Carjacking suspect arrested

June 1, 2015

Oconee sheriff’s officers last week deployed stop sticks last week in an attempt to capture a carjacking suspect. According to the Sheriff’s Office, the car driver drove over the stop sticks on South Carolina 183/the Walhalla-Westminster Highway and came to a halt within a football field length of the stop sticks. An arrest was made…

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Farmers Market in business today

June 1, 2015

The Walhalla Farmer’s Market is open today on Main Street at the corner of North Spring and Main Streets.  The hours are Monday mornings 7-10 and Thursday afternoons, 4-7. Growers of Oconee County products are welcome to set up but they’ll need a grower’s permit. You can get that permit from the Clemson Extension office…

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Clyburn to speak to Oconee Democrats

June 1, 2015

A leading South Carolina Democrat will venture into Lindsey Graham country this month to help the local party raise money in advance of next year’s elections. Sixth District Congressman James Clyburn will keynote the annual Oconee Democratic Party picnic and fundraiser. “Mr. Clyburn is the third-ranking Democrat in the U-S House of Representatives and the…

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Streetscape will take patience and getting used to

June 1, 2015

Work so far on Walhalla Streetscape has been confined to one side of a block, but it’s enough to suggest that patience is likely to be a virtue in getting past the project to transform the four blocks of the city’s core commercial area. “We certainly know there’s going to be inconvenience and you might…

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Presidential announcement is “Central” to Graham

June 1, 2015

Twenty-five years ago a young lawyer targeted kudzu in his role as chairman of the Walhalla Health and Sanitation Board. These days there no longer is such a board, but the lawyer has since set his goals on a much loftier ambition. This morning Oconee County resident Lindsey Graham returns to his native Pickens County…

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If you can help, bring a hoe and a rake!

May 29, 2015

A Seneca landscaper has been touched by the need to clean up an old cemetery in Laurens County.  And Kenny Wright tomorrow is hoping for volunteers to join him at an 18th century cemetery at 26 Summit Street in the city of Laurens.  According to Wright, the old cemetery has been neglected for years.  You…

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Calendar

  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmSpring Revival at Flat Shoals Baptist Church
  • June 2, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 3, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 4, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
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