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Walhallan arrested in Georgia

December 3, 2012

A suspect in a Walhalla apartment home burglary has been arrested in Georgia on unrelated charges. Lt. Paul Harris of the Walhalla Police Department confirmed this afternoon that his department holds an outstanding warrant charging Aaron Scott Gunn, 21, of Bagwell Lane, Walhalla with burglary October 7 at Stand Pointe Vista Apartments. According to Harris,…

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Noon hour accident

December 3, 2012

State troopers report they are investigating a noon hour accident today involving injuries at S.C. 11 and Park Avenue.

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Code teacher recognized

December 3, 2012

A third-year teacher at Seneca’s Code Academy has been recognized as an “Outstanding Earth Science Teacher.” The National Association of Geoscience Teachers honored Crystal Talley with a two-year complimentary membership. Other geoscience organizations are providing gifts to Talley, in recognition of her use of alternative methods to motivate and engage Code students. According to the…

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Hot footin’ it in Walhalla

December 3, 2012

A group of dancers known as the Hot Foot Cloggers captured best dance group during Saturday’s Christmas parade in Walhalla. Vanessa Penton, executive director of the Greater Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce, announced the following other winners: North Walhalla Church of God, most inspirational; and Cub Scout Pack 145, most original.

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Capital leaders to reorganize

December 3, 2012

Oconee’s two re-elected members of the State House of Representatives are to join their colleagues from across the state tomorrow in Columbia to organize for the 120th General Assembly that starts in January. Both District One’’s Bill Whitmire and District Two’s Bill Sandifer are returning members of the legislature. But tomorrow and Wednesday, the days…

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Sheriff-elect to make public appearances

December 3, 2012

One week from today the Oconee Sheriff-elect makes a pair of public appearances. Monday, December 10 Mike Crenshaw is to address the Walhalla Rotary Club during its noon hour meeting at the Depot. That night he is to make remarks at South Union to a meeting of the Voice of Southern Oconee. There, at 7…

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Airman completes basic training

December 3, 2012

A young airman from Oconee has completed basic training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas. Jeremy Putnam finished an eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills. Putnam, a 2011 graduate of Walhalla High, is the son of…

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Three officers to be promoted

December 3, 2012
Three officers to be promoted

Three officers of the Anderson Police Department are in line tonight to be promoted. A ceremony will officially promote Jon Bowen to Lieutenant and David Ross and Rick McElveen to Sergeant.

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New tobacco rules

December 3, 2012

Walhalla has a new policy on tobacco products. Approved by city council last month was an ordinance forbidding smoking and the use of tobacco products at Sertoma Field, the Depot and Park at Kaufman Square, and the park and courts at the swimming pool. City leaders are hopeful the no smoking and no tobacco products…

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Accident victim remains unidentified

December 3, 2012
Accident victim remains unidentified

Northeast Georgia authorities are hoping dental records and a vehicle identification number will help them identify the driver of an 18-wheeler killed in Friday’s fiery crash on I-85. Sheriff Stevie Thomas of Franklin County says the driver’s remains were sent to a crime lab in hopes of a positive ID. Lake Hartwell radio WLHR in…

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