Townville exits tourney

May 30, 2013

A Dixie Youth baseball tournament at Seneca is underway this week, with one less entrant. City Recreation Director Rick Lacey has confirmed that, following a protest made by a Walhalla coach, the Townville Recreation Department withdrew its teams from 7 and 8-year old competition. The protest involved a game Tuesday night and a question of…

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WorkLink gets a new executive in charge

May 30, 2013

The organization that strives to connect companies and employers in the tri-counties has a new official in charge. Doug Allen, a former personnel director for a major manufacturer, has been named executive director of WorkLink Workforce Investment Board, serving Oconee, Anderson and Pickens counties.

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Two county parks overflow with visitors

May 30, 2013

Oconee County park officials say the crowds during the Memorial Day weekend filled two county parks beyond capacity. Phil Shirley, director of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, says the county was happy to host the visitors. At one point, High Falls Park had to close the gate to additional guests. Some of those turned away found…

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Demolition of old house approved

May 30, 2013

The current owner of a Seneca house that dates back to the late 1800s will be permitted to demolish the structure, but a city regulatory board will require an area sought for parking to be left as green space. The Board of Architectural Review Tuesday night approved a certificate of appropriateness for the Seneca Presbyterian…

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Workman makes presentation tonight

May 30, 2013

Developer Neal Workman makes a presentation tonight during the annual membership meeting and awards dinner of the Greater Walhalla Area Chamber of Commerce. The presentation by Workman, chairman of Trehel Corporation, is titled, “Community Vibrancy…It Requires Choices.” The dinner takes place at 6 at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium.

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Pickens County man sent to prison

May 29, 2013

The Greenville-Pickens solicitor today announced that a judge has sent a Pickens County man to prison for 12 years after being convicted of committing or attempting lewd act on a child. The sentence was handed down to Edgar Bartholmen Merrifield. According to Solicitor Walt Wilkins, evidence presented by assistant solicitor Jenny Barwick established that Merrifield…

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  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
  • November 1, 2014 10:30 amMtn. Rest Cloggers Fund Raiser
  • November 1, 2014 4:00 pmCity of Salem Cruise-In
  • November 1, 2014 6:00 pmOle Country Church Singing
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