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Jason Patrick Smith

September 9, 2013

Jason Patrick Smith, 47, 157 Courtenay Smith Dr., passed away Saturday, September 7, 2013. The services will be held from 4-9 PM, Wednesday, September 11, 2013 at Jason’s residence. The family will hold a private service. In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Walhalla Veterinary Clinic, 314 S. Hwy 11, West Union,…

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Micheal J. Heath, Sr.

September 9, 2013

Micheal J. Heath, Sr., 67, husband of Lisa Ann Heath, of 491 N. Pond Fork Rd., passed away on Friday, September 6, 2013 at Baptist Easley. A funeral service will be held at 2 PM, Tuesday, September 10, 2013, from the Sandifer Funeral Home Chapel. Burial will follow at Heritage Memorial Gardens. The family will…

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To Be Continued….

September 2, 2013

Today is Labor Day and a day of recess for the James Bartee trial. Likely, though, lawyers will polish their closing statements to be delivered tomorrow to the Jury. At the same time tomorrow, you can expect the start of jury deliberations.

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Holiday Fatalites

September 2, 2013

A Travelers Rest Man is one of five people who were killed on South Carolina roadways during the Labor Day Holiday Weekend. Officials with the SC highway patrol say a man died Sunday night in a motorcycle accident in Greenville. Officials says 23 year old Justin Lee Martin of Travelers Rest died when a van…

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Streetscape Discussion

July 14, 2013

The City of Walhalla will host merchants and the public to discuss the proposed streetscape project for downtown Walhalla, Tuesday, July 16, 6:30 at the Walhalla Depot.  This is a change of venue from council chambers originally planned.  The Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce encourages interested members and all merchants to attend.  City Council will…

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Assault at Convenience Center

July 12, 2013

The Oconee Sheriff’s office is asking for the public’s assistance in finding an individual who committed an assault and battery at the Metromont Manned Convenience Center in Seneca Tuesday afternoon. Investigators say a deputy responded to a call to U-Storit Drive just off Old Clemson Highway Tuesday afternoon. The victim told deputies the suspect brought…

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Funeral Services for Victim

July 12, 2013

Funeral services have been planned for James Evan Tyner, the Westminster man who was shot and killed Tuesday morning on Mount Pleasant Road in Westminster. The funeral for the 21 year old will be Saturday afternoon at 2 pm at Sandifer Funeral home.  Visitation will be between 1 and 2 at the funeral home. Oconee…

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NC Infant Dies of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

July 12, 2013
NC Infant Dies of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever

Federal health officials have confirmed a child in Asheville, NC died last month of Rocky Mountain Spotted fever. Officials with the Department of Health and Human Services said this is the first confirmed death of Rocky Mountain Spotted fever in North Carolina since 2009. The disease is transmitted by the American Dog Tick, Rocky Mountain…

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Missing Hiker Located

July 12, 2013

Officials with the Oconee County have located a missing hiker. Oconee County Emergency Services began a search yesterday when the man failed to show up at an appointed time. He had been hiking in the northern part of the county and was separated from his hiking party. Officials say he showed up at the appointed…

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New Fee Structure for Public Lottery Hunts

July 12, 2013

In an effort to become more efficient and provide better customer service, the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources has decided to charge a non-refundable participation fee for the drawing hunts.  These fees are less than the refundable fees charged in the past years.  The fees are based upon the last three years of application…

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