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Baseball team’s equipment stolen

August 5, 2013

Seneca has rolled out the carpet for the baseball teams in the Dixie Youth World Series. The entrant from Sumter, however, is liable to leave town with a sour taste in its mouth. Someone broke into the team’s trailer outside the motel where the coaches and players were staying and took catcher’s gear, gloves, cleats,…

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Abbey Nichols wins a scholarship!

August 5, 2013

A 2013 graduate of Tamassee-Salem High, Abbey Nichols, is a scholarship winner. Walhalla American Legion Post 124 awarded its first $1 thousand scholarship to Abbey, the granddaughter of Post 124 member Berry Nichols. She has already pointed herself to a post high school education by enrolling at Mars Hill College in North Carolina for the…

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Train trespass incident lands Tennessean in OC Jail

August 5, 2013

For years, there has been no passenger train service for Seneca. But it was in Seneca Friday that a Nashville, Tennessee man was arrested and charged with trespassing on a Norfolk Southern freight train. The train stopped at Seneca’s E. Main and Perry Avenue and the man, Danh Van Nguyen, got off into the custody…

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Marijuana cases in Seneca

August 5, 2013

The police in Seneca made drug cases in two separate investigations. One was a weekend traffic stop in which five Georgia residents were issued tickets alleging simple possession of marijuana. The police say they also seized quantities of suspected marijuana from two of the five. The five were in a car shortly before 2 a-m…

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Lane closures this week

August 5, 2013

Construction of Anderson’s East-West Connector will make lane closures this week. According to the general contractor, Thrift Development of Seneca, those lane closings begin tomorrow at SC 81 and the intersection with the East-West Connector and Oak Hill Drive. One lane is to be closed in each direction to allow for milling and the installation…

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Optimism sounded for pool opening

August 5, 2013

Don’t put away those swim trunks just yet. Those involved with the project to return the Walhalla Municipal Swimming Pool to service remain optimistic that the issues remaining will be resolved in time to allow for an August opening and, possibly, an extended season into September. County Councilman Wayne McCall and City Councilman David Underwood…

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Concept vehicle to be shown

August 5, 2013

Clemson automotive engineering students are in Traverse City, Michigan this week to show off the next-generation Mazda-sponsored vehicle that they both conceived and engineered. The Automotive Research management Briefing Seminar is the first time the completed Deep Orange 3 vehicle will be showcased with body panels designed by students at the Art Center College of…

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The topic: Native American History

August 5, 2013

At today’s Walhalla Rotary Club meeting, Dr. Dave LaVere will discuss Native American History in Oconee County.

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Death investigated as a drowning

August 5, 2013

The apparent drowning of a York woman in Pickens County is under investigation. Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley reports an autopsy will take place on the body of Heather Dobbins. She was tubing in a group of four people Saturday in the Saluda River.

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“Saved” Stumphouse celebrated

August 3, 2013

Greenville resident and former Oconeean Ann Holleman said, “It’s so rare the right thing happens.” And when she said it she was referring to a snowball of a public-private effort that, during a seven-month period, raised more than $4 million to save precious Oconee County land from development. Under the shelter of Walhalla-owned Stumphouse Tunnel…

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  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
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