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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WEDNESDAY SPORTS: Clemson gets highest ranking since ’88; ACC honors for Tigers; Boyd leads Heisman talk

September 4, 2013

*Clemson is ranked fourth by The Associated Press and fifth in the USA Today Coaches poll this week. It is the highest ranking for the Clemson program by the Associated Press since September 12, 1988 when the Tigers were ranked third by AP. The Tigers also received a first-place vote this week by the Associated…

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Equipment failure at BREC’s substation

September 4, 2013

Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative customers served by their Newry substation have been restored with service after yesterday’s equipment failure. Blue Ridge’s Terry Ballenger blames what happened on a failed regulator, but says it’ll likely take sending that regulator back to the factory for a definitive answer. What happened yesterday afternoon at the substation off Carson…

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Fire call last night in Walhalla

September 4, 2013

A late night call sent Walhalla fire fighters to 204 S. Cedar Street. There, fire broke out in a heating and air conditioning unit beneath the house. Mark Hollifield of the Walhalla Fire Department said the fire was confined to the heating and air unit.      

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OCC’s help to new business draws audience ire

September 4, 2013

Approval by Oconee County of ordinances to give a financial boost to a hotel project nearing completion in Seneca received unanimous support last night at the council table, but dissent from within the meeting audience. It prompted District One’s Paul Corbeil to issue an explanation. “There are no Oconee County general fund or economic development…

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New tax rate set for Oconee County

September 4, 2013

For the tax year 2013, Oconee County has a new tax rate. And its reflects a two mill tax increase. As recommended by Auditor Ken Nix, County Council approved 73.9 county mills and 141.1 mills for public schools. According to Nix, the Oconee School District sought no increase in funds and its operational and debt…

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  • October 31, 2014Faith Baptist Church's Fall Festival
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmWalhalla High Cheerleader Candy Giveaway
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
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