One of its kind opens in Walhalla

May 11, 2013
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One of its kind opens in Walhalla

The Museum of the Cherokee in South Carolina has officially joined a number of other museums that are positioned as stops for visitors to Walhalla, within a block of the Oconee Courthouse. This morning a breeze blew as a number of Native Americans and others from government took part in the culmination of a four-year…

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Moulder in line for revised contract

May 11, 2013
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Scott Moulder’s life as Oconee County Administrator will extend at least three more years. Chairman Joel Thrift of the Oconee County Council said this morning that his negotiations with Moulder result in a three-year extension for Oconee’s longest-serving administrator. He took the job in 2010. Moulder currently is paid a $145 thousand annual salary but…

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Early diplomas for two Seneca seniors

May 10, 2013
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Two seniors from Seneca High School receive diplomas today as part of the Connect to College Program at Tri-County Technical College. The two are also working toward a Tech associates degree. The Connect to College Program is an alternative for students in the Oconee, Anderson, and Pickens school districts. Dr. Mike Lucas, Oconee Superintendent, said,…

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Traffic stop leads to drug charges

May 10, 2013
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An early morning traffic stop in Westminster has sent two men to jail charged with multiple drug offenses. According to assistant chief Rory Jones, a driving offense alerted an officer to a vehicle on E. Main Street at 1 o’clock Thursday morning. And Jones credits an officer’s K-9 with sniffing out what the police say…

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SC appeals for help to build observation tower

May 10, 2013
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If you are stuck over a Mother’s Day gift this year, South Carolina invites you to make a gift of remembrance that’ll go toward enhancing the state’s highest point, Sassafras Mountain in Pickens County. The DNR is marketing engraved bricks to be set at the base of a planned observation tower atop the mountain. Once…

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Fish Smart, Eat Smart

May 10, 2013
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South Carolinians can learn more about the safety of eating fish caught in lakes and rivers by checking the updated fish consumption guide. DHEC’s Fish Smart, East Smart guide can help determine if the fish you’ve hooked is safe to eat —- or should be released because of possible contamination. The annual report includes an…

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