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“Eight days to go”

September 23, 2014

At an Oconee Medical Center board meeting last night, Jeanne Ward referred to the calendar and noted that only eight days remain before the local hospital officially falls under the umbrella of the Greenville Health System. And Ward, the OMC president/CEO, pronounced her hospital ready. Among the changes: Oconee Medical Center will once again become…

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Clemson student found dead

September 23, 2014

A 19-year old Clemson student from Anderson County found dead near the campus is the subject of an investigation by the Oconee coroner and the Sheriff’s Office as to why he died. Earlier in the day yesterday Tucker Hipps of Piedmont was the subject of a missing person report, and he was found around mid-afternoon…

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Clemson University Student Body Found

September 22, 2014

Sheriff Mike Crenshaw has confirmed the death of a Clemson University student whose body was found near the Y beach late this afternoon. The student became missing this morning. Further information will be provided as it becomes available.

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Candidate deadline passes

September 22, 2014

Walhallans will have a choice on the ballot for the city’s special election to fill a vacant council seat. At today’s deadline, the candidate field remained Lamar Bailes and Chris Grant. The two men will compete during Walhalla’s special November 18 election to fill the remaining term of the late Kathy Rogers.  

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Meeting postponed

September 22, 2014

Seneca has announced the postponement of tonight’s City Hall meeting of the Board of Architectural Review.  A new date will be announced.i

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Legionnaires to find new home across town

September 22, 2014

A partnership between Walhalla American Legion and the Golden Corner Church eventually will allow the legionnaires to vacate their small Post 124 headquarters on North Church Street and re-locate to Kenneth Street next to the Veterans Affairs Office—-on property provided by the church. A property transfer signing was held recently for an agreement covering 2.5…

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UPDATE Sprouse death

September 22, 2014

A 47-year old man died last evening at Greenville Memorial Hospital–the result of a closed head injury that the Oconee coroner said the victim suffered in a fall earlier in the day.  Coroner Karl Addis identified the victim as Elloree, South Carolina resident Kelly Scott Sprouse and said the fall occurred on a family outing…

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Fall near lake proves fatal

September 22, 2014

A 47-year old Elloree, South Carolina man died at 6:15 last evening at the Greenville Memorial Hospital of a head injury sustained from an apparent fall near Lake Jocassee.  Coroner Karl Addis identified the deceased as Kelly Sprouse.  The first 9-1-1 call was received at 1:19 p-m.  Addis said Sprouse’s fall apparently came during the…

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Marryin’ judge eyes a new venue

September 20, 2014

Oconee County’s official marrying judge may have taken a back row position during Saturday’s crowded dedication of Walhalla’s Old St. John’s Meeting House, but he heeded the advice of another jurist who keynoted the ceremony. Circuit Judge Alex Macaulay suggested that, at least occasionally, Probate Judge Kenny Johns should leave his office at Pine Street…

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Celebration opens Old St. John’s

September 20, 2014

A celebration Saturday morning made official Walhalla’s latest destination attraction. An open house and dedication allowed for the opening of Old St. John’s Meeting House on the grounds at Kaufman Square. Once an Episcopalian church, Old St. John’s has been transformed into a meeting venue and, as the dedication speaker noted, it’s to be a…

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  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 5, 2014 11:00 amHarvey, Foster, Smith Broome Reunion
  • October 11, 2014Oakway High School Classes of 1964 & 1965 Reunion
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