Walhalla optimism for grant approval

April 12, 2013

Nearly three-quarters of Walhalla homeowners in target area qualify under the government’s low-income standards. And that leaves Scott Parris, the city utilities director, confident that a community development block grant will be approved to pay for replacing additional water lines in the Walhalla’s Chicopee Mill Village. The grant application is due Monday. This morning a…

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Pool has decent chance to reopen

April 12, 2013

A day after DHEC came to town, Walhalla’s representative to Oconee County Council, Wayne McCall, is liking the County Seat’s chances for re-opening its swimming pool this year. The Department of Health and Environmental Control sent a team of a half dozen inspectors yesterday, and McCall said he and the others awaiting their arrival were…

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Garcia, Leishman tied in lead after day one of Masters

April 12, 2013

Day One of the Masters at Augusta National in Georgia ended Thursday (April 11th) with Spain’s Sergio Garcia and Marc Leishman of Australia tied for the lead at 6-under 66. Number One-ranked Tiger Woods ended the day at 2-under 70, tied for 13th place, as he tries to win a fifth career green jacket and…

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Arrest in winter time house burglary

April 12, 2013

Law enforcement reports show a 26-year old Oconee County man arrested and charged with burglary second degree and simple larceny at a house that belonged to a deceased woman. The woman’s son discovered the crime when he went to the home on the Shiloh Road and found it ransacked. According to the Oconee Sheriff’s Department,…

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Walhalla students picked for Governor’s School

April 12, 2013

Four students at Walhalla Middle School will attend this summer’s S-C Governor’s School for the Arts and Humanities. Selected for the two-week program were Jesus Miranda, Gage Picotte, Skylar Stanley, and Mallie Lewis. Summer Discovery is a program for rising ninth graders interested in creative writing, drama, music and visual arts. Jesus passed the audition…

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CU students fight hunger

April 12, 2013

Clemson students starting Sunday are hoping that shoppers will think twice about the problem of hunger in their backyard. Members of a Clemson class are hosting a food drive at the Central Wal-Mart Sunday and Thursday. A sophomore from Pickens, Andrew Hendricks, said he and his fellow students will provide a list of items to…

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Calendar

  • November 20, 2014 6:00 pmChili Cook-Off
  • November 22, 2014Benefit for Mark & Jody Vissage
  • November 22, 2014 7:00 pmThe Miss Walhira Pageant
  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
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