Murder Victim was Beaten

January 20, 2014

The autopsy on a Westminster man missing since December reveals he died of blunt force trauma. That’s according to Oconee County Coroner Karl Addis. The body of 61 year old Richard Alan Marszalek was found Friday in the rubble of a burned mobile home. He was reported missing by his niece a week earlier. Coroner…

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Man found to be O.K. at Sid Falls

January 18, 2014

Oconee County Fire Chief Charlie King says a search and rescue operation was undertaken Saturday to locate a man missing in the Sid Falls area of Long Creek. At around 5:15 PM the 911 Center received a call from a man who was lost in one of the county’s more remote areas. King says “Phase…

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Firefighters respond to Port Bass blaze

January 18, 2014

Oconee County firefighters responded to a home fire in the South Union Community late Saturday afternoon. Fire Chief Charlie King says the home was located at 180 North Port Bass Road after. The home was a single story, double wide mobile home lake house. King says responders were on the scene within 8 minutes of…

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Missing man’s body found; Westminster men charged with murder

January 17, 2014

The Oconee County Sheriff’s Office says the body of a man reported missing earlier this week has been found in the rubble of his burned trailer, and they have charged two Westminster men with his murder. Sixty-one year old Richard Alan Marszalek was reported missing by his neice on Wednesday. Marszalek was last seen walking…

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Field of candidates is final

January 17, 2014

When the clock struck 12 today, the books closed for those Seneca residents running this year for their city council. At the close of the deadline, the field was split evenly—between challengers and incumbents. Those council members whose four-year terms are expiring who are running again are Andrea Alewine, Scott Durham, Ernest Riley, and Joel…

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Act 98 to fund three OC road projects

January 17, 2014

The SC Department of Transportation has approved contracts to resurface more than 270 roads in 33 counties. Oconee will see three road projects as part of the first group of projects approved under Act 98 using revenue collected from the state vehicle sales tax. The Oconee re-surfacing will take place at Whitfield Road in Fair…

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  • October 31, 2014Faith Baptist Church's Fall Festival
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmWalhalla High Cheerleader Candy Giveaway
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
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