City Council to hold work session

Walhallans interested in where their city is headed are invited to attend a meeting next month at City Hall.  The July City Council meeting is being formatted as a work session to hear a presentation and branding strategy created for the County Seat, and the public is encouraged to attend.  The workshop takes place 5:30 Tuesday evening, July 21.

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Trial docket set for July term

The case of a Seneca woman who is alleged to have de-frauded the South Carolina Lottery in 2012 is listed at the top of the docket for General Sessions Court next month in Walhalla.  According to the office of the 10th Circuit Solicitor, Stephanie Oprandi is charged with defrauding the state lottery and breach of trust with fraudulent intent.  At […]

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Shirley Hawkins

Shirley Jane Cox Hawkins, 63, of 430 Hawks Hollow Road, Westminster died Saturday.  She was the widow of Larry Lamar Hawkins.  The funeral will be 11 a-m Wednesday at Sunnyside Baptist Church.  A private family burial will follow.  The family receives friends from 6-8 p-m Tuesday at Sandifer Funeral Home.  The family is at the residence.  In lieu of flowers, […]

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Salem’s new budgets are final!

Salem gave birth to new budgets to allow the town to operate in the government year which begins tomorrow, July 1.  The budgets were made final during second reading at a special meeting last night at the Town Hall.  The general budget amounts to more than $645 thousand and includes a cost of living adjustment of 2.5% for Salem employees.  […]

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Trustees want the flag removed

The trustees at Clemson University are the latest to call for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds.  At a meeting today, they passed a resolution calling for the removal.  The Clemson Board of Trustees in 1999 passed a similar resolution.  Today’s action follows a vigil at the university that attracted hundreds of people who […]

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Walhalla to get a Zaxby’s

A deal that closed this afternoon guarantees that Walhalla will have a Zaxby’s—a restaurant that specializes in chicken dishes.  Realtor John Powell said the deal that closed at 1 o’clock conveys one acre of property from the Moore Brothers to Michael Thorton, an operator of Zaxby restaurants in Pickens and in Georgia.  The property is located just to the south […]

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Police chase winds up on golf course!

  Police chase winds up on the golf course! 1600, Mon., 29 June 2015..lrm Golfers were startled near Walhalla when they heard sirens at the Falcon’s Lair course. Deputies were chasing a suspect across the fairways. The suspect apparently ditched his vehicle on the 8th fairway, got out and rand but was quickly caught. At least one party of golfers […]

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Probate Judge gets same-sex marriage requests

  Since same-sex couples won the right to marry, the office of Oconee Probate Judge has been getting, on the average, five or six permit requests a month. One of those applications was received after Friday’s Supreme Court ruling. Probate Judge Kenny Johns’ staff has counted 41 others since South Carolina started allowing the marriages in November.

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