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Power outage in parts of Westminster

April 20, 2015

This morning’s power outage in Westminster is affecting two public schools:  Westminster Elementary and West-Oak Middle.  The school district’s Steve Hanvey says the middle school is making use of its generator and the elementary can expect to be restored to service within minutes.  Fallen trees have created problems for the city this morning, but Hanvey…

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All the talk was about what poured down from the sky

April 20, 2015

Wherever you happened to be yesterday in these parts the talk turned to what poured down from the heavens. And for all of those bands of rains, the amount measured at Walhalla amounted to one inch for the 24-hour period. Here are the official statistics from U-S Weather Observer Barbara Wilson at Walhalla: 69 for…

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Westminster meeting tonight

April 20, 2015

The city of Westminster comprehensive planning housing committee will meet at 6 o’clock tonight at the Historic Depot on Main Street. The public may attend.

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Walhalla zoning change sought for child care business

April 20, 2015

A City Hall hearing takes place next week in Walhalla to consider whether 321 Fox Run Road may be used for a child care business. Stephanie Crawford has applied for a change to the city zoning law to allow such use, and the public may weigh in on the request during a hearing at 5:30…

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Salem to divvy out money to crime victims

April 20, 2015

Town of Salem will re-unite five crime victims with money they lost when they thought they had contributed to a fundraiser for the Tamassee-Salem Elementary School. Town Judge Jim Williams says five people are due to share in $150 dollars’ restitution paid by a woman who sold chances for a car to be given away…

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You can help solve this crime!

April 20, 2015
You can help solve this crime!

Oconee Sheriff’s Office has posted a Crime Stoppers award for information that helps solve a crime near Seneca during the early morning hours of Saturday, April 11. A male on a moped was seen at the back of the Goodwill store on the Sandifer Boulevard between 3 and 4 a-m, taking items out of storage…

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Traffic slowed as passenger bus wedged on roadway

April 20, 2015
Traffic slowed as passenger bus wedged on roadway

West bound traffic on 123 in Clemson slowed or a came to a stop for a time Saturday morning when a passenger bus got caught in a downward grade leading from the parking lot of the Hampton Inn onto the four-lane highway. It was an Ohio State University bus in Clemson for a weekend of…

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Death follows car accident near Seneca

April 20, 2015

An 83-year old Oconeean died Friday at a Greenville hospital, one week after being involved in a two-vehicle collision near Seneca. Coroner Karl Addis said the victim, Thomas Kudro of Point Place Drive, Westminster suffered a traumatic injury at 2:30 Friday afternoon, April 10 at highway 59 and Sam Brown Road. According to Addis, Kudro…

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Oconee woman charged in boyfriend’s stabbing

April 17, 2015

A Thursday stabbing near Walhalla landed a 45-year old woman in jail. The Sheriff’s Office has identified Jean Marie Moore as the woman arrested on the charge of criminal domestic violence at her home on Little River Lane in the vicinity of Flat Shoals Community near Salem. The victim, identified as Moore’s boyfriend, was stabbed…

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Which city runs water to lake property?

April 17, 2015

A developer bought nearly 40 acres near Walhalla’s intake property on Melton Road near Lake Keowee. The question that arose last week at City Hall was which municipality, Seneca or Walhalla, provides the water. Walhalla claims the developer’s property is within its service area though, according to the minutes for the April 7 meeting of…

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Calendar

  • July 3, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 6, 2015 6:00 pmAudtions for Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"
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