Building owner withdraws appeal

October 23, 2014

The owner of a vacant Westminster commercial building withdrew his appeal to end a lengthy hearing last night by the city’s board of zoning appeals. William McClure, the owner of 102 W. North Avenue, put a stop to the proceeding just as it appeared the board was going to vote down his request to vary…

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Zoning variance allows for fire-damaged home

October 23, 2014

Westminster will allow the dwelling at 110 Cornelia Avenue to once again be a home. Benjamin Wingert’s house has been unoccupied since a January fire that partially destroyed the house. The variance that he received last night from the city Board of Zoning Appeals will allow him to re-build for occupancy purposes. After a City…

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Walhallan arrested in Seneca woman’s homicide

October 23, 2014
Walhallan arrested in Seneca woman’s homicide

 A 30-year old Walhalla man has been arrested and charged with murder in the death of his 27-year old female friend from Seneca. Authorities say the arrest yesterday afternoon of Caleb Nathaniel Linart of 1110 W. S. Broad Street followed an autopsy the day before that showed the victim, Alana Carpenter, died of manual strangulation.…

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Wanted man turms himself in

October 22, 2014

A Seneca man wanted on multiple charges by two law enforcement agencies turned himself over to authorities yesterday and was booked into the county detention center in Walhalla.  The Sheriff’s Office filed an armed robbery charge against James Sebastian Hunter Jr. of Thomas Heights Circle, accused in an arrest affidavit of using a handgun to…

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Tigerama to kickoff Homecoming Weekend

October 22, 2014

The annual Tigerama Homecoming Pep Rally Friday night will kickoff the weekend’s 100th anniversary Homecoming celebration at ClemsonUniversity.  Tigerama is scheduled to begin at 7 p-m in Littlejohn Coliseum.  It will be preceded by a family-friendly Tigerama Tailgate at 5 o’clock on the Littlejohn Coliseum lawn.  Visitors will be able to get autographs from Clemson…

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Roundabout is a new concept for Oconee

October 22, 2014

If one life is saved, the money and the effort will be worth it. That’s the thinking of the South Carolina DOT as it goes about introducing a new concept next year to the Oconee County motoring public. Josh Makison, resident construction engineer, says in the works for accident-prone Wells Highway and Strawberry Farm Road…

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  • March 29, 2015 6:00 pmWalhalla First Baptist Church's Singing
  • March 31, 2015 7:00 pmLifetree Cafe
  • April 10, 2015 8:00 amShiloh Baptist Church HUGE Indoor Yard Sale and Hot Dog Sale
  • April 11, 2015 8:00 amBoys Scout Troop 120 Benefit Breakfast
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