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Lines likely will form

June 3, 2013

Expect a crowd tomorrow in downtown Seneca, as seniors line up for free coupons good this summer for up to $25 worth of farm fruits and vegetables. The United Way of Oconee, along with DSS, once again is excited to offer coupons through the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. Beginning at 9 in the morning…

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A Sunday soaker!

June 3, 2013

At Walhalla, the official 24-hour period measurement for rainfall totaled more than one and a half inches—-1.68” to be exact, according to Weather Observer Barbara Wilson. This is good for the lake basin. Billy Birdwell of the Army Corps of Engineers reports that not only have the Savannah River Basin reservoirs refilled, but so have…

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2013 retirees recognized

June 3, 2013

The 35th annual retirement dinner held by the Oconee School District last week recognized about 60 people who are calling it a career with the public schools. The retirees total years experience collectively adds up to 763 years. Each retiree received an engraved clock and the gratitude of the district for dedicated service.

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Meeting tonight!

June 3, 2013

At its meeting tonight, the Joint Regional Sewer Authority considers a resolution for a state loan for a septage receiving project. The JRSA board meets at 6 at the county treatment plant.

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“Sheheen for Governor” arrives in Oconee

June 3, 2013
“Sheheen for Governor” arrives in Oconee

South Cove Park by Lake Keowee was wetter than usual—thanks to a day of off-and-on heavy downpours. But the rain did not prevent Oconee Democratic Party from carrying through with its $20 dollar a plate fundraiser for a hopeful next year for governor. More than 150 tickets were sold, and the large crowd gathered in…

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Exploring the jail options

May 31, 2013

A meeting next week between Walhalla and Oconee County officials will take up the county’s latest proposal for a new jail in the County Seat. Mayor Danny Edwards calls it a meeting to explore options, but the mayor prefers to say little else about it beforehand. 96.3/WGOG NEWS has learned Tuesday’s meeting will involve the…

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Drug suspect ran across four-lane highway

May 31, 2013

The police have confirmed that one suspect wanted in this week’s drug roundup ran across four-lane 123 between Seneca and Clemson, but  later apprehended a few miles away, along with another suspect, on the porch of a home in the Utica area. Chief John Covington said there was never any foot chase involved in what…

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Thief snatches lawnmower

May 31, 2013

Someone took a riding lawnmower from a barn beside a home in Friendship community near Seneca. The Oconee Sheriff’s Department reports the stolen mower is a red Toro Ground Master 322 D and valued at $4,500. The owner last saw his riding mower on Wright Circle, off S. Friendship Road the Saturday before Mother’s Day.…

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Workmen start on the new high school

May 31, 2013

More than 26 yards of concrete footings were poured yesterday at the construction property of the new Walhalla High School, and more footings are to be poured this afternoon. Oconee School District expects the entire project to take 22 to 24 months.  

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Farmers Market opens in the morning!

May 31, 2013

Walhalla’s re-located Farmers Market, at Main and N. Spring streets, opens for the season—-at 7 o’clock sharp tomorrow morning, according to Mayor Danny Edwards.

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Calendar

  • 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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