Weekend bass tourneys on a frigid Lake Keowee

February 19, 2015

Light snow and frigid temperatures are liable to greet anglers in weekend tournaments on Lake Keowee. College and high school anglers will battle it out in separate tourneys that’ll set out from Oconee’s South Cove Park near Seneca. Ten qualifying teams will take off Saturday morning at safe light, approximately 7 o’clock, and compete for…

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Purse snatching in store parking lot

February 19, 2015
Purse snatching in store parking lot

The public’s help is requested to help solve the theft of a purse one week ago in the parking lot of a supermarket near Seneca. After loading groceries into her car, a shopper left her purse in a buggy at the Bi-Lo at Keowee Village Shopping Center and then called for help when she returned…

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Enhanced security to be added to swim pool

February 19, 2015

Enhanced security is to be added on the grounds of Walhalla Swimming Pool to help prevent a repeat of the destruction by vandals of the men’s bathroom. In making that announcement last night, city officials, such as Councilwoman Jennifer Crawford, said that law enforcement continues to solicit information from the public as to who was…

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Local contractor gets the nod for Streetscape

February 19, 2015

After meeting privately for about 30 minutes, Walhalla City Council reconvened to open session and awarded the Streetscape contract to Hutch-N-Son Construction. It means, according to Mayor Danny Edwards, that the construction company, headed by Danny Hutchinson, will serve as general contractor for the project which is designed to re-make Walhalla’s downtown core commercial business…

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Conserve energy, the governor urges

February 19, 2015

Governor Nikki Haley joined South Carolina energy providers to encourage state residents to conserve energy today and tomorrow between the hours of 6 and 9 a-m. Utilities forecast historic levels of energy consumption during the three-hour periods. They recommend setting thermostats at 68 degrees or lower and to refrain from using large appliances such as…

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Power returned

February 19, 2015

By 7 o’clock last night, power had been restored to all members on the Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative system known to have lost service as a result of this week’s storm emergency. Any member who might still be without power should contact the cooperative immediately.  

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Calendar

  • July 3, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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