FRIDAY SPORTS: Gamecocks beat UNC; HS football Friday; Braves complete sweep of Cleveland

August 30, 2013

*Quick offensive strikes from Connor Shaw and Mike Davis helped No. 6 South Carolina (1-0) dispatch of North Carolina (0-1) 27-10 in the college football season opener at Williams-Brice Stadium. On the third play from scrimmage, the senior quarterback Shaw found sophomore wide receiver Shaq Roland over the middle for a 65-yard touchdown strike, putting…

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What’s up with Streetscape?

August 30, 2013

A private meeting this week of Walhalla City Council about Streetscape is leading to another meeting next week, according to Mayor Danny Edwards. The mayor says the city leaders are talking with representatives of the two companies interested in undertaking the project. At this point, Edwards says, money has not come up. “We’ve been talking…

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Swimmers flock to the pool

August 30, 2013

No arm-twisting was required last night to get youngsters to go for a swim on the first night of the rehabilitated Walhalla Swimming Pool. Kids as young as seven joined teenagers to splash and dive in a pool that appears to look as good as ever, after a major public-private partnership effort to repair the…

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Whether he testifies

August 30, 2013

Defense lawyer Douglas Brannon announces to the court this morning whether his client, James Bartee, will take the stand in his own defense. If not, it appears, all testimony will have been completed in this week’s trial, unless the prosecution presents a final witness or two. At mid day yesterday, the prosecution rested and the…

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Bartee Trial: Defense surprise

August 29, 2013

The prosecution rested its case Thursday in the trial of James Bartee at the Oconee County Courthouse. When it was the defense team’s turn, they sprang a surprise with two witnesses who rebutted that previous days testimony of Nick Blackwell. Blackwell, in a four-hour testimony on Wednesday, told the jury he wore a wiretap to…

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PRT commissioners make their choices

August 29, 2013

Oconee’s commissioners of Parks, Recreation and Tourism have recommended the allocation of $20 thousand of A-TAX funds to help several organizations to hold festivals and provide entertainment—all of which will help the county’s goal of growing its tourism business. The commissioners cast their votes at a meeting today in Walhalla. It was as much about…

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Calendar

  • November 22, 2014Benefit for Mark & Jody Vissage
  • November 22, 2014 7:00 pmThe Miss Walhira Pageant
  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
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