Arrest in major act of vandalism

December 17, 2012

A new arrest has been in what was a major act of vandalism last summer at the Oconee Country Club in the Richland Community. According to law enforcement records, a 17-year old neighbor of the golf course, Jessie Dewayne Shook, has been arrested and charged with burglary third degree and malicious damage to property. Golf…

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History to be made Thursday

December 17, 2012

A Clemson University student will make national history Thursday as the first woman in the country to earn a Ph.D. in automotive engineering. Ala Qattawi is among nearly 200 students in Clemson’s automotive engineering program who are pursuing graduate degrees in the male-dominated field. Qattawi’s work involves concept cars and technology to improve efficiency and…

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Tragedy in Connecticut: Links to donate

December 17, 2012

It will be weeks before authorities can piece together a complete picture of Friday’s mass shooting at a Newtown, CT, elementary school, in which 26 children and adults were murdered. Speaking at a news conference Sunday, officials said their goal is to answer every single question, but forensic analysis and interviews of witnesses would take…

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Roadwork priorities

December 17, 2012

Oconee County has set road paving priorities in 2013. Mack Kelley, director of county public works, says once the warmer season arrives and the required permits are obtained, county crews will asphalt gravel roads at E. Capewood and Dobson Cove inside a Friendship community subdivision and Links Drive and R-C Drive off S.C. 59. Kelley…

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Motel room burglarized

December 17, 2012

The discovery of an unauthorized guest led to an arrest on the charge of burglary in Walhalla. Chief of Police Ronald Wilbanks said officers arrested Jeffrey Alan Couch yesterday on the charge of burglary third degree first offense after the Walhalla Motel on E. Main Street discovered that someone had been using a room at…

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Community service award announced

December 17, 2012

The 2012 Community Service Award from the Walhalla American Legion Post 124 goes to Westminster’s Taylormade Golf company. Jerry Dyar, spokesman for Post 124, says, “Mr. Scott Austin and the folks at Taylormade have demonstrated just how much they appreciate our veterans and what they have done for our community, state and nation.”

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  • December 23, 2014 5:30 pmA Laidback Candlelit Service
  • December 24, 2014 6:00 pmChristmas Eve Worship
  • February 7, 2015 7:00 pmRelay for Life of Oconee Fundraiser
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