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Earthquake Awareness

October 17, 2012
Earthquake Awareness

Governor Nicki Haley has proclaimed this week as Earthquake Awareness week, and the SC Emergency Management division is encouraging citizens to learn more about our state’s fault system and how to best prepare for earthquakes. Thursday October 18 will be the first ever Great Southeast Shakeout drill.  Communities throughout the southeast will participate in the…

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Family Asks for Help Finding Puppy Ejected in Accident

October 17, 2012
Family Asks for Help Finding Puppy Ejected in Accident

By MJ Kneiser, WLHR Radio A family involved in a wreck on I-85 over the weekend is asking for your help in finding their missing dog. The 13-week old Shihtzu puppy was ejected from the family’s van during the wreck on I-85 northbound between mile markers 154 and 155. The puppy is brown or brindle…

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NPO’s Exempt from Westminster Tax

October 17, 2012

Westminster’s City Council has voted to exempt Non Profit Organizations from a hospitality ordinance.  The council voted unanimously Tuesday to amend the ordinance which would have made 501(c)3 corporations pay the 2 percent tax on the sale of prepared food and beverages.  The amended ordinance specifically exempts yard sales, benefit dinners and registered festival vendors.…

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Plans for Industrial Park Accelerated

October 17, 2012

A 4-0 vote by the Oconee County Council has opened the door for an industrial park for Oconee County.  The Council voted Tuesday night to contract with a North Carolina contractor to construct the first phase of the Echo Hills industrial park.  The park will be located in the Richland Community, just off highway 11. …

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Accounting Kudos for City of Walhalla

October 17, 2012

Walhalla’s outside auditor says the city is in great financial shape.  With that comment, Certified Public Accountant Jason White deliver and explained the City of Walhalla’s accounting for the fiscal year July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  Mayor Danny Edwards echoed White’s comment that City Administrator Nancy Goehle and other department heads had done…

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Rabun County Stabbing

October 17, 2012

By Craig Salmon, WRBN One man is killed and another charged with murder following a stabbing on Friday afternoon. Forty seven year old Alden Leeland Hass was pronounced dead at Mountain Lakes Medical Center following the incident, and 51 year old William Edward Owen was charged with murder. According to witnesses, Owen was living with…

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Fair Play Infant Homicide

October 16, 2012

Oconee Sheriff’s Department is investigating the death of a 7 month old Fair Play child. The infant, Amy Genesis Stashluck, of 78 Isbell Road, Fair Play was pronounced dead Monday night at the pediatric ICU at Greenville Memorial Hospital.  According to a release from the Oconee County Coroner’s office, the medical assessment of physicians at…

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Walhalla Detour Wednesday

October 16, 2012
Walhalla Detour Wednesday

Part of Coffee Road near Walhalla will be closed Wednesday. Detours signs are up for the stretch of Coffee Road from Finkenstadt Drive to  the James Brown Elementary School.  SCDOT officials are attempting to work around morning and afternoon school traffic.  

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ROBERT EDWARD DUNBAR, SR.

October 16, 2012

Robert Edward Dunbar, Sr., 88, husband of the late Doris Patricia Dunbar, of Seneca, passed away Monday, October 15, 2012 at his residence. A Funeral Service will be held 2 PM, Thursday, October 18, 2012 at Heritage Memorial Gardens Mausoleum Chapel where entombment will follow. The family will receive friends from 12-2 PM, prior to…

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Thomas Harold Garner

October 15, 2012

Thomas Harold Garner, 82, of Fairview, NC, formerly a long time resident of Seneca, SC died on October 14, 2012. Services for Mr. Garner will be held Thursday at 11:30 am at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints located at Wells Highway, Seneca, SC. The family will receive friends one hour prior to…

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