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Voter photo ID trial

August 27, 2012
Voter photo ID trial

The week-long trial before a three-judge federal panel begins today in South Carolina versus United States, a case involving South Carolina’s photo identification law. The trial begins at 9 this morning at the U-S District Court in Washington. In the lawsuit, South Carolina is asking a federal court to allow it to implement its photo…

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Rotarians meet today

August 27, 2012

At their meeting today, Walhalla Rotary Club welcomes members of Boy Scout Troop 45. The Rotarians this week makes plan for the annual Okoberfest golf tourney, to take place Friday, October 12 at Falcon’s Lair Golf Course.

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Sewer overflow at Clemson

August 27, 2012

A sewer overflow lasting one hour occurred Friday morning in Clemson, on Cambridge Drive. According to a notification from the city of Clemson, the overflow amounted to about one thousand gallons the result of a sewer main washed out by heavy rain. Although a utilities crew responded, the overflow reached an un-named creek. The creek…

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Two Seneca meetings Tuesday

August 24, 2012
Two Seneca meetings Tuesday

Seneca’s elected leaders hold a pair of meetings Tuesday night at City Hall. The evening will start with a work session at 6 o’clock and adjourn into a special meeting afterward. Items of business for the special meeting are county sewer contract, new bank account, and the second and final reading of an ordinance to…

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Chamber holds event

August 24, 2012

Scott Krein, director of Oconee Emergency Services, spoke on the importance this week of preparing for a catastrophe. Krein’s audience was an after-hours and membership soiree held by the Walhalla Chamber of Commerce On Tuesday at Janet Neville’s Calyx Farms on highway 11.

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Police chief vacany

August 24, 2012

Westminster, so far, has 15 applications for the job of police chief, according to City Administrator David Smith.

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FOP helps Westminster PD

August 24, 2012
FOP helps Westminster PD

  Pickens and Anderson chapters of the Fraternal Order of the Police are helping fill an equipment need at the Westminster Police Department. The two chapters delivered checks today to Mike Crenshaw, interim Westminster chief. Crenshaw says a bullet-proof vest is as important a piece of equipment as a police officer’s gun. Crenshaw says vests…

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Tech committee recognized

August 24, 2012
Tech committee recognized

Tri-County Technical College’s Pre-Pharmacy Advisory Committee was named advisory committee of the year at the college’s annual fall convocation. The committee meets regularly to evaluate and to develop the curriculum and to serve as consultants to the department head, Dr. Suzanne Ellenberger. Its members are Dr. Laura Fox of Presbyterian School of Pharmacy; Kelly Clark…

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Straightening out the confusion

August 24, 2012

The way Oconee’s zoning administrator interprets the action last night of the board of appeals is that appeals board members, in their role as judges, agreed with the attorney for St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church. 96.3/WGOG NEWS earlier reported last night’s 4-3 vote as a loss for the Walhalla church. But Josh Stephens, zoning administrator,…

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Twenty-three drug suspects jailed

August 24, 2012
Twenty-three drug suspects jailed

This morning’s booking report from the Oconee jail runs eight pages, replete with the names of those suspects so far caught up in the county’s latest drug sweep. By 5 yesterday afternoon, the sheriff’s office served 41 warrants on 23 suspects for multiple charges. Those charges include the distribution of methamphetamines, marijuana, prescription drugs, crack…

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Calendar

  • September 16, 2014 7:00 pmLeague of Women Voters of the Clemson Area
  • September 20, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale Fundraiser
  • September 20, 2014 8:00 amGolf Tournament to Benefit Juvenal Diabetes Research in Honor of Page Holcombe
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