“If we get the rain out of here….”

January 15, 2013

In the best-case scenario, the first new major highway in decades in Oconee County will open by late next week. But Ryan Miller, resident state DOT construction engineer, admits continual rains make that scenario “bleak:” Miller explains what’s left to be done in the multi-year project to widen and extend the Sheep Farm Road includes…

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CU sets MLK Day events

January 15, 2013

In several events, Clemson University will mark the Martin Luther King Junior Day on Monday next week. The events include a day of community service and the annual MLK Commemorative Services that features David Hilliard as keynote speaker at 6 p-m Tuesday, January 22 at Tillman Hall Auditorium.  Hilliard was a founding member and former…

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Coroner’s Report raises new questions in death of Natalie Wood

January 15, 2013
Coroner’s Report raises new questions in death of Natalie Wood

  Some of the bruises found on Natalie Wood’s body may have occurred before the actress drowned in the waters off Southern California more than 30 years ago, according to a newly released coroner’s report on one of Hollywood’s most mysterious deaths. The case took another twist Monday when officials released a 10-page addendum to…

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Guaranteed maximum price on the way

January 15, 2013

The much-anticipated guaranteed maximum price to build the new Walhalla High School is to arrive at the Oconee School Board in February or March. At that point, according to Dr. Mike Lucas, county superintendent, the trustees would act in March or April, and the actual construction would start “no later than May.”  Lucas says, “Everything…

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West-Oak Hires Head Football Coach

January 15, 2013

West-Oak High School has hired a former Newberry College standout to be its next head football coach.  Athletic Director Tim Sheriff says Josh Pierce will take over the Warrior program from Jay Brannon, who resigned following the 2012 campaign.  Pierce played running back at Newberry, where he garnered two-time all-conference recogition and MVP honors.  Pierce…

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Three months later, still talking about it

January 15, 2013

In the November election, the Oconee County voters approved a binding referendum that gives county government greater flexibility when it comes to using public funds for sewer purposes. Three months after the vote, public officials are still talking about what it’ll mean. And Bob Winchester made reference to that during last night’s annual meeting of…

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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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