Scam resurfaces

December 2, 2014

A scam that recently victimized some Walhalla residents has apparently spread to Seneca. And the public is once again asked to be careful. According to the police and city officials, telephone calls from out of the country are being made to local numbers. Those receiving the calls are being warned they face seeing their electric…

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Who is stealing the precious metals?

December 2, 2014

The company BASF and Crime Stoppers of Oconee are offering reward money for information regarding losses of precious metals from the plant.  In October, the loss of metal at the BASF plant near Seneca led to an investigation in which a Walhalla man was arrested on breach of trust charges.  Now Crime Stoppers offers up…

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“Lines down everywhere”

December 2, 2014

A tree fell on a power line on West Union’s Main Street this afternoon–resulting in an electric power outage affecting about half of the town, as well as a nearby part of adjoining Walhalla.  Duke Energy crews have been called to the area of West Union Main Street near Town Hall.  Meantime, motorists should avoid…

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Businesswoman to take hospital board seat

December 2, 2014

Businesswoman Elaine Turner has been elected to succeed Bo Wilhite as a member of the board of directors of Oconee Memorial Hospital. Turner was the choice during a board meeting last week—the same meeting at which Wilhite was commended for two terms of service. Hunter Kome, OMC Campus President, says Turner begins a three-year term…

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Graduation time ahead at Southern Wesleyan

December 2, 2014

Graduates of Southern Wesleyan will be recognized during two ceremonies this month on the Central campus. Speaker will be Michael Batchelor, chief executive officer of Baptist Easley Hospital. Janice Hartsoe, university registrar, predicts that 262 degrees will be conferred. Students graduating from the university’s traditional program will participate in the ceremony at 3 p.m. Friday,…

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Moving up the court calendar

December 2, 2014

The pre-trial settlement of an auto accident lawsuit has moved to trial position number one Oconee County’s oldest pending civil lawsuit. It’s the seven-year old case that alleges fraud and misrepresentation by a Duke Energy subsidiary that acquired property more than 50 years ago to build what today is the Keowee-Toxaway project in Oconee County.…

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Calendar

  • December 20, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
  • December 20, 2014 7:00 pm35th Old Fashion Christmas Pageant
  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 21, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
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