Never drink and drive!

Walhalla police will stage safety checkpoints at various locations tomorrow on New Year’s Eve. Officer Holcombe and his colleagues at the police station remind everyone that New Year’s is a time to celebrate in a way safe to yourself and everyone else. The city police will utilize additional officers tomorrow night to patrol for impaired drivers as part of the […]

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Holiday closings

Oconee Solid Waste has announced the closing of all facilities for New Year’s Day on Thursday.  The closing of the convenience centers and other facilities will allow the employees to spend the holiday with their friends and families. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Tracking Santa’s route to your home!

Many children across the globe will be watching and waiting tomorrow night for Santa to arrive with much anticipated toys and gifts. And that means most children will be too excited to go to sleep.Parents can help their kids track Santa as he travels across the skies tomorrow night by going on line to the NORAD official Santa tracker at […]

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“Significant hole” on bridge deck

South Carolina Department of Transportation says there is an emergency lane closure today on Interstate-95 at mile marker 175. What the DOT terms “a significant hole in the bridge deck” over the Big Pee Dee River will require repairs that are expected to be completed today. For more information, the public may contact District Engineering Administrator Dennis Townsend at (843) […]

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Guard trips return from overseas

Troops from the National Guard unit based out of Toccoa, Georgia are returning home. Toccoa’s WNEG reports that a return ceremony for troops from the 876th Engineering Company is scheduled for this evening.876th Engineering Company Family Readiness Group Chair Amanda Isreal says that the ceremony, where the soldiers will be re-united with their families is scheduled for 6 p.m. tonight […]

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Stegall and Davis awarded during Christmas party

Special awards were handed out during this year’s Christmas party for the Westminster Fire Department.  Fire fighter Leslie “Junior” Stegall received “Firefighter of the Year.”  Voted on by all department members, this award is reserved for the one who shows leadership, dedication, heroism, integrity, time and service to both the department and the community.  Stegall’s colleague, Brandon Davis, received the […]

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76-year old was pedestrian fatality

An elderly Seneca man, on the way to a medical appointment, was the victim this morning of a truck-pedestrian accident on 123—the main highway artery between Seneca and Clemson. Coroner Karl Addis said the accident that took the life of pedestrian Franklin G. Hester occurred in the west bound lanes of the highway. Hester was 76 years old. Addis said […]

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Fatal accident leaves road closures

This morning’s fatal traffic accident on 123 near Clemson has left road closures, and motorists headed in the vicinity of 123 and Davis Creek Road are being encouraged by Oconee Emergency Services to avoid the area for the time being. The accident, around 6 this morning, is believed to have involved a pedestrian. There are no other confirmed details at […]

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Clemson seeks volunteers

Clemson seeks volunteers to fill seats on the city’s boards and commissions. The city invites residents to apply for openings on the board of zoning appeals, the planning commission, the board of architectural review and the arts and culture commission. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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