Police chase makes for excitement in Walhalla

August 19, 2014

A chase by the police up and down Main Street created excitement this afternoon in downtown Walhalla. County squad cars were seen flying thru town with their sirens on—at one time headed west on Main Street, only to reverse course and go east. Sheriff Mike Crenshaw said the chase started when an investigator spotted a…

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Street and highway matters for Westminster

August 19, 2014

At its August meeting today, Westminster City Council will consider a request of the DOT to evaluate the traffic signal at 123 and Oak Street for a left turn signal onto Oak. The council will consider placing 15 mile an hour speed limits on Ann Davis Street and Willow Row and a list of street…

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New employer announced for Anderson County

August 19, 2014

A tire recycler and rubber manufacturer, based in Moncks Corner, is announcing a new facility in Anderson. Viva Recycling plans a near $7 million investment that, over five years, is expected to create 14 new jobs. Viva separates the scrap tires and other selected industrial rubber scrap into rubber, steel and fiber. The recycling operation…

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I-85 re-surfacing continues

August 19, 2014

The re-surfacing of an 11-mile stretch of I-85 is a project that continues across the Oconee and Anderson stretches of the interstate highway. The work is being done on the northbound lanes. Josh Makison, resident construction engineer for the DOT, predicts the project should finish by October 31. In the meantime, next month is the…

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Do You Know When To Stop For A School Bus?

August 19, 2014

With the public schools resumed for a new year, the South Carolina Department of Public Safety reminds everyone to always look for flashing lights on a school bus, slow down, prepare to stop, and always look for children.  On two-lane motorists, motorists traveling in both directions must stop for a school bus with flashing amber/red…

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Chef addresses Oconee trustees

August 19, 2014

The start of a school year is not only the time for teachers to organize their classrooms. It’s a time for the lunchroom managers to figure out how to interest more students and teachers in school-served breakfast and lunch. Two members of the district’s meal providers, the Sodexo company, spoke at last night’s board meeting…

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  • July 28, 2015 3:00 pmCrossgate Church Bible Boot Camp
  • July 31, 2015 5:00 pmChristmas in July to support Heath's Haven
  • July 31, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
  • August 2, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
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