Need for therapeutic foster care homes

January 14, 2013

Oconee County resident Andrea King is the Upstate coordinator for the Lutheran Services Carolinas program for therapeutic foster care. Currently, there are four Oconee County households that have been approved to offer therapeutic foster care. For the household parents, the program offers a higher stipend than that which is normally available to standard foster care…

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Flu deadly in Oconee

January 14, 2013

South Carolina DHEC’s latest flu watch information shows, through January 5, twenty-two flu deaths statewide. Two of those deaths were Oconee County residents, according to a DHEC spokesman.  

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Basic training completed

January 14, 2013

Air Force Airman Phillip Cambell graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base at San Antonio, Texas. Campbell is the son of Mary Campbell of Fair Play and Phillip Campbell of Westminster. He is a 2005 graduate of West-Oak High School.

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Pedestrian injured Saturday

January 14, 2013

The police say a Walhalla man was the victim of a pedestrian accident Saturday afternoon on Main Street. Chief Ronald Wilbanks says William Gary Nichols was crossing Main Street when struck by a car driven by Clayton, Georgia resident Steven Harper Edwards. At the time, Edwards’s 2003 Honda had left the parking lot of Bountyland…

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Walhalla’s new Fire Truck

January 14, 2013
Walhalla’s new Fire Truck

Chief Doug Kelley provided 96.3/WGOG NEWS this photo of the new fire truck that arrived January 3 at the Walhalla Fire Department.

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One less billboard in Oconee

January 14, 2013

Once a commercial billboard goes up in Oconee County, it tends to stay up, no matter what. But a local businessman/contractor can attest that that isn’t always the case. Through an IRS sale, Danny Hutchinson recently acquired a vacant commercial building on highway 28 that had a billboard hover over it. Standard billboard contracts run…

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  • November 22, 2014Benefit for Mark & Jody Vissage
  • November 22, 2014 7:00 pmThe Miss Walhira Pageant
  • 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
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