in Seneca.  Everyone is invited at 6 o’clock to the Gignilliat Community Center to hear Charles Lutz.  Bill Jerome, party vice chairman, says Lutz is a Keowee Key resident who is a former Drug Enforcement Administration worker and is well versed to talk about marijuana for […]

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Josh Stephens applauded for his presentation

Josh Stephens grew up in Walhalla, works for Oconee County, but lives out of county.  And today he told an Oconee County audience exactly why he chooses to live in Clemson.  Young as he is, 27 years old, Stephens likes his small apartment for its affordability.  Most of all, he likes what a university town and setting have to offer […]

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Early morning holdup

Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says the robber who held up the West Union McDonald’s wore a Halloween mask and got away with an undisclosed amount of money.  The robbery was reported around 3 o’clock this morning.  It’s believed the robber got away on foot.    

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Graham accepts “No Labels” invitation

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Senator Lindsey Graham has accepted an invitation to appear alongside other candidates for President next week at an event sponsored by an organization that seeks to solve the country’s major problems—regardless of party affiliation.  The event is planned by the group “No Labels” for Monday in Manchester, New Hampshire.  There, Republican Graham is to take part in the company of […]

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