“COLA” in Walhalla proposed budget

June 4, 2014

In two weeks, the Walhalla mayor and council will be asked to vote on a new budget that cuts overall spending by 1% from the current year—2013-14. At the same time, however, Chairman Tjay Bagwell of the General Government Committee says the new budget has been calculated to raise recreation department fees and sewer charges—the…

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Return prayer, says Paul Cain

June 4, 2014

In his first meeting, Oconee County Councilman Paul Cain called on his colleagues to talk about returning prayer to start council meetings. Cain, the new District Three councilman, provided the council letters from the State Association of Counties, along with citations on public prayer in the state code. But, at the request of Chairman Joel…

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Program change

June 4, 2014

The 96.3/WGOG Flea Market moves to a new time starting today.  Listen for the Flea Market every weekday morning–starting at 10 o’clock.

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Stolen goods recovered!

June 4, 2014

An Oconee sheriff’s investigator who spent yesterday working on a Foxwood Hills home development burglary says he has recovered stolen goods and two arrests are pending.

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Closed-door City Hall meeting

June 4, 2014

Walhalla City Council members broke up their closed meeting after more than an hour last night—with no action taken. The mayor and council met with their utilities superintendent and a representative of a Greenville engineering company for what was advertised as a contract matter. Afterward Danny Woodward, utilities committee chairman, was referring comment to others…

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Construction job death autopsy

June 3, 2014

An autopsy shows Jerry Wayne Kelly of the Pickens County town of Central died yesterday near Salem as the result of blunt force trauma due to Kelly’s 22-24′ fall at a home under construction at  156 Blue Water Lane–near the Oconee-Pickens line.  Oconee Coroner Karl Addis says although pre-existing medical conditions existed, the autopsy found…

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Calendar

  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmSpring Revival at Flat Shoals Baptist Church
  • June 3, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 4, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 5, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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