Garbage pickup change

August 26, 2013

West Union announces a change in its garbage pickups this week. Garbage collection that normally takes place Tuesday will take place instead on Thursday this week only, according to Cecelia Atkins, town administrator. Two sanitation workers are on medical leave tomorrow.

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Crimes at Walhalla’s Main and Poplar

August 26, 2013

The Walhalla police have made an arrest in their investigation of crimes two weekends ago at Main and Poplar. Zachary Richard MacCollister of Golden Leaf Lane has been arrested and charged with attempted burglary and malicious injury to real property. According to Lt. Paul Harris, the police believe MacCollister is the man who tried to…

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‘Farmers’ Almanac’ hits newsstands today

August 26, 2013

The Farmers’ Almanac is using words like “piercing cold,” “bitterly cold” and “biting cold” to describe the upcoming winter. And if its predictions are right, the first Super Bowl in the Northeast will be a messy “Storm Bowl.” The 197-year-old publication that hits newsstands Monday predicts a winter storm will hit the Northeast around the…

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MONDAY SPORTS: Crowds line up for Clemson/UGA tix; Braves beat Cards; Japan wins little league title

August 26, 2013

*Some students camping out for Clemson/Georgia football tickets were awarded with those tickets Monday morning. Some were simply too late. Students began camping out as early as a week ago to get coveted tickets for the Top-ten match-up between the Tigers and Bulldogs at Death Valley this Saturday night. Tickets were distributed Monday morning beginning…

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The Audits gets the assessment he needs

August 26, 2013

The South Carolina Department of Revenue has provided Oconee County the assessment to be used to calculate what the county‚Äôs top taxpayer will owe. The total 2013 assessment as determined by the DOR is $132.5 million, as compared with $132 million in 2012. The increase is offset by state industrial credits and, according to Oconee…

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Two-car Seneca accident

August 26, 2013

The police in Seneca report minor injuries this morning in a two-car accident at S. Depot and Daniel Avenue. Lt. Robert Tribble says the driver of a Kia required a trip to the hospital. However, for a brief time, the driver of the second vehicle, a Ford Escape, was temporarily trapped in the wreckage of…

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  • July 27, 2014 7:00 pmStumphouse Mountain Church of God's Revival
  • August 1, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 2, 2014Ole Country Church Singing
  • August 2, 2014 8:00 amSt. Andrew Catholic Church's Huge Yard Sale
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