Silver Crescent Award winner Lamar Bailes

November 18, 2013

Walhalla’s Lamar Bailes left his Rotary Club meeting today with the state’s highest honor for community service. On behalf of Governor Nikki Haley, State Senator Thomas Alexander bestowed the Silver Crescent award to Bailes recognizing him for government, political, social, and religious work in a public sector career that dates back at least 50 years.…

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Walhallan on duty on the USS Nimitz

November 18, 2013
Walhallan on duty on the USS Nimitz

 For the U-S Navy, Walhalla’s Dustin Addis is on duty aboard the aircraft carrier USS Nimitz. Addis serves in the Navy as a Boatswain’s Mate Seaman. The Nimitz is deployed to the U-S 5th Fleet area of responsibility to conduct maritime security and theater security operations.

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WWII veteran census

November 18, 2013

The number of World War II veterans remaining in Oconee County continues to elude the staff at the county veterans affairs office. But Jerry Dyar, the director, and his staff are determined to find the answer. The office is asking the public’s help to determine just how many remain in the county from what’s been…

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Booth marks 10th year leading Tech

November 18, 2013

Dr. Ronnie Booth has marked 10 years as the president of Tri-County Technical College and was so recognized during the recent Annual Report Luncheon. Booth became Tech’s third president in 2003. A proclamation for his leadership and accomplishments was presented during the luncheon by Commission Chairman Ham Hudson, an Oconee County representative on the college…

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Phone system upgrade for Seneca PD

November 18, 2013

Today’s the day the Seneca Police Department gets better communications. A new telephone system is being installed. And Chief John Covington says it’s a phase of Oconee County’s 9-1-1 project to upgrade systems for compatibility. “This portion of the project is being overseen by Capt. Travis Tilson of the Sheriff’s Office. We are very thankful…

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Billy Owens anxious for the Phillipines

November 18, 2013

A missionary from Oconee County is anxious to return to the Philippines—land that he has grown to love and where his wife was forced into makeshift quarters because of the typhoon. Billy Owens says he has his ticket to fly and is hopeful that between now and next month the main airport at Manila will…

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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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