Walhalla’s next step toward water upgrades

April 17, 2014

Now that Walhalla has property for which it can plan for a raw water intake at Lake Keowee, what’s the city’s next ste? We spoke yesterday to Scott Parris, Walhalla utilities director. “Next is looking at the options for the overall project to see which will be most economical,” Parris said. Those options take the…

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Volunteers make OC libraries better

April 17, 2014

Volunteers remain vital to making Oconee libraries go. Three of those volunteers walked away with recognition from last week’s awards and recognition dinner—the fourth annual event. The Lucile Bellotte Moore Award went to Nancy Ann Woods. She volunteers as the Friends of the Library membership chair, attends meetings of the area Newcomers, and maintains and…

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Kaufman Park restrooms near completion

April 17, 2014

Recent sunny weather has enabled workers to bring the project to add restrooms to Walhalla’s Kaufmann Park to near completion. The final steps apparently are pouring the concrete for the walkways and installing the light fixtures. Saved to the last was the underpinning, as Maxie Duke says, money is tight and further sources unknown. But…

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Three CU runners to compete in Boston Marathon

April 17, 2014

Three runners from Clemson University are entered in this year’s Boston Marathon. Two of them are a husband-and-wife team. They are faculty member Heather Dunn and her husband, Wally, a grants coordinator in the College of Engineering and Science. She will be running with the Dana-Farber Marathon team in honor of another Clemson faculty member…

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Life jacket loaner board added to Chau-Ram Park

April 17, 2014

Chau Ram Park near Westminster is the third Oconee County location to offer a life jacket loaner program for park visitors. Phil Shirley, county PRT director, says, “The addition of the loaner kiosk brings awareness to those entering the water to take one if they don’t have one to use. We have 10-15 life jackets…

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Newspaperman reflects back on murder trial

April 16, 2014

Murder cases are not uncommon in the Florida’s Gulf Coast area of Sarasota. But it’s rare for the defense to argue temporary insanity for its client. This is the day after a jury there found Oconee County resident Michael Rice guilty on all counts in the shooting death of Philippe Nahon in 2012 at an…

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  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 4:30 pmCheohee Baptist Church Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmCollege Street Baptist Church's Fall Celebration
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