After all these years, Claudia Johnson “still marches”

August 28, 2013
After all these years, Claudia Johnson “still marches”

A Seneca woman who has taken part in two separate anniversaries of the original March on Washington in 1963 says, after all these years, she and others still march for some of the same ideals that Dr. Martin Luther King espoused 50 years ago. Claudia Johnson and others last night also remembered what life was…

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Old St. John’s getting finishing touches

August 28, 2013
Old St. John’s getting finishing touches

 The project manager for Old St. John’s in Walhalla, Frank Strickland, has begun the finishing touches on what once was a church and is now being transformed into a meeting house and wedding chapel. The deconsecrated Episcopal church occupies a corner spot on property at Kaufman Square—the Walhalla Depot and community grounds. “Basically,” he said,…

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Seneca, Birmingham, and “The March” remembered

August 28, 2013

Governor Nikki Haley issues a proclamation today to designate “Let Freedom Ring Day.” The governor encourages South Carolinians to recognize and honor Dr. Martin Luther King’s dedication to improving society by ringing bells across the state at 3 this afternoon. Last night, at the Seneca Library, about 15 people gathered for a program to remember…

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Agent who wired C-I testifies

August 28, 2013

A federal law enforcement officer who wired a confidential informant to record a conversation with James Bartee testified for the prosecution to finish day one of the trial in the Oconee General Sessions Court. Because of the nature of the officer’s undercover duties, the court has requested media covering the trial not to identify the…

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Executive session today at City Hall

August 28, 2013

The Walhalla City Council plans to convene a private meeting this afternoon at City Hall. Mayor Danny Edwards says the purpose will be to meet with representatives of the two companies that responded to the request for qualifications to undertake Streetscape.

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Incident in Seneca

August 27, 2013

Four Seneca police cruisers and several law officers were at the scene of an incident late Tuesday on South Oak Street near 7th Street. One person was seen to be in handcuffs and an ambulance was approaching the scene. Listen to local news on WGOG Wednesday morning beginning at 6:30 AM for details.

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Calendar

  • September 6, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 7, 2014 7:00 pmOconee County Baptist Camp Meeting Under the Tent
  • September 11, 2014 9:00 amFriends of the Library Monthly Book Sale
  • September 13, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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