Special exhibit opens Friday

March 3, 2015

How South Carolina got its shape is a story of adventure, politics and boundary making. And you can learn all about it through an exhibit that opens Friday evening at the Oconee Heritage Center in Walhalla. The exhibit features original maps from the collection of the South Carolina Historical Society and quotations concerning the science…

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Clemson wins series against USC

March 3, 2015

Clemson clinched the series with a 7-0 victory over fifth-ranked South Carolina in baseball action on Monday night at Carolina Stadium. The Tigers improve to 7-3 on the season while the loss drops the Gamecocks to 7-3. Meanwhile, Clemson sophomore infielder Weston Wilson, of High Point, NC, was selected as the ACC Player of the…

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New theory on pool vandalsim

March 3, 2015

Instead of damage caused by Walhalla swimming pool bathroom vandals, is it possible that a deteriorating block wall collapsed on its own or became weak from changing weather? One police officer admits it’s a theory that has not been discounted. But, unless proved otherwise, Capt. Paul Harris says, the police are proceeding with the belief…

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Bridge replacement underway on Bountyland Road

March 3, 2015

Part of Oconee’s rural Bountyland Road is blocked to thru traffic as part of a detour, created by the start of a bridge replacement project. The bridge being replaced is located near the Foothills Community Church. The project is being financed through a contract issued last year as part of South Carolina’s Act 98 Program.…

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Alexander takes part in university luncheon

March 3, 2015

State Senator Thomas Alexander, Oconee-Pickens Republican, was among area lawmakers who took part in this year’s Legislative Appreciation Luncheon at Southern Wesleyan University in Central. The university presented a number of students to show Alexander and the other lawmakers examples of students whose college education depends on state and federal aid. For his part, Alexander…

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Presidential hopefuls to speak in Greenville

March 3, 2015

Republican Presidential hopefuls are being invited this spring to Greenville to speak in advance of the state’s Presidential primary next year. Third District Congressman Jeff Duncan and the group Citizens United are planning the event Saturday, May 9 at the Peace Center. So far, they have received commitments from Bobby Jindal, Rick Perry, Ted Cruz,…

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Calendar

  • March 4, 2015 3:00 pmBone Marrow Drive in Honor of AnnaLeigh
  • March 4, 2015 7:00 pmUnited Assembly of God Celebrate Recovery
  • March 6, 2015Silver Dollar Concert
  • March 6, 2015 8:00 pmAndy Cooney’s Irish Cabaret at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium
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