Legionnaires own their building

January 16, 2013

For the longest time it was thought or assumed that the city of Westminster owned the American Legion building on Lucky Street. But the city administrator says a title search revealed the Legion Post the owner, even though the city has been paying the utility bills. After an executive session, the city council voted last…

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Car window smashed and purse taken

January 16, 2013

Forty-five minutes after a store employee parked her car in front Applewood shopping center, someone broke the driver’s side window and stole a purse. That purse contained credit cards and other financial documents. A co-worker noticed the broken car window and alerted the victim. The Oconee County Sheriff’s Department is investigating.

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Impressive rain totals

January 16, 2013

Impressive rain measurements are being taken this week in Walhalla, by Barbara Wilson, the Official U-S Weather Observer. In one, 24-hour period alone, 2.18″. For the month, total approximates 5″.

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Halfway home

January 16, 2013

The academic year in the Oconee public school system has passed the halfway mark. As noted by Superintendent Mike Lucas, the 90th day of instruction was completed yesterday. The final day of the year is scheduled June 6.

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Clemson Defense Stifles Wake Forest in 60-44 Victory

January 16, 2013
Clemson Defense Stifles Wake Forest in 60-44 Victory

Clemson held its second straight ACC opponent to 44 points in a 60-44 victory over Wake Forest on Tuesday at Littlejohn Coliseum. The Tigers held the Demon Deacons to 24.6 percent shooting, the second lowest field goal percentage by an ACC opponent against Clemson. Ironically enough, the lowest percentage against the Tigers by a league…

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Echo Hills makes the grade

January 16, 2013

Oconee’s economic development recruiter, Richard Blackwell, announced yesterday that Echo Hills, an industrial park in phase one preparation, has made the grade to be a suitable location for a call-data business center. Blackwell says his office has been able to convince two site consultants that Echo Hills on highway 11 is a viable location for…

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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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