With the help of an AARP grant, Six Mile woman gets back to work

January 29, 2015

In 2009, when she started her job search, Loretta Cappiello of Six Mile had no idea it would be so tough getting back into the workforce. Cappiello felt confident. She had just earned her bachelor’s degree in information technology and with an associate degree in accounting from Tri-County Tech and 15 years of accounting work…

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4-Hers win national competition

January 29, 2015

In a national competition to test teenagers’ knowledge of equine science and management, South Carolina youngsters took home the gold. State Rep. Gary Clary and the rest of the South Carolina House of Representatives recognized the winning teams on the House floor and presented a resolution in their honor. Senator Thomas Alexander presented the students…

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Asheville hospital official joins the Blood Connection

January 29, 2015

A hospital official in Asheville, North Carolina has joined the board of trustees for the Blood Connection, the region’s blood center. The Blood Connection welcomes the addition of Jason VanDiver as a trustee because of his background in marketing healthcare systems and services for the Mission Health System in Asheville.

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Handgun seized during arrest

January 29, 2015

A handgun was seized during the arrest of a man Tuesday night in rural southern Oconee County. A deputy was alerted to a suspicious van in the vicinity of Douglas Drive and Timberlake Drive. After determining there were outstanding warrants for the man found standing there, the officer ordered the suspect to place his hands…

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Obamacare (Affordable Care Act) deadline looms

January 28, 2015

A deadline of Sunday, February 15 looms for those who are in search of health care insurance through the Affordable Care Act, commonly called Obamacare. And it’s an important deadline because it’ll mark the end of an open enrollment period. Two Oconee Democratic Party leaders who are certified Obamacare counselors stress that the February 15…

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Check out a telescope at the local library

January 28, 2015
Check out a telescope at the local library

 Oconee public libraries loan books, newspapers, magazines, DVDs and offer internet access. And soon they will be the place to check out a telescope to allow a patron to read the night sky. Early next month, library cardholders 18 or older with a valid photo ID can check out Orion StarBlast 4.5-inch telescopes. Stacie Powell,…

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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 5:30 pmWalhalla High School's Freshman Focus Parent Night
  • February 5, 2015 7:00 pmHoly Spirit Encounter Conference
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