Exit 1, I-85 can stand improvement

May 15, 2013

Anyone headed north on I-85 from Georgia into South Carolina can tell there’s something to be desired at Exit 1 beyond the Welcome Center. Motorists first notice the Welcome Center. Beyond it, however, is the interstate exit itself. And Thomas Alexander, the state senator, says the property controlled there by South Carolina can stand some…

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Sheriff becomes a Rotarian

May 15, 2013

Oconee’s first-term sheriff, Mike Crenshaw, is the newest member of the Walhalla Rotary Club. It’s a club that counts Senator Lindsey Graham as one of its members, and you can join, also. Those interested in visiting or becoming a member of the Walhalla Rotary Club, meetings are held Mondays at the Depot, starting at noon…

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Autopsies today

May 15, 2013

Pickens County Coroner Kandy Kelley says autopsies are planned today on the bodies of the two children allegedly killed by their mother yesterday in Dacusville. Killed were 7-year old Carly Ashelyn Simpson and her five-year-old brother, Sawyer Russell Simpson. The boys’ wounded father, Michael John Simpson, is in the hospital. So is the accused, Suzanna…

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Walhalla FFA finishing successful year

May 15, 2013

Walhalla’s FFA chapter is completing the year, having received a National Chapter Gold Emblem Award. Walhalla has captured this award three of the last four years and will receive this year’s award at this summer’s FFA convention at Clemson University. Josh McCall, agricultural education teacher at Walhalla High, serves as FFA advisor.

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Amendment 54 up for debate

May 15, 2013

Up for debate first thing this morning at Columbia is an amendment to allow private school and home school tuition tax credits and vouchers. And Dr. Mike Lucas, the superintendent for Oconee public schools, wants Oconee-Pickens Senator Thomas Alexander and the rest of his colleagues to vote no. Lucas blogs: “I strongly urge our senators…

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Seneca FFA awarded

May 15, 2013

The FFA Chapter at Seneca High School is one of nine programs in the state to earn a Gold chapter award, symbolic of strides made toward student development, chapter development, and community development. The award qualifies Seneca FFA to compete at the national level this fall in Kentucky for the chance to win a 3-star…

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  • October 25, 2014 10:00 amCORVETTES AT TAMASSEE DAR School
  • October 25, 2014 4:00 pmWestminster First Baptist Church's Trunk or Treat
  • 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
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