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Part of West Union Road closed

September 25, 2012

A small part of West Union Road remains closed as Duke Energy goes about the replacement of an electric pole that was struck in a car-truck accident.  Assistant Chief Jess Neville of the West Union Fire Department said no one was hurt in the accident, the impact of saw a transfer truck strike and break…

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Fate of newspaper’s home

September 25, 2012
Fate of newspaper’s home

What’s to be the fate of the venerable home of the Keowee Courier? An administrative review to the Walhalla Board of Zoning Appeals to allow 50 Short Street to be used for two story multi-housing goes to a hearing at 6 Thursday night at City Hall. Walhalla’s historic weekly paper has announced it is in…

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Latest on the Emerson Rose Heart Foundation

September 25, 2012
Latest on the Emerson Rose Heart Foundation

Just about a year ago, a Clemson couple shared their personal story and anguish about having lost a newborn daughter just 76 days after her birth to a congenital heart defect. Susan and Jason Smith vowed to do what they can to raise awareness and money to fight congenital heart defects and established the Emerson…

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Graham and Gowdy protest

September 25, 2012
Graham and Gowdy protest

Senator Lindsey Graham and Greenville-Spartanburg Congressman Trey Gowdy sent a letter today to the U-S Attorney General requesting documents pertaining to the Department of Justice’s opposition to South Carolina’s Voter ID law. Republicans Graham and Gowdy expressed concerns that an approval recommendation by career Voting Section experts was ignored and overruled by Democratic President Obama…

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Annual open house

September 25, 2012

If the weather on the second Saturday in October is good this year, you can expect as many as 300 or more people to pass through the doors of the Keowee Fire Department. The annual open house takes place 10 a-m to 2 p-m October 13. Assistant Chief Brandon Shirley says the biggest hits are…

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Oconee ladies to compete for title

September 25, 2012

Twenty Oconee ladies compete this weekend for the title of the 2012 Miss Oktoberfest and the chance to wear the tiara during next month’s official celebration of Walhalla’s Germanic roots. The pageant, at 7 Saturday night at Walhalla High School, is open to all young ladies attending high school in Oconee. Contestants will compete in…

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SHS Band stands out in competition

September 25, 2012
SHS Band stands out in competition

At this year’s Pride of Pendleton Classic, the Seneca High Band took first place in Division 1-A and 8th overall in a field of 19 bands in levels 1-A through 4-A. The band was led by Matt Smith, band director; Samantha Mumford, Seneca Middle School band director; Fritz Wewers, percussion instructor; and Christin Sharp, color…

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Body ID’d

September 25, 2012

A body found last weekend in Rabun County, Georgia has been identified as a Kennesaw, Georgia man. The Georgia Bureau of Investigation’s Division of Forensic Science confirmed that the body found on Saturday, September 15th off the Bartram Trail in the Darnell Creek area is Richard Arnold Masters of Kennesaw, Georgia.Sheriff Frank Andrews gave the…

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Child abduction emergency

September 25, 2012

A child abduction emergency was reported early this morning by the South Carolina Law Enforcement Division. The state police are looking for a 12-year old girl believed to have been abducted in Newport, North Carolina—the eastern part of the Tarheel State. Abigale Faith Lefevers, white female, weighs 90 pounds, five-feet-four, green eyes, and shoulder-length brown…

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OMC projects the year ahead

September 25, 2012
OMC projects the year ahead

“A very difficult year for us” is how Jeanne Ward, president/CEO of Oconee Medical Center, described the current year. Last night Ward began the presentation last night of a new budget for a new fiscal year. For the hospital year that officially begins next week, the budget writers project net revenues at $144 million and…

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Calendar

  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 5, 2014 11:00 amHarvey, Foster, Smith Broome Reunion
  • October 11, 2014Oakway High School Classes of 1964 & 1965 Reunion
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