Oconee Forever event

March 4, 2013

Plans are falling in place for the second annual Oconee Forever rally to be held this year at Calyx Farms, n. highway 11. According to Oconee Forever supporter Shea Airey, the day of Saturday, May 18 is being formatted in a way to allow those interested to take part in the barbecue and bluegrass or…

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Agenda set for Conservation Bank Board

March 4, 2013

Oconee’s Conservation Bank Board will continue its formative steps during a meeting at 9 o’clock Thursday morning  in County Council Chambers in Walhalla, and the public may attend. So far, it’s a board without funding, and Chairman Shea Airey says that’s a matter to be discussed. Airey will announce Glenn Buddin as one of the…

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Public invited for jail meeting

March 4, 2013

All Walhallans are invited to this month to a meeting, at which Oconee Sheriff Mike Crenshaw will address his plan to build the replacement jail at an alternate location. The meeting takes place 7:30 Tuesday night, March 12 at the Walhalla Depot. An aerial drawing will also be displayed to depict how the new detention…

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Jury convicts Pickens man

March 4, 2013

A jury in Pickens convicted a 41-year old man Friday of assault and battery of a high and aggravated nature. For Rusell Edward Nix’s crime committed against a 59-year old Vietnam combat veteran, Nix was ordered to prison for 11 years, 8 months. And according to the office of the 13th Circuit Solicitor, Nix will…

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“…in all cases going forward.”

March 4, 2013

From this day forward, Oconee Sheriff’s Department policy will be to ask the courts for the maximum fines and sentences for all domestic violence cases. Third-month Sheriff Mike Crenshaw says, “Domestic violence in Oconee County has a bad history.” He spoke on Friday, the day that Oconeeans were challenged to donate to a capital campaign…

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Workman wants a community vibrancy

March 4, 2013

Oconee Alliance founder Neal Workman articulates the benefits of having vibrancy to the community that pays dividends for everyone. In recent decades, the spread of outlying shopping centers has stripped some downtowns of their liveliness and their place as destination points. But Workman says that can change. As a speaker during last month’s State of…

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Calendar

  • November 23, 2014 9:30 amTamassee DAR School will “Committee of Angels” at Richland Presbyterian Church
  • November 25, 2014 5:15 pmBlue Ridge Tree Lighting
  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
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