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Combating the invasive Cogongrass

March 21, 2013
Combating the invasive Cogongrass

A workshop takes place today near Columbia to allow Clemson University and the Nature Conservancy to wage battle against a nasty and noxious weed more prevalent than kudzu. According to Steve Compton, the war is on against the plant Cogongrass. “We need as many eyeballs as we can get to help us locate it so…

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Hearing in Oconee murder case

March 21, 2013

A hearing is set this afternoon in Anderson in a case of double homicide last year in a rural part of Oconee County. The case is titled, State versus Nicholas Bonelli. The 86-year old defendant is charged with murder in the deaths of 82-year old Clarine Smith, with whom Bonelli shared a home on the…

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One sent to hospital from fire

March 21, 2013

Fire fighters in Seneca now say one of three persons inside the home that caught fire yesterday morning required medical assistance. One person with smoke inhalation and a broken wrist from a fall while getting out of the house was sent to the hospital. Yesterday’s fire on Loba Court in the Dalton Bend subdivision is…

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Good week to be Joel Davis!

March 21, 2013

This is a good week to be Joel Davis. The contractor’s company was awarded a $53,719.16 contract to replace the roof on the Walhalla City Gym. And yesterday Davis was selected by Oconee customers of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative to run in May for re-election to the Blue Ridge board.

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Jury sent home for the night

March 20, 2013

The judge in Oconee General Sessions Court has sent the jury home for the night, with instructions to return in the morning and a second day of deliberations. Jurors late this afternoon sent out a paper containing four questions which they would like answered, as they decide the fate of Dan Lavert Temple. The 41-year…

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New owner for old Courier building

March 20, 2013
New owner for old Courier building

There’s a new owner for one of the oldest newspaper buildings around! Attorney Keith Denny confirmed reports this week that he has acquired the former Keowee Courier building at 50 Short Street, Walhalla. Denny does not have immediate plans for the building. In an interview, he explained that first priority will be to engage a…

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Two bids offered to renovate Depot

March 20, 2013

Walhalla opened two bids today for the job to renovate the city’s Depot building at S. College and Mauldin streets. The bidders were Convergence By Design ($29,700) and Joel Davis Construction ($45,307.) City Council will decide which bid, if any, to accept.  

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Good week to be Joel Davis

March 20, 2013

This is a good week to be Joel Davis. The contractor’s company was awarded a $53,719.16 contract to replace the roof on the Walhalla City Gym. And Davis was selected by Oconee customers of Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative to be a candidate for re-election to the Blue Ridge board of directors.  

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64-year old man loses life

March 20, 2013

Georgia troopers have released the name of the Tennessee man killed in yesterday’s head-on crash on highway 76 east from Clayton. Walter Johns Richards Jr. of Murfreesboro lost his life when, for unknown reasons, according to the patrol, his car crossed the centerline near New Hope Church Road. Richards’ car, headed toward Clayton, collided with…

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Chase UPDATE

March 20, 2013
Chase UPDATE

A chase that started near Clayton, Georgia yesterday afternoon reached speeds of more than 100 miles an hour and ended with two crashes in North Carolina. Assistant Chief of ClaytonPpolice, Andy Strait, said around 5:45 p-m an officer attempted to initiate a traffic stop of a driver later identified as 35-year old Jeffrey Bryant Davis…

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  • October 31, 2014Faith Baptist Church's Fall Festival
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  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
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