Tamassee woman arrested on grand larceny charge

June 4, 2014
Tamassee woman arrested on grand larceny charge

 A 37-year old Tamassee woman has been arrested by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office—accused of stealing patio furniture outside a business near Salem. According to sheriff’s officers, the stolen furniture was traced by Salem Police Chief Dave Poulson to a home on Bear Boulevard. Sheriff’s officers arrested Lelani Lairson and charged her with grand larceny. The…

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Westminster rezoning turned down

June 4, 2014

Westminster Planning Commission voted last night to deny a property owner’s request to change nearly one-third of an acre on the Long Creek Highway to a neighborhood commercial zone. The planning commissioners acted after hearing seven members of the public say they would not like to see the 0.29 acre of land changed from single-family…

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Two injured in Oconee County accident

June 4, 2014

State troopers report two persons injured this morning in an Oconee County traffic accident. The 7:45 accident occurred on the Armstrong Road at Brown Farm Road and involved a car and a van. The accident injured the driver of a Chrysler minivan and one of three passengers inside a 1994 Oldsmobile. According to the patrol,…

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School year ends, but no meals for kids

June 4, 2014

Oconee’s public schools are about to shut down for the summer. But the summer months do not mean an end to the meals offered by Oconee Schools Food Services. Free lunch meals will be available at locations in Seneca, Walhalla and Westminster. One lunch per child will be served at three locations beginning Monday, June…

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Corridor pitches marketing deal to Walhalla

June 4, 2014

Michelle McCollum, executive director of the South Carolina National Heritage Corridor, invited Walhalla leaders to consider an arrangement in which the corridor would help the city promote its local and area tourist attractions. McCollum said the corridor would be willing to match every dollar spent from her organization—such as what it’s doing with Georgetown, Lake…

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“COLA” in Walhalla proposed budget

June 4, 2014

In two weeks, the Walhalla mayor and council will be asked to vote on a new budget that cuts overall spending by 1% from the current year—2013-14. At the same time, however, Chairman Tjay Bagwell of the General Government Committee says the new budget has been calculated to raise recreation department fees and sewer charges—the…

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Calendar

  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
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