Striping to be re-applied

At both ends of Walhalla’s Main Street, as the lanes of travel reduce to one lane in each direction, the Streetscape contractor will re-apply the striping.  It’s an effort to better alert motorists to the change as they approach the four-block downtown area.   VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Prescribed burn today near Salem

A U-S Forest Service prescribed burn is scheduled to start at 10 o’clock this morning near Salem.  Affected will be 950 acres near Lake Cherokee.  The intent of this prescribed burn is fuel reduction, to lessen the ingredients that can lead to wild fires.  Governor Haley has proclaimed March as Prescribed Fire Awareness Month in South Carolina. VKFacebookTwitterGoogle+

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Textbook comes to life at water plant

Nine members of a Clemson University environmental engineering class and their professor toured the Seneca Water Plant at Normandy Shores.  Steve Fletcher, treatment plant manager, said the class learned the benefits of Seneca’s new on-site generated sodium hypo-chlorite disinfectant compared with the old process that used hazardous chlorine gas.  In the city’s newsletter, Fletcher says, “We are a split plant, […]

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Partners meets tonight!

  During tonight’s meeting of Partners for Progress, Ashley Williams provides insight into Christ Central Ministries plans and programs in Walhalla.  Dan Pollock, president of Partners for Progress, says, “As we develop our plans for the Palmetto Trail and the Downtown Master Plan, it’s essential that Partners, the City of Walhalla, and the Walhalla Chamber of Commerce have a full […]

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Kenneth E. Johns

Walhalla, SC—Kenneth Earl Johns, Sr.,74, husband of Juanita Burrell Johns, of 14027 North Alan Drive, Seneca, SC, passed away after a long illness surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Cottingham Hospice House.   He and his wife established and owned and operated Ken’s Pharmacy from 1972 until their retirement in 2005. Funeral services will be conducted […]

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Cecil Benson

  Fair Play – Cecil Cowan Benson, 77, husband of Kathryn Davis Benson, of 170 Sherry Lane, went home to be with his Lord and Savior on Thursday, March 3, 2016 at Fellowship Health and Rehab of Anderson. A funeral service will be held at 2 pm, Thursday, March 10, 2016 at South Union Baptist Church. The family will receive […]

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Bobby Williams

West Union – Bobby Edward Williams, 47, of 807 Ebenezer Rd., passed away Friday, March 4, 2016.  A funeral service will be held at 7 pm, Tuesday, March 8, 2016 from the Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel. The family will receive friends prior to the service Tuesday from 6 – 7 pm, at the funeral home.   The family is at the […]

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Solicitor hopeful withdraws

There is one fewer announced hopeful for the office of 10th Circuit Solicitor covering Oconee and Anderson counties.  Al Means now says he no longer intends to run for the office.  In a statement, Means said, “The race changed when Solicitor Adams decided not to run and David Wagner decided he would. I cannot tie him directly to the problems […]

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Political winds blow in District Four

With the official qualifying period to open next week, there is an announced candidate for Seat Four, Oconee County Council.  He’s Oakway resident and Seneca insurance agent Julian Davis.  Davis says he would take an “open mind” to the council with the hope of bringing people together.  Davis, a Republican, says he has spoken about his candidacy with Joel Thrift, […]

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Fire aftermath: Unit One shut down

VideoThe aftermath of a fire has left Unit One at Oconee Nuclear Station off line.  Charlie King of Oconee Emergency Services says Unit One was taken out of service out of precaution as result of yesterday afternoon’s fire in a large transformer in the switchyard outside of the plant.  About 40 fire fighters needed just under 30 minutes to bring […]

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