Mamie Dell Woodall

Walhalla, SC — Mamie Dell Woodall, 86, wife of the late Joseph W. Woodall, of 162 Willow Lane, Walhalla, passed away October 10, 2016, at GHS Cottingham Hospice House. Graveside services will be conducted at 2:00 PM, Wednesday, October 12, 2016, at Neville Cemetery in Walhalla, SC. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to Collin’s Children’s Home,   PO […]

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Main Street to remain open during Ok’fest

Walhalla’s new two-lane Main Street in the downtown will remain open for thru traffic during the city’s biggest event of the year.  Vanessa Penton of the Greater Walhalla Chamber of Commerce today announced a consensus to keep Main downtown open for motorized traffic and position the street vendors in the angle parking spaces, to allow the public to access from […]

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Senior Solutions job fair

Paying jobs are available to help senior citizens in Oconee and Anderson counties.  Senior Solutions will hold a job fair tomorrow afternoon 1 to 4 o’clock at 101 Perry Avenue in Seneca.  Driver positions and home care positions are available in both counties and assisted living staff jobs are available in Walhalla.

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Meet-and-greet congressional candidate Hosea Cleveland

Politics Democratic-style goes on display this week in Seneca.  The public is invited Thursday night to a meet-and-greet featuring the Democratic nominee for the U-S House of Representatives from South Carolina’s 3rd Congressional District. Sponsored by the Oconee Democratic Party, the event featuring candidate Hosea Cleveland will be 6 to 8 o’clock at party headquarters at 121 N. Townville Street. […]

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Westminster pursues aquatic and swim center

  Westminster has approved the idea to locate a year-round aquatic and swim center on the city property that contains the municipal swimming pool.  In a special meeting, the city council last night approved the concept of allowing Todd Chrisley, a cable TV reality show host who has a Westminster background, to pursue the project thru a 25-year lease for […]

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Motorcyclist faces meth charge

A 31-year old motorcyclist has been arrested and charged with distribution of methamphetamine after an Oconee deputy sheriff said he found baggies of meth in the man’s possession.   According to the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, suspect Jeremy Allen Ward was discovered Saturday pushing a motorcycle on the Oak Creek Road near Seneca.  The motorcycle was towed from the scene.  

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Miss Oktoberfest 2016 is crowned

“In Style” was the theme of Sunday’s Miss Oktoberfest Pageant, where Walhalla High School’s sophomore Madison MacLachlan won the overall title of Miss Oktoberfest 2016 along with a $500 scholarship.   Madison will reign over the Oktoberfest activities, which will be held October 21st-23rd in downtown Walhalla and on Sertoma field.  Some of her duties include attending the Oktoberfest luncheon, cutting […]

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Walhalla officials train tonight

Walhalla decision makers are likely to come out of a meeting tonight better prepared to handle their duties.  Tonight’s meeting is a training session for the city’s planning commission and the board of zoning appeals.  Also, taking part will be James Ashton, the zoning and code enforcement officer.

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Clemson meeting to focus on solutions to poverty

The news organization Opportunity Lives co-hosts a special event Wednesday night at Clemson University to focus on solutions to poverty.  The college activism group, Turning Point USA, is also involved in bringing to campus U-S Senator Tim Scott of South Carolina.  They are promising a discussion and audience questions on poverty fighting principals, along with policy proposals to empower those […]

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