NPO’s Exempt from Westminster Tax

October 17, 2012

Westminster’s City Council has voted to exempt Non Profit Organizations from a hospitality ordinance.  The council voted unanimously Tuesday to amend the ordinance which would have made 501(c)3 corporations pay the 2 percent tax on the sale of prepared food and beverages.  The amended ordinance specifically exempts yard sales, benefit dinners and registered festival vendors.…

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Plans for Industrial Park Accelerated

October 17, 2012

A 4-0 vote by the Oconee County Council has opened the door for an industrial park for Oconee County.  The Council voted Tuesday night to contract with a North Carolina contractor to construct the first phase of the Echo Hills industrial park.  The park will be located in the Richland Community, just off highway 11. …

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Accounting Kudos for City of Walhalla

October 17, 2012

Walhalla’s outside auditor says the city is in great financial shape.  With that comment, Certified Public Accountant Jason White deliver and explained the City of Walhalla’s accounting for the fiscal year July 1, 2011 through June 30, 2012.  Mayor Danny Edwards echoed White’s comment that City Administrator Nancy Goehle and other department heads had done…

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NHL makes new offer to locked-out players

October 17, 2012
NHL makes new offer to locked-out players

The National Hockey League has made a new offer to its locked-out players, proposing a 50-50 split of hockey-related revenue and a full 82-game season starting on November 2nd. The offer came as talks resumed Tuesday between the league and the players association. The NHL locked out its players on September 15th, and the regular…

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Rabun County Stabbing

October 17, 2012

By Craig Salmon, WRBN One man is killed and another charged with murder following a stabbing on Friday afternoon. Forty seven year old Alden Leeland Hass was pronounced dead at Mountain Lakes Medical Center following the incident, and 51 year old William Edward Owen was charged with murder. According to witnesses, Owen was living with…

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‘Y’ makes a pitch to Walhalla

October 16, 2012
‘Y’ makes a pitch to Walhalla

Walhalla is a city looking for a new drinking water source, along with raising money to reopen its swimming pool. Tonight the mayor and council received a pitch from officials of Foothills YMCA organization, who want to establish an indoor pool and other physical fitness facilities at a central location in Oconee County. The Y’s…

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  • September 21, 2014 1:00 pmFamily of John Wesley and Rachel Jane Smith Reunion
  • September 21, 2014 4:00 pmEbenezer Baptist Church Baby Contest
  • September 23, 2014 9:00 amSafe Harbor Invitational Golf Tournament
  • September 27, 2014Calling All Christians to Unite in Prayer
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