Toning down the display

November 21, 2012

Walhalla’s tradition of a super-bright outdoor Christmas light display up and down Main Street apparently will be less spectacular this year, according to city officials. At last night’s meeting, Councilwoman Jennifer Woodward Crawford, saying change is difficult, announced that there will be no lights in the Bradford pear trains on Main Street. She says the…

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Clowney expected to suit up against Clemson

November 21, 2012
Clowney expected to suit up against Clemson

SC defensive end Jadeveon Clowney had an MRI taken on his injured knee Monday, and nothing was revealed except a bruise. That means the Bednarik Award finalist will likely play Saturday when the Gamecocks take on rival Clemson at Memorial Stadium. Clowney sat out last week’s win over Wofford College. Clemson and Carolina will kick…

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Walhalla approves new Chief of Police

November 21, 2012

Without any dissent, Walhalla leaders are turning to the number two man in charge to lead their police department. On a motion by Councilman James Powell, the city council last night appointed Ronald Wilbanks as the successor to Tim Chastain. In a report of the latest police department activities, Powell complimented Wilbanks for the manner…

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Auditor requests a determined effort

November 21, 2012

Oconeeans who own vehicles and boats are meeting their obligation to pay their property taxes, but the county auditor says airplane owners are falling short. Auditor Ken Nix asked the County Council last night for a determined effort to collect more than $267 thousand in back taxes that Nix says is owed on nine of…

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Coaches Select 10 Furman Paladins All-SoCon

November 21, 2012

Five Furman Paladins have been named first team All-Southern Conference by vote of league head coaches, who today announced conference honors that included 10 Paladins.  Named All-SoCon first team were running back Jerodis Williams, tight end Colin Anderson, offensive tackle Dakota Dozier, and defensive end Josh Lynn. Williams was also the league’s top choice for…

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Christmas tree growers expect good season

November 20, 2012
Christmas tree growers expect good season

South Carolina tree sales were up 15% last year, and growers expect another strong year, according to Steve Penland, York County tree grower and executive secretary of the S.C. Christmas Tree Association. Another grower is George Kessler. He operates Hilltop Christmas Trees and, since 1971, has been growing trees in the Central area. Kessler believes…

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