Walhalla storefront owner to open outdoor store

The owner of an empty Walhalla storefront will soon open a business that caters to the outdoor adventurer who is attracted by the natural resources—such as the Wild and Scenic Chattooga River.  Jared Ketterman says the soft opening for the outdoor store Twenty 8 West at 214 E. Main Street.  Ketterman tells 101.7/WGOG NEWS, “We are offering paddleboards, some minor […]

Read more

High Hampton backdrop for ABC movie

  Cashiers, North Carolina’s famed High Hampton Inn and Country Club is the backdrop for the movie re-make of “Dirty Dancing.”  Shooting took place during a seven to ten-day period and that, according to Clifford Meads, made for an exciting time at the establishment which dates back to the 1920s.  High Hampton’s old look and the way it has been […]

Read more

I-95 safety improvements

A 33-mile section of I-95 in South Carolina from the Georgia line running  through Jasper County is the focus of an SC DOT project which will be explained during a public meeting next week in Ridgeland.  The federally funded project is considered an example of projects needed to improve safety and reduce traffic deaths and injuries on roads in rural […]

Read more

Westminster native is Miss Clemson University

The new Miss Clemson University is a Westminster native—Brooklyn Faye Garrett.  The 21-year old Garrett is a West-Oak High graduate and she captured Saturday night’s Clemson University scholarship pageant by winning the overall interview award, the overall philanthropy service award, the people’s choice award, and Miss Congeniality, voted on by her fellow contestants.  Miss Clemson’s court is made up of […]

Read more

Shoplifters plague Wal Mart

Shoplifters took $1,500 worth of items during two days this month at the Seneca Wal Mart, and the Oconee Sheriff’s Office requests your help to identify the suspected culprits:  one male and two females.  On January 19, a Wal Mart employee told the investigating deputy that two black females came into the store and concealed PlayStation 4 controllers and left […]

Read more

State business to be discussed in Westminster

State business will be discussed during a public meeting next week in Westminster.  The annual meeting of the Oconee Legislative Delegation takes places at 6 pm Thursday, February 9 at the Westminster Depot.  Rep. Bill Sandifer, delegation chairman, says if you would like to address the delegation on any matter, call the office at 638-4237 for a place on the […]

Read more

Accused armed robber in Oconee custody

A defendant has been denied bond and remains in the custody of Oconee County, to await trial on armed robbery and other charges from an incident nearly two years ago at West Union.  According to the Sheriff’s Office, the charges are pending against 26 year old Adam Richardson Martin of Edgewood Avenue, Clemson.  Martin had been held at a state […]

Read more

Government rainfall monitors issue a report

  Government rainfall monitors say this year has started well which is typical for January through March.  According to the U-S Army Corps of Engineers, this means the reservoirs can start to recover if the winter rains continue, or if the upper basin receives some snow. Snowfall melts into the ground, not directly benefiting the reservoirs, but the saturated ground […]

Read more
1 10 11 12 13 14 1,114