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Walhalla appoints James Ashton

February 12, 2013

Walhalla has expanded the duties of fire fighter James Ashton. In addition to Ashton’s responsibilities for enforcing property codes, Ashton will also serve as the point man for zoning applications. In that capacity, he’ll serve as an advisor to the city’s board of zoning appeals which considers variances to the zoning ordinance.    

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Seals v. Stargel

February 12, 2013

In the civil trial of a car accident lawsuit, the plaintiff rested late this morning at the Oconee Courthouse. The defense responded with the announcement that its only defense offering will be a 20-page deposition. At that point, Judge Macaulay sent the jury out of the courtroom while the deposition was being prepared to be…

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OSD re-stocking advisory committee

February 12, 2013

Oconee School District is forming a new advisory committee to assist the board of trustees in the selection of components and materials covering sex education. In line with the Comprehensive Health Education law, the following 13 people are recommended: parents Jeff McCall and Nicole Nalley; clergy George Sloan, Brian Buckner, and Dr. Ryan Wilson; health…

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Easley resident charged

February 12, 2013

The U-S Commodity Futures Trading Commission has announced that Judge G-Ross Anderson entered an emergency order freezing and preserving the remaining pool participant assets under the control of Easley resident Robert Stanley Harrison. The order also forbids Harrison from destroying books and records and allows the Commodity Futures Trading Commission immediate access to those records.…

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Getting that best financial aid package

February 12, 2013

Tri-County Technical College at Pendleton plays host this month to one of the statewide events for high school seniors and their parents to try to get the best financial aid package for the fall college semester. According to Kevin Woods, Tri-County financial aid counselor, the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, or FAFSA, is the…

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Forgery charges land woman in jail

February 12, 2013

Multiple charges of forgery and common law criminal conspiracy have landed a 33-year old Anderson woman in the Oconee County Detention Center. Law enforcement reports identify the woman arrested as Nona Vanessa Rigdon. Oconee Sheriff’s officers turned their attention to Rigdon after receiving reports of a woman cashing bank checks drawn on a restaurant chain’s…

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Let’s talk about…raising taxes!

February 12, 2013

Politically unpopular it may be, but a Walhalla elected official wants to engage the citizenry in the idea of raising taxes—for the good of the city. Councilman/Mayor Pro-tem T-J Bagwell has announced date, time, and location for his public meeting with Walhalla residents to allow him to share his ideas of how raising taxes can…

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Once again, a Monday of threats

February 12, 2013

A second straight Monday of telephoned bomb threats are being investigated by law enforcement in and around Seneca. No explosives were found and no injuries were reported. The Oconee Sheriff’s Department reported threats were received during and after the lunch hour, and investigators responded to gather information. Affected yesterday were Wal-Mart, Oconee Medical Center, BASF…

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Husband-wife succeed in Ripple of One

February 11, 2013

The Oconee County-based program Ripple of One is counting a husband and wife with six children as their latest success story. Neither the husband nor the wife had finished high school and the family’s only income was the SSI check for their disabled son. But the couple, with the help of their Ripple of One…

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Call it a harbinger of spring

February 11, 2013

Spring arrives officially March 20, but a few days before you can count on an appearance of the rare and beautiful flower Oconee Bell. Within the borders of the state’s Devil’s Fork State Park lives a large community of the lovely, reclusive flowering plants. Everyone has a special invitation to have a look at the…

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  • October 31, 2014Faith Baptist Church's Fall Festival
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmWalhalla High Cheerleader Candy Giveaway
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
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