Jorge Mario Bergoglio elected Pope

March 13, 2013
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Jorge Mario Bergoglio elected Pope

The world’s largest Christian church elected a new leader on Wednesday. Seventy-six year-old Cardinal Jorge Mario Bergoglio of Argentina, the Archbishop of Buenos Aires, was elected Pope by the Conclave of Cardinals meeting at the Sistine Chapel in Rome. Bergoglio takes the name Francis I. He relpaces Pope Benedict XVI, who resigned the position in…

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Walhalla issues advisory

March 13, 2013
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Seneca Light and Water has experienced water main breaks on highway 188. As a result, Walhalla has issued a boil advisory for all customers served by Seneca Light and Water in the following areas: Keowee School Road (SC 188), Evatt Road, Knox Road south of Evatt Road, Fisherman’s Lane, Pointe Harbor Drive, Logan Hill Drive,…

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Boil water advisory for parts of 188

March 13, 2013
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Seneca has announced a boil water advisory for its customers in the area of S-C 188, including Westwood Bay subdivision. A broken water line has necessitated the advisory, according to Bob Faires, utilities superintendent. Besides Westwood Bay, the advisory area runs along 188/the Keowee School Road to Elizabeth Cain Drive and takes in the following…

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Walhalla to file ARC grant request

March 13, 2013
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Mayor Danny Edwards says Walhalla will meet a deadline next week to file an application for as much as $500 thousand from the Appalachian Regional Commission. It’s money that Walhalla would apply to its downtown streetscape project. As the result of last night’s streetscape work session, the mayor says he and council cut out project…

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West-Oak students attend competition

March 13, 2013
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West-Oak students attend competition

West-Oak students attended the engineering competition this week at the University of South Carolina. Attending Project Lead The Way and Gateway to Technology were West-Oak Middle School students Leevi James, Maddy Lee, and Drew Jacobs and West-Oak High students Tim Wayman, Garrett McGuffin, and Dustin Drake. This was the first year that middle school students…

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Ratepayers to dig deeper

March 13, 2013
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Westminster’s retail electric power customers will have to dig deeper into their pocketbooks to make good on their bills. 96.3/WGOG NEWS has been told that at last nights meeting, the city council unanimously voted to pass on the costs of a 7.3% increase from its electric power wholesale supplier to its retail customers. The increase…

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