High School Playoffs

May 5, 2015

In high school sports, Seneca’s girls’ soccer team defeated Richland Northeast Monday night, 6-1, as the playoffs got underway. The Bobcats will host Blue Ridge in Round Two play on Wednesday. Elsewhere Monday, Walhalla’s season ends with a 6-0 loss at Chapin. In baseball, Walhalla gets the 4-2 win over Blue Ridge in the Class…

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Trustee pronounces new school ready

May 5, 2015

The Walhalla area trustee for Oconee public schools pronounced the district’s newest school building ready for classes. The new Walhalla High will open for students in August, and District Two’s Rosemary Bailes made her assessment as the result of a tour yesterday of the new high school in the Picket Post Community. She and other…

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Get ready to cool off!

May 5, 2015

Workers had to repair damage to a bathroom caused by an act of vandalism, but the public swimming season will start on time in three weeks in Walhalla. Christle Ross, executive director of the Foothills YMCA, gave a report last night on the partnership with the city of Walhalla to operate the city’s public swimming…

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Trees to align the Streetscape route

May 5, 2015

The leader for a Walhalla tree committee estimates 40 to 45 trees can be planted along the four blocks downtown targeted as the city’s Streetscape project. Richard Harper told a meeting last night of the Partners for Progress that varieties of oaks, tupelos, lindens, and maples are among the kinds of trees being considered for…

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YoGo Express coming to West Union

May 5, 2015

Word has spread in recent days that where a Dairy Queen Restaurant in West Union once stood will come a replacement restaurant, offering a similar fare. That word was confirmed to 96.3/WGOG NEWS: “YoGo Express has purchased the Dairy Queen building in West Union, and we plan on rehabilitating the building,” Scott Shaffer told us…

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Outdoor medical emergency in northern Oconee

May 4, 2015

An official of Oconee Emergency Services says contact was made this afternoon with a hiker in need of emergency medical attention.  He’s among a group of hikers.  Emergency Services’ Shane Gibbs says the hiker was located on a trail about halfway between Cherry Hill Campground at Mountain Rest and Tamassee.  It’s one of the county’s…

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Calendar

  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 7:00 pmConservation Theory in Concert
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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