“An unexpected opportunity to purchase” 102 Lura Lane

December 13, 2013

At its meeting next week, Oconee County Council will consider a resolution to buy additional property for its project to build a new jail. According to information that has gone out with the agenda for Tuesday’s meeting, “This resolution addresses an unexpected opportunity to purchase a tract of real property abutting the construction site for…

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Bids to be let for OC highway work

December 13, 2013

By the middle of next year, Oconee motorists should be able to enjoy a smoother surface on which to maneuver through one of the county’s busiest intersections.  A DOT official tells 96.3/WGOG NEWS that the state’s bid letting to re-surface a short section of 123 at Seneca will take place in January, with the expectation that…

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Photos with Santa for a good cause!

December 13, 2013

By taking advantage of an opportunity for photos with Kris Kringle himself, you’ll be helping one of Oconee’s best causes tomorrow—-the Oconee Animal Shelter near Seneca. All photos will cost $10 dollars and the proceeds go to help animals housed at the shelter. Children and well-mannered leased pets are welcome from 10 a-m to 2…

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Graham to oppose budget deal

December 13, 2013

The House passed a budget deal, but Senator Lindsey Graham says when the agreement arrives in his chamber, he’s going to vote no. In a statement from Washington, the Oconee Republican said, “I believe it will do disproportionate harm to our military retirees.” The Senate Armed Services committee member gave these examples of how the…

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Crossroads home destroyed by fire

December 13, 2013

Fire took a devastating toll in the middle of the night in the Crossroads Community south of Seneca. Rural Fire dispatch reports a home near highway 24—350 Cedar Lane Road—was lost to fire. At first, authorities feared some or all of the occupants were trapped, but all three got out OK. Firemen answered the first…

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Schools dismiss for winter break

December 13, 2013

Oconee County public schools dismiss for the winter break one week from today, Friday, December 20. It’ll be an early dismissal day for students. Parents should plan for elementary students being dismissed around 11 and middle and high school students about 11:15. Beginning Monday, December 23, all school and district offices will be closed. They’ll…

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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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