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Traffic slowed as passenger bus wedged on roadway

April 20, 2015
Traffic slowed as passenger bus wedged on roadway

West bound traffic on 123 in Clemson slowed or a came to a stop for a time Saturday morning when a passenger bus got caught in a downward grade leading from the parking lot of the Hampton Inn onto the four-lane highway. It was an Ohio State University bus in Clemson for a weekend of…

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Death follows car accident near Seneca

April 20, 2015

An 83-year old Oconeean died Friday at a Greenville hospital, one week after being involved in a two-vehicle collision near Seneca. Coroner Karl Addis said the victim, Thomas Kudro of Point Place Drive, Westminster suffered a traumatic injury at 2:30 Friday afternoon, April 10 at highway 59 and Sam Brown Road. According to Addis, Kudro…

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Oconee woman charged in boyfriend’s stabbing

April 17, 2015

A Thursday stabbing near Walhalla landed a 45-year old woman in jail. The Sheriff’s Office has identified Jean Marie Moore as the woman arrested on the charge of criminal domestic violence at her home on Little River Lane in the vicinity of Flat Shoals Community near Salem. The victim, identified as Moore’s boyfriend, was stabbed…

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Which city runs water to lake property?

April 17, 2015

A developer bought nearly 40 acres near Walhalla’s intake property on Melton Road near Lake Keowee. The question that arose last week at City Hall was which municipality, Seneca or Walhalla, provides the water. Walhalla claims the developer’s property is within its service area though, according to the minutes for the April 7 meeting of…

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Police chief requests money for five rifles

April 17, 2015

As part of his budget request for a new year, the Walhalla police chief is asking for $5,365 for five patrol rifles. Chief Ronald Wilbanks told the mayor and council last week those rifles could be useful in the event of a school shooting or someone barricaded inside a house. There is a Special Weapons…

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Biology exam today on the Clemson campus

April 17, 2015

More than 600 South Carolina middle and high school students are at Clemson University today to test their knowledge of biology and become acquainted with the university atmosphere. For many students, the Biology Merit Exam serves as a source of inspiration to get involved in science and to pursue college educations. The test consists of…

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Minor incident at Westminster apartment

April 17, 2015

Police cars rushed to Westminster East Apartments this morning, followed by fire trucks. The fire call there turned out to be minor. Chief Chris Smith said there was a grease flareup on the stove in one of the apartment units and the occupant had the fire extinguished before fire fighters arrived.

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Father, daughter both named teacher of the year

April 17, 2015

Amanda Link Harris was recently named Teacher of the Year at Walhalla High School. Her father, Dale Link, was named Teacher of the Year at Tamassee-Salem High School. Both father and daughter are graduates of Southern Wesleyan University. The daughter never considered a career other than teaching. She was born into a family of educators.…

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28-year old man charged in Utica drug case

April 17, 2015

A man walking across someone else’s backyard in Utica community near Seneca raised the suspicions of an Oconee sheriff’s deputy. The man wound up arrested and charged Wednesday night with manufacturing methamphetamine. The Sheriff’s Office has identified the arrested man as John Daniel Alexander Price, 28-year old resident of Sirrine Street. Narcotics officers and a…

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Spring concert tonight

April 17, 2015

The annual spring concert by the Tri-County Technical College Chorus is 7 o’clock tonight in the Marshall Parker Auditorium on the Pendleton campus. The concert, featuring a new jazz band, is free and open to the public.

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Calendar

  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmSpring Revival at Flat Shoals Baptist Church
  • June 3, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 4, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 5, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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