Woman seen running near home burglary

A wildlife officer saw a woman last summer running behind a home near Westminster. It turned out that a burglary had occurred at that Edgewater Drive home near the Cobb Bridge Road. Late last night sheriff’s officers brought burglary and larceny charges against Ashley Brooke Sanders of Forest Drive, Seneca. Sheriff’s reports identify the 31-year old woman as one of […]

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Scientists rekindle beef bloodline

The sale this fall of a $25 thousand bull to a Texas ranch is more than just bragging rights for the Clemson Extension Service. It’s a step to rebuild a herd of Herefords that once provided a research and teaching platform for improving cattle genetics on South Carolina farms. The bull on its way to the Lone Star state is […]

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Breakthrough celebrated at Tech breakfast

The revamped South Carolina Manufacturing Certification program is being unveiled at a breakfast this morning at Tri-County Technical College. Tech calls it a quick, yet comprehensive training route for individuals who seek to enhance their skills and secure full-time employment as operators in manufacturing. State funding is allowing Tech to enroll individuals in the program at no charge for tuition […]

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Gym space needed

At the Walhalla Recreation Department, John Galbreath could use some more gymnasium space. The reason given by the Walhalla recreation director this week to the mayor and city council? The Walhalla department this year is sponsoring 31 basketball teams.

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If you are a duck, you’ll like the forecast

The folks at the Army Corps of Engineers are watching the rain fall and recording measurements across the basin. In the final days of last month, they report, a welcome relief of rain fell on the upper Savannah basin. And that brought rainfall for November nearly to average for lakes Hartwell, Russell and Thurmond. Lake Hartwell received more than three […]

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Let’s hope Santa doesn’t mind the rain

The annual Westminster Christmas Parade is planned for 6 o’clock tonight. One of the units in the parade will consist of the members of the newly-formed Walhalla Fire Department’s Explorers Post. The members are youngsters who are learning about fire fighting and fire protection. And Walhalla Chief Doug Kelley hopes the experience will whet their appetites to consider a career […]

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Bond set for arrested Greenville man

A Greenville County man remained jailed in Walhalla and charged with, among other offenses, possession of a stolen truck belonging to the Greenville School District. At a hearing yesterday, bond for Joshua Paul Dockery was set at $10,525 surety. According to Jimmy Watt, public information officer for the Oconee Sheriff’s Office, a deputy on routine patrol late Tuesday night noticed […]

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