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Mountain Rest home fire

March 14, 2013
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Fire broke out in a home last night inside the Mountain Rest Volunteer Fire Department service territory. Mountain Rest fire fighters were joined by others to put out fire in a home on Apple Orchard Road. No injuries reported. The call was sounded shortly before 7:30 and fire fighters were there for nearly two hours.

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“For such extrajudicial statements”

March 13, 2013
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Solicitor Chrissy Adams has disclosed details as to why she’s headed for court in Anderson tomorrow for a gag order in the state’s criminal case against James Bartee. Adams this afternoon announced she’ll move in front of Judge Lawton McIntosh to restrain parties from, what she calls, further extrajudicial statements. She’s alleging that Bartee lawyer…

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Oconeeans arrested in Georgia

March 13, 2013
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Three Oconee County residents have been arrested in Georgia on charges that they allegedly dragged a machine weighing approximately 1500 pounds down the roadway from North Carolina into Georgia.On March 2nd, deputies with the Rabun County Sheriff’s Office noticed drag marks on the pavement behind vehicle with a flat tire on Highway 28 just south…

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Walhalla issues advisory

March 13, 2013
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Seneca Light and Water has experienced water main breaks on highway 188. As a result, Walhalla has issued a boil advisory for all customers served by Seneca Light and Water in the following areas: Keowee School Road (SC 188), Evatt Road, Knox Road south of Evatt Road, Fisherman’s Lane, Pointe Harbor Drive, Logan Hill Drive,…

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Boil water advisory for parts of 188

March 13, 2013
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Seneca has announced a boil water advisory for its customers in the area of S-C 188, including Westwood Bay subdivision. A broken water line has necessitated the advisory, according to Bob Faires, utilities superintendent. Besides Westwood Bay, the advisory area runs along 188/the Keowee School Road to Elizabeth Cain Drive and takes in the following…

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Walhalla to file ARC grant request

March 13, 2013
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Mayor Danny Edwards says Walhalla will meet a deadline next week to file an application for as much as $500 thousand from the Appalachian Regional Commission. It’s money that Walhalla would apply to its downtown streetscape project. As the result of last night’s streetscape work session, the mayor says he and council cut out project…

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West-Oak students attend competition

March 13, 2013
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West-Oak students attend competition

West-Oak students attended the engineering competition this week at the University of South Carolina. Attending Project Lead The Way and Gateway to Technology were West-Oak Middle School students Leevi James, Maddy Lee, and Drew Jacobs and West-Oak High students Tim Wayman, Garrett McGuffin, and Dustin Drake. This was the first year that middle school students…

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Ratepayers to dig deeper

March 13, 2013
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Westminster’s retail electric power customers will have to dig deeper into their pocketbooks to make good on their bills. 96.3/WGOG NEWS has been told that at last nights meeting, the city council unanimously voted to pass on the costs of a 7.3% increase from its electric power wholesale supplier to its retail customers. The increase…

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Truck strikes trailer on 123

March 13, 2013
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An accident early last night near Seneca required medical treatment for a roadside worker. According to a report received by 96.3/WGOG NEWS, a truck stuck a trailer being used to set safety cones in place, ahead of a re-paving project on 123. The truck driver was sent to the hospital.

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Walhalla address Streetscape

March 13, 2013
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At no charge, a Greenwood company has given Walhalla’s elected leaders an idea of what it could cost to re-work a four-block section of the downtown business district: #359 :15 “…FOR FREE.” At the start of an informal City Hall meeting, Mayor Edwards last night referred to a Greenwood company’s estimate of $2.3 million that…

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