Herschel Walker brings talent show to Toccoa

February 17, 2014

Former football star and now businessman Herschel Walker late one night googled talent videos, and it occurred to him that the performers receive no monetary support even though their submissions get plenty of hits on the computer. That gave Walker an idea to showcase talent from some of America’s smallest towns—such as Toccoa in his…

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UPDATE: Pickup strikes home

February 17, 2014

A pickup went out of control struck a Walhalla home, a trash can, and wound up on top of a concrete retaining wall that separates the house from a neighboring home. No one was hurt, but the police say the damage estimate at 13 Ballenger Street is $9,500. Chief Ronald Wilbanks says a blue Ford…

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Tech student places first

February 17, 2014

A Tri-County Technical College sophomore placed first in the Persuasive Speaking Category in this year’s competition of the South Carolina Speech and Theatre Association. Samantha Crowl of Central, criminal justice major, took the highest honor, placing first in the Persuasive Speaking category. Tech was represented by two students in the competition. Besides Crowl, freshman transfer…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers defeat Eastern Michigan

February 17, 2014

Jay Baum went 3-for-5 with two RBIs and the go-ahead, run-scoring single in the eighth inning as #13 Clemson rallied for a 9-7 win over Eastern Michigan at Doug Kingsmore Stadium on Sunday afternoon. The Tigers improved to 2-1 on the season. The Tigers trailed 7-6 entering the eighth inning before scoring three runs without…

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Car strikes Walhalla home

February 17, 2014

A car struck a Walhalla home early today. The Fire Department reports the accident occurred about 4 o’clock this morning on Ballenger Street. No one injured and damage to the home was described as light.  

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Students back today!

February 17, 2014

Oconee public schools are back at regular time this morning—after having lost four full days last week to the ice and snow. The school board of trustees will turn its attention tonight to its options for make-up days, although there’s a bill in Columbia to give school districts the authority to forgive some of the…

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  • July 27, 2014 7:00 pmStumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
  • August 1, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 2, 2014Ole Country Church Singing
  • August 2, 2014 8:00 amSt. Andrew Catholic Church's Huge Yard Sale
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