Construction job death autopsy

June 3, 2014

An autopsy shows Jerry Wayne Kelly of the Pickens County town of Central died yesterday near Salem as the result of blunt force trauma due to Kelly’s 22-24′ fall at a home under construction at  156 Blue Water Lane–near the Oconee-Pickens line.  Oconee Coroner Karl Addis says although pre-existing medical conditions existed, the autopsy found…

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Cain swearing-in at 5 o’clock

June 3, 2014

Magistrate Will Derrick will administer the oath of office this evening to Paul Cain, Oconee’s newest county councilman. The swearing-in is set for 5 o’clock at council chambers—an hour before the start of the first Tuesday council meeting.

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GOP leader registers views on ballot questions

June 3, 2014

Chairman Bob Skipp weighed in today on the two ballot questions that the state’s Republican Party will pose next week to those who vote in its primary election. Those questions cover right-to-life issues and whether South Carolina should eliminate its income tax. Skipp’s comments are being re-played today on 96.3/WGOG NEWS.

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OMC incident leads to Townville man’s arrest

June 3, 2014

An incident in the labor and delivery section of Oconee Medical Center has resulted in the arrest of a Townville man. The arrest by the Sheriff’s Office of James Clayton Webb took place yesterday based, in part, to an alleged incident a year and a half ago. An arrest affidavit charges the 46-year old Webb…

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Oldest pending lawsuit appears settled

June 3, 2014

Oconee County’s oldest civil lawsuit appears to have been settled, or at least is approaching a resolution, according to indications received today by 96.3/WGOG NEWS. It’s the case of members of the McMahan family who first went to court against Crescent Resources and others in 2007—alleging fraud and misrepresentation. Charleston attorney Thomas Wills has filed…

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Painter’s death UPDATE

June 3, 2014

Oconee Coroner Karl Addis has released the name of the man who died on a work site job yesterday afternoon. He’s Jerry Wayne Kelly, 56-year old resident of 718 Lay Bridge Road, Central.

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  • October 31, 2014Faith Baptist Church's Fall Festival
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmWalhalla High Cheerleader Candy Giveaway
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
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