Jeep strikes tree in Walhalla

May 13, 2013

A Jeep left Walhalla’s East Main Street at night and hit a tree in front of St. Luke United Methodist Church. Capt. Curtis Rogers of the Walhalla Police Department said Saturday’s accident occurred at 3 a-m and left the driver with apparent minor injuries. Other details of the accident remained under investigation over the weekend.

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One of its kind opens in Walhalla

May 11, 2013
One of its kind opens in Walhalla

The Museum of the Cherokee in South Carolina has officially joined a number of other museums that are positioned as stops for visitors to Walhalla, within a block of the Oconee Courthouse. This morning a breeze blew as a number of Native Americans and others from government took part in the culmination of a four-year…

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Moulder in line for revised contract

May 11, 2013

Scott Moulder’s life as Oconee County Administrator will extend at least three more years. Chairman Joel Thrift of the Oconee County Council said this morning that his negotiations with Moulder result in a three-year extension for Oconee’s longest-serving administrator. He took the job in 2010. Moulder currently is paid a $145 thousand annual salary but…

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Early diplomas for two Seneca seniors

May 10, 2013

Two seniors from Seneca High School receive diplomas today as part of the Connect to College Program at Tri-County Technical College. The two are also working toward a Tech associates degree. The Connect to College Program is an alternative for students in the Oconee, Anderson, and Pickens school districts. Dr. Mike Lucas, Oconee Superintendent, said,…

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Traffic stop leads to drug charges

May 10, 2013

An early morning traffic stop in Westminster has sent two men to jail charged with multiple drug offenses. According to assistant chief Rory Jones, a driving offense alerted an officer to a vehicle on E. Main Street at 1 o’clock Thursday morning. And Jones credits an officer’s K-9 with sniffing out what the police say…

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SC appeals for help to build observation tower

May 10, 2013

If you are stuck over a Mother’s Day gift this year, South Carolina invites you to make a gift of remembrance that’ll go toward enhancing the state’s highest point, Sassafras Mountain in Pickens County. The DNR is marketing engraved bricks to be set at the base of a planned observation tower atop the mountain. Once…

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  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
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