Purple Heart breakfast a grand occasion

November 10, 2014

Each year at the Veterans Day holiday time, the staff at Oconee Veterans Affairs look forward to arranging a breakfast to recognize Oconee County veterans who’ve been awarded the Purple Heart—to signify having been wounded in war or a conflict with a United States enemy. “We have a Purple Heart chapter here….and there’s about 30-40…

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Traffic accident in Seneca intersection

November 10, 2014

Two vehicles crashed this morning at a Seneca intersection, and the police attribute the accident to one of the drivers who fell asleep at the wheel. Both drivers were taken to the hospital with what the police call minor injuries. This morning’s accident occurred at 123 and 130 around 6 o’clock and involved a Honda…

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Woman burned in home accident near Walhalla

November 10, 2014

Walhalla Fire Department received encouraging news last night about the condition of a woman burned during an accident yesterday morning at her home near the city limits.  Fire fighters received an update on the condition of the woman who was flown yesterday morning to the burn center near Augusta, Georgia.  The accident occurred when the…

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Lee and Inabinet start new terms tonight

November 10, 2014

Two long-time Oconee County school trustees return to service tonight—having been returned to office in last week’s General Election. Jerry Lee of District One and Andy Inabinet of District Three are scheduled to take the oath of office tonight to begin new, four-year terms in office. The board of trustees meets at 6 o’clock at…

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Political forum tonight

November 10, 2014

Things will get political tonight at the Walhalla Community Depot. At 6:30 the chamber of commerce sponsors a forum to allow city voters the chance to size up the two men entered in next week’s special council election. Bidding to fill a vacant term on the city council are Lamar Bailes and Chris Grant.

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In memory of deceased officer

November 10, 2014

Governor Nikki Haley has requested that flags be flown at half-staff today in memory of Deputy Holmes Smith Jr., an investigator with the Clarendon County Sheriff’s Office.

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Calendar

  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
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