Walhalla picks Streetscape contractors

September 5, 2013

Walhalla last night gave two contractors the go ahead to undertake the city’s Streetscape project. After an executive session, Mayor Pro-tem Tjay Bagwell announced the job goes to Seamon Whiteside, an engineering/design company in Greenville, and to Town and Country, a Greenwood contractor. The two companies are to work in tandem on the remake of…

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Second entrant for the Walhalla 2013 election

September 4, 2013

A second newcomer has emerged for the November 5 Walhalla City Council election. Chris Grant of Andover Way qualified today to run for one of three council seats, for which four-year terms are available. Previously, Danny Woodward signed up to seek an unexpired term created by the resignation of James Powell.    

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42 new jobs in Greenville!

September 4, 2013

A provider of coating services for auto, heavy truck, and agriculture industries will open a new plant in Greenville County. According to an announcement by Governor Haley, the Crown Group, over the next five years, will invest $5.4 million and generate 42 new jobs. The new plant will be the Crown Group’s seventh in the…

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Day later, Bartee supporter resolute

September 4, 2013

Neither the trial nor yesterday’s verdict has weakened Rick Sanders’ belief in James Bartee. Sanders, who has relocated from Oconee County to Lavonia, Georgia, served as a defense witness for the man for whom he campaigned for Sheriff. And today Sanders said he stands by what he said last week on the witness stand. “Mr.…

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A second $100 thousand challenge pledge

September 4, 2013

Those supporting an Oconee County emergency shelter for victims of domestic violence and their children have come up with a new challenge. The campaign for Safe Harbor recently raised enough funds from the general community to qualify for a dollar-for-dollar match of a $100 thousand gift pledged by Seneca couple Fran and Bobby Hansen. A…

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From the Morning Show Files: Was there a CIA connection to Jimmy Hoffa’s murder?

September 4, 2013

In bookstores, a new biography of Pennsylvania mob boss Russell Bufalino presents a possible explanation for why Teamsters boss Jimmy Hoffa, who disappeared in 1975, was killed by the Mafia. Journalist Matt Birkbeck writes in his book, The Quiet Don, that there was a connection to the CIA. Birkbeck writes that it was Bufalino, who controlled…

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  • August 29, 2014 8:00 pmOconee State Park Square Dance
  • August 30, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Friends of the Library Book Sale
  • August 31, 2014 3:00 pmThe Westminster United Methodist Church's Community Singing
  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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