First electric bus arrives in Seneca

November 18, 2013

A sign of the times for Seneca. The first electric-power bus has arrived in the city, in preparation for a switch from gas-engine passenger buses. This electric bus has a special purpose, according to Ed Halbig. The planning community development director says it’s a bus for test purposes only—to test the newly-built electric re-charging stations.…

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Thomas Alexander’s future intentions

November 18, 2013

He has served as a state senator for 20 years, so the question that begged at today’s meeting of the Walhalla Rotary Club was how much longer. And here was Thomas Alexander’s reply: “I want to be there as long as the people will allow.” His reply was interrupted with applause.

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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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  • December 21, 2014 10:30 amWelcome Wesleyan Church Holiday Meal Giveaway
  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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