Prescribed burn today!

March 15, 2013

U-S Forest Service is announcing a prescribed burn today at Yellow Branch in Oconee County. Between 200 and 250 acres will be affected. A spokeswoman for the Forest Service says the area is below the ranger’s office and across from Stumphouse Tunnel. No immediate word on which direction the smoke will likely take.

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Fire call near SC 183/Westminster Highway

March 15, 2013

A late night home fire near Walhalla left “minimal damage”, according to the fire department. Walhalla and Westminster fire fighters were on the go about 11 last night to 640 Hesse Highway. No one reported injured. Walhalla fire fighters say they have yet to determine how that fire started.  

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“VOSO” crowd receptive to piped sewer

March 15, 2013

An inquisitive crowd last night at South Union displayed a receptiveness to Oconee County’s foray into the southern end of the county with the first piped sewer to be strung over 13 and a half miles from Seneca to the Golden Corner Commerce Park on highway 59. As many as three times, including the end…

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Rural bridge reopens

March 15, 2013

The South Carolina DOT has announced that Unity Church Road Bridge near Westminster has once again been re-opened to traffic. The bridge spans Toxaway Creek. DOT maintenance engineer Mike Smith said, “We have temporarily placed maintenance stone on the approach of the bridge and plan to replace it with asphalt early next week. The bridge…

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ProtectMyID enrollment deadline

March 14, 2013

The March 31 deadline to enroll with Experian’s ProtectMyID credit monitoring service is fast approaching, and the South Carolina Department of Revenue reminds taxpayers to sign up either online or by phone for the one-year, free service. You can do that by visiting www.protectmyid.com/scdor and entering the code “SCDOR123” or by calling 1-866/578-5422. “We encourage…

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GOP precinct reorganization

March 14, 2013

Oconee County Republicans hold precinct reorganization at 10 o’clock Saturday morning at party headquarters at 102 W. North First Street, Seneca. You can sign up to be a delegate to the county and state conventions. Refreshments will be served.

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  • October 31, 2014Faith Baptist Church's Fall Festival
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmWalhalla High Cheerleader Candy Giveaway
  • October 31, 2014 6:00 pmBoo in the Bay
  • November 1, 2014Walhalla's Lions Club Pancake Breakfast
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