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Good News for Leaf-Lookers

October 4, 2013

The summer’s drenching rains which swelled creeks and rivers across the area will most likely contribute to an extended leaf-looking season in the Southern Appalachians. That’s the prediction of Donald’s Hagan, Clemson University Forest Ecologist. Hagan says the wet soil means that trees should hold their leaves longer and fall colors will unfold more slowly.…

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Upstate Shield 2013

October 4, 2013

The S.W.A.T. team from the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office was one of several coalition members who participated in Upstate Shield 2013 program Tuesday at the T. Ed Garrison Livestock Arena in Pendleton.  The program included breakout training sessions on decision making, crisis negotiation, vehicle assault, undercover rescue and other scenarios.  This is the third year…

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BREAKING: Fire in Downtown Walhalla-Motorist Should Avoid

September 14, 2013

WGOG’s Dick Mangrum reports the historic Walhalla Presbyterian Church at 600 East Main Street is on fire, and the Walhalla Fire Department asks motorists to avoid main street Walhalla if at all possible.  Flumes of black smoke can be seen from as far away as halfway branch. A ladder truck is on the scene shooting…

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Terry Chappell

September 10, 2013

Terry Carson Chappell, 64, of 118 Santeelah Drive, passed away Thursday, September 5, 2013 at his residence. A funeral service will be held 8 PM, Wednesday, September 11, 2013 from the Chapel of Sandifer Funeral Home. The family will receive friends from 6-8 PM, Wednesday, prior to the service at Sandifer Funeral Home. Sandifer Funeral…

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Ellene White Carroll

September 9, 2013

Ellene White Carrol, 84 of Westminster, died Saturday. Funeral services will be 2 pm Monday at Bethel Baptist church with burial in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends at 1 pm prior to the service at the church. Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family.  

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Wendell McKinney Martin

September 9, 2013

Wendell McKinney Martin, 59, Friday, Sept 6 at Rainey Hospice House of Anderson. Memorial services will be 2 pm Monday Sept 9 at Sandifer Funeral Home. The family will receive friends at 1 pm at Sandifer Funeral Home. Sandifer Funeral Home is assisting the family.

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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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Calendar

  • September 22, 2014 6:00 pmBrasstown Baptist Church's Revival
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 23, 2014 11:00 amLeague of Women Voters of the Clemson Area National Voter Registration Day
  • September 25, 2014 3:00 pmTHORback Thursday
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