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CU student killed in Oconee

October 16, 2012

A Clemson student from Pennsylvania died early today of injuries suffered in a car crash in Oconee County. The death of Tyler Earl Sands of Exton, Pennsylvania came on Sands’ 22nd birthday. He was a passenger in a 2008 Audi A-R that Coroner Karl Addis says was driven by Sands’ friend Patrick Michael McCool, 20-year…

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Rotarians hear the life of a federal judge

October 15, 2012
Rotarians hear the life of a federal judge

An Oconeean who presides over one of the highest courts in the land told of his new life today as a federal court judge. Tim Cain, guest speaker at the Walhalla Rotary Club, talked about the process of being appointed by the White House, described how the federal court system works, and gave examples of…

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McCall to speak in Mountain Rest

October 15, 2012

Everyone is urged to bring a covered dish and a friend Saturday night to the Mountain Rest Community Club. The after-dinner speaker will be Wayne McCall, District Two county councilman. The dinner-meeting begins at 6.  

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Collection day: a success

October 15, 2012

More than 140 vehicles were processed Saturday in Seneca, as part of Oconee’s latest household hazardous waste collection day. The event was held in the parking lot of Seneca High School, where volunteers helped collect items that can’t be disposed of at the solid waste convenience centers—such as household cleaners, chemicals, solvents—even old medications. Bob…

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Ok’Fest copper wire stolen

October 15, 2012

Someone apparently stole a quantity of copper wire used to help make electric connections at Sertoma Field for Walhalla’s annual Obtoberfest. The theft was discovered just last week, leaving only a few days for the city to order new wire so that the individual booths can access electrical connections during the three-day weekend that begins…

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A word or two about the sewer vote

October 15, 2012

Oconee County administration is attempting today to set the record right as to next month’s sewer referendum. It says, “On November 6, 2012 voters will be asked to authorize Oconee County the use of available funds, special tax district funding, or property taxes as potential sources of funds for the ownership, construction and operational costs…

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Graham redirects the question

October 15, 2012
Graham redirects the question

96.3./WGOG NEWS asked Senator Lindsey Graham the question of whether, regardless of wins the White House, will the next President end the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. But the South Carolina Republican says the real question is whether the next administration “keep us safe from radical Islamists who want to kill us all, will the…

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Swim pool fundraiser

October 15, 2012

Last week’s wine and hors d’ oeuvres event raised $6 thousand for the Walhalla Swimming Pool fund, according to Councilman Deek Biemann, chairman of the recreation committee.

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WHS band to perform at Ok’Fest

October 15, 2012

Walhalla High School Marching Band will perform Saturday at the 2012 Oktoberfest. The band’s performance, with the Little German Band, is scheduled for 3:45 p-m at Sertoma Field. The high school band is coming off weekend competition at Aynor High School, where it won a superior rating, along with first place in drum major, color…

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Zoning variance sought in Seneca

October 15, 2012

At Seneca City Hall tonight, Phil Ellen will ask for a variance to the zoning law on vacant property owned by VantageSouth Bank of North Carolina. The zoning hearing begins at 6, and the public is invited.

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  • October 31, 2014Faith Baptist Church's Fall Festival
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmWalhalla High Cheerleader Candy Giveaway
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
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