Clemson official gets statewide post

December 16, 2014

The problem-plagued South Carolina Department of Social Services will draw its next leader from Clemson University. Governor Nikki Haley yesterday announced the appointment of Susan Alford as the next DSS director. Since 2007, Alford has directed the Girls Center at Clemson University’s Youth Learning Institute. Previously, she served in leadership positions with the state Department…

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Accident north of Walhalla

December 15, 2014

A noon hour accident is creating traffic backup on SC 28, just north of Walhalla.  A large vehicle appears to have been involved and motorists, if possible, would be wise to avoid the area of 28/the Highlands Highway in the vicinity of Rocky Knoll Baptist Church.

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Oconee included in Act 98 projects

December 15, 2014

Oconee County bridge construction and road re-surfacing work projects help make for an addition to the 2105 Act 98 Non-Federal Aid Pavement Improvement Program. The statewide program is being increased by an additional $40 million—the result of Act 98 revenues exceeding initial projections. Projects, worth more than $3 milllion dollars, are in the pipeline for…

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Highway Patrol arrests four on drug charges

December 15, 2014

The South Carolina Highway Patrol arrested four men on drug charges over the weekend in Oconee County. The arrests are believed to have been made at exit 3 on the interstate. This morning a magistrate set bonds for each of the four, who remained in detention at the county Law Enforcement Center. The charges filed…

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Clemson supports growth of state agribusiness

December 15, 2014

Clemson University plans to expand its support of startup and existing agribusiness in South Carolina. Clemson President James Clements made the announcement at the recent annual meeting of the South Carolina Farm Bureau. Clements says Clemson also is expanding its research programs to maximize farm profits while reducing environmental impact and continues to align its…

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22 white crosses

December 15, 2014
22 white crosses

 A new public awareness campaign has been initiated in Oconee County by members of the Walhalla Garden Club to draw attention to what is a national problem. Jerry Dyar, county veterans’ affairs officer, says the movement, which originated earlier this year in the Midwest, calls national attention to the fact that 22 veterans daily are…

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Calendar

  • March 4, 2015 3:00 pmBone Marrow Drive in Honor of AnnaLeigh
  • March 4, 2015 7:00 pmUnited Assembly of God Celebrate Recovery
  • March 6, 2015Silver Dollar Concert
  • March 6, 2015 8:00 pmAndy Cooney’s Irish Cabaret at the Walhalla Civic Auditorium
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