Beware of bees

June 3, 2013

A Texas man was stung to death after he drove his tractor into a pile of wood that concealed a hive of 40,000 “killer bees,” authorities and family members said Sunday. Every inch of exposed skin was covered with stings on the body of Larry Goodwin, 62, of Moody, Texas, family members told NBC station…

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Legionnaires make Back Pack donation

June 3, 2013

Oconee County School District’s “Back Pack” has received a shot in the arm from Walhalla American legionnaires. At their May meeting, the members of Post 124 presented a check for $5 thousand to foundation representative John Michael Powell. Post Commander Dave Mahn said the contribution will allow the program to provide back packs with child-friendly…

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Anderson driver charged with OC drug offense

June 3, 2013

A 30-year motorist from Anderson was pulled off a rural Oconee highway near I-85 and charged with violating the state’s drug laws. What got the attention of sheriff’s deputy Aaron Hanks was a blue Chevy Tahoe missing a tail light and swerving across the double yellow line of south highway 11 headed for I-85. The…

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Lines likely will form

June 3, 2013

Expect a crowd tomorrow in downtown Seneca, as seniors line up for free coupons good this summer for up to $25 worth of farm fruits and vegetables. The United Way of Oconee, along with DSS, once again is excited to offer coupons through the Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition Program. Beginning at 9 in the morning…

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A Sunday soaker!

June 3, 2013

At Walhalla, the official 24-hour period measurement for rainfall totaled more than one and a half inches—-1.68” to be exact, according to Weather Observer Barbara Wilson. This is good for the lake basin. Billy Birdwell of the Army Corps of Engineers reports that not only have the Savannah River Basin reservoirs refilled, but so have…

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2013 retirees recognized

June 3, 2013

The 35th annual retirement dinner held by the Oconee School District last week recognized about 60 people who are calling it a career with the public schools. The retirees total years experience collectively adds up to 763 years. Each retiree received an engraved clock and the gratitude of the district for dedicated service.

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Calendar

  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 23, 2014 11:00 amLeague of Women Voters of the Clemson Area National Voter Registration Day
  • September 27, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 28, 2014 10:00 amHigh Falls Church of God Homecoming
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