A 5th candidate emerges

January 16, 2014

Word from Oconee Voter Registration and Elections is that a fifth candidate emerged this morning to run for a seat March 11 on Seneca City Council. He’s Stuart Pohl, Shorecrest Drive resident and Ramcat Alley bar and restaurant operator.

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Could there be a return of passenger rail?

January 16, 2014

It may be little more than a pipe dream, but West Union leaders would like their town to be counted in when it comes to the idea of bringing back passenger rail service. In days of old, you could hop a train in Walhalla and ride it all the way to Anderson…and back. There’s an…

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Austin Watson will wear a badge

January 16, 2014

Beginning the 2nd of February a new man will display the badge of the law in West Union. The town council last night approved the hiring of Austin Watson. Mayor Linda Oliver says Watson will succeed Trey Federici who resigned recently.

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To be a candidate, deadline looms

January 16, 2014

Unless things change over the next day, this year’s ballot for the Seneca City Council will be reserved for incumbents only. The four council members whose seats are to be voted on in March this morning remained the only candidates. Incumbents Scott Durham, Joel Ward, Ernest Riley, and Andrea Alewine qualified for re-election last week…

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Music program gets a boost!

January 16, 2014
Music program gets a boost!

 South Carolina Heritage Fair recently presented six new dulcimers to the Oconee Heritage Center in Walhalla for use in the center’s Appalachian Music program. The instruments were donated through a grant from the Heritage Fair as part of a commitment to promote cultural heritage of the area. And, with those dulcimers, the Heritage Center will…

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The State of Oconee

January 16, 2014

The push for economic development and the jobs it provides will dominate the 2014 State of Oconee Luncheon. Organized by the chambers of commerce in Seneca, Walhalla and Westminster, this year’s luncheon will be 11:30 a-m, Friday, February 21 at Seneca’s Blue Ridge Elementary School. Lined up to speak are Richard Blackwell of Oconee Economic…

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  • July 27, 2014 7:00 pmStumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
  • July 29, 2014Oconee Appalachian Kids-Appalachian Heritage Day
  • August 1, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 2, 2014Ole Country Church Singing
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