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River Birch to replace Oaks

November 26, 2012

The Westminster Tree Board is recommending River Birch trees be planted as replacements for seven oak trees which the Department of Transportation scheduled for removal yesterday. A recent incident in which a tree fell onto a vehicle led the city to discover seven Main Street oak trees suffering from age issues, including hollow trunks and…

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Board hearing tonight

November 26, 2012

At a hearing tonight at Seneca City Hall, the issue is to be a facade change at the Ye Olde Sandwich Shop on N. Townville Street. The Board of Architectural Review will take public comment before a vote on whether to grant a certificate of appropriateness. The hearing begins at 6.

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Sketch made of armed robber

November 26, 2012
Sketch made of armed robber

The police at Clemson remain on the lookout for two men who held up a pizza deliveryman. The police now have a sketch of one of the robbers–the one who did not cover his face. The incident occurred the early morning of November 11 when pizza was supposed to have been delivered to a home…

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Dry conditions conducive to fires

November 26, 2012

The dry conditions unfortunately are creating the correct conditions for wildfires, such as what happened yesterday afternoon at Fair Play. Fire fighters faced a brush fire at E. Lake Shore and Capps Drive.

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Vehicles flip on I-85

November 26, 2012

The affected stretch of I-85 in Oconee County is back to normal after yesterday afternoon’s traffic crash. Multiple vehicles were involved northbound near the S.C. 11 exit. As many as five people required transport to three hospitals. One of the northbound lanes was blocked for about 30 minutes, while the other lane remained closed for…

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Escaped prisoner captured

November 21, 2012

The Pickens County Sheriff’s Department has announced that one of two escaped prisoners is back in custody today. Detention Center inmate Jonathan Dean Moody was apprehend around noon today in a wooded area, just north of U-S 178, less than one mile from the detention center. A second inmate, Rickylee Smith, remained at large.

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Seneca pedestrian accident

November 21, 2012

A Seneca man has been taken to the hospital after being hit by a car at the Miracle Circle intersection. By the 1 o’clock hour today, the police said, the injuries suffered by Christopher Lathaniel Cunningham were unknown. Captain Jeremy Rothell said the accident occurred as Cunningham was attempting to cross U-S 123 between Miracle…

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Lack of bathroom threatens Old St John’s work

November 21, 2012

Maxie Duke is worried whether the project will succeed to restore a former church as an historic treasure and future development for Walhalla. Duke is expressing disappointment today that a resolution left with a city committee was not forwarded for action at last night’s meeting of the full council. She seeks an agreement to do…

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Drinking problem

November 21, 2012

In the opinion of a Walhalla city councilman, the city has an underage drinking problem. At last night’s council meeting, James Powell announced that, to curb the problem, the city police have asked for help from the Oconee Sheriff’s Department and the S.C. Law Enforcement Division.

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Moore separates himself from decision

November 21, 2012

If you are disappointed by Walhalla’s decision to change its outdoor Christmas light display, don’t blame James Moore at the Public Works Department. The 22-year department head says the decision to no longer drape the Bradford pear trees with lights along the Main Street sidewalks, as well as no longer wrap lights around the tree…

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Calendar

  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
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