Pre-trial ruling favors the plaintiffs

May 29, 2015

A 10th circuit judge has issued a pre-trial ruling in a civil case brought on behalf of five low state counties. The counties of Allendale, Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton and Jasper are alleging that the national electronic registry MERS and its member banks have corrupted a traditional land records system and replaced it with a controversial…

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Walhalla still evaluating water options

May 29, 2015

A Walhalla leader says the reason that a recent meeting by the city council in nearby Westminster went behind closed doors was to take up whether that city would consider supplying potable water to Walhalla. Mayor Pro-tem Tjay Bagwell describes reaching out to Westminster as part of Walhalla’s due diligence in deciding the best way…

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Partners for Progress to meet Monday night

May 29, 2015

The work of a tree committee will take front and center during Monday night’s meeting of Walhalla’s Partners for Progress. Dan Pollock, partners president, says the meeting will evolve into the kind of grunt work needed before the presentation is made to city council as to which kinds of trees should be bought and planted…

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Cars side-swipe in the rain

May 29, 2015

During late yesterday afternoon’s rain two cars collided on 2-lane SC 28 north of Walhalla. Two people were described as injured in what authorities found to have been a side-swipe accident. The wreck tied up or slowed down traffic up and down the mountain for about two hours—in the section between the Last Chance and…

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Walhalla JROTC speaker stresses an active life

May 29, 2015

An Oconee native who has made his life a military career urged Walhalla students to do something positive with their lives, and he gave them suggestions. Army Lt. Col. Mark Winkler spoke during the recent annual Walhalla High JROTC banquet. He was speaking to an audience that included his niece, Walhalla senior Michelle Aubert. More…

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In spite of alerts, the fake calls persist

May 29, 2015

  Law enforcement has issued warnings to be cautious, yet telephone calls by individuals who purport to represent the IRS continue. The situation frustrates tax professionals and puts a scare into taxpayers who pick up the phone. The caller will say the taxpayer owes money and the police are on the way. They request checks…

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Calendar

  • May 31, 2015 7:00 pmSpring Revival at Flat Shoals Baptist Church
  • June 3, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 4, 2015 3:00 pmWestminster Recreation Department Fall Sports Registration
  • June 5, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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