J-ROTC keeps Gold Star rank

February 22, 2013

As result of its annual formal inspection, the cadets of Walhalla High School’s Junior ROTC keep their Gold Star Rank, with an overall score of 97.5. The Walhalla cadets enjoy the highest possible rating—-Honor Unit with Distinction. After a briefing by the staff, Cadet Batallion Commander Brandy Turpin led the inspectors to the gym where…

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WCA in need of roof work

February 21, 2013

Walhalla Civic Auditorium hopes an Oconee County Accommodations Tax grant is the answer to its roof problems. The roofs over the stage, the auditorium, and the Green Room are all in need, according to Bill Chiusano, auditorium business manager. WCA today formally requested of the A-TAX board $30 thousand. The A-TAX board will vote next…

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Seneca Middle’s top “inventors”

February 21, 2013

Seneca Middle School has judged its top student “inventors” and will send the three to the Duke Energy Invention Convention. Sixth grade science teachers Deb Burton and Teresa Stills named Rollins Baird and his Dryer Lint Fire Starter as first place winner; Holliday Thomas and her Magnetic Stuffed Animal Board number two; and Jenna Wilson…

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Good and bad news about the drought

February 21, 2013

The government reports that in the Lake Hartwell sub-basin during January, the second highest amount of rainfall of any January since the Army Corps of Engineers started tracking it in 1948 — 8.65.” Creeks and streams continue to send inflows into the reservoir, making good news for Lake Hartwell users. Though the rains continue to…

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Countywide farmers market to open

February 21, 2013

The South Carolina Foothills Heritage Fair announces that locally-grown, seasonal produce, meats, products and crafts will be available countywide this spring at an Oconee Farmers Market. To be located at 178 Hayfield Road, Westminster off highway 123 near the 11 intersection, the farmers market will operate 8 a-m to noon Saturday, May 4 through Saturday,…

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Service restored UPDATE

February 21, 2013

Just like the old saying that it’s nice to have a man around the house, it’s nice to be reunited with land line phone service, email, and access to the internet. All were lost for about six hours this morning when, according to Oconee County’s communications officer, Capt. Travis Tilson. “The specifics are not available,…

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  • September 20, 2014John W. Gibson Reunion
  • September 20, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale Fundraiser
  • September 20, 2014 8:00 amGolf Tournament to Benefit Juvenal Diabetes Research in Honor of Page Holcombe
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