News from Walhalla City Hall

November 25, 2013

Walhalla sanitation customers scheduled to see the truck on Thursday this week—Thanksgiving Day—should instead make sure to have their containers ready for pickup on Wednesday this week, according to City Hall. Walhalla city workers can look forward to a Christmas bonus. The amount will be based on the length of service, with $350 dollars the…

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Airman completes training

November 25, 2013

Air Force Reserve Airman 1st Class Aaron Bradsher graduated from the basic training in San Antonio, Texas. He’s the son of Sheri Bradsher of Roswell, Georgia and grandson of Barbara Porter of Seneca.

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MONDAY SPORTS: Tigers, Gamecocks climb in BCS; Furman makes playoffs; Murray out with ACL tear

November 25, 2013

This weekend’s rivalry game between Clemson and South Carolina at Williams-Brice Stadium will be a battle of top-ten teams. In the latest BCS standing released Sunday, the Tigers move up to #6, following a 52-6 win over The Citadel on Saturday. The Gamecocks, who defeated Coastal Carolina 70-10, move to #10. This Saturday’s game will…

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Fixture at OC Courthouse begins retirement

November 25, 2013

After a career that covered 30 years, Paul David Stanton has begun retirement. P-D Stanton spent the last 13 years as an Oconee deputy sheriff, assigned to the security detail at the courthouse. Before that, he served 24 years as a South Carolina state trooper. During a ceremony last week, Sheriff Mike Crenshaw and Chief…

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Making scooter riding safer

November 25, 2013

Thomas Alexander has nothing against mopeds that dot the highways. But the state senator says he wants a change in law that’ll make those small vehicles more visible to larger ones. “My concern is their visibility,” Alexander recently told the Walhalla Rotary Club. The legislation the Oconee-Pickens Republican has in mind will require all South…

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Former Senecan selected for Nashville position

November 25, 2013
Former Senecan selected for Nashville position

A former Seneca resident, Mark Ford, has been chosen for the newly-created job of executive director of the Nashville Songwriters Hall of Fame. Ford was reared in Seneca and is the son of Anne Ford and the later Roger Ford. Before being appointed to his new position in October, Ford spent 23 years in Music…

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Calendar

  • October 1, 2014Oconee County Humane Society Fundraiser
  • October 3, 2014 10:30 amLeTourneau-WABCO Employee Reunuion
  • October 3, 2014 3:00 pmBenefit for Phillip Brucke
  • October 4, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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