School calendar to be changed

July 30, 2015

A “nut and bolts” type meeting is in progress today at the OconeeSchool District.  With classes to start for another year in fewer than three weeks, today’s meeting is to decide the dates when report cards will be sent home during 2015-16. Steve Hanvey, assistant superintendent for operations, says once those dates are decided the…

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Tour the new Walhalla High

July 30, 2015

Next week will serve a dual purpose for the $54 million Walhalla High that is to open with the new school year August 18.  On Tuesday and Wednesday, August 4 and 5 the new school will be open for self-guided tours.  Tuesday and Wednesday next week are also the days for student registration.  Students and…

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Tech graduates run Clemson Downs office

July 30, 2015

Donna Busha and Kayla Gibbs come from opposite counties.  But the two have things in common.  They both work in the business office of the retirement complex Clemson Downs.  And they are both graduates of the accounting curriculum at Tri-CountyTechnicalCollege.  Busha, a Westminster resident, works as Business Services Director.  When she had a job to…

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At Keowee Key and Asheville they gather for Sanders

July 30, 2015

At places such as Keowee Key in Oconee County and Asheville in North Carolina, people turned out last night for an event for Bernie Sanders, an Independent Party U-S senator from Vermont who is running as a Democrat for President next year. Oconee County resident Paulette Keffas-Chassin considers herself a volunteer for Sanders 2016 and,…

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Zack Godley’s winning debut!

July 30, 2015

A Pendleton man was in the stands last week to see the Major League Baseball debut of his first cousin. It was a proud and exciting moment for Bit McMillan, a technican for Crenshaw TV and Appliance, and other members of the family of Arizona Diamondbacks right-handed pitcher Zack Godley. “It was an unreal experience,”…

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See what the Presbyterians have built

July 29, 2015

Walhalla Presbyterian Church invites you to make plans to attend their open house at the church re-built from a fire nearly two years ago.  The open house will feature tours and takes place 10 a-m to 2 p-m Saturday at 600 E. Main Street.  Light refreshment will be served.  The event allows the Presbyterians to…

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  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 7:00 pmConservation Theory in Concert
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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