Park visitors to be “on the honor system”

August 7, 2013
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Soon the combination of a pay station and message board are coming to a recreation area, for which city of Walhalla has high hopes. Issaqueena Falls and Stumphouse Tunnel Park north of the city are believed to attract thousands of visitors a year. Until now, they’ve been free of charge. City leaders hope at least…

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Senecans donate water filters

August 7, 2013
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Too much rain makes for a water problem in our area. But in the Central American country of Honduras the problem is the cleanliness of water. Three Seneca Rotarians have returned from Honduras after having supplied 25 water filters to villages in need. Those water filters were paid for by individual donations to the Rotary…

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Bridge closing is weather-related

August 7, 2013
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The closing of a bridge near Clemson today is weather-related. The bridge on S-160 over Six Mile Creek north of Clemson was closed around midnight because of debris in the rising creek from last night’s storm, according to the DOT.  Rain is the order of the day, and National Weather Service has returned the Golden…

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Church moves Bible School

August 7, 2013
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Rain, rain and more rain! It’s adding up to some alternate plans for a Walhalla church. Golden Corner Church had wanted to have its Vacation Bible School classes outdoors tonight on the grounds of the Walhalla Swimming Pool. That has all changed, according to Ann Cannon. She says the classes will now be held indoors…

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Two thefts occurred nearby

August 7, 2013
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Could the thefts of a baseball team’s equipment be related to the theft of restaurant equipment in the same general area near Seneca? Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says, at this time, it’s unknown if the thieves are one and the same. The crimes occurred last week in the parking lot of the Quality Inn and the…

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Dates set for the 35th Oktoberfest

August 7, 2013
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The dates are set for Walhalla to stage its 35th Oktoberfest—an annual celebration of the County Seat’s Germanic roots. Vanessa Penton of the Greater Walhalla Chamber of Commerce this week announced the 2013 Oktoberfest weekend for October 18, 19, and 20. And Mayor Danny Edwards said last night that, in deference to the busy activity…

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  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 amClearmont Baptist Church's Easter Egg Hunt
  • April 19, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
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