National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day

January 6, 2015

The Oconee Sheriff’s Office will join law enforcement agencies nationwide Friday in National Law Enforcement Appreciation Day and hopes that you, as an individual, will take time to show your appreciation for the men and women who, at times, risk their lives. According to the National Sheriffs’ Association, between 105 and 203 officers, on average,…

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When it comes to fixing South Carolina roads

January 6, 2015

Whatever it takes to repair South Carolina roads, Bill Whitmire of Walhalla says he is going to support. The District One representative to the state House of Representatives looks forward to the opening of a new session of the South Carolina Legislature a week from today. Whitmire is starting his seventh, two-year term. As a…

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Nuclear industry takes heed of Japan tragedies

January 6, 2015

A spokesman for the Nuclear Regulatory Commission indicates the industry, including Duke Energy, is taking heed of lessons learned from 2011 when a large earthquake, accompanied by a tsunami, inflicted heavy damage to a Japanese nuclear plant. Nearly four years later discussions continue between the NRC and Duke as to how better protect Duke’s power…

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Rotary to hear from auditorium director

January 6, 2015

Bill Chiusano, executive director of the Walhalla Civic Auditorium, speaks at today’s meeting of the Westminster Rotary Club.

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Oconee home to 66 child guardians, but needs more

January 5, 2015

Oconee County is home to 66 guardians ad Litem, but can always use more. Michelle Norris hopes as many caring adults as possible will volunteer. Norris explained the South Carolina Guardian ad Litem program to today’s meeting of the Walhalla Rotary Club. At no fault of their own, children are often uprooted from their homes…

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Job fair can be a first step

January 5, 2015

SC Works and Tri-County Tech are reaching out this week to the unemployed and the under-employed by holding a job fair and training expo. The event is for residents of Oconee, Anderson and Pickens counties from 9 a-m to noon Friday at the Industrial and Business Development Center on Tech’s Pendleton campus. The goal is…

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Calendar

  • May 3, 2015Revival with Rev. James Petty
  • May 5, 2015 10:30 amHappy Hearts of Seneca Meeting
  • May 5, 2015 7:00 pmOle Fashion Revival w/Rev. Tully Griggs (Alto, GA)
  • May 10, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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