Duncan subcommittee holds hearing

February 18, 2013
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Congressman Jeff Duncan chaired his first hearing of the Homeland Security Subcommittee on Oversight and Management Efficiency. Friday’s hearing addressed the Department of Homeland Security’s progress and shortcomings in implementing various missions and ensuring that taxpayer dollars are being spent efficiently.

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Grant approved for Old St. John’s

February 18, 2013
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A Heritage Corridor grant, worth $12,500, is headed the way of the project to develop Old St. John’s Meeting House in Walhalla. Kim Paradeses, fiscal analyst for the S-C Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, notified the Rev. Frank Strickland, project manager, that the grant is awarded and work may begin. Two of the 12…

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Late night home fire

February 18, 2013
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A late night home fire inside the protection service territory of the Oakway Volunteer Fire Department. The fire occurred on Grove Creek Drive and no one was reported injured. The call came at 10:22. Fire fighters from Oakway, Westminster, South Union and Fair Play responded. The last set of fire fighters remained at the scene…

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President’s Day is official holiday

February 18, 2013
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The observance of President’s Day is an official holiday today, meaning regular county and state offices are closed. That includes the county’s libraries and the courthouse. Public schools are running on regular schedule, and the county school board of trustees holds its regular February meeting beginning at 6 tonight at district headquarters.

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Arrest Made in Connection with Bomb Threats

February 15, 2013
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Arrest Made in Connection with Bomb Threats

The Oconee County Sheriff’s office has arrested a Seneca woman in connection with a recent series of bomb threats in Oconee County.  Melissa Ann Griggs, 38 of 300 Carter Street Seneca was arrested Thursday on charges of trespassing at Wal-Mart.  According to the Oconee County Sheriff’s Office, Griggs was established as a viable suspect earlier in the…

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Indian museum to open

February 15, 2013
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The Cherokee Museum of South Carolina on Short Street in Walhalla is set for an official opening Friday, May 10, according to an announcement today by Luther Lyle, museum curator.

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  • April 19, 2014 8:00 amBenefit Hot Dog and Yard Sale
  • April 19, 2014 9:00 amOconee County Democratic Party's Breakfast Meeting
  • April 19, 2014 10:00 amClearmont Baptist Church's Easter Egg Hunt
  • April 19, 2014 6:00 pmMountain Rest Community Club's Monthly Meeting
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