Pickens County man arrested on tax evasion charges

May 6, 2013

A Pickens County man arrested in Oconee County faces five charges of state income tax evasion. Arrest warrants charge Valentino Oglesby, 62-year old resident of Central, with failing to file tax returns based on his earnings for 2006 and the years 2008 through 2011. For those years, according to warrant affidavits, Oglesby’s income ranged from…

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Walhalla to add tourist attraction Saturday

May 6, 2013

An Oconee County tourist and historic attraction, the Museum of the Cherokee in South Carolina, is ready to debut. The museum, in remodeled building on Walhalla’s Short Street, officially opens Saturday morning—in conjunction with the city’s Mayfest events. For Luther Lyle, it has been a project four years in the works, but an act of…

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Braves win Sunday. On to Cincy.

May 6, 2013

The Atlanta Braves defeated the New York Mets 9-4 Sunday afternoon at Turner Field in Atlanta. The Braves are now 18-12 on the season. They open up a 3-game series in Cincinatti Monday night. It will be the first game of a 10-game road trip.

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Mangan wins art scholarship

May 6, 2013
Mangan wins art scholarship

Walhalla High School student Rachel Mangan has been awarded this year’s James M. Brown Scholarship for the Arts and will receive a $1 thousand scholarship amount for each of the next four years. Rachel plans to attend Clemson and major in Art Education. On Friday, she and three other Oconee students auditioned for the award.…

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Rain “iffy” for BREC meet

May 6, 2013

Everyone who registers at tonight’s annual meeting of the Blue Ridge Electric Cooperative at Pickens, as a door prize, will walk away with a door mat. Considering all of the rain we’ve been getting, perhaps Blue Ridge should be giving away umbrellas. Whether the area gets another shower seems to be an “iffy” proposition, depending…

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Affordable Housing tenant wins award

May 6, 2013

An Affordable Housing tenant in Clemson has been given a first of its kind award from the federal government. During a U-S Housing and Urban Development event in Columbia, the “Self Suffiency Award” was presented to Creekwood Village Apartments resident “Val.” She was accompanied by Pam Broome, resident service coordinator at Creekwood Village. Broome brought…

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