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Flu shots again tomorrow

October 8, 2012

There’s a flu shot availability again tomorrow in Seneca, courtesy of the public health department The vaccine is to be administered 1 to 4:30 p-m at the Seneca Health Department, 609 N. Townville Street, by appointment only. For an appointment, call 882-2245.

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OSD wins national recognition

October 8, 2012

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Department and its K-9 unit have received a national recognition. Members of the sheriff’s Office Pro Active Criminal Enforcement Team were recognized late last month by the American Police Canine Association in Vincennes, Indiana. The association president, Michael Johnson, presented the award during a banquet that followed a weeklong k9 training…

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New pest to worry about

October 8, 2012

A tiny hitchhiker newly- discovered in South Carolina could portend trouble for homeowners who relish the sweet smell of eucalyptus trees. A Clemson Extension Agent in Lexington County has identified the first eucalyptus leaf beetle discovered in South Carolina. “A homeowner brought it into the Lexington Extension Office from West Columbia,” said Vicky Bertagnolli. Once…

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Walhalla trick or treat events

October 8, 2012
Walhalla trick or treat events

Trick or treaters this year can count on being in good hands by stopping in at one or two Halloween events, sponsored by Walhalla’s public safety departments. Both the police and the fire departments are going to welcome trick or treaters the night of Wednesday, October 31. The Walhalla Police Department once again will stage…

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Awards for Walhalla band

October 8, 2012

The Walhalla High Marching Band won first place in colorguard, first in percussion, and second overall in 2-A competition. The band competed Saturday in Liberty at the Red Devil Regiment Marching Contest.

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FDIC releases market share rankings

October 8, 2012
FDIC releases market share rankings

From this year to the last, Oconee’s financial institutions are holding their own when it comes to total deposits. The county’s 11 banks and one savings institution reported total deposits around $1.1 billion, about the same from last year’s market share report from the FDIC. For a second year, Oconee Federal Savings and Loan’s nearly…

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Navy official speaks at CU

October 8, 2012

The U-S Navy is working to launch its Great Green Fleet of ships and jets powered by alternative fuel sources and, Chris Tindal says, lots of bio-fuels will be needed. Tindal, the Navy’s deputy assistant secretary for energy, discussed the efforts during a visit to Clemson University. Testing on the Great Green Fleet is under…

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Public info meetings

October 8, 2012

In spite of a lack of support from some of his colleagues, Walhalla councilman Tjay Bagwell says he’s going forward with public information meetings, as his way to lobby the citizenry to pay higher taxes, to allow the city to make improvements. Bagwell, the mayor pro-tem, says once he sets the schedule, he’ll announce the…

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Replacement windows installed

October 8, 2012
Replacement windows installed

Walhalla’s 200 S. Catherine Streets sports new windows, to the great relief of the friends and supporters of Old St. John’s Meeting House. The project to apply the sharply-pointed windows was the work of 1st Class Painting of Sandy Springs. That company was engaged to remove, rebuild the frame, and install new amber glass and…

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Political forum tomorrow night

October 8, 2012

A two-hour political forum is planned tomorrow night in Seneca. It’s to feature this year’s candidates for Oconee Sheriff and the State House of Representatives. Starting at 6 o’clock, tomorrow night’s forum will be held in the South Room of the Gignilliat Community Center. Refreshments will be available.

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