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Change smoke detector batteries

October 25, 2012

Sunday, November 4 is the day to fall back one hour, to keep up with the time change. The time change is also a good time to remember to change the batteries in smoke detectors. According to Walhalla Fire Department, a smoke detector properly installed and tested with a fresh battery is one of the…

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First case of fungal meningitis

October 25, 2012

South Carolina health officials are reporting the first probable case of fungal meningitis in a state resident related to the investigation of steroid injections from a potentially contaminated product called methylprednisolone acetate. “The patient is being treated with antifungal medications based on treatment guidelines recommended by the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention,” said…

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Your right to vote is protected

October 25, 2012

The government has announced an effort to ensure that all is on the up-and-up on election day and that no one may interfere with your lawful right to cast a ballot. To that end in South Carolina, the U-S Justice Department has appointed assistant U-S attorney Barbara Bowens as the District Election Officer for the…

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Eyewitness to history at CU

October 25, 2012

At Clemson tonight, photographer Cecil Williams gives “An Eyewitness Account of Harvey Gantt’s historic enrollment nearly 50 years ago. The presentation takes place at 7 in Brackett Hall auditorium. Gantt became the first African-American to attend the university, and there was great worry that trouble would greet his start. Photographer Williams played a major role…

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Gas company worker calls for help

October 25, 2012

A 36-year old Seneca woman was arrested, the result of a complaint by a gas company worker who was attempting to repair a line next door to the woman’s home. As many as three officers wound up at 108 Ware Street yesterday morning as they tried to figure out why Wilette Denise Harrison allegedly cut…

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Walhalla home fire

October 25, 2012

Fire fighters responded to a home fire early last night in Walhalla. The call to the Bugg residence at 1402 N. Katherine Street came shortly after 7:15 and they remained on scene for nearly three hours. No injuries reported.

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Mayor talks up bus service

October 24, 2012

Nary a soul from general West Union citizenry took advantage of a meeting to discuss bus passenger service, but the mayor says that doesn’t mean there isn’t a need. Mayor Linda Oliver expressed confidence today a need can be justified, especially by the numbers of young people requiring transportation these days and what she believes…

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Walhalla sets Christmas parade

October 24, 2012

While memories of another Oktoberfest are just past, Walhalla is looking ahead on the calendar. The city’s Christmas parade for 2012 will be 5 p-m Saturday, December 1. This year’s theme: “Believe in Christmas.” There is no entry fee, but all entries must be decorated for the holiday. Participants may register online at www.walhallachamber.com or…

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Zoning change Ok’d

October 24, 2012

A compromise reached last week means a zoning change in Seneca. The city board of zoning appeals approved a variance that will allow an apartment complex on West South Fourth Street to relocate its entrance sign. Ed Halbig, director of planning and community development, said the board vote authorizes the sign a distance of 15…

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Workshop Monday

October 24, 2012

Instruction will be offered next week in Pendleton on how job seekers with criminal backgrounds can clear their records. Those with criminal records living in Oconee, Anderson, and Pickens counties are invited. Greg Stewart, agent-in-charge of the Probation, Parole, and Pardon Services, in Oconee, says the workshop is designed to cover pardons and expungements. It…

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Calendar

  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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