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Breaking ground for Streetsape

April 15, 2015

Walhalla has announced ground will be broken next week for the city’s Streetscape project. The groundbreaking is set for 5 o’clock Tuesday afternoon, April 21 at W. Main and S. Tugaloo streets.

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“John Doe” case tops civil court docket

April 14, 2015

At least for now, a civil lawsuit against a former Walhalla teacher and others occupies the number one position for trial during next month’s term of Oconee Common Pleas Court. It’s one of two lawsuits in which the plaintiff’s name is listed as “John Doe.” In this case a Greenville lawyer, representing a former Walhalla…

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Walhalla students get involved in their community

April 14, 2015

Students at Walhalla Elementary School are using their city’s project to re-make a four-block section of the downtown as a way to get involved in the community and learn thru service. The Student Council is leading an effort at the school to raise money toward the purchase of one of the trees to be planted…

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West Union’s leaders meet tonight

April 14, 2015

At its April meeting tonight, West Union Town Council will discuss a letter about a proposed business at 134 Foothills Center Drive. That’s on the agenda under new business for the 6 o’clock Town Hall meeting. Under old business, there is to be discussion and a vote on out of town garbage pickups.

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Re-making the library parking lot

April 14, 2015

Photos made available by the Oconee Public Library show the progress toward rebuilding the parking lot at the Westminster branch–between the blocks of E. North Avenue and Abbey Street.

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BabyRead increases its numbers

April 14, 2015

The early literacy outreach program BabyRead increased its numbers last weekend during a kids festival at Walhalla’s James Brown Elementary School. Volunteers signed up new families from several parts of the county and gave out free books to families. The program is looking for families, as well as those individuals willing to read to mothers…

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Renovations and additons to start at Ravenel

April 14, 2015

Major work, to the tune of possibly as much as $7 million, is about to get started at Oconee County’s Ravenel Elementary School near Clemson. Although a lot of the renovations and additions are to be accomplished once school lets out in early June, there will be times when contractors will be on the job…

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Prepping for the school distrrict’s next budget

April 14, 2015

On schedule last night, Oconee school trustees received some of the numbers they’ll consider for the district’s new budget, for the year beginning July 1. At their meeting next week, the trustees are scheduled to give first reading to the spending plan. According to Steve Hanvey, assistant superintendent for operations, administrators are working to try…

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Economist to speak on Streetscape

April 13, 2015
Economist to speak on Streetscape

  Those attending this year’s membership and awards dinner for the Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce will hear the views of an economist on what the prospects for streetscape and revitalization mean for a community. Dr. Bruce Yandle of Clemson will be the guest speaker for the Thursday, April 30 dinner meeting at the Depot. The…

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Rotary gets ready for Mayberry Days

April 13, 2015

Westminster Rotarians are getting ready for the crowds that will make their way into their city at the end of the month. The annual “Mayberry Comes to Westminster” will be April 30-May 2. At their meeting tomorrow, Rotarians will hear about this year’s event from organizer Tom Rusk. On Saturday, April 25 Rotarians will organize…

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Calendar

  • May 2, 2015 8:00 amPancakes for Princess Raelyn
  • May 2, 2015 9:00 amWidowed Persons Moving Foward meeting
  • May 3, 2015Seneca HS Choral Concert
  • May 3, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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