Graham makes it official!

At Central, Senator Lindsey  Graham hit hard on foreign policy, as he made his announcement. The Senate Armed Services Committee member told his audience that, more than all other hopefuls for President including Democrat Hillary Clinton, he has the most experience in the foreign policy field. He says it’s time for America “to come back.” He called for “strength through […]

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Time for America to come back!

Graham is hitting hard on the theme of foreign policy, as he makes his announcement.  The Senate Armed Services Committee has told his audience that, more than all other hopefuls for President including Democrat Hillary Clinton, he has the most experience in the foreign policy field.  He says it’s time for America “to come back.”   He’s calling for “strength […]

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New use for Walhalla Middle

New use has been decided for the 40-year old Walhalla Middle School—once that school closes this week in anticipation to moving next door to the current high school campus. Steve Hanvey, assistant superintendent for operations, admits that heating and air conditioning problems will impede the district from using other sections of the building next year. But the district’s alternative school […]

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Graham announcement just minutes away!

The Lindsey Graham announcement for President is just moments from starting in downtown Central.  Word from the announcement scene is that Graham supporter David Wilkins is on the stage.  The crowd there is described as large and upbeat, and another Graham supporter tells me the event appears to be well-organized.

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Party broken up, citations issued

A late night party inside and outside a home near Seneca broke up Friday night when Oconee sheriff’s officers wrote citations for three people, including the homeowner. Deputies were called around 11:30 to a home on Treaty Street in the Singing Pines area to investigate a noise complaint and the possibility that there was underage drinking. Vehicles were lined up […]

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Carjacking suspect arrested

Oconee sheriff’s officers last week deployed stop sticks last week in an attempt to capture a carjacking suspect. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the car driver drove over the stop sticks on South Carolina 183/the Walhalla-Westminster Highway and came to a halt within a football field length of the stop sticks. An arrest was made without incident. The Sheriff’s Office […]

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Farmers Market in business today

The Walhalla Farmer’s Market is open today on Main Street at the corner of North Spring and Main Streets.  The hours are Monday mornings 7-10 and Thursday afternoons, 4-7. Growers of Oconee County products are welcome to set up but they’ll need a grower’s permit. You can get that permit from the Clemson Extension office on W. South Broad Street […]

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