An honor for the Clemson campus police

April 10, 2015

The South Carolina Department of Public Safety has bestowed on the Clemson University police a statewide honor. For mid-sized law enforcement agencies, employing 26 to 50 officers, the Clemson University Police Department was named 2014 Public Safety Agency of the Year. The state Department of Pubic Safety recognizes officers and agencies for their work to…

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300-customer increase seen as a good sign

April 9, 2015

For the first year since the Great Recession left its mark, Pickens-based Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative recorded an up tick in its customer base. At Blue Ridge’s annual media luncheon, Terry Ballenger welcomed 305 new consumers in 2014 to the retail electric service provider in five Upstate counties. Across Oconee, Anderson, Pickens, Greenville and Spartanburg,…

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Dalton hurriedly leaves meeting for another

April 9, 2015

Apparently someone has possible interest today in locating an industrial manufacturing operation within the Upstate. The Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative’s Charles Dalton suddenly left a luncheon meeting at Clemson. And the explanation given was that the Blue Ridge general manager was headed for a meeting with an industrial prospect in Anderson County.

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The arrest numbers increase!

April 9, 2015

By late this morning, the number of those arrested in this week’s “Operation Infinity” in Oconee County stood at 25 suspects—leaving 16 more individuals for whom the Sheriff’s Office and the police departments are looking.

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Columbia approves the deal!

April 9, 2015

The start of Walhalla Streetscape appears closer this afternoon, with a message received from Columbia. Nancy Goehle, city administrator, says the Department of Commerce has approved the city’s contract with Hutch ‘N Son Construction to work as general contractor for the re-make of four blocks downtown. At the start of this week, Mayor Edwards had…

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Walhalla hit again by recreation vandals

April 9, 2015

Walhalla has seen a second incident this week of vandalism of recreation facilities. But, like the first one Sunday, the police have made arrests in both cases. The latest crime was discovered last evening when a recreation worker discovered people climbing a fence in front of the basketball court on the grounds of the swimming…

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Calendar

  • April 17, 2015Family Life Marriage Conference at Lydia Baptist Church
  • April 18, 201513th Annual Benefit 5K and Mile Run for VIMM
  • April 18, 2015Salem Fire & Rescue Country Breakfast
  • April 18, 2015 9:00 amShred and Recycle Day
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