Flat Rock Road reopens

January 17, 2013

Two cars collided during heavy rain shortly before 10:30 this morning on the Flat Rock Road near Walhalla. One responder reported no injuries though, for a while, the road was blocked to traffic. One of the cars involved was pulling a trailer.  

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PRWD holds first 2013 meeting

January 17, 2013

The board for Pioneer Rural Water transacted business during its first meeting of 2013. At last week’s meeting, according to Chairman Jerry Barlow, the board moved forward with its intent to buy property within the county’s Golden Corner Commerce Park for the construction of the district’s first treatment plant. Contractors’ bids will be sought by…

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WEATHER: Golden Corner Could See Snow Thursday Evening

January 17, 2013

Parts of the Golden Corner of South Carolina could see snow come Thursday evening. WGOGland is under a Winter Weather Advisory from 1:00 PM until midnight Thursday. Forecasters predict up to an inch of snow is possible throughout the mountains of Oconee, Pickens, and Greenville Counties.  For the foothills, no significant accumulation is expected, save…

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Army COE addresses rumor

January 17, 2013

In spite of this week’s abundant rains, the Savannah River Basin drought remains ongoing. And this week District Commander Jeff Hall of the Army Corps of Engineers addressed the need to balance outflows during dry spells. “We updated our drought plan after a series of droughts. We also recently completed the 2012 Interim Drought Environmental…

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Laid-off workers to be re-hired

January 17, 2013

Workers who lost their jobs last year at a manufacturing plant in Rabun County, Georgia can expect to be returned to those jobs this year. Parkdale Mills, which runs a plant in Rabun Gap, has announced it is re-hiring about 45 laid-off workers

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Mountain road collapse

January 17, 2013
Mountain road collapse

Great Smoky Mountains National Park has closed Newfound Gap Road (U.S. 441) due to a landslide which undercut the road near mile marker 22 between Collins Creeks and Webb Overlook at 9:40 am. As reported by WFSC in Franklin, N.C., the slide is estimated to be a 200 foot section of road extending 1000 foot…

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Calendar

  • November 27, 2014 10:00 amWestminster Community Thanksgiving Meal
  • November 29, 2014 8:00 amBenefit for Charles Powell
  • November 29, 2014 2:00 pmRestoration Church of God will host "Pictures with Santa"
  • November 30, 2014Westminster United Methodist Church's Christmas Congregational Singing
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