Getting political at the local level

October 24, 2012

A political forum tomorrow night in Seneca will be minus all of the drama of an Obama-Romney debate. Nonetheless, what the League of Women Voters has planned will spotlight a pair of county leadership positions for which hard tussles are being waged during this 2012 political year. Beginning at 7, in the Gignilliat Center, the…

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Largest endowment gift

October 24, 2012

During his life, Tom Brelsford became one of the most generous donors to the Oconee Medical Center Foundation and Hospice of the Foothills. And, now because of Brelsford’s thoughtfulness in his estate planning, the OMC foundation received a gift in excess of $138 thousand. “Mr Brelsford’s gift will never be spent but will be added…

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Fire destroyed empty house

October 24, 2012

Walhalla fire Department reports no determination yet as to why an empty house caught fire yesterday and burned to the ground. The fire, at 4 a-m, destroyed a two-story house on Thompson Street, which had been undergoing remodeling work.

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FOLKS forum tonight

October 24, 2012

What are described as fantastic old photographs are on display tonight at Duke’s World of Energy. Tyler Howe will lead a 6:30 forum on the Cherokee Indian heritage in the area. Howe serves as tribal historic preservation specialist for the Eastern Band of the Cherokees. Light refreshments will be offered at 6.

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SHS band gains Saturday berth

October 24, 2012

Steady growth and improvement by the Seneca High School Band is paying dividends this fall. By its 10th place finish last weekend at the upper state finals, the Seneca band competes this Saturday in the state finals. Sixteen years have passed since the Seneca band competed in the the Class 3-A finals. The band is…

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Tech receives donation

October 24, 2012

U-S Engine Valve/Nittan Valve made a $15 thousand donation to the Tri-County Technical College Foundation to purchase a milling machine for the Oconee Quick Jobs Center. The gift will support classes taught at the center. U-S Engine Valve has been a member of the college’s Center for Workforce Excellence since 1989 and a supporter of…

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  • September 20, 2014John W. Gibson Reunion
  • September 20, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
  • September 20, 2014 6:00 amCommunity Yard Sale Fundraiser
  • September 20, 2014 8:00 amGolf Tournament to Benefit Juvenal Diabetes Research in Honor of Page Holcombe
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