Salem’s new budgets are final!

June 30, 2015

Salem gave birth to new budgets to allow the town to operate in the government year which begins tomorrow, July 1.  The budgets were made final during second reading at a special meeting last night at the Town Hall.  The general budget amounts to more than $645 thousand and includes a cost of living adjustment…

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Trustees want the flag removed

June 29, 2015

The trustees at Clemson University are the latest to call for the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the State House grounds.  At a meeting today, they passed a resolution calling for the removal.  The Clemson Board of Trustees in 1999 passed a similar resolution.  Today’s action follows a vigil at the university that…

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Thru a field, and then onto the Falcon’s Lair Golf Course

June 29, 2015

An incident that originated yesterday afternoon in West Union spread to a nearby golf course and resulted in the arrest of a man who drove a truck onto the 8th fairway, got out, and ran.  He finally gave up, and Falcon’s Lair golfers were treated to the unusual site of a man being handcuffed on…

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Walhalla to get a Zaxby’s

June 29, 2015

A deal that closed this afternoon guarantees that Walhalla will have a Zaxby’s—a restaurant that specializes in chicken dishes.  Realtor John Powell said the deal that closed at 1 o’clock conveys one acre of property from the Moore Brothers to Michael Thorton, an operator of Zaxby restaurants in Pickens and in Georgia.  The property is…

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Police chase winds up on golf course!

June 29, 2015

  Police chase winds up on the golf course! 1600, Mon., 29 June 2015..lrm Golfers were startled near Walhalla when they heard sirens at the Falcon’s Lair course. Deputies were chasing a suspect across the fairways. The suspect apparently ditched his vehicle on the 8th fairway, got out and rand but was quickly caught. At…

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Probate Judge gets same-sex marriage requests

June 29, 2015

  Since same-sex couples won the right to marry, the office of Oconee Probate Judge has been getting, on the average, five or six permit requests a month. One of those applications was received after Friday’s Supreme Court ruling. Probate Judge Kenny Johns’ staff has counted 41 others since South Carolina started allowing the marriages…

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Calendar

  • July 5, 2015 7:00 pmLife Tree Cafe
  • July 6, 2015 9:00 amWest-Oak Young Warriors Basketball Skills Camp
  • July 6, 2015 6:00 pmAudtions for Neil Simon's "The Odd Couple"
  • July 10, 2015 8:00 pmSummer Square Dancing at Oconee State Park
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