Tax increase opponent Britt Adams

September 16, 2014

Phil Cheney can carry a tune, and he’s hoping that Oconee voters will buy into the refrain in his library song and say yes to the proposition of building new libraries in Oconee County. Seneca’s Britt Adams, however, is not one of those. He is against tax increases. In fact, the leader of the group…

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Reports of suspicious man leads to arrest

September 16, 2014

Reports of a suspicious person in a West Union neighborhood late Sunday night led to an arrest by the Oconee Sheriff’s Office.  Deputies found a man on Dutch Fork Road who claimed he was looking for his employer and was there on Dutch Fork Road to mow grass.  The homeowner said he did not know…

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Judge allows defense witness testimony

September 15, 2014

The plaintiff side in a civil court trial in Walhalla continues to call witnesses, but the judge today allowed the defense to present a witness out of order.  The Common Pleas jury heard Dr. Amy Garcia, who practices internal medicine and wound care, at the request of the defense for Sava Senior Care, also known…

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Second candidate for Walhalla Council

September 15, 2014

A second candidate has filed to run for a vacant Walhalla City Council seat.   Barber Chris Grant has joined retired businessman Lamar Bailes as the candidates so far for the seat that opened with the death of Kathy Rogers.  The qualifying deadline to run in the special November 18 election is a week from…

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Attempted murder suspect arrested

September 15, 2014

Arrest made in the investigation of a one-month old shooting in Seneca. The police today said they have arrested and charged Marcus Oneal Craig, 26-year old resident of Evelyn Drive, with attempted murder and other offenses. The police declared Craig a suspect in the August 22 wounding of a female at Hare’s Trailer Park. The…

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Woman’s death during cross-country return to Seneca

September 15, 2014

Word has been received of the death of a woman on a cross-country trip in which she was returning to Seneca to take up residence. Friends and acquaintances say Rachel Blanton died Friday after a fall while riding a horse in the small town of Guffey, Colorado, where she was visiting a friend. According to…

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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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