Deputy plans “Mountain to Sea” trek

December 10, 2013

On weekends this month and next, an Oconee deputy sheriff will walk from the South Carolina-North Carolina line to Columbia, to raise money for Tamassee-Salem High School. Deputy Norman Dukes says his goal is $4 thousand for athletics and special needs programs at the school where he works as a resource officer. Last school year…

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West Union leaders meet tonight

December 10, 2013

The regular December meeting of West Union Town Council begins at 6 tonight at Town Hall. Tonight the mayor and council will talk about late fees on water bills. There’s to be discussion and possibly a vote on yard sales.

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Sarah Wilson crowned Miss Walhira

December 10, 2013

A Walhalla High student who is expected to graduate in the spring with high honors is the 2013 Miss Walhira. Sarah Wilson received the crown at last Saturday night’s Miss Walhira Pageant in the school’s Hostetler Auditorium. The auditorium was crowded for the annual fundraiser for Walhalla High School’s yearbook. Ryonna Thompson won Miss Congeniality…

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TUESDAY SPORTS: Five Gamecocks named All-SEC; Clowney ticketed for speeding; Heisman finalists named

December 10, 2013

Five South Carolina Gamecocks have been named to the 2013 Associated Press All-Southeastern Conference football team. Junior defensive end Jadeveon Clowney and junior defensive tackle Kelcy Quarles earned first-team accolades with sophomore tailback Mike Davis, junior spur Sharrod Golightly and junior cornerback Victor Hampton receiving second-team honors. ______________________________________________________________________________ In the meantime, troopers say defensive end Jadeveon Clowney…

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Mistrial declared in Seneca Municipal Court

December 10, 2013

A jury could not reach the required unanimous verdict in a day-long trial in the Seneca Municipal Court, and the judge declared a mistrial. But that doesn’t mean the case of Seneca versus Sikes is finished. Judge Danny Singleton this morning said he has instructed both sides to try to come to an agreement or…

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Airport may seek 1% funding

December 10, 2013

The Oconee County Airport may be an applicant to share in potential one percent sales tax money. At a meeting last night, the county aeronautics commissioners again discussed the possibility of making application to the county Capital Project Sales Tax Commission by the January deadline. Airport manager Kevin Short says the airport would be interested…

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Calendar

  • October 22, 2014 10:00 amPreserving 101 for Beginners at the Salem Branch of the OCPL
  • October 24, 2014The Emerson Rose Heart Foundation’s 4th Annual Golf Tournamen
  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
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