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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Tigers, Paladins lose; Gamecocks struggle in Music City

September 21, 2014

At Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee, Florida, quarterback Sean Maguire hung in with an up-and-down effort as starter Jameis Winston’s replacement and #1 Florida State escaped with a 23-17 overtime victory Saturday night over #22 Clemson. Winston was suspended for the game against Clemson after making “offensive and vulgar” comments earlier this week on campus. At Vanderbilt Stadium…

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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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Winston will miss tonight’s game against Clemson

September 20, 2014

As reported late Friday night on 96.3 WGOG, Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston will sit out the entire game Saturday night when the #1 Seminoles take on #22 Clemson on national television from Doak Campbell Stadium in Tallahassee. Winston, last year’s Heisman Trophy winner, was originally suspended for the first half after witnesses reported on…

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Calendar

  • January 30, 2015Walhalla Civic Auditorium Presents Southern Fried Nuptials
  • February 1, 2015 10:00 amShellem Cline at Bethel Baptist Church Singing
  • February 5, 2015 7:00 pmHoly Spirit Encounter Conference
  • February 7, 2015 12:00 pmBenefit for Jack Norris
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