Month of June gets wetter

June 18, 2013

Searing heat last summer. But with summer approaching this year, it’s getting harder to simply dry out. The Walhalla area got hit with a hard rain overnight, adding 1.1″ to June’s running count, with the month a little more than half over. So far, Weather Observer Barbara Wilson reports, June’s rainfall is approaching 9″.

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Garrisons request museum open as planned

June 18, 2013

The T-Ed Garrison family of Anderson County has requested that a ceremony that honors a late son proceed as scheduled this week. It’s the opening of the Bart Garrison Agricultural Museum at 4:45 Friday afternoon on History Lane—not far from the Pendleton campus of Tri-County Technical College. The Garrison family lost its modern day patriarch,…

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Walhallans may speak out tonight

June 18, 2013

Walhalla’s budgets to operate another year of city government officially go on display this evening at the City Hall. The city leaders welcome the public to comment or ask questions as part of a public hearing that begins at 5:25. The proposed budgets raise sanitation and recreation charges. The hearing will be followed by council’s…

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Father’s Day drug arrests

June 17, 2013

Father’s Day was merely two and a half hours old before Oconee deputies made drug arrests near Seneca. Deputies went to 410 Holder’s Landing Road to investigate reports of a fight and shots fired in a parking lot. They wound up arresting two people and collecting a handgun from the woods. Authorities say Rashaun Roberson,…

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Garrison: a visionary for three counties

June 17, 2013

The long-time state senator from Denver Downs is being called a visionary for helping shape the tri-counties. While Ed Garrison represented Anderson County in the legislature, he had a vision to promote neighboring Oconee and Pickens counties. And Vicki Fletcher says nowhere is that more evident than in Garrison’s work to create South Carolina’s first…

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Window repair business moves to Oconee

June 17, 2013

A former manufacturing building near Westminster will become the location for a Greenville business that’s moving its operations to Oconee County. Though small in size, Window Repair Systems has chosen Oconee based on the county’s business climate, according to Richard Blackwell, Oconee economic development recruiter. Window Repair is setting up shop in the former Sponsler…

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