Council to receive tree recommendations

The committee working on replacement trees for downtown Walhalla will likely recommend oak trees in the center islands and maple trees on the intersection corners.  Dan Pollock says, “We’ll be offering 2-3 varieties of each for Council to consider.”  More information is likely to be made known during Monday’s meeting of Partners for Progress.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Betty Thomas

Betty Mixon Thomas, 89, died Monday at her home.  A celebration gathering will be 4-6 p-m Saturday at Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family is at the residence.  Flowers are accepted.  Condolences may be expressed online by visiting  Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Margie Allen Satterfield

Margie Allen Satterfield, 87, of 680 West Union Road, West Union died Monday at Rainey Hospice House.  She was the widow of James William Satterfield.  The funeral will be 11 a-m Thursday at Davenport Funeral Home Chapel with burial to follow in Oconee Memorial Park.  The family receives friends from 10-11 a-m, prior to the service, at Davenport Funeral Home. […]

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Dessie H. “Sis” Taylor

Dessie H. “Sis” Taylor, 86, of 962 West Branch Avenue, Newry died Sunday at her home. She was the wife of John Aaron Taylor.  Graveside services will be 11 a-m Wednesday at Courtney Memorial Gardens, Seneca.  Flowers are accepted.  The family is at the home. Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting Davenport Funeral Home is in […]

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NRC ends work on cancer risk study

The NRC is ceasing work on a National Academy of Science pilot study on cancer risks in populations near U-S nuclear power facilities.  An NRC announcement today said the agency had determined that continuing the work was impractical—given the significant time and resources needed and the agency’s current budget restraints.  But the government watchdog agency and state agencies continue to […]

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Workers in the middle of Main!


Work on Walhalla Streetscape moves today to the middle of Main Street.  The contractor will place concrete trucks, curb machinery, and workers in the middle of the street.  Everyone is asked to be careful around the work zone.  On the north side of Main Street, electrical work is planned for the bases that will hold the new street light poles.  […]

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Candidate announces meet-greet event


A candidate for Walhalla mayor is announcing a meet-and-greet event with the public.  Dennis Owens invites the public to meet him and hear about his campaign this year for Walhalla mayor during an event 3 to 7 p-m Saturday at the Civic Auditorium.  Owens told 101.7/WGOG NEWS Friday that, like incumbent Mayor Danny Edwards, he believes the project to secure […]

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