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Michael Arsics

May 29, 2015

Michael Arsics died Wednesday, May 27 at the Clemson Area Retirement Center.  He was 94.  For more than 50 years, he was a pilot and aviation mechanic.  Among the survivors is the widow Erna Schulthess Arsics of Clemson  No formal services are planned at Michael’s request.  In place of flowers, the family respectfully requests memorials…

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Clovie Mae Summey McGuffin

May 29, 2015

Clovie Mae Summey McGuffin, 74, of Chau Ram Park Road, Westminster died Tuesday at the Cottingham Hospice House.  She was the wife of Benny Corbin McGuffin. A memorial service will be 11 a-m Saturday from the chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family is at the residence.  Flowers are accepted.  Memorials may be made to…

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Ronald Jack Lawless

May 29, 2015

Ronald Jack Lawless, 68, of 265 Spivey Road, Westminster died Wednesday at his home.  He was the husband of Angela Fay McGinnis Lawless.  The funeral will be 2 p-m Saturday at Unity Baptist Church; the burial in the church cemetery.  The family receives friends from 1 to 2 p-m, prior to the service, at Unity…

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Robert “Bobby” Campbell

May 29, 2015

Robert “Bobby Campbell, 84, of 255 North Horseshoe Bridge Road, Westminster died Thursday at the Cottingham Hospice House.  He was retired from the construction department at Clemson University.  A graveside service will be 11 a-m Saturday in Centerville Methodist Church Cemetery, Oakway.  Flowers are accepted.  Memorials may be made to the GHS Oconee Hospice of…

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Walhalla still evaluating water options

May 29, 2015

A Walhalla leader says the reason that a recent meeting by the city council in nearby Westminster went behind closed doors was to take up whether that city would consider supplying potable water to Walhalla. Mayor Pro-tem Tjay Bagwell describes reaching out to Westminster as part of Walhalla’s due diligence in deciding the best way…

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Partners for Progress to meet Monday night

May 29, 2015

The work of a tree committee will take front and center during Monday night’s meeting of Walhalla’s Partners for Progress. Dan Pollock, partners president, says the meeting will evolve into the kind of grunt work needed before the presentation is made to city council as to which kinds of trees should be bought and planted…

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Cars side-swipe in the rain

May 29, 2015

During late yesterday afternoon’s rain two cars collided on 2-lane SC 28 north of Walhalla. Two people were described as injured in what authorities found to have been a side-swipe accident. The wreck tied up or slowed down traffic up and down the mountain for about two hours—in the section between the Last Chance and…

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Walhalla JROTC speaker stresses an active life

May 29, 2015

An Oconee native who has made his life a military career urged Walhalla students to do something positive with their lives, and he gave them suggestions. Army Lt. Col. Mark Winkler spoke during the recent annual Walhalla High JROTC banquet. He was speaking to an audience that included his niece, Walhalla senior Michelle Aubert. More…

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In spite of alerts, the fake calls persist

May 29, 2015

  Law enforcement has issued warnings to be cautious, yet telephone calls by individuals who purport to represent the IRS continue. The situation frustrates tax professionals and puts a scare into taxpayers who pick up the phone. The caller will say the taxpayer owes money and the police are on the way. They request checks…

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Rosellen Aleguire’s new opinion of Hillary Clinton

May 29, 2015

The leader of Oconee Democrats has changed her opinion of the candidate considered to be the lead candidate of her party to run for President. Rosellen Aleguire expressed that opinion to 96.3/WGOG NEWS after having met and listened to Hillary Clinton when the former Secretary of State made a campaign stop Wednesday in Columbia. After…

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  • July 28, 2015 3:00 pmCrossgate Church Bible Boot Camp
  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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