Pro footballer to give back to his hometown

Houston Texans’ pass catcher DeAndre Hopkins returns home next week to give back to his native Central. Hopkins announces he will sponsor this year’s Central Hurricanes. The 12-and-under team belongs to the Tri-County Football League and will begins its season April 15. Hopkins, as a boy, played on the same fields as the Central Hurricanes before becoming a star at […]

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Spring Jubilee weekend in Pendleton

This is Spring Jubilee weekend in Pendleton. Organizers of this 38th annual event hope for sunshine, warm breezes and two good days on the village green. The jubilee, known for its artists and craftsmen, officially starts at 10 tomorrow morning. The weekend will include bike rides through the countryside.

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Food drive benefits the Salvation Army

 The pantry of the Salvation Army in Walhalla is in better shape, thanks to a donation from the Local Emergency Planning Commission of Oconee County. From a food drive by commission member organizations, about 200 cans of food were delivered yesterday to the Salvation Army at its location on S. John Street. Commission members Scott Krein and Jimmy Watt delivered […]

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Arrest made in Seneca car breakins

The police in Seneca say a car they stopped this week in search of an auto break-in suspect started as a case of driving under suspension. But it escalated. The police say in the vehicle driven by Orin Kemp, 38, of Whittle’s Trailer Park, they found incriminating evidence. That evidence included identification documents belonging to others and tools that the […]

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County help for two existing employers

Oconee County is completing deals to lend a hand to two of the county’s employers, and the public will have a say beginning Tuesday next week. At its 6 o’clock Tuesday evening meeting at Pine Street, the council has scheduled hearings on an amended and re-stated fee-in-lieu of tax agreement with Borg Warner Torq Transfer Systems and a FILOT for […]

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Contestant field set for Miss Oconee Belle

One dozen young ladies are in the field to compete to be the first Miss Oconee Belle. The Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce sponsors the pageant, Saturday April 11 at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium. The doors will open at 4:30 for a 5:00 start. Tickets are $5 and available at the door. This pageant was created as an opportunity for […]

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