Seneca resident receives faculty award

Seneca resident Jan Gibbs, an adjunct instructor/lecturer in Tri-County Technical College’s Medical Assisting program, received the College’s 2016 Adjunct Faculty Presidential Award May 4. The award is given annually at the spring faculty/staff convocation to the adjunct faculty member who is recognized for excellence in teaching, who has consistently high student evaluations and who supports the philosophy and goals of […]

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No Democratic primary in Oconee

This year’s Republican primary is the only game in town for the Oconee County voters.  Because there is no opposition for the Democratic nomination for any office for which voters in Oconee County are eligible to vote, there will be no separate primary this year for Democratic voting.   According to the county elections office, if you have previously requested an […]

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Waterfall officially named for Sid Ballenger

An agency within the U-S Department of Interior has recognized a late Walhallan by naming a waterfall in his memory.  A letter from Lou Yost, executive secretary for the U-S Board of Geographic Names, states that a 55-foot waterfall in the vicinity of the Chattooga River is now officially “Sid’s Falls.”  The name recognizes the late Sid Ballenger Jr.  The […]

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Getting rid of the flies

Walhalla has put into action its plan to combat mosquitoes during the warm weather season.  On weekend nights between now and October, Walhalla personnel and equipment will spray to control the spread of mosquitoes.  The schedule is weather-dependent. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Budget time for the City of Seneca

It’s time for the mayor and the council in Seneca to immerse themselves in money matters.  Six separate budgets required to run Seneca government the next year are on the agenda for the May meeting of city council.  That meeting takes place at 6 tonight at City Hall.  Seneca will reserve part of its agenda tonight for a closed-door session, […]

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Re-Imagining CATbus

After 20 years in business, CATbus and the City of Clemson are in the process of “Re-Imagining” the current bus system, and they want your input.  The process starts with a blank map and asks this question, “If you had to start from scratch, where and how would you provide bus service to meet the needs of today and in […]

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Three killed in SC 11 accident in Pickens County

Three members of a Greenville family died yesterday afternoon in a highway 11 accident in Pickens County.  The accident was reported shortly before 2 o’clock on Mother Day’s at 11 and West Gate Road.  The Pickens County coroner, Kandy Kelley, identified the dead as the driver, Megan Mullinax, 25-years old; and 14-year old Kandice Broome and nine-year old Furman Broome, […]

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