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Literacy topic for civic club

March 7, 2013

An Oconee School District administrator speaks on literacy at today’s meeting of the Seneca Rotary Club. The Rotarians will welcome Marge Bright, now in her sixth year as director of special services for Oconee public schools.

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Facebook how-to

March 7, 2013

Social-networking through Facebook on the internet is not just for the young. The fad is catching on with older individuals. At 11 this morning the Westminster Library hosts a Facebook for Seniors How-To Program. It is geared to seniors, but open to anyone. The presentation will include how to create a Facebook account, use its…

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Traffic accidents in Oconee and Anderson

March 7, 2013

Oconee County Dispatch reports a medical helicopter flew two persons injured in an early morning traffic accident. According to the state patrol, the accident occurred shortly before 3:30 at S.C. 24 and Eva Frank Lane. No immediate word on the conditions of the injured. In Anderson, a 91-year old driver from Pendleton was pronounced dead…

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Bagwell in minority in his hope to raise taxes

March 6, 2013

T-J Bagwell’s hopes for Walhalla to raise taxes for the good of the city appear to have been dashed by this week’s meeting of the city council committees. The mayor pro-tem and councilman had gone to the bother of arranging a meeting of his own away from City Hall to try to enlist citizen support.…

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Walhalla to pursue money for Streetscape

March 6, 2013

Walhalla will apply for up to one million dollars to help launch the streetscape project, for which it intends to transform a four-block area of the downtown business district. Nancy Goehle, city administrator, says the course of action was taken during a meeting last night of the city committees. The city leaders have agreed to…

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Three to share Clemson award

March 6, 2013

Three recipients are sharing this year’s Abernathy/Cox One Clemson Award. They are Professor Nancy Leininger, the Clemson Sertoma Club, and the Clemson Free Clinic. The award named for the late Clemson Mayor Larry Abernathy and the late Clemson President Emeritus Walter T. Cox is given each year to an organization or individual who made major…

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Domestic violence complaint leads to arrest

March 6, 2013

What started as a late night domestic violence complaint from a home in Seneca led to the arrest of a 23-year old man at another location. Police department and arrest reports show Brody Lee Bridges charged with possession of drug paraphernalia, marijuana possession first offense, disorderly conduct, and assault and battery third degree. According to…

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Raines calls chamber’s requirements “strict”

March 6, 2013

In the next couple of weeks Paul Raines says he and his group will meet to decide whether to accept the Greater Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce’s conditions for staging “Week of Christmas” events on the Green, at Main and Catherine streets. A February 27 letter from the chamber gives Raines the go-ahead, provided there…

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Oconee teachers picked for science institute

March 6, 2013
Oconee teachers picked for science institute

Two Oconee County teachers have been selected to attend this summer’s Science P.L.U.S. Institute at Greenville County schools’ Roper Mountain Science Center. Funded by a S-C Education Improvement Act grant, the institute will allow Kristin Harms of Seneca Middle School and Sandy Whiteford of Walhalla Middle School to take intensive training in science teaching methods.…

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Meeting cancelled

March 6, 2013

The City of Walhalla Friends of the Pool meeting scheduled for Tuesday, March 12 has been cancelled, according to a City Hall announcement.

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