Alexander: $500M a start!

May 24, 2013

When the true need amounts to billions, $500 million sounds like a drop in the bucket. But State Senator Thomas Alexander and the rest of his South Carolina Senate colleagues apparently think it’s a step in the right direction. Alexander says he’s pleased to have been part of a successful Senate action Thursday to borrow…

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Contribution received for pool fund!

May 24, 2013

Proceeds from a golf tournament were added to the fund to help restore the Walhalla Municipal Pool to working order. Mayor Danny Edwards said he received a check for 16 hundred, 50 dollars today from Safe House on Laurel Street—from the golf tourney organized by Safe House. Work on the swimming pool is underway this…

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Gamecocks Head Home from Hoover

May 24, 2013

For the second consecutive day, 12th ranked South Carolina rallied from three runs down, however top ranked Vanderbilt loaded the bases in the 10th inning and with one out a RBI base hit from Conrad Gregor lifted the Commodores to a 4-3 win over the Gamecocks in an elimination game on Thursday afternoon at Hoover…

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Softball, Baseball All-Regions Teams Announced

May 24, 2013

Softball and baseball All-Region teams have been announced and Oconee County Athletes are well represeted. On the All Region Softball team Seneca places Brittany Reynolds, Sydney Smith (who is also Player of the Year) and Kinley Wilson. Walhalla has Carson Brewer and Taylor Crawford and West-Oak places Hannah Price and Sierra Shelton. Seneca’s Rick Pate…

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For now, an exodus from politics

May 24, 2013

A freshman member of Walhalla City Council will sit out the 2013 municipal election. Deek Biemann confirmed to 96.3/WGOG NEWS he won’t offer for a second term in November. Those who know Biemann expect him to one day return to local politics and government service. Ahead for him now are marriage and a military assignment,…

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Public school officials disappointed by Senate vote

May 24, 2013

Public school leaders are registering their disappointment this morning with a vote by the State Senate last night that approves school-choice tax breaks. Dr. Mike Lucas, Oconee Superintendent of Education, and Rosemary Bailes, District Two trustee, see the vote’s effect as allowing funds to be diverted from public schools to private interests—which they believe have…

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  • October 26, 2014 10:00 amMonti Vista Baptist Church's Homecoming
  • October 26, 2014 4:00 pmReturn Baptist Church's Community Wide Trunk or Treat Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 4:30 pmCheohee Baptist Church Fall Festival
  • October 26, 2014 5:00 pmCollege Street Baptist Church's Fall Celebration
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