“Spouses for life”

November 24, 2014

Two Walhalla men who acted quickly to obtain a license to marry, once same-sex marriage was declared legal, are now in the words of the Oconee Probate Judge “spouses for life.” Shortly after 10 this morning, the long-time partnership between Trad Gunter and David Fretwell became legal in South Carolina during a marriage ceremony—the first…

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Holiday gesture in Westminster

November 24, 2014

Members of Westminster Rotary Club will assemble tomorrow to deliver holiday baskets to between 80 and 100 elderly residents of their community.

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Councilman-elect to be sworn-in “anytime”

November 24, 2014

Walhalla Councilman-elect Lamar Bales may take his oath of office “at any time,” according to a city official.  Nancy Goehle, city administrator, says Mayor Danny Edwards has a couple of choices about when to ask Bailes to take the oath of office to fill an unexpired term.  He can schedule the swearing-in December, at either…

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Bob the Orangutan to leave Greenville for Oregon

November 24, 2014

One of three orangutans from Borneo kept at the Greenville Zoo will leave next week for a new home out west. The Greenville Zoo will say good bye to Bob the Orangutan Wednesday, December 3 as he will be moved to the Oregon Zoo in Portland, Oregon where he’s to be introduced to a female…

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Anderson native serves with Navy squadron

November 24, 2014

Anderson native John Bailey is serving with Patrol Squadron Sixteen, known as the “War Eagles.” Bailey is a navy lieutenant and a 2004 T-L Hanna High School graduate. He’s an officer with a squadron based at Jacksonville which operates the Navy’s newly-designed maritime patrol aircraft, the P-8A Poseidon. And, he says, he’s proud of the…

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Soggy Sunday!

November 24, 2014

A soggy Sunday in Oconee County. The rain count for Walhalla alone yesterday was 2.15.” Add an approximate tenth-of-inch Saturday and the weekend approached 2.25”, according to the records kept by Barbara Wilson, the official U-S Weather Observer in Walhalla.

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Calendar

  • 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"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
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