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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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Rotary top hear about the “Y”

October 8, 2012

Anna Connelly and Fred Stutsman, representing the Foothills YMCA, are speaking today to the Walhalla Rotary Club.

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Virginian hurt in Seneca accident

October 5, 2012

John Covington, Seneca police chief, said he was attempting to learn the condition of a 64-year old Virginia man injured in a parking lot accident Thursday afternoon on By-Pass 123. The police investigation determined that, from a parked position, a pickup truck rolled backward, knocking owner Lester Wayne Earley to the pavement. Earley apparently had…

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DAV reps at Patriot’s Hall

October 5, 2012

Disabled American Veterans in Oconee who are in need of help are invited to meet tomorrow with national service officers. Joe Jones, senior vice-commander of Oconee Chapter 41 of the DAV, says these national service officers are extremely knowledgeable about the Veterans Administration and will be available from 10 a-m to 3 p-m in a…

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Walhalla accident

October 5, 2012

Two cars collided around 1 p-m at the Walhalla intersection of W. Main and N. Church streets. Car damage appears to have been heavy. One car wound up in the grass median. The police, EMS, and other responders arrived quickly.

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Kickoff fundraiser is Tuesday

October 5, 2012

Walhalla hopes for a swell evening for its kickoff event at 5 p-m Tuesday to raise as much as $30 thousand toward the swimming pool restoration project. Councilmen Deek Biemann and Tjay Bagwell and others are asking the weatherman for a pleasant autumnal evening and that the spirit of partnership will prevail, as attendees enjoy…

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Award for SHS teacher

October 5, 2012
Award for SHS teacher

A social studies teacher at Seneca High School has achieved a statewide distinction. Cynthia Carlisle has been awarded the 2012 Palmetto Award for Social Studies Teachers of Distinction.

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GOP event Monday

October 5, 2012

Oconee Auditor Ken Nix is asking the voters to consider the candidates’ backgrounds and experience when making the choice November 6 as to who should hold office.  While there may be no debate or forum between Nix and his petition candidate opponent Betsy Redmond, the two of them have been invited to a drop-in event…

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Candidates call a news conference

October 5, 2012

Three Oconee political incumbents are explaining why they have turned down The Journal’s request to sign a transparency pledge. Joel Thrift, Reg Dexter, and Ken Nix say the oath they took when elected to office four years ago is adequate and all that’s needed for them to carry out their duties. Thrift and Dexter are…

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Calendar

  • September 20, 2014"I AM FOR THE CHILD" Kickoff Event
  • September 20, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 20, 2014John W. Gibson Reunion
  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale Fundraiser
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